[Coral-List] Position Available - 6 Month Education Intern

Tom Sparke tsparke at reefresearch.org
Sat Dec 2 07:25:31 EST 2017


The education intern supports our education manager and science and society
coordinators who lead a vibrant educational programme. Currently, our
programme is expanding to include a new underwater virtual learning project
called Reefs Go Live, as well as our well-established field courses for
children and college students. The position will also entail assisting in
curriculum development, developing livestreaming courses, as well as
hands-on teaching. When not engaged in teaching, the individual will assist
with operations activities. All interns assist the field station manager
with the general operations including, for example, helping with meal
services, facilities maintenance, giving tours and talks and helping with
preparing boats for field work. We seek a well-organized individual with
excellent communications skills, a degree in marine science and experience
in teaching coral reef ecology and biology. Must be a minimum of Rescue
Diver certified or equivalent (Divemaster preferred).


Additional Qualifications

*	Bachelors in Environmental Science with Master's degree preferred.
*	1+ years of field, lab, operations, or teaching experience
*	Interns should have some of the following skills:

*	GIS, reef surveying, underwater mapping, videography and drone
*	Video and photo editing using tools like Final Cut Pro and Photoshop
*	Social media, graphic communications, and science writing experience
*	Boat handling, boat maintenance, physical plant maintenance
*	Scientific diving skills with rescue diving certification,
*	Teaching marine science and conservation at the k-12 or college
*	Excellent analytical, problem solving, writing and communications


Other Information

Our Employment Offer is contingent upon approval of a Work Permit issued by
the Cayman Islands Immigration Department. Position includes room and board
(3 meals per day), monthly stipend, travel allowance, and health insurance.
Little Cayman is a remote tropical island with fewer than 200 people. Marine
protection has been in place since the mid-1980s making this an ideal
location for coral reef research and education. The research station aims to
produce excellent research in coral reefs science and provides some regional
leadership in marine conservation and education. We will hire the best
candidates on a rolling basis so apply early. CCMI is an equal opportunity


Application Deadline

December 10th 2017


To Apply

Send a single file with your 2-page (max) resume, letter of interest, and
names of 3 references to jobs at reefresearch.org
<mailto:jobs at reefresearch.org> . Include "Education Internship" in the
subject of the email.



Tom Sparke


Education Programme Manager

Central Caribbean Marine Institute

Little Cayman Research Centre

PO Box 37, Little Cayman, KY3-2501

Phone: (345) 948 1094

 <https://www.reefresearch.org/> www.reefresearch.org



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