interns

Internships

Please send a completed Employee Application and Resume to:

Environmental Education Manager – rivercenter@lrecd.org
River Center
805 N US Highway 1
Jupiter, FL  33477

Summer Internship positions open January 1.  Fall/Spring internship positions open August 1.

Fall / Spring Internship

Dates: Fall/Spring Semester

Times: Flexible- Tuesday-Saturday, between 8AM and 4 PM, ~20 hours per week. Some weekends & nights required based on program requirements. Staff & interns will work to create a set schedule.

Job Description: 

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.  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 children’s 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.

Qualifications: 

Currently enrolled, degree-seeking, college student (at least part time) and minimum 18 years of age. The applicant must have valid Florida’s Driver License, a clear driving record, and a clear Level 2 background check.

Summer Internship

Dates: Summer (mid-May through mid-August)

Times: Flexible, Monday – Saturday, between 8AM and 4 PM (Some weekends & nights required based on program requirements), ~20-45 hours per week. Staff & interns will work to create a schedule for each week of summer.

Job Description: 

Education Interns will be responsible for leading education tours and activities at the center for visiting school, home school, and camp groups. Interns will also work with staff during at least two of our seven weeks of outdoor summer camp, and will work in the field with other outdoor camps as necessary. Group tours occur Tuesday-Friday, in the morning and afternoon. During camp weeks, interns will work Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and will be paid overtime for any hours over 40.  Other 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 children’s 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.

Qualifications: 

Currently enrolled, degree-seeking, college student (at least part time) and minimum 18 years of age. The applicant must have a valid Florida’s Driver License, clear driving record, clear background check and pass a drug test.