Newfound Harbor Marine InstituteNewfound 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.

Description: 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 certified) certifications.

Qualifications: 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

Benefits: 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:

Intern Coordinator
1300 Big Pine Ave.
Big Pine Key, FL  33043

Phone:  305-872-2331  

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