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Work-study at the Institute

If you have a work-study award you may be able to work with us! 

Teach the future

Education Intern

Be a guest speaker for our 4th and 5th-grade environmental after-school clubs, sharing science content knowledge with elementary school students, helping them become the future protectors of the earth!

Travel to each of our after-school clubs to teach a lesson as a guest speaker. Catamount Institute will provide training for you in teaching skills and lesson content. The Fall 2018 semester theme is Aquatic Ecosystems and the Spring 2019 theme is Aero-ecology. Each lesson will be 1.5-2 hours long. Being a guest speaker is an excellent opportunity to hone your teaching skills, as you get to teach the same few lessons multiple times, getting feedback from the licensed classroom teachers as well as Catamount Institute’s staff. This gives you the opportunity for reflection and to adjust your teaching approach. Through these lessons, young students will gain science knowledge and learn more about their relationship with the earth and how they can protect it. Mileage reimbursement is offered for use of personal vehicles. Transportation can most often be organized in Catamount Institute vehicles if you are eligible for training and insurance.

A picture is worth a thousand words

Media Intern

There is nothing more important then sharing the story of a nonprofit. In the media intern position you will have the responsibility to document activities and programs as they happen. Visiting different schools.  A great candidate for this position has experience with photography and video. 

Qualifications for all positions
  1. Passion for environmental stewardship
  2. Interest in teaching and education
  3. Experience working with students in an educational and/or outdoor setting
  4. Strong computer skills on a Windows operating system for lesson plan creation and budgeting using Microsoft Excel and/or Access and Word, in addition to comfort sharing files using Google, Google Drive, or Drop Box is preferred
  5. Experience driving large passenger vans is a plus
  6. Punctual, self-starter, with a positive attitude
  7. Effective in sharing the mission and values of Catamount Institute

Apply today!

To apply email your resume and cover letter to info@catamountinstitute.org.
Please put which position you are interested in the subject line.