Newfound Harbor Marine Institute
Location: Florida Keys
NHMI is a
residential, non-profit environmental organization offering programs in
tropical marine science to visiting school groups. This experiential
program provides opportunities for the students to explore sub-tropical
terrestrial and marine ecosystems; combining direct, hands- on
experience with conceptual learning.
The Intern's primary
responsibility is to develop the ability to effectively lead
interpretive programs for visiting school groups. The Intern program
provides personal academic growth through intensive training,
introduction of field teaching, and evaluation.
Interns lead interpretive programs in tropical marine science for
visiting schools and participate in support services required to run a
residential facility. Extensive training includes science seminars; ARC
lifeguarding, waterfront lifeguarding, oxygen administration, first
aid, and CPR/PR; boat handling; teaching techniques; Summer employees
also receive NAUI Skin Diving Instructor and Rescue Diver (if SCUBA
Must be working towards a college degree in the biological sciences,
environmental science, or education. Must have at least one full year
of college level Biology coursework.
Salary: Stipend plus room and board and extensive training opportunities
Paid training, room and board provided on the property, worker's
compensation insurance, and staff boat use during time off.
To apply: Write or call them for an application packet or send a cover letter with resume to:
1300 Big Pine Ave.
Big Pine Key, FL 33043
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