Conservation Education Internship(14)




Organization: Northwest Trek (AZA Member)
Location: Eatonville, WA, United States
Job or Internship: Internship

Northwest Trek Conservation Education Internship Description

Under the direction of Conservation Program Coordinator, interns will be responsible for presenting conservation information to the general public on a daily basis. Programs are non-traditional in format and primarily include information/education carts and roving interpretation opportunities. Topics include but are not limited to Backyard Habitats, Healthy Watersheds, and Forest Biodiversity.

This internship is available spring, summer and fall. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must be available to work both weekdays and weekends. Interns must be available a minimum of 24 hours a week for 12 weeks, and are subject to a Washington State criminal background check.

Additional Requirements:

1. Course work or practical experience in environmental education, interpretation, conservation, and/or wildlife biology is preferred. 2. Be capable of standing for extended periods of time and working in an outdoor environment under any weather condition.

The internship can be extended if approved by the applicant and staff. This position is unpaid, but onsite housing opportunities may be available.

Apply online at www.nwtrek.org

Interested students should inquire to:

Dan Belting

Education Curator

Northwest Trek 11610 Trek Drive East Eatonville WA 98328

360-832-7162

dan.belting@nwtrek.org

or apply online at www.nwtrek.org