Calvert County Natural Resources (CCNRD) and Calvert Nature Society seek creative, enthusiastic, and organized interns to prepare and lead hands-on outdoor environmental education (EE) programsInterns will be trained to implement lesson plans and will learn local natural history, trailside activities, and teaching techniques. Other general duties: assisting with animal care, program materials maintenance, trail and garden work, and assisting naturalists with research projects.  Great career builder for individuals interested in careers in EE and interpretation or environmental studies. 


Weekdays, with occasional weekends or evenings 

Approximately 25 hours/week for 12 weeks (or a minimum of 300 hours) 

Internships are available:  Spring (March to June) and Summer (June to August).  Exact start and end dates will vary depending the program calendar and on and intern’s availability.  

Responsibilities include: 

  • Environmental Education and Interpretation: creating and leading programs for a wide age range 
  • Nature center operations: including animal care and garden and trail maintenance 
  • Assist year-round staff with wildlife monitoring projects as available 

A stipend of $1,500 is available

 Qualified applicants should submit the following to Tania Gale ( 

  • A letter of interest detailing the applicants current skill set that would meet the internship requirement and an explanation of how the internship could help the applicant meet his/her personal and professional goals 
  • One-page resume