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Fall 2013 Science Education Internships – New!
Cornell Lab of Ornithology or Museum of the Earth
With support from the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program of the National Science Foundation, we are pleased to offer two competitive internships for Cornell undergraduates in Fall 2013, one at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the other at the Paleontological Research Institution’s Museum of the Earth and Cayuga Nature Center.
•take place mostly on-site (see sites below)
•have some scheduling flexibility
•provide opportunities to learn from and with scientists and educators at a world-class facility for research and public education
•ask you to do the following:
- become familiar with the facility’s existing research and education programs
- spend 8 hours/week supporting current education programs or resources in ways suggested by your supervisor
- spend 2 hours/week developing your own addition to the facility’s existing education resources or programs
- present your contribution to an audience (e.g., pilot-test a new workshop for middle school students or demonstrate a new resource to personnel at your facility)
Deadline to apply is April 19
Pound Ridge Organics (Farm and Food CoOp) – New!
Goals of Internship:
1) To acquire a variety of community networking skills: social media, blogging, community organizing, planning, problem solving, mediation and the like.
2) Building and sharing knowledge of holistic methods of homesteading including: Permaculture, Edible Forest Gardening, basic Horticulture knowledge, composting, natural pest controls, and natural biological methods of gardening as taught by Michael Phillips.
3) Record keeping and data tracking of various projects and efforts, and keeping a public Blog page.
4) Collaborating with local horticultural businesses and organizations to facilitate the sharing of information including: Cornell alumni Peter and Jennifer Cipriano of Copia Nursery; and Pauline Schneider of Transition Westchester .
5) Learning horticultural business (sales, client care, plant care, compost tea brewing, marketing, etc) at satellite location under guidance of mentors.
6) Acquiring skills for Event planning.
7) For intern to assist landowner in the areas of the above mentioned goals so as to help in furthering community education of backyard homesteading and food production.
Perennial food garden (in keeping with Permaculture and Edible Forest Garden methods)
Keeping of Chickens and ducks
Community events and regular gatherings/discussions
Canning, Preserving food for winter
Utilizing root cellar
For more information on this positions visit the CSI database.
Cornell University is providing these opportunities as a courtesy and does not endorse the opportunities, employers, or organizations offering them. Applicants should research the employers, organizations, and opportunities before proceeding.