Monday, January 4, 2016

NC Environmenatal Education Jobs and Internships


Jobs & Internships                        
The following jobs & internships are listed in order by application deadline and grouped by month due. Plus, don’t miss continuing opportunities located in the “ongoing section” at the end.

January 2016

The science writer/editor will use a variety of media to share information developed through Sea Grant’s research and outreach on myriad topics related to North Carolina’s coastal ecosystems and economies. Duties include, but are not limited to, writing for Coastwatch magazine and

Listed as a midcareer or “journey” level at NC State University, the position is based in Raleigh, with some travel required.
Charlotte Nature Museum Party Presenters are energetic, outgoing individuals whose responsibilities include the role of host/hostess for the duration of the party, set up and break down of party room and animals demonstrations or presentations based on the party theme. They must be able to work weekends, have excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Early childhood experience required. Must have high school diploma or GED and one to three months of related experience.
Charlotte Nature Museum is hiring a Part Time Naturalist to help plan, develop and conduct on-site environmental education programs including ecological field studies, hands-on inquiry based activities, public programs, workshops and classes, and assist in maintaining the building and grounds (i.e. nature trail development, care of live exhibits, etc.) and supervising volunteers. Must have related degree (biology, science, environmental education preferred) and 2+ years of similar experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Good, stable work history required.
This park technician assists with all aspects of educational programming that can vary in complexity from half-hour programs to week-long children and adult workshops. They take the lead role in environmental education, scheduling and coordinating group programs and site visits. They assist the Program Director with coordinating and implementing a wide variety of program opportunities and ensures the programs are science-based, experiential and of the highest quality. They may also assist with cultural history related programs at the park.
The Bald Head Island Conservancy is now accepting applications for its Summer 2016 Coastal Environmental and non-profit Internship program! The BHI Conservancy offers internships in specific areas of interest: Education, Conservation, Communications, and Sea Turtle Protection. Located in a unique area bounded by the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean, The BHI Conservancy is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1983. The Conservancy's mission is barrier island conservation, preservation and education. Includes stipend, living quarters, and ferry tickets for trips between the island and mainland.
We are seeking a science teacher for middle school science, including earth/environmental science. We are a small public charter school located 20 minutes from Chapel Hill, NC. Our class sizes are small and our school has an environmental focus.
Experience the coast of NC and provide amazing outdoor education experiences for youth. Don Lee Center hosts the Coastal Communities environmental education program focusing on coastal ecology, marine science, and natural history as well as the Common Ground team building program for school groups.
The Summit Environmental Education Center at Haw River State Park is the only residential environmental education program in the NC State Park system! The Summit is an outdoor education center located at Haw River State Park, in beautiful Browns Summit, near Greensboro, NC. We're seeking dedicated, creative, fun outdoor enthusiasts with high-energy to become Summit instructors. Summit instructors work with children ages 7 to 18 years old. They also facilitate adult groups through team-building activities.
The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation is currently seeking applications for a full-time Education Specialist naturalist position that tentatively begins in January of 2016. If you would like to join us in fulfilling our mission of “inspiring conservation of the natural world by helping our guests explore, understand and value the wonders of Grandfather Mountain,” then consider applying for this position. This position is a great opportunity for an individual to gain deeper experience in the fields of environmental education, interpretation, and resource management.

February 2016

Schoolhouse of Wonder is seeking a lead camp counselor for Wake County. A Schoolhouse of Wonder Camp Counselor takes pride and joy in mentoring children through outdoor adventures, games, stories, and songs. These individuals can partner energy with patience, and responsibility with fun. A Schoolhouse Camp Counselor is a mentor worth remembering and emulating.
The job of Administrative Assistant is a part-time (20-30 hours per week), salaried position that will oversee the needs of MS’ primary administrative office in Brevard, NC. Responsibilities to include the implementation and management of the organization’s Community Sponsor database, social media sites and both the MS and Camp MS websites, assisting with general outreach, communications and development activities, coordination of billing and financial reporting, assistance with donor events and primary responsibility for general office needs in support of MS’ Executive Director and WNC Program Director. Primary reporting will be to the Executive Director.
The Communications Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Development & Communications. This position is responsible for executing all communications supporting brand awareness, programs, partnerships, fundraising and marketing campaigns.


The Environmental Internship Clearinghouse is a free resource that enables university students to search for internships in the environmental field and provides a forum for internship providers to tap into a solid community of quality applicants.

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Check the SCA North Carolina page often for internship opportunities! SCA members provide crucial, cost effective conservation services to leading federal, state and municipal agencies and private organizations across the U.S.
Search the EE-Linked national job database.

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