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Education and Outreach Volunteer Internship (Office of National Marine Sanctuaries)

Posted on: 01/28/2019

Summary / Description

The Education and Outreach volunteer will be a member of the Education and Outreach Division, working primarily with the national education coordinator and the national outreach coordinator. As a member of the education and outreach teams, the volunteer intern will implement our office’s best practices and contribute to a variety of public-facing materials and projects, including, but not limited to: outreach products, education materials and programs, and system reports. The Education and Outreach Division is looking for motivated self-starters with an interest in marine conservation. Major Responsibilities -Assist with developing, writing, and proofreading outreach and educational materials including brochures, publications, exhibits and educational products and reports. -Develop and edit graphics used in outreach materials. -Provide support for the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program, in particular the orientation that occurs during the summer. -Work on communicating national marine sanctuary science by creating appropriate tools and materials for different audiences. -Work with the outreach coordinator to ensure that organization-wide best practices are implemented in materials and that branding is consistent. -Present educational programs to various audiences which may include students or teachers or through distance learning platforms. Assist with telepresence education programs. Assist in special projects for the Education and Outreach Division as needed.

Skills Required

  • Science Communication
  • Outreach
  • Education


Silver Spring, MD

Other Information

Intern Supervisor:
Tracy Hajduk
Number of Slots Available:
Is free housing available:
Can international students be placed:


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