New seasonal listing – George Myers Master Naturalist Intern

GEORGE MYERS MASTER NATURALIST INTERN needed 23 March to 22 December 2018 Successful applicant develops a full spectrum of skills through hands-on participation in various educational, research and conservation projects at New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory (CMBO) and Nature Center of Cape May (NCCM), Cape May, NJ.  Cape May is renowned as one of the world’s greatest hotspots for animal migration, as well as being a popular summertime vacation destination and beach resort. The combination of the two offers great opportunities for wildlife research and education through public outreach.  New Jersey Audubon fosters the application of sound scientific principles and practices to address conservation issues related to vertebrate and invertebrate fauna, and the natural habitats with which they are associated.  Major responsibilities include educational programming/field trips/workshops for visitors, children’s programming at summer nature camp, assisting with center interpretive displays, develop brochures and materials for web/blog sites.  Familiarity with bird migration, birding, marine species and coastal ecology a plus.  Bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology, ecology, environmental science or similar field preferred.  Motivated self-starter who is also a team player; excellent oral and written skills required. Strong computer skills, and ability to relate to a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion; willingness to work irregular hours under sometimes difficult conditions and ability to walk over uneven terrain for long distances.  Must have own vehicle and a valid, clean driver’s license.  Salary $1500/month.  Housing provided.   Send cover letter indicating position of interest, resume outlining relevant experience, and three references (including email address and phone number) as a single pdf document by email to  Application deadline 31 January 2018.  NJ Audubon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.