SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.
● A four-year college of the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY)
● Total enrollment – fall 2011: 1,823 with 1,232 members of the Regiment of Cadets
● The oldest and largest maritime college in the country
● Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture programs are ABET accredited
● Home of the Empire State VI, a 17,000 ton, 565-foot training ship
● Cadets travel to foreign countries during three Summer Sea Terms
Advance your education while being an integral part of expanding a summer camp that ignites middle school student’s interest in science and aquatic activities such as sailing, power boating, and kayaking. SUNY Maritime College, located in Throgs Neck (Bronx) New York, is looking for fun-loving, motivated interns that will develop, test, implement and evaluate a hands-on marine environmental science curriculum and lesson plans for its two-week Maritime Adventure Camp. Position is from late-May – July 30.
- Develop marine science curriculum and lesson plans connected to New York City/State Board of Education Standards for 5th - 9th grade students participating in two-week long Maritime Adventure Camps
- Develop curriculum and lesson plans mid-May through mid- June.
- Teach marine science lessons for students in Maritime Adventure Camp late-June – July
- Ensure a safe, fun learning environment for 5th – 9th grade students during science activities, at lunch or during other camp activities (i.e. swimming).
- Evaluate and adjust curriculum and lesson plans as needed
- Acquire, prepare, maintain and properly clean and stow in good working order all equipment used in program
- Pursuing degree in marine environmental science/marine biology/environmental education or a related field; or equivalent training and knowledge, preferably with teaching experience.
- Passion for sharing your love of the marine environment and aquatic activities with children.
- Fun-loving, sense of adventure.
- Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team player.
- Experience working in camp setting or with children.
- Current CPR and First Aid Certification
- Waterfront Lifeguard Certification
- Water Safety Instructor Certification
- US SAILING Level 1 or Basic Keelboat Certification
- US POWERBOATING Safe Powerboat Handling Certification
- PADI or NAUI SCUBA Certification
- Experience fishing
Compensation and Benefits:
- $2,000 stipend for summer
- Dorm room housing available
- May qualify for SUNY Maritime College Environmental Science Internship (ES 505 – 3 credits) upon approval of Science Department
- Flexible hours mid-May-until camps start in last week of June.
- No weekends or evening hours
- Access to sailboats and kayaks for personal use
Those interested please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to www.sunymaritime.edu/hr  and click "APPLY NOW". Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.