The Montgomery County Department of Parks, Horticulture, Forestry and Environmental Education Division, is currently seeking Seasonal/Intermittent applicants to fill a Naturalist Aide position in Meadowside Nature Center.
Meadowside Nature Center provides visitors the opportunity to experience nature and enhance their environmental literacy through interpretive programming, interactive exhibits, native gardens, trails, and to learn about and observe permanently injured, non-releasable birds of prey. Meadowside welcomes visitors of over 60,000 and conducts Naturalist led programs to over 10,000 people a year.
Internship Program for High School Students at Meadowside Nature Center
Meadowside Nature Center offers hands-on natural and cultural history programs for families, schools, and scouts. The Center is home to several non-releasable birds of prey, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates that are the focus of many of the Center's programs. The Meadowside INTERNSHIP PROGRAM for HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS is designed for a student interested in learning about the operations of an environmental education center, including the care and management of captive wildlife. The internship offers a link between a student's interest and scholastic activities and meaningful workplace experiences.
As a Naturalist Aide Intern, you will be paired with a Meadowside naturalist who will provide an orientation, student work plan, training, supervision and will periodically evaluate the intern and provide feedback.
Examples of Important Duties
Duties and responsibilities of the Naturalist Aide Intern include but not limited to:
Student Eligibility and Qualifications
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