Careers and Internships

Part- and Full-Time Job Opportunities

 We are not seeking to fill any positions at this time, but please check back again soon.

Internships

School Year Opportunities

Seatuck offers volunteer opportunities for college and high school students throughout the school year. These can be ongoing year- or semester-long arrangements or short-term participation with various projects. For more information please send an email to staff @ seatuck.org.

Summer Employment 

Seatuck Environmental Association Summer Program Lead Instructor (1)-

Seatuck is seeking candidates to fill positions for our Summer Program Educator. Staff will assist in planning 6 – 1 week programming for children 5-12 years old, participate in staff training before the start of the program, and then lead students for each of the six-week programs. 

Desired Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or two years of experience in environmental education, interpretation, recreation, or related field is desirable, or teaching experience with nature-based centers or camps. Previous experience working with youth is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Long Island’s natural history.
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Experience and ability to work well independently and in a team environment.

Required Qualifications

  • Current certification or ability to be certified in Adult and Child CPR/First Aid 
  •  Must be at least 18 years of age.

Seatuck Environmental Association Summer Program Assistant Instructor (2)-

  • Have daily responsibility, with the group’s lead instructor, for the supervision of a small group of campers for one week sessions
  • Set up and clean up daily activities based on pre-existing nature themes in a pre-set program
  • Care for camp equipment, facilities, and grounds 
  • Work with an instructor who plans and implements each day’s lessons and activities for campers 
  • Have the opportunity to learn lesson ideas, science activities, and knowledge of Long Island’s natural world!
  • Summer Program is located at South Shore Nature Center 130 Bayview Ave, East Islip, NY 11730.
  • The first session begins July 5, 2022, and the last session ends August 12, 2022. Hours are 9 am to 3 pm
  • Assistant Instructor hours are 8:30 am to 4 pm 

To Apply:

Please send a letter of interest and resume  to:

pwalsh@seatuck.org

Summer Internship Program

Seatuck is proud to offer a variety of summer internship opportunities for college students. These internships, which focus on different aspects of the organization’s work, are intended to last for 8 to 12 weeks, with interns working a weekly schedule that can vary depending on availability. Seatuck interns are tasked with substantive projects within their area of interest, but are also expected to wear multiple hats in contributing to the various work of the organization throughout the summer. All positions are unpaid, with the exception of the Laskowski Fellowship, which includes a small stipend.

2022 Positions:

• Wildlife Conservation (2) – These positions focus on various wildlife conservation issues that fall within Seatuck’s Campaign for Long Island Wildlife. Interns will work with Seatuck’s conservation policy team and engage in a variety of tasks, including conducting research, drafting memos, attending meetings and assisting with field work. Positions are based at the Scully Estate in Islip, but will involve work across Long Island.

• Laskowski Fellowship (1) – This position, which is offered in conjunction with the Great South Bay Audubon Society, was establish by Robert Laskowski (former Conservation Director for GSBAS). The purpose of the fellowship is to provide an educational summer experience at the South Shore Nature Center for a student interested in pursuing a career in conservation. The Laskowski Fellow is tasked with a variety of work, including caring for the property’s butterfly garden, assisting with animal care, maintaining trails, and lending a hand with summer programs at the nature center. Work will be overseen by Peter Walsh (Education Director). The position is based at the South Shore Nature Center in East Islip.

Please send a letter of interest and resume by April 1 to:

staff@seatuck.org (with “Internship” in the subject line)

Please indicate your availability (both start/finish and how many hours per week) and the internship in which you are most interested.

Selections will be announced by April 15.2