Dunes Center Internship Program

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The Dunes Center Internship Program offers interns an opportunity to learn job skills, engage with our program participants, develop lesson plans, and have a rich, rewarding experience they can benefit from. Our Internship Program has a rolling application cycle. We are always accepting applications for interns. In order to apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to education@dunescenter.org

We are currently offering three internship programs for Fall 2021.

Virtual Educational Programs Internship:

Educational Program Interns support the Dunes Center’s goal of providing high-quality and engaging programming to children on the Central Coast. This part-time service is a mutually beneficial partnership that will enable the Dunes Center to engage local residents and children with educational opportunities and activities while the intern gains experiences that can be used for college or graduate school admissions, work experience, and personal fulfillment. Generally, this position requires an interest in science education, experience working with children, and a willingness to learn.

Learn more about this opportunity here.

 

Museum Collections Internship:

Museum Collections interns will support staff in transferring the Dunes Center’s permanent collection to an online cataloging database. This part-time service is a mutually beneficial partnership that will enable the Dunes Center to complete the transition between written records and an online database accessible to the public, while the intern gains experiences that can be used for college or graduate school admissions, work experience, and personal fulfillment. Generally, this position requires an interest in natural history, museum collections, experience working with excel, and a willingness to learn.

Learn more about this opportunity here.

 

Social Media Internship:

Social Media interns will support staff in a range of marketing initiatives within an organization. Their duties include tracking analytics for social media campaigns, creating social media posting schedules, and writing captions for social media posts. This part-time service is a mutually beneficial partnership that will enable the Dunes Center to successfully increase our online presence, while the interns gain experiences that can be used for college or graduate school admissions, work experience, and personal fulfillment. Generally, this position requires an interest in social media, graphic design, education, marketing, and a willingness to learn.

Learn more about this opportunity here.

 

Hear From Our Interns
“The Dunes Center has shown me many new and lovely locations that I appreciate and desire to protect. I hope to encourage students to aspire to be leaders in their community and find an interest in environmental studies and the dunes.” Eryn Lankard
 
“I love watching the participants learn, grow, and explore the different aspects of the class.” Tori Norville
 
“The Dunes Center is amazing because it gets kids interested in our environment and aware of the beautiful world we live in.” Austin Lippincott
 
“I love to spend time in the classroom sharing my passion for science with the students!” Emma Sloan