Iron Hill Museum & Science Center Museum Educator Position Opening

Teacher Naturalist assist in delivery of environmental education lessons for school students, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, and the general public. Lessons may include field studies, outreach, seasonal programs, summer camps, or other activities and may be held inside or outdoors in all weather conditions. Scheduling is highly flexible and can include weekdays and weekends throughout the year. There is no minimum hourly requirement and hours will vary seasonally. Training is provided. This is a part time hourly position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teach environmental education lessons.
  • Assist with program preparation and delivery of educational curriculum and activities, including summer camp.
  • Provide a valuable educational experience for museum visitors.
  • Maintain clean and orderly classrooms and museum exhibit areas.
  • Attend appropriate instructor-training workshops.
  • Promote Delaware Academy of Science mission, goals, activities, events, and membership.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Teaching experience or experience working with children.
  • Natural Sciences Knowledge.
  • Ability to work effectively and productively as part of a team, as well as individually.
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR, or willingness to obtain said certification.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work a schedule that meets the needs of the site.
  • Satisfactory completion of a background investigation; this position may require annual background investigations.

Please send resume, cover letter, and three references to:
Iron Hill Museum & Science Center
1115 Robert L. Melson Lane
Newark, Delaware 19702

Or email director@ironhill-museum.org

Maryland Sea Grant Science Management and Policy Internship

Are you graduating or a recent graduate looking for an opportunity in science policy or management? Apply to join the Maryland Sea Grant (MDSG) team as a Science Management and Policy Intern. This one to two year internship will offer experience working with an environmental focused university organization dedicated to research, education, and outreach. This position will provide fundamental training for interns to transition to graduate school or the private, non-profit, or governmental sectors. As part of the internship, you will be expected to complete 2-3 special projects, participate in several professional development trainings, and contribute to the administration of our main office.

This internship will be for one year with the option to renew for a second year. The internship is a full-time, 40 hours per week, Contractual Contingent 2 position at Maryland Sea Grant’s office in College Park, Maryland. The intern will be paid an annual salary of $33,000 as well as limited benefits including health insurance, tuition remission, and generous leave.

To apply, please send your application as one PDF document to employment@mdsg.umd.edu by Friday, May 11, 2018. The application should include:

•A 750-word personal and career goal statement which describes what you will bring to the internship and how this internship will help you achieve your long-term career goals,
•Please answer the following, keeping your answer to 200 words or less per response: 1) In your opinion, what are the top three major environmental threats facing the Chesapeake Bay? 2) Maryland Sea Grant funds a variety of research throughout the Chesapeake Bay. Peruse our website and let us know which research project in the last ten years interests you the most and why.
•A resume
•An undergraduate transcript

More information can be found on our website: http://mdsg.umd.edu/employment

Data Analysis – Water Resource Management Branch

The Water Resource Management Branch is seeking an intern to help improve the Commission’s data analysis capabilities.

Job duties include the following:

  • Populating the Commission’s integrated database with data from withdrawal and discharge projects;
  • Researching reservoir planning and construction history;
  • Reviewing previous approvals to determine their current status;
  • Researching water conservation requirements in the Water Code;
  • Developing a network of groundwater elevations in the GWPA; and
  • Compiling locational data for permits.

The paid internship is available for approximately 37.5 hours/week, May – September 2018.
Interested applicants should send a resume to Doug Rowland at Doug.Rowland@drbc.nj.gov.
The deadline to apply is 4 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2018.
http://www.state.nj.us/drbc/about/staff/internships.html

Ornamental Production and Management Summer Internship

Internship opening for a student interested in working on various projects associated with ornamental production and management throughout the mid-Atlantic.  Projects may include work with beetles in nursery production, greenhouse management of mealybugs and potential work with landscape pests.  Intern will gain experience working with trees as part of demonstration plots regarding borers of ash trees and other outreach events.  Intern will present a brief presentation about one of the insect pests encountered during the summer to the green industry.  Preferably, applicants should have experience with entomology and Integrated Pest management but is not necessary.  Necessary requirement is eagerness/enthusiasm to learn about entomology and IPM, willingness to work with and handle insects, and a desire to improve their skills or experience to better prepare them for their future career.

Internship is from 1 June through 15 August.  The pay is $12/hr.

Interested applicants should send a resume to Brian A. Kunkel, Ph.D. via email:  bakunkel@udel.edu

 

Sussex Conservation District in search of an Agricultural Conservation Planner

Agricultural Conservation Planner with nutrient management experience needed.  Must be proficient with computers, including MS Word, Excel, databases, and ArcGIS a plus.  Good communication skills a must.  Works well with others and independently.  Field work required.  BS in agriculture, environmental science, or natural resources preferred.  A DE Nutrient Management Certification must be obtained as a condition of employment within one year.

Send resume to Ag Conservation Manager, 21315 Berlin Road, Unit 4, Georgetown, DE 19947 or via email at bryan.jones@de.nacdnet.net no later than May 16, 2018. SCD is an EEOC Employer.

The full job description can be found at https://www.sussexconservation.org/contact-us/employment.html.