Professional Naturalist Fellowship

  • Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
  • Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center, Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN, USA
  • Jul 18, 2018
Graduate Assistant/Fellowship Communication - Public Outreach Environmental Education - Interpretation

Job Description

Summary:  Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center is a private, non-profit, accredited school dedicated to fostering awareness, enhancing respect, and promoting personal responsibility for the natural world. Eagle Bluff has trained naturalists and educators since 1997.  As one of 12 participants in the fellowship, naturalists develop teaching, interpretive, and public relations techniques, plus many other skills related to residential environmental education.  Participants are exposed to a wide variety of audiences and classes during the course.   They learn through direct teaching experience, guided by staff support, professional workshops, and a series of evaluations throughout the year. 

We will be accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Fellowship in January!

Hone your talents. Improve your skills. Learn from professionals. Leave your mark as a participant in the Professional Naturalist Fellowship. Spend a year facilitating amazing experiences for students while you develop teaching and public relations skills and opt to earn an Environmental Education Certificate that will prepare you for success as an environmental educator. 

The fellowship begins and ends in August and Naturalists are exposed to a wide variety of audiences and classes during the year. They learn by doing, through direct teaching experience guided by staff support, trainings, and a series of evaluations. 

Eagle Bluff's primary audience (80% of visitors) is 4th - 8th grade students who participate in our overnight, Residential Program with their school. However, visiting students can range from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Other audiences include scout troops, church groups, at-risk youth, summer camps, corporate groups, family and adult weekends, and college classes.

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