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Education Outreach Intern (Zoo)

Company: Audubon Nature Institute
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Job Description:

Audubon Nature Institute Education Outreach Intern (Zoo) The Education department is seeking applicants to fill our internship positions. Internship Overview: Outreach vehicles transport education animal ambassadors off-grounds to deliver programming to classrooms, hospitals, libraries, camps, etc. Outreach interns will learn public speaking, animal training, and presentation skills. They will learn how to provide quality presentations to diverse audiences that cannot always travel to Audubon facilities. Wetland Express specializes in native Louisiana animals, ZooMobile specializes in non-native animals. The Outreach Internship is optimal for animal enthusiasts that consider themselves perpetual learners. Interns will want to explore informal teaching, environmental education, and public speaking with education ambassador animals. Responsibilities: * Arrive on-time to assist with the pack-up and transport of education ambassador animals * Handle live education ambassador animals * Present animals to groups of multiple ages * Respectfully co-teach/train youth and adult volunteers Requirements/Qualifications: * Flexible schedules (outreach days can start at 7:00 a.m. and go until 5:00 p.m., day to day schedule varies with programming) * Reliable transportation * Positive attitude * Willingness to learn public speaking and interpretation skills * Observational skills to determine animal stressors Time Commitments: * Preferred 40 hours/week for first two weeks * 3-4 days/week after initial training * Total of 12 weeks *Audubon Outreach works Tuesday - Saturday from September - May, and Monday - Friday from June - August. Outreach currently does not offer a winter start window. Salary Unpaid How to Apply Please be mindful this is an unpaid internship. Housing is not provided. Please send a resum and cover letter to Carissa Thiel, by the above deadlines. Please include your preferred session(s) in the subject line of your email. In the event your preferred placement has been filled, qualified applicants my be referred to other Audubon departments. By submitting application materials, the candidate agrees to release their information to our internship staff. SPRING START WINDOW January 9, 2020 - March 5, 2020 SUMMER START WINDOW May 7, 2020 May 22, 2020 (Application deadline is Friday, April 17) FALL START WINDOW August 13, 2020 - September 10, 2020 (Application deadline is Friday, July 17) WINTER START WINDOW Outreach currently does not offer a winter start window Audubon Nature Institute 6500 Magazine St. New Orleans, LA 70118 Visit our website Return to All Job Posts Edit your job posting General Settings * Title (limited to 100 characters) * * Description * * Experience * * Comments * * Salary * * Category Type * * * How should a candidate apply? * Example: the mailing address, email address, fax number or website the applicant should use to apply. * * Job Perks * Company Info * Company Name * * Address * * * * City * * State * * Zip * * Company Phone * * Company Fax * * Company Website * * Company Twitter Username * * Company Facebook Page * * About the Company * * Company Logo/Avatar * [IMAGE]Remove * JPG and GIF only, recommended size of 100x100 pixels. Contact Info Please enter your contact information below. This is for communication purposes only and will not display on your listing. * Name * * Email * or Cancel [IMAGE] Submitting your job posting... Questions? Please reach out at anytime =========================== Contact AZA Resources * Zoo & Aquarium Finder * Connect Magazine AZA News * Facebook AZA Animals * Instagram AZA Animals * Twitter AZA Animals * Pinterest AZA Animals * Youtube AZA Animals * 1997 - 2020 AZA All Rights Reserved * Corporate Partnerships * Photo Credits * Sitemap * Privacy Policy * Terms of Use * Memphis Web Design by Speak I Accept This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. If you continue using our website, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website and you agree to our Privacy Policy. Find a Zoo or Aquarium Donate to AZA Contact Us Member Login Search the site Find a member Donate to AZA Contact Us Member Login Search the site Find a member Donate to AZA Contact Us Member Login Search the site

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