Environmental Education Intern, 15 – 30 weeks for the 2021-22 school year Internship Details:
✓ Please note the internship is unpaid, however a stipend will be provided of $25 per working day
✓ Shared housing available September through early-May
✓ Applications will be accepted throughout the school year, and the positions will be filled on a rolling basis. For fall internships, the anticipated start date will be late September.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is located between the towns of Munising and Grand Marais in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The position will be stationed at the park’s headquarters office on Sand Point Road in Munising.
For more information, visit http://www.nps.gov/piro/index.htm or https://www.facebook.com/PicturedRocksNL/
General Duties: ✓ Facilitate K-4 field trips throughout all seasons of the school year at the park and partner facilities
✓ Teach interdisciplinary classroom programs such as distance learning lessons and field trip pre-sites for K-4
✓ Provide early childhood programs at community libraries and preschools
✓ Research standards-based activity ideas for interdisciplinary Great Lakes curriculum for preK-4
✓ Plan and design curriculum-based media materials and publications for schools
✓ Provide support with preparation and coordination of teacher trainings
✓ Attend local and/or online trainings by the National Park Service or affiliated organizations (i.e. grant writing, partnership agreements, interpretation, etc.)
✓ Assist with maintaining the Education Shelter, preparing and organizing educational supplies and compiling inventory lists of educational equipment
✓ Complete administrative tasks such as compiling statistical reports, processing program evaluations, monitoring grant budgets and managing staff schedules
✓ Explore grant opportunities and assist Education Specialist with writing applications
✓ Shadow other divisions (i.e. Law Enforcement, Natural Resources, Administration, Maintenance)
Interested candidates must possess strong communication skills, have some experience with formal education, outdoor education and/or environmental education, and be flexible, enthusiastic, and creative. Must be comfortable working with Microsoft Office programs and familiarity with Adobe Software package is a plus.
Send a cover letter and a resume to Zachary Gostlin, Education Specialist at email@example.com.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore – Environmental Education Intern 2021-2022