Hawaii Environmental Education Center

by Institute for Global Studies

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Located in a lush tropical rainforest overlooking Honolulu is a very unique and well-respected Nature Center whose goal is to connect Hawaii's children and adolescents to island nature in a hands on and tactile way. With a staff of professional educators, the Center features a wide range of activities that aids there goal to inspire appreciation through experience.

The Center hosts local classrooms as well as private parties visiting the area. The project pairs interns with Center staff members to serve as both Teacher's Assistants as well as Lead Naturalists depending on the age of the groups that visit. This is a great opportunity to learn from leading educators the best ways to inspire and help visitors embrace the natural origin of the Aloha Spirit.

You have the opportunity to work both with educators in the office and in the field. The lush rainforest setting provides an inspiring backdrop to show up to work each day.


1) Prepare exhibits

2) Lead trail walks

3) Interpret Native Hawaiian plants and animals

4) Transport students

5) Conduct stream species identification

6) Conduct nature craft workshops

7) Present on Native Hawaiians and the land

8) Lead field trips

Program Highlights

* Work one on one with Dr. David Adams, a cultural anthropologist and respected author

* Academic credit available

* Letter of Recommendation on completion

* Career and academic advising available

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Program Details

  • Age Requirement Varies
  • Contact Provider for Cost Details
  • Unpaid positions. We charge a fee to set up the internship and provide housing
  • United States: Hawaii

    Hawaii (USA): Honolulu

  • Fields



    Animal Sciences





    Environmental Management

    Environmental Studies




    National Park

    Sustainable Development


    Zoology & Wildlife Sciences



  • Year(s) Offered

    Year Round

  • Age Requirement Varies

  • Worldwide

  • Contact Provider for Cost Details

  • Housing, Internship setup, Airport pickup, Pre-trip reader, Office support

  • Unpaid positions. We charge a fee to set up the internship and provide housing

  • Experience Required


  • Phone/Video Interview


    Written Application

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