Internship - Fern Hollow Nature Center
nature center is looking for a college intern for the summer of 2017.
The primary role of a Fern Hollow college intern is to assist the
education staff in the preparation, planning and delivery of summer camps and
other environmental education programming.
Intern must be comfortable with managing small groups of children on
their own. In many cases, intern will be in charge of managing younger
counselors and volunteers.
will also assist with the everyday maintenance and care of the facilities which
includes the FHNC outdoor classroom & nature play area and native gardens. Interns may be asked to provide clerical and
office assistance at various times. Fern
Hollow will provide on-site training.
Interns may also be asked to participate in any number of specialty
projects dealing with wildlife conservation, water quality analysis, etc…
will work approximately 200 hours from late-May until mid-August 2017 (approx 12-13
will receive a stipend of $750 .00 at conclusion of work period.
worked per week will depend on nature center programming schedule.
can use their hours towards acquisition of credit at any college or university
will work directly with children ranging in age from 3 to 11 years old
be 18 years or older and possess a valid driver’s license
possess basic computer skills
be dependable, reliable and prompt
have a strong love for the outdoors, children and nature
maintain a clean and professional appearance at all times
be available to work some weekends and possibly weeknights
be willing to obtain the following clearances to work with children
34 (Pennsylvania State Criminal History
151 (Abuse History Clearance)
To Apply: (Application materials must be received by March
Please send cover letter, resume and one letter of recommendation to:
Fern Hollow Nature Center
c/o Summer College Intern Position
PO Box 8 - Sewickley PA 15143
Application materials can also be
emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
1901 Glen Mitchell Rd, PO Box 8, Sewickley, PA 15143 Office – 412.741.6136 Education Staff – 412.741.7536