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  • Mansel A. Nelson
    ... Sandia Mountain Natural History Center Intern: Site Description The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center (SMNHC) is a year-round environmental education
    Message 1 of 1 , May 31, 2005
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      Sandia Mountain Natural History Center Intern:




      Site Description


      The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center (SMNHC) is a year-round
      environmental education resource located in the Sandia Mountains, near Cedar
      Crest, NM, outside of Albuquerque. Annually, 10,000+ students and teachers
      are served by the educators of the SMNHC. Programs include the full-day
      hands-on Ecology Field Program, teacher workshops, outreach presentations
      around New Mexico and programs for the general public. The SMNHC is run by
      the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (NMMNHS) and is owned
      by Albuquerque Public Schools.




      Location


      Most of the work assignments are based at the SMNHC although some is at the
      NMMNHS in Albuquerque. Transport is often available to the SMNHC from the
      NMMNHS.




      Responsibilities include:


      Lead daily 4-5 hour environmental education programs for 25 5th grade
      students, including hikes lasting two hours.

      Conduct a project in field of study to benefit the SMNHC.

      Other special projects as assigned.




      Requirements


      Working towards Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science, Education,
      Biology, Ecology or other applicable area.

      Desire to work with youth in the outdoors

      Ability to do physical labor and hikes at elevations of 7,000+ feet




      Benefits


      $6 per hour.

      16 hour work week

      Gain great teaching experience, including NMMNHS training and continuing
      education

      Free admission to NMMNHS & programs




      Dates


      Mid August to mid May



      Supervision

      Work directly with the SMNHC manager.

      Please send resume and letter of interest to:

      Paul Mauermann

      NMMNHS

      1801 Mountain Road NW

      Albuquerque, NM 87104



      For more information please call (505) 281-5259, or e-mail at
      smnhc@...

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      Mansel A. Nelson
      Program Coordinator (Environmental Educator) Voice 928 523 1275/1496
      Environmental Education Outreach Program Fax 928 523 1280
      Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals mansel.nelson@...
      PO Box 5768
      Northern Arizona University North Union
      Flagstaff, AZ 86011 Bldg 3, APT A
      http://www.nau.edu/eeop/
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      "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." Native American Proverb
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