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Aquarium of the Pacific

Education Intern

Our internship program provides college-level students the opportunity to become part of an informal education team, working side by side with Aquarium professionals, and gaining knowledge through hands-on experience. In this program our interns will develop classroom management skills, practice public speaking, and teach in a classroom setting. All education internships are unpaid.

Commitment: As an education intern your minimum commitment would be 12 weeks, 20-40 hours per week. This opportunity is only available in the summer.


Engage students with summer day camp programs by facilitating classroom discussions, games, crafts, and teaching marine science related activities. Interpret with guests about the Aquarium’s animal collection in exhibit galleries or at stations such as shark lagoon or ray pool. Participate in education public programs such as outreaches, weekend family programs, whale watches, and overnights. Complete an intern project.

Experience Required

QUALIFICATIONS Experience working with children Working towards or recently completed Bachelor degree Basic marine science or marine biology knowledge preferred, but not required Experience working in camps or other informal settings preferred, but not required Previous customer service experience is preferred, but not required Be a college student or recent graduate Pass a background check KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Effective communication skills Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent time management skills Excellent organizational and planning skills General PC knowledge in Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint



How to Apply

To Apply- please visit our website at and submit your application by Saturday, March 11, 2017.

Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: 562-590-3100

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