• Stars appear behind a dramatic landscape of rocky mountains, rolling hills, and fields of grass

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Internships-Education Intern

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.
 
Major Duties:
  • 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.
Requirements:
  • 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.
Work Site and Conditions:
  • 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

 

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