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Natural Science Education Internship Summer

Internship Description:
Sweetbriar Nature Center seeks an outgoing, enthusiastic, and organized intern to learn, assist, and teach, natural science and environmental education programs for people of all ages. This means they must learn to handle the animals necessary to present each program, such as turtles, snakes, rabbits, and birds. Interns may have the opportunity to work with our birds of prey if they are interested. You will also support the program coordinator and senior educator in their daily tasks.
This internship is unpaid, but eligible for academic or course credit if approved by your educational institution. You also may be eligible to receive a stipend at the end of your internship.
• Applicants must be interested in natural sciences, environmental and science education, childhood education, or related fields
• Work experience with children is a plus
• Enthusiasm and curiosity about the natural world
• Excellent communication skills
• Positive attitude
• Ability to work efficiently and independently
•Must be willing to handle live animals, including reptiles, amphibians, small mammals, birds, insects, and spiders
• Your own transportation
Great for Students Majoring in:
Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Environmental Studies, Outdoor/Environmental Education, Human Services, Natural Sciences, Social Work, Psychology, or other related fields
• 30 hours per week
• Must have availability between 8:30 am-3 pm
To Apply:
Please email Veronica Sayers at with your resume, and a cover letter stating the internship you’re interested in.