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1 Aquarium wayNewport, KY 41071
We go into the community!


WAVE Foundation Education Intern serves as an instructor for WAVE education programs, which aim to excite, engage and educate students about the wonders of aquatic life and the importance of conservation. Education Interns are instrumental in the planning and developing of curriculum for WAVE Education programs. Under the supervision of the Education Curator, Education Interns will develop curriculum for upcoming education programs, make sure those programs are in alignment with State content, and serve as an ambassador for WAVE in the community through outreach, special campaigns, awareness days, and other duties as assigned. WAVE Foundation Education Intern is a volunteer position with WAVE Foundation. There is no monetary compensation for this position.

There are three sessions for this internship. You must complete the application found here: https://wavefoundation.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/internships/

  • Spring intern applications must be received by November 15th.
  • Summer intern applications must be received by January 22nd.
  • Fall intern applications must be received by May 1st.


  • Animal Care / Handling
  • General Education
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 20-25 hours per week. 150 hours minimum

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