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Coastal Conservation Internship, American Littoral Society – New Jersey

Organization: American Littoral Society

Position Title: Coastal Conservation Internship

Location: Highlands, New Jersey

Compensation: $2,500 stipend

Application Deadline: March 16, 2015

Description: The American Littoral Society is a nonprofit, membership-based organization headquartered on Sandy Hook in Highlands, NJ. Our mission is to empower people to care for the coast through programs focused on advocacy, education, and conservation. We are offering two summer internship opportunities based out of Sandy Hook National Recreation Area.

Responsbilities:

-Leading hands-on outdoor education programs and summer camps.

-Assisting in citizen science projects involving seining and marine life identification.

-Researching, writing, and designing public education materials on coastal/marine topics for various audiences.

-Representing the Society at events.

Qualifications: College students with environmental science, marine science, ecology or similar background may apply. Teaching experience preferred and a qualified individual must enjoy sharing their enthusiasm for the littoral zone with people from all age groups and walks of life. A basic knowledge of coastal ecosystems and the ability to identify basic flora and fauna is necessary for this position. The internship will require the use of personal vehicle and laptop.

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to stevie@littoralsociety.org

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