2012 Internship Opportunity: International Crane Foundation (Baraboo, WI)

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 (cshelton@savingcranes.org).

Deadline for submissions: Friday, April 20th, 2012.

ICF Interpretive Naturalist, Job Description.pdf