We offer high school and college-level internships throughout the year. Each Floating Classroom internship is designed to
address the personal goals of the incoming candidate. Focus areas include education, communication, social justice & sustainability and environmental sciences, and we are happy to support explorations into more specific aspects of these fields.
Summer 2017 Internships are available at the high school and college level, in association with both our boat-based and Trout in the Classroom programs. Contact email@example.com, for details.
- College Summer Internships (Mid-May through August, 2017): We are seeking two interns to assist with general programs and development. One position will also focus on management of the high school internship experience. The other position will focus on management and use of community science data collected during programs. Students may apply for one or both internships, need not submit two resumes, just indicate which internship(s) are being applied for. Email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Details about internships can be found in the attached flyer at the bottom of the page. Application period is OPEN for 2017.
- High School Winter/Spring Trout in the Classroom Internships (January - June, 2017): Interns will work with small groups of students on a weekly basis at a local elementary school, assisting with aquarium maintenance and experiments with juvenile trout. During the spring semester, interns will also be trained in benthic macro-invertebrate (stream insect) sampling, and will be able to participate in a stream survey project during late spring. 2-4 hours/week. Send Email, indicating your interest and background, to email@example.com. (Open to college applicants also.)
SEASONAL INSTRUCTOR WANTED (Must be over 21.)
The Floating Classroom is seeking a part-time instructor, to begin mid-May and continue through the fall. Position Description is downloadable below. Send resume, references and a brief cover letter to Bill Foster, Floatingclassroom@gmail.com
- Special Mini-Internship Opportunity for Ithaca-Based High School Students, April-May, 2017. We are initiating a study of ROUND GOBIES, an invasive fish entering streams around Cayuga Lake. Participating students will meet once/week for roughly 2 hours to receive training in biological stream assessment techniques with the Community Science Institute, and then assist with fish surveys and macro-invertebrate surveys in downtown Ithaca. Details in the document at the bottom of the page- "Round Gobies HS Flyer". Send Email, indicating your interest and background, to firstname.lastname@example.org.