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Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

Conservation Education Internship

We are currently accepting applications for the January 13 to June 26, 2020 season. The deadline is October 1st.

Do you hope to inspire those around you with your enthusiasm for discovery and passion for wildlife and the environment? Then the Conservation Education Internship is for you! At Fossil Rim Wildlife Center you’ll promote environmental education and wildlife conservation through a diversity of compelling learning experiences, including fun interactive programs, hikes and games.

The Conservation Education Interns work with scouts, schools, families and other audiences to present a variety of educational programs including overnight camps, outreach booths, and school based activities. You will be trained in giving guided tours that explore our 7 mile Scenic Wildlife Drive, providing you, as well as our guests, with personal encounters with many of our animals.

Interns also help care for the Ambassador Animals: snakes, tarantulas, hissing cockroaches, and more! The wide variety of teaching opportunities and educational training provides the Conservation Education Intern with an exciting array of new skills and experiences to better prepare interns for their future in education.

Desired Experience, Capabilities and Educational Skills:
Undergraduate degree in wildlife management, biology, education or a related discipline is preferred. Experience working with children, the public, or in an educational setting required. You must also have a valid driver’s license.

Further Comments

A $300/mo stipend (for expenses) and on-site housing provided free of cost. Due to the nature and requirements of this position, Conservation Education Interns are required to live in the provided on-site housing.

How to Apply

Please apply through our website. WE DO NOT accept applications via email. Click the “Apply for this Position” button, fill out the form, upload the required documents, and click the “Submit Application” button. We require a cover letter, resume, and three contactable references. It is best if you list the references in your cover letter.

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
2155 County Road 2008
Glen Rose, TX 76043
Phone: 254-897-2960

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