Internship – Marine Education, FL

Smithsonian Marine Station at  Fort Pierce FL is offering a paid summer (May to August) internship to current undergraduates and recent (within 6 months) college graduates in their Ecosystems Exhibit.  The intern will interpret in the gallery and at the touch tank, lead educational programs for school and community groups, assist education staff with three weeks of summer day camp, create educational displays, and other projects according to their personal interests, strengths and/or experience.  For a full announcement and to apply, contact Laura Diederick, Education Specialist (diederick@si.edu).  Deadline for applications is 3/15/10.

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NMEA Winter Newsletter online

NMEA News, the National Marine Educators Association’s newsletter, includes news from regional chapters and committees, information about professional development opportunities, and communications from NMEA leadership.  Volume 25, Issue 4, Winter 2009, is available only online. Questions? email nmea@usm.edu

Job Opportunity – Marine Education Program Director, Texas

The Marine Science Institute at the University of Texas is seeking a primary administrator for their Marine Education Services Program.  Duties include personnel and programmatic administration, securing grant funding, formal and informal education, publicity, and other forms of public outreach, as well as oversight of the Visitor Center including gift shop, aquaria, exhibits, and displays. To apply, go to Posting Number 09-12-03-01-0381

Job Posting: Marine Education Associate, Maine

The Marine Education and Outreach Program,  School of Marine Sciences, Darling Marine Center (Walpole, ME) announces an opening for a Full-Time Marine Education Associate.  The purpose of the position is to provide professional support to a marine education and outreach program. The position will apply educational research and nationally recognized standards to develop curriculum and pedagogical strategies to deliver marine science content to K-12, college-level, and public audiences.  Initial appointment is for one year, with annual reappointment dependent upon external grant funding and performance. The primary location of the position is at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center in Walpole, Maine.

Required Knowledge / Skills: M. Ed. or B. Sc. in Science Education with background in Marine Science, Earth Science, or Physical sciences; Experience working with science researchers, teachers, and general public; Skill in writing grant proposals; Ability to work in a Mac computing environment to create and maintain project databases, reports, and web content; Willingness to travel extensively.

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