Educator Program Development Intern
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Company:
Earthwatch Institute
Location:
Boston, MA, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Educator Program Development Intern

Position Summary:

This intern will support the Teach Earth program (earthwatch.org/teachearth) to achieve its goal of improving science education and environmental education by providing educators with a hands-on field experience. These educators return to the classroom with new perspectives and knowledge, invigorated and inspired to share the experience of real discovery with their students. As an intern you will assist in a variety of tasks relating to building awareness of this program in the teacher community, seeking grant opportunities, and building the program’s alumni network.

Core Responsibilities:

Internships offer training in a variety of tasks and provide individuals an opportunity to be part of an exciting and dynamic team. Internship responsibilities may shift with seasonal needs. Responsibilities may include:

• Support brand cultivation of Teach Earth among US k-12 educators
• Expand and support Teach Earth’s vast alumni network
• Collaborate with the Earthwatch Communications team to create targeted outreach campaigns
• Support current funder relationships and generate funder reports
• Research additional funding opportunities for program expansion

Ideal Skills and Interests:
• Interest in environmental education or teacher professional development
• Outreach and communication skills
• Exceptional organizational ability and time-management skills
• Ability to work independently and collaborate on a team
• Desire to analyze impact for program expansion
• Curriculum or educational program development
• Experience with citizen/participatory science (optional)

How to apply:

Earthwatch is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to create a diverse and inclusive organization that is reflective of the global communities with whom we work. We actively seek individuals of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and culture. We encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, sexes, religions, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Earthwatch interns can take part in the Intern Credit Program in which they receive credits to use toward a qualified Earthwatch expedition. We require a minimum commitment of 120 hours over a minimum of 3 months. We also encourage use of the internship for academic credit, thesis or practicum work for a degree or certificate program.

All applicants must make their own living arrangements for them to stay within commuting distance to Boston. All interns are required to have individual health insurance. Placement will be based on qualifications and availability.

To apply, please submit one document containing all of the following items to xxx-xxx-xxxx. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

• A Cover Letter illustrating your qualifications, why you are interested in this internship, and what you are looking to gain from this internship.
• A current resume, detailing relevant field and/or office experience.
• Your availability and start date (days per week, and months of availability). We are looking for someone who can start immediately.
• Please apply by May 13th 2019

Communications, Environment, Education, Conservation, Science