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Summer Intern Coordinator Supervise Seasonal Interns and Volunteers

Full time hourly position starting mid April 2017 through September 2017

• 5 day a week schedule 9:30 am – 6:00 pm, including 1 weekend day/week

Responsibilities:

• Provide initial orientation training for interns (college and high school) and volunteers ensuring all interns/volunteers have completed required paperwork and understand basic tasks

• Train college and high school interns on how to interact with visitors to Maritime Gloucester so that the interns can independently educate and provide demonstrations to the visiting public

• Assist the aquarium manager in training summer interns on the daily maintenance tasks for the aquarium and aquarium supporting lab facilities

• Communicate and oversee daily aquarium tasks

• Train interns on running/supporting “drop-in” education programs for members and admitted visitors

• Teach drop-in community education program and oversee interns assisting you in the delivery of these classes

• Schedule and oversee junior volunteers to assist educators with programs both on board the schooner Ardelle and at the Maritime Gloucester campus

• Responsible for following site security opening and closing routines to ensure the safety and security of visitors to the aquarium

• Maintain the summer schedule for both college interns and the junior educator volunteers in order to ensure full coverage during business hours of Maritime Gloucester, 10:00 – 6:00, 7 days a week

• Be the point of contact for all interns and volunteers to manage changes, schedule swaps, etc. in order to ensure the aquarium is fully staffed during visitor hours

• Be available “on call” for all interns and volunteers during “off” days and/or designate and train a “supervisor” intern to oversee interns and volunteers on your off days

**send resume and cover letter to Barbara Harrison at bharrison@maritimegloucester.org

The mission of Maritime Gloucester is to inspire students and visitors to value marine science, maritime heritage and environmental stewardship through hands-on education and experiences.

 

High School Marine Science Internships

Maritime Gloucester offers unpaid Summer Marine Science Internships for high school students who have completed their freshman year.  The internship’s focus is hands-on learning in our Sea Pocket Lab Aquarium.  Interns work as interpreters, assist in animal husbandry duties, and participate in the care of Aquarium exhibits.  The summer internship also includes science, fieldwork, and career exploration enrichment activities, and the opportunity to participate in our Harborwatch Citizen Monitoring Program.  Internships are unpaid. Maritime Gloucester does not provide housing or transportation.  Click here for full information and to apply.

 

College Marine Science Internships

Maritime Gloucester offers unpaid Summer Marine Science Internships for college students.  College interns assist our staff in maintaining our small outdoor Sea Pocket Lab Aquarium, and with education programs, fieldwork, and research projects in our labs and classroom.  The summer internship also includes science, fieldwork, and career exploration enrichment activities, the opportunity to participate in our Harborwatch Citizen Monitoring Program. Internships are unpaid. Maritime Gloucester does not provide housing or transportation.  Click here for full information and to apply.