The International Crane Foundation (ICF) is seeking to fill an Interpretive Naturalist Internship position in 2012.
Interpretive Naturalist Interns will develop and lead daily interpretive tours at ICF; interact and assist the general public with ICF site orientation on a daily basis; gain experience planning, designing, and evaluating interpretive programs; educate and inspire people about the world's 15 crane species and the ecosystems on which they depend; create, implement, and present one or several individualized, self-directed projects related to the goals and objectives of the ICF Communication and Education Department.
Interpretive Naturalist Internships begins June 2012 and runs through November 2012. A $550/month stipend and excellent on-site housing accommodations are provided.
Qualifications include a bachelor's degree; good communication and writing skills; and an ability to teach diverse audiences in a non-formal setting. Candidates should demonstrate a strong interest/background in the fields of interpretation, environmental education, conservation biology, ornithology, education, graphic design, film/documentary production, or other related fields. All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States at the time they apply. Candidates without a work visa must obtain one before they will be considered for an internship. Excellent oral and written English communication skills are necessary.
Applicants should send a one page cover letter, two page resume, and contact information for three references to: Mr. Cully Shelton, Interpretive Program Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Deadline for submissions: Friday, April 20th, 2012.