[Coral-List] Marine Science Educator Intern

Bruce Neill bruce at sanibelseaschool.org
Thu Oct 17 13:47:34 EDT 2013

Sanibel Sea School is looking for a few good ocean people.

*Marine Science Education Intern*

*October 2013*


Sanibel Sea School seeks Marine Science Instructor Interns to assist in our
academic programs. Sanibel Sea School is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to
marine conservation through experiential education. A detailed description
of our institution and academic offerings can be found on our website:

*Responsibilities of the position include*:

-Assist with the planning and delivery of marine science educational

-Supervise young children (ages 5-13) in a variety of outdoor and marine

-Foster an appreciation for marine ecosystems and encourage campers to
practice ocean stewardship.

-Assist with many aspects of maintenance and upkeep of facilities and

-Assist in the management of a conservation non-profit.


The interns will be paid a $320/week stipend. The School will not provide
housing, but dormitory style housing is available for $400 per month.

*Dates*:  Starting date of the position is early December.  The period of
employment is 1 year with the opportunity for renewal.**


·       Must be a US citizen or have a valid work permit.

·       Must have a baccalaureate degree with courses in Biology, Marine
Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Early Childhood Education, Plant
Biology, or some combination thereof.

·       Have a desire to share your passion and knowledge of the ocean with

·       A basic knowledge of the flora and fauna of Southwest Florida is
preferred but not required.

·       Have or be capable of obtaining certifications in CPR, First Aid,
and Lifeguarding is required.

·       Be a strong and competent swimmer, comfortable in outdoor settings
and physically capable of leading groups of children in a variety of
natural environments.

·       Be capable of lifting 40 pounds and working in the sub-tropical
conditions of Southwest Florida for eight-hour workdays.

·       Need to be tech savvy and have an understanding of social media
communication. Photography interest and skills is a plus.

*Application Process:*

Applicants are asked to submit a letter of application explaining why they
seek this job and what qualifies them for the position, along with a resume
and copies of unofficial college transcripts. Also please Include contact
information for three references able to elaborate on your capabilities to
excel in this job.

Submit application materials by electronically to jobs at sanibelseaschool.org..

Closing date is 1 November, 2013, but applications will be reviewed as they
are received.

J. Bruce Neill, Ph.D.

Ocean Advocate and Executive Director
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Our vision is a world where all people value, understand and care for the

P.O. Box 1229 - 414 Lagoon Drive - Sanibel, FL 33957
*Phone:* 239.472.8585

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