The Chesapeake Watershed Semester, operated by the Gunston School, is accepting applications for teachers and interns for the 2018-2019 school year. Open positions listed below:

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Environmental Humanities Teacher


We seek a dynamic, energetic, and student-centered lead teacher to help launch the new Chesapeake Watershed Semester.  The primary responsibilities of the position include teaching two courses, American Government Seminar and Literature of the Land and Water during the fall “experiential” semester, and environmental humanities electives for The Gunston School during the spring semester.  We seek candidates who can utilize an array of experiential and student-centered instructional strategies that promote both rigorous intellectual thinking and meaningful engagement.  As one of two lead teachers for the fall program, we seek individuals with strong organizational management skills, willingness to tackle projects large and small, creativity, flexibility, and a passion for both the environment and the humanities.

View the complete posting here. 

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Internship

The Chesapeake Watershed Semester is one of many potential Host sites for the 2018-19 Chesapeake Conservation Corps service year. The Corps Program provides hands-on environmental, leadership, and professional training opportunities for young adults through on-the-ground work with their host sites managing projects and programs, attending trainings and conferences, and other opportunities like grant writing. This initiative is supported by the Trust, BGE an Exelon Company, the National Park Service and the state of Maryland places young adults 18-25 with nonprofit or government agencies to work fulltime in the environmental field for a one-year term of service in the Chesapeake Bay region ($18,000 annual stipend).

Complete details of the position are available here.

To Apply: 

All interested applicants must first apply through the Chesapeake Bay Trust.  Applications must be submitted through the Trust’s online system by April 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm.  For any questions about becoming a volunteer or about the Chesapeake Conservation Corps, contact Senior Program Officer Tara Drennan, tdrennan@cbtrust.org or 410-974-2941, ext. 102.