Students training to be teachers can get experience working with groups of students in elementary, middle and high schools through in-class programs and field programs (Education Intern). The education interns may receive college credit for their work.
- May assist staff and educators to develop additional elementary,middle or high school curriculum-based programs. Tasks may includeresearching state and national standards, administering evaluations andreviewing results under the supervision of experienced park staff.
- May present a Native American Culture and biological diversityprogram for 3rd-4th grade students at our field site in Newbury Parkduring the school year.
- May assist with the presentation of middle and high schoolscience programs in the classroom or in the field at various locationsduring the school year.
- May assist with special projects, events, fairs all year, or with teacher workshops during the summer.
Work Site and Conditions:
- College student or recent graduate with a background in Education, Ecology or related field.
- Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team, be detail-oriented and organized.
- Good oral and written communication skills and ability to follow oral and written directions.
- Valid driver's license is required.
- Must have own transportation to and from worksite. Governmentvehicles are available for intern use within the scope of theirinternship.
- Intern will be based at Rancho Sierra Vista in Newbury Park.
- Work will involve some physical activity, including hiking, walking, stooping and lifting educational equipment.
- Twelve week (3 month) full time commitment is preferred. Part time internships for longer commitment may be arranged.
- Intern will work weekdays