Education interns assist the Guest Engagement and Education staff in the creation, revision, and instruction of school, outreach, and guest engagement programs. The selected candidate will work with an enthusiastic team of educators and a variety of audiences, and will learn a number of teaching methods in changing settings. Education interns will have the opportunity to focus on one of the following areas:General Education (classroom and informal education programs, such as camps, after-school programs, outreach, etc.)Create, revise and instruct classroom and outreach programs, both classroom and auditorium styleAssist the Aquarium’s high school work-based learning program, the Henry Hall FellowshipGuest Engagement (informal education in the Aquarium building)Engage the Aquarium’s guests at exhibits and interpretational cartsDeliver presentations about the Aquarium’s animals and conservationParticipate in Immersion Tour programming, including sleepovers and other toursRequirements:Must be enrolled in an accredited college or have graduated in the previous semester, pursuing a degree in education, science, or a related fieldMust be interested in education, public speaking, and customer serviceMust complete a minimum of 120 hours of work within the selected term.Internships at the National Aquarium provide hands-on and minds-on experiences that add value to any college education. Applying classroom knowledge, interns obtain valuable job experience and establish professional contacts.College internship positions are available year-round in many departments throughout the Aquarium. The Aquarium makes every effort to match interns to work that complements their studies, interests, and skills. Students may apply for up to two internships per term; if more than two applications are submitted, only the first two will be considered.The National Aquarium is committed to diversity and invites individuals who bring a diversity of culture, experience and ideas to apply.ABOUT THE NATIONAL AQUARIUM Recently named one of Baltimore’s Best Places to Work, the National Aquarium opened in 1981 as a nonprofit aquatic education and conservation organization, the jewel of the city’s Inner Harbor redevelopment. SmartCEO Magazine honored the National Aquarium with the Healthiest Workplace award and the Corporate Culture award in 2016. With a mission to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures, the Aquarium is consistently ranked one of the nation’s two top aquariums and has hosted over 51 million guests since opening.Today, the National Aquarium builds on a 37-year history of local, regional and global conservation initiatives that provide real solutions for protecting marine life, ecosystems and aquatic communities. Its Animal Rescue team has rescued, rehabilitated and released hundreds of marine mammals and endangered sea turtles throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Its Animal Welfare and Science teams participate in important research efforts to confront pressing ocean conservation issues and advocate for smarter policies at local, state and federal levels. Through education, research, conservation action and advocacy, the National Aquarium is pursuing a vision to change the way humanity cares for our ocean planet.HOW TO APPLY Interested and engaged applicants should apply through our website. All questions and requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. A complete application includes the following:Answers to application questions, including biographical information, your availability, and a brief explanation of why you would like to participate and how it will assist you in your career.Copy of unofficial transcriptContact information for 2 referencesInternships are unpaid, and there is no reimbursement for parking, transportation, or housing.