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Coastal Education Internship

Fort Caswell Coastal Retreat & Conference Center
Job Field:
Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
North Carolina
Location Detail:
Oak Island
Job Description:

Fort Caswell’s Environmental Stewardship Program is seeking a recent marine biology, environmental science, or education graduate to serve as our next Coastal Education Intern. The 6-month to 1-year internship involves:

1) providing outdoor environmental education programs for school groups

2) maintaining the saltwater aquaria and exhibits

3) assisting with team-building programs

4) implementing the campus recycling initiative

5) the opportunity to work with the sea turtle monitoring program on Caswell Beach

START DATE: August 20, 2018 (date flexible) 
TARGET DEMOGRAPHIC: Upcoming or recent college graduates (graduation on or before May 2018) interested in pursuing a career in outdoor education; strong background in science and/or education required. 
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week +/-, occasional evening and weekend hours. 

Applicants should have a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently and with a team. Must be energetic, flexible, and have a passion for learning and teaching about the environment. The internship requires working on/near the water in a variety of weather conditions, on the beach, marsh, floating docks, and fishing pier. Preferred: previous environmental education experience, experience working with youth, and CPR/First Aid and Lifeguard Certification. For full position description, click here 


Fort Caswell is a ministry of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, and our mission is to provide experiences that amplify God’s voice in a unique Christian environment. For more information, visit


Room and board (housing, utilities, internet, and most meals). Opportunities to attend professional development workshops.

How to Apply:

 Submit the completed application (click here/.docx file) along with your cover letter and resume to

FOR QUESTIONS: contact Brittany Pace at or call (910) 278-9501