Interns will assist the Environmental Science Team in a variety of research projects such as wetland assessments, habitat monitoring, mangrove research, or sea turtle research. Responsible for additional duties, as assigned, such as data entry, sample processing and equipment maintenance.
•Learn and work with commonly used practices for laboratory procedures and field research.
•Preparing gear for the field, recording and organization of data/datasheets and accurate data entry.
•Occasionally working with live animals.
•Assist with Presentations.
•Assist with other Science Department projects as needed.
•Weekends/ holiday hours may apply to intern’s schedule.
•Applicants must complete the application process, including submitting the Conservancy intern application, cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and college transcripts. https://www.conservancy.org/about/work-here/internships
•Interest in field biology and willingness to work under adverse south Florida field conditions which include: intense heat, humidity, unpredictable weather and biting insects.
•Willingness to work outside of the usual 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM business hours when necessary. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Access or Excel preferred.
•Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
•Working knowledge of the care and operation of outboards, ATV’s and ORV’s, or a willingness to learn is an asset.
•Strong commitment to the conservation of the natural environment.