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Georgia Sea Grant Marine Education Internships

.. Marine Education

Open to US nationals

icon  University of Georgia

.. 15 Mar 2016

     Work permit : Not-Required

.. Supported through Georgia Sea Grant

7-12 months

 

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The University of Georgia’s Marine Education Center and Aquarium offers annual post-baccalaureate internships in marine education. Interns train and work for 50 weeks at the Marine Education Center and Aquarium, near Savannah, Georgia. On-site housing is required. Marine Education internship salaries are supported through Georgia Sea Grant.

Eligibility: 

Please read the following information thoroughly. If you do not meet the following requirements, your application will not be considered. Strong applicants will demonstrate to the intern selection committee that she/he has the following qualifications:

  • An undergraduate B.S. degree in biology from an accredited college or university, awarded since May 2015. Degree must be awarded before internship begins on September 1, 2016. Applicants with graduate courses or previous multiple internships are not eligible for this program.
  • Training or experience in marine science courses (i.e., biology, marine biology, marine science, ecology, invertebrate zoology, and ichthyology) is required.
  • Previous experience teaching or working with children/students is required.
  • Physical ability to carry out internship duties including teaching outdoors during hot summers and cold winters and lifting objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Fluency in English – bilingual applicants (English/Spanish) are encouraged to apply.
  • U.S. citizenship or U.S. work visa. If selected, MECA will provide intent to employ documents for visa application. Background checks are required for University of Georgia employment.

Number of awards offered: 4

Internship Duration: Interns will be selected for the period of September 2016 to August 2017.

Note: Members of the intern selection committee will contact finalists for telephone interviews. The interview process will be completed and internship positions offered by late May, 2016. Applicants not contacted for a telephone interview will be notified by email.

Source : University of Georgia
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