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Environmental Interpretation Internships

Date inactive: 12/14/2012

Employer:  Patuxent Research Refuge

Number of Positions:

Salary:  $195 per week stipend with dormitory housing available

Location: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, Maryland

Dates of employment:  Feb. 10th, 2013 – May 10th, 2013 

Qualifications: Must have well-developed communication skills and leadership ability; be able to work independently and as part of a team; experience working with children and adults preferred. Bachelor’s degree (or pursuing) in education, natural resources, or related field desired.  Driver’s license necessary.  Internship is 40 hrs/wk.

Duties:  Provide quality educational experiences for all visitors to the National Wildlife Visitor Center and Patuxent Research Refuge through developing and conducting interpretive and educational programs for all ages, leading interpretive tram tours focusing on wildlife management and research, working with Scout groups, and assisting with all operations of a visitor center. Work schedule will include weekends (two days off during week), and some holidays.

How to Apply:  Send letter of interest, resume, and list of 3 references with phone numbers or email addresses.
Closing Date: Received by December 14th, 2012

Contact Person:  Amy Shoop - Patuxent Research Refuge, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel, MD 20708-4027 Amy_Shoop@fws.gov