Prácticas remuneradas de divulgación científica en Florida ~

18 de julio de 2019

Prácticas remuneradas de divulgación científica en Florida

ANGARI Foundation is now hiring for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 internships.

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ANGARI Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit private operating foundation in
West Palm Beach that works to promote scientists and their research, while
increasing public engagement in science. The Foundation provides an
exceptional research and education platform onboard the 65-foot research
vessel ANGARI, which is offered to scientists, educators and filmmakers at
minimal costs. Our internship programs offer students an opportunity
to work alongside our full-time staff and learn many aspects of the
nonprofit world, as well as science communication, education and outreach

Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

Duration: Part-time (10 or 20 hrs/week including occasional evenings and
weekends); starting September 2019 (fall Internships) or February 2020
(spring internships); 3-month or 6-month term maximum.

Stipend: Monthly stipend dependent on weekly hours; Foundation is also
willing to work with intern to secure university course credit as

About the Position: ANGARI Foundation works to promote scientists and
their ongoing research, while increasing public engagement in science via
news media, social media, livestream, public outreach events, citizen
science initiatives, classroom visits and virtual reality film. The
Foundation is seeking an intern who will take an active role in
communicating the work of the scientists who come aboard our research
vessel through traditional media and social media platforms. The intern
will also help organize and participate in outreach events on behalf of the
Foundation. The intern may also have an opportunity to assist with science
education, including developing educational materials in conjunction with
expeditions and partner scientists.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Participate in citizen science, education and outreach events

-Foster engagement through social media conversations

-Assist with planning social media content one week in advance

-Assist with development of print and online marketing materials

-Capture onboard photo/video during Coastal Ocean Explorers Program

-Assist with media file organization as well as photo and video editing

-Foster relationships with scientists and community partners

-Assist with developing and executing education programs

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-College student or graduate

-Must be 18 years or older

-Driver's license and access to vehicle

-Excellent written and oral communication skills

-Strong organizational skills

-Positive attitude with ability to both self-motivate and take initiative

-Experience working with computers, software and social media platforms

-Ability to work well with both youth and adults

-Ability to work in team and individual settings

-Availability to work some evenings and weekends

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Knowledge of marine and/or environmental science

-Formal and/or informal education and mentoring experience

-Experience in scientific writing and/or presentation

-Experience with marine science fieldwork

-Experience with photo and video editing

-Experience with WordPress and HTML

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts (unofficial
accepted) and list of 3 references with contact info to

Fall application deadline: July 31, 2019; Spring deadline: October 31, 2019.

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*Rachel Plunkett* | Media & Marketing
ANGARI Foundation, Inc.
West Palm Beach, FL
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