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State of North Carolina | Beaufort, NC
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Description of Work

Department: Environmental Quality

Division: Coastal Management

Project Objective: The Coastal Reserve Education Intern will learn about estuarine ecology and coastal processes. They will learn how to translate science information into age-appropriate learning materials and activities. The intern will learn different teaching techniques to use in a classroom and informal settings. They will also gain valuable hands-on science teaching experience, public speaking skills, leadership skills and organizational skills necessary to be a successful educator.

Major Tasks to be Performed: The intern will assist the Reserve Education Coordinator with summer camps, field trips and classroom activities. The intern will be involved in developing and presenting curriculum-based programs to a variety of age groups (pre-school through high school). The intern will be responsible for teaching portions of each program and will be encouraged to develop innovative activities to include in the summer camps and programs. A significant portion of the intern's time will be spent in the preparation of activities and the rest of the time will be spent teaching students or leading field trips.

Final Product or Outcome Anticipated: The intern will be involved in all aspects of summer camp development including program scheduling, student registration, curriculum development and teaching. The intern is expected to develop a hands-on activity that will be used during the summer programs and posted on our website for teacher use.

Academic Majors Desired: Education, Biology, Environmental Science

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Being comfortable around all ages of students and the willingness to help them learn more about NC estuaries. Comfortable on boats and around the water. Enjoys spending time outside exploring.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

* An applicant must be a permanent North Carolina resident attending a college, university, law school, community college or technical institute in North Carolina or a North Carolina resident attending an equivalent institution out of state.
* Applicants must carry a 2.5 or greater overall grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
* Applicant must be at least 18 years old by January 1, 2020.
* Community college students must have completed their first year completed before beginning the internship.
* Applicants must be continuing their education in the fall following their participation in the program.
* To qualify for a law internship, applicants must have completed at least one year of law school before the beginning of the internship, unless other majors are listed.
* Students having previously held paid internships with this program are not eligible to apply.
* Applicants must be willing and able to work full-time for the entire 10-week internship. Applicants must be able to provide legal proof of identity and work authorization within three working days of employment.

Supplemental and Contact Information

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status". It is not necessary to contact the Council for Women & Youth Involvement Office to check the status of an application.

If you are having technical issues submitting your application, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting, other than your application status, please contact the Council Women & Youth Involvement Office.


NC Department of Administration

Council for Women & Youth Involvement

Attn: Candace Dudley, Internship Coordinator

116 W. Jones Street

Raleigh, NC 27699-1322

Phone: 919-807-4407