What does an educational outreach specialist do, and how do you become one?
Do educational outreach specialist get paid for what they do? And if so how do they land jobs in museums and zoos etc.?
There are many different kinds of Education Outreach Specialists. Most Education Outreach Specialists are responsible for coordinating, developing, and implementing a wide variety of education programs and training services. You can find Education Outreach Specialist full and part-time paid jobs in places such as the medical field, zoos, museums, parks, enviornmental awareness centers, and even at NASA.
The requirements to become an Education Outreach Specialist vary depending on what type of EOS job you are applying for. Most all the EOS jobs require a Bachelor's Degree in a related field; often times a Bachelor's Degree in Education is required. In addition to a degree 2-3 years of experience in the associated field is usually required. To land an Education Outreach Specialist job it is also beneficial to be bilingual in English and Spanish.
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