Internships

Do you love to be outside? Do you love nature and want to learn more about the natural world? Do you want to help connect people with nature to improve our environment? If so, consider joining the Delaware Nature Society family. Internships are available in education, science/research, and public policy/advocacy. Gain practical professional experience with a top statewide non-profit environmental organization.

Year-Long Environmental Education Intern

The main focus of this full-time one year internship is delivering field-based and indoor education programs for children and adults from a wide variety of audiences. Develop teaching skills and techniques while expanding knowledge and experience in natural/agricultural sciences and outdoor recreation activities. Highlights of the education intern experience: Being outdoors and teaching people ages 1-adult. Working with supportive, experienced and knowledgeable staff...
Application Deadline: March 3, 2017
Anticipated Start Date: June 5, 2017

Read more and learn how to apply here.

Summer Environmental Education Intern

The main focus of this full-time summer internship is supporting the delivery of week-long summer camps for children. Internships provide experience in teaching/co-teaching children's classes for a statewide, nonprofit environmental education and conservation organization. Highlights of the Summer Education Intern experience: Being outdoors and teaching children ages 6-15. Working with supportive, experienced and knowledgeable staff...
Application Deadline: March 3, 2017
Anticipated Start Date: June 5, 2017
Read more and learn how to apply here.

Stream Watch Intern

The main focus of this full-time summer internship is field training in stream ecology. The intern is trained to teach school-age and adult field classes, and conduct a major macroinvertebrate survey. The remainder of the intern's experience is flexible, with possible options including: volunteer recruitment and cultivation; developing creative educational activities... Read more and sign up »

Community Education and Outreach Intern (Summer-Fall)

The main focus of the internship is expanding Delaware Nature Society's community outreach opportunities in Wilmington, DE. The position is based at Delaware Nature Society's DuPont Environmental Education Center on the Wilmington riverfront... Read more and sign up »

Research Intern (Year-long)

The main focus of this internship is expanding the Delaware Nature Society's advocacy legislative agenda through research of national, state, and local environmental issues. Past examples of research opportunities were state freshwater wetland regulations and state endangered species regulations... Read more and sign up »

Legislative Intern (January- June)

The main focus of this internship is developing a keen working knowledge of Delaware's political process. The intern will develop this working knowledge through accompanying the Environmental Advocate to the General Assembly, public hearings, and other public events... Read more and sign up »