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Housed in the Department of Student Life, The University of Vermont's Leadership & Civic Engagement Programs (LCE) mission is to foster a culture of student involvement, leadership, and learning through hands-on civic engagement.

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ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center - Volunteer & Intern candidates for Spring 2015.


"Your mission is to educate and delight visitors about the Ecology, Culture, History and Opportunity for stewardship in the Lake Champlain Basin. Volunteer opportunities are available for all interests and abilities in either our Education or Animal Care Departments or in the Lake Champlain Basin Program Resource Room.”

For volunteer opportunities click here:


Interns play an important role at ECHO. They bring experience, leadership skills, and enthusiasm to support our mission to educate and delight our visitors about the Ecology, Culture, History and Opportunities for Stewardship in the Lake Champlain Basin.

While at ECHO, Interns gain hands-on experience to build relevant job skills, craft a competitive resume, and further their individual and/or career goals. Interns receive training in their area of focus, work closely with a staff mentor and work both independently and collaboratively on projects in support of ECHO’s mission.”

For a list of internship opportunities click here:

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