WildPine Laboratory Internship
One Semester Intervals (Spring/Summer/Fall)
Next Opportunity Spring 2015
The Loxahatchee River District is a Special District of the State located in Jupiter Florida dedicated to protecting and preserving the Loxahatchee River by providing water reclamation, environmental education, and river monitoring and restoration.
Laboratory Interns will be responsible for assisting technicians in the operation of the WildPine Ecological Laboratory. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, collecting water samples, free diving to monitor oysters and seagrass, assisting with water quality analysis, participating in outreach events, retrieving recycled oyster shells from area restaurants, prepare shells for use in research projects. Laboratory Interns are also encouraged to create, implement, and evaluate their own project during their time at the Laboratory with the assistance of Laboratory staff.
Submittal requirements and instructions with contact information can be found on the job description.
Environmental Education Internship - Summer
Next Opportunity Fall 2014 - POSITION FILLED
Education Interns will be responsible for leading education tours and activities at the center for visiting school, home school, and camp groups. Group tours occur Tuesday-Friday, 10a-12p, and Saturday 2p. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, greeting guests, caring for aquatic life, assisting in species collection, participating in outreach events, coordinating and recruiting volunteers, leading childrens programs, and assisting with special events. Education Interns are also encouraged to create, implement, and evaluate their own interest program or project during their time at the River Center with the assistance of our Educators.
One position open for either:
Please send all applications to: Tom Vaughn, Director of Operations, Loxahatchee River District, 2500 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter FL 33458-8964
Loxahatchee River District Job Application