The Consortium for Ocean Leadership (http://www.oceanleadership.org ), a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization, is looking to extend an internship opportunity to a dynamic college student pursuing an advanced degree in Communications, Education, Natural Science, or a related field.
We are looking for prospects who desire to build professional acumen and gain experience while they work toward their graduate degree. The NOSB Intern will have the opportunity to work in a multi-faceted nonprofit organization and gain focused, supportive training and professional experience in the field of science program research and support, as well as project management. The Intern will work with the NOSB staff in implementing and expanding the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (http://www.nosb.org/ ) program by assisting with competition questions, event and meeting preparation, alumni recruitment, grant research, and coordination of the video contest.
Qualified applicants will posses a bachelor's degree in Communications, Education, a Natural Science or a related field; excellent communications skills (written and oral); excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail; ability to work effectively within a team environment; strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, social networking and database management and internet research experience. Familiarity with ocean science or marine education is preferred. Reliable transportation is required.
This is a paid internship that will provide a stipend of $1,500 a month. The hours for this position will average 32 hours per week from mid August 2010 to mid May 2011.
Ocean Leadership represents 95 of the leading public and private ocean research education institutions, aquaria and industry with the mission to advance research, education and sound ocean policy. The organization also manages ocean research and education programs in areas of scientific ocean drilling, ocean observing, ocean exploration, and ocean partnerships.