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Education Intern

NC Aquarium @ Pine Knoll Shores
Pine Knoll Shores
Bachelor Degree

The job vacancy named Education Intern was made available on February 12, 2024, and it will be removed on March 11, 2024. This job vacancy mandates that you have successfully completed Bachelor Degree. Although the job is based in Pine Knoll Shores, the company may accept applications from candidates living elsewhere who possess the necessary skills. The employer's non-disclosure of salary means that you can negotiate based on the company's performance-based promotion opportunities. The physical work premises for this job is Pine Knoll Shores , NC , Pine Knoll Shores , NC.

NC Aquarium @ Pine Knoll Shores

The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) takes care of the things that people love about North Carolina, literally from A to Z. The Arts to the Zoo, and so much else – parks, aquariums, historic sites, archaeology, African American Heritage Commission, science and history museums, the state Symphony, Library and Archives, historic preservation, land and water stewardship, and more. These places, and the ideas they represent, create a shared identity in North Carolin

Education Intern

JOB TITLE:     General Utility Worker                         Job: Education Intern

VACANCY #:  60093246, 60093248

DIVISION:      NC Aquarium Pine Knoll Shores           SALARY GRD/RANGE:    NC01

RECRUITMENT RANGE:  $15.00                               APPT TYPE:     Temporary

CLOSING DATE: March 1, 2024                                  LOCATION:    Carteret County, NC

This is an hourly 15-week position; hours may vary per week. It is classified as temporary/part-time and does not include state benefits.

Education interns are responsible for presenting a variety of daily education programs for Aquarium visitors. This position will present programs about North Carolina’s animals and their environment, assist with maintenance and implementation of our Discovery Classroom, help with summer events, and educate at the touch pool habitat to enhance engagement with Aquarium visitors. Education interns will be responsible for answering visitor inquiries and using electronic communication systems. Education interns will have the opportunity to create their own unique education program and Discovery Classroom theme during their internship. Throughout their internship, interns will learn handling and basic care of a variety of animal ambassadors. This position will be on a set schedule that will require work on weekends, holidays, and possibly some evenings.

Experience Required

Education and/or experience in the performance of a variety of manual tasks that is directly related to the job and consistent with accepted practices of the trade equivalent to one year of experience. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Recent graduate or currently pursuing a 4-year degree in education, marine biology, biology, parks and recreation, environmental studies, or related field. Prior animal handling and public speaking experience preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Interest in presenting public programs. Ability to work as a supportive team player. Strong interest in working with live animals, especially reptiles. Knowledge of NC coastal species and resources.


$ 15.00 per hour

How to Apply

All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on the closing date.

All relevant experience must be included on the application to receive proper credit. A resume and cover letter should be submitted along with the completed state application PD-107. 

The Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (DNCR) uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified applicants. Degrees must be received from an appropriately accredited institution. The State of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).

A North Carolina State Application Form PD-107 is required, and may be downloaded from the NC Office of State Personnel website at A cover letter and resume may also be submitted but will NOT be accepted in lieu of the NC State Application PD-107 form.  All relevant experience must be included on the PD-107 State application form to receive proper credit. Applications which do not include the applicant’s signature are considered incomplete and will not be accepted. 

Mail a cover letter, current resume, and state application form PD-107 to Michelle Van Hove at:

Michelle Van Hove
NC Aquarium Pine Knoll Shores

1 Roosevelt Blvd

Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512

Phone Number:

(252) 247-4003 ext. 287

NC Aquarium @ Pine Knoll Shores
1 Roosevelt Blvd.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
Phone: 252-247-4003
Fax: 252-247-0663


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