Marine Science Consortium (Virginia) Internship and Summer
Looking for the type of exciting, outdoor, hands-on internships
experience that puts you elbow deep in algae and knee deep in
marsh mud? Searching for
the opportunity to share and expand your knowledge and
enthusiasm about the world we live in?
Want to spend an
incredible summer minutes from the beach and in a gorgeous
coastal setting? Check
out these three great summer positions available at the Marine
Field Station Resident Coordinator
May 13th-August 12th
The Marine Science Consortium (MSC), a residential environmental
learning center and field station located on Virginia’s Eastern
Shore is seeking a person with strong organizational and
leadership skills for a summer Resident Coordinator position.
The Resident Coordinator supervises college resident assistants
and coordinates housing for college students and faculty. The
Resident Coordinator must use their creativity to develop a
community atmosphere through the creation of recreational and
enrichment activities for college students in residence for
summer courses. The resident coordinator must assure a safe and
productive environment by enforcing MSC policies and rules. The
Resident Coordinator reports to the College Program Coordinator
and is a part of MSC’s education team
Marine Science Summer Camp Internships (June 9 – Aug 17)
4 positions available
$200 per week + room and board
Camp Counselor duties:
Overnight and free time supervision of camp
participants; including creating and organizing
educational and recreational free time
activities, getting participants to and from
meals and camp events.
Meet and greet parents/guardians and
participants on check-in and check-out days.
Ensure that health, happiness and safety are a
top priority at all times.
Creating and submitting weekly nighttime/free
time Activity Plans and Activity Reports.
Participation in camp events lead by MSC
Educational Staff as needed.
Administering medications as needed.
Occasional weekend duties
With the assistance of the Camp Coordinator,
interns will plan and lead the final summer camp
of the summer, a 3-day camp for 10-12 year olds.
Adult and Family Program Assistant (Mid-April 2012—August, 2012)
2 positions available
$250/week + room and board
Adult and Family Program Assistants help to lead groups of all
ages and teach a diverse array of topics that highlight the
dynamic ecosystems of a barrier island. Program Assistants
achieve valuable supervisory experience as they help to manage
our high school intern and volunteer programs Program Assistants
work alongside program staff to provide a diverse range of
educational and scientific program experiences. Program
Assistants will gain valuable and diverse knowledge regarding
aquarium and field equipment use and maintenance, boat crew
skills and boat safety, group leadership in laboratory and field
settings, staff supervision, time management and marine
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