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Cornell Cooperative Extension

Riverhead, NY, US
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COMPANY: CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

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Back to the Bays Program Intern





Department: Marine




Number Positions: Four (4)




Position Title: Back to the Bays Program Intern




Location: Various Locations, including:







+ Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center

423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901




+ Tiana Bayside Facility

89 Dune Road, Hampton Bays, NY 11946




+ Suffolk County Marine Environmental

Learning Center

3690 Cedar Beach Road, Southold, NY 11971














Position

Summary:




Cornell Cooperative

Extension Marine Program has been giving "Back to the Bays" since 1985.In this time a wide variety of projects in

support of habitat and shellfish restoration; water quality initiatives;

fisheries research; and extensive youth education and citizen science

programming have been conducted.CCE's Back to the Bays Initiative was launched

in order to increase awareness and involvement in efforts of CCE Marine

Program.Back to the Bays Interns will be responsible for assisting with

implementation of the "2020 Ways to Give Back to the Bays" campaign, assisting

Marine Program researchers and educators with various field and lab related

tasks, and serving as part of the Outreach Team at public events.Specific activities will involve assisting in

habitat restoration stewardship efforts, including Marine Meadows Workshops; helping

deliver stewardship-based outreach programming in support of the Long Island

Shellfish Restoration Program; providing support to CCE Educators at our

various camps and public education programs; and assisting at all Back to the Bays fundraising and

awareness events.Internship opportunities

will be offered from May-December (specific timeframes are flexible); weekend

work will be required.To the extent

possible, internship experiences will be tailored to best meet the interests

and any research requirements of intern candidates.




Major Duties of

Position:







+ Interaction

with the public and providing outreach and education at workshops, youth

education programs, and various events and fundraisers;




+ Assistance

at our shellfish and coastal plant nursery sites;




+ Assistance

in development of social media tools and educational materials;




+ Providing

the public with information in support of CCE Marine Program projects and

initiatives;




+ Occasional

boat and field work assisting staff in restoration activities;




+ Work

as a team member with existing Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) staff

including Marine Program managers, specialists, educators and technicians.







Qualifications

and Experience Pre-requisites:




Required:

High School Diploma, pursuant of Bachelor's or Master's degree in environmental

or biological sciences, natural resource/coastal management, or other related

field; valid NYS License; ability to interact effectively

with the public.




Preferred:

Experience in environmental education and outreach activities; event and

fundraising planning; experience working with the public; interest in photography

and use of social media tools; experience utilizing video footage editing

software; knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.




Competencies:







+ Ability

to work outdoors and perform physical tasks as needed.




+ Ability

to handle multiple tasks.




+ Ability

to maintain a positive and professional attitude.




+ Ability

to work flexible work schedule based on demands of program and needs of staff.




+ Willingness

to work as a team member and to work with the general public.




+ Ability

to work under potentially adverse field conditions (e.g. inclement weather).















All applicants must complete volunteer paperwork

found at #removed#/jobs, on bottom right of page, and pass background

checks. To apply, please send cover

letter, resume, and volunteer paperwork to Kimberly Barbour at #removed#
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