External Relations Intern
Apply now for: Summer 2020
12-16 Weeks. At least Two Days per Week.
The New England Aquarium’s External Relations office is seeking an intern to provide administrative assistance needed to help strengthen relationships with outside organizations and groups with the goal of advancing the mission and priorities of our organization.
The External Relations department is comprised of three entities: corporate relations, public policy and strategic partnerships. The External Relations intern will work with department staff to establish, maintain and grow relationships with important outside organizations in an effort to build coalitions, advance our policy priorities and steward corporate supporters of the Aquarium.
Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Experience in public policy, government, corporate donor relations and/or environmental conservation a plus
- Ability to work independently
The New England Aquarium’s mission is to protect the blue planet through hands-on programs, live animal and interactive exhibits, public lectures and forums, and research and conservation projects.
This mission is fulfilled through exhibits and education, conservation, and research programs. Exhibits showcase the diversity, importance, and beauty of aquatic life and habitats and highlight critical aquatic conservation issues. Programs emphasize species, habitats and issues critical to New England. The Aquarium is also a pioneer in marine animal rescue and a leading ocean conservation organization with research scientists working around the globe.
The New England Aquarium serves as a responsive community resource that attracts and involves the broadest possible audience, seeks a culturally diverse staff and governing board that reflect our community, adheres to the highest standards of animal stewardship, and is committed to delivering the highest quality visitor experience in a welcoming and enjoyable manner that evokes wonder, curiosity, understanding, care, and action.
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