PT job opportunity: GMU students needed as Field Interpreters
Enjoy working outdoors and sharing science with the community?
We are looking for GMU students, both graduate and undergraduate, to work in local parks, providing watershed education programs to thousands of 6th & 7th graders.
FIELD INTERPRETERS provide hands-on STEM education as middle school students rotate through Chesapeake Bay-related stations including: collecting & identifying stream organisms, testing water quality, assessing biodiversity (plants, animals, fungi & more), land use, and habitat characteristics.
Orientation Meeting —>Very important meeting to attend.
Wednesday Sept 10th, 12:30 – 2:30pm, David King Hall, Rm 3006.
Field Dates & Times:
Mon-Fri. from 8:30am-1:30pm, Sept. 29-early November.
GMU students only sign up for days they are available to teach, and it’s ok if you only have 1 or 2 days available each week. All positions are part time, background checks required. Paid, Volunteer and Internship positions are available. Training is provided on Sept. 23-24.
Students who like working outdoors, and have a background in Biology, Environmental Science, Environmental Education, Outdoor Recreation, Sustainability, Conservation, or related fields, should apply online at water.gmu.edu
Where we conduct programs:
Burke Lake in Burke, Lake Accotink in Springfield, Lake Fairfax in Reston, Manassas National Battlefield Park, Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Woodbridge. Reliable transportation IS required.
Dr. Cindy Smith