Natural Resources Intern (Houston Area Candidates Only)-Texas

Agency
The Student Conservation Association
Location
Houston, TX
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$650 - $1,100 travel allowance; a $160 weekly living stipend and $75 weekly commuting stipend; and many members will be eligible for a $1,500 - $5,700 AmeriCorps Education Award
Start Date
08/06/2018
Last Date to Apply
08/06/2018
Website
https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/natural-resources-intern-houston-area-candidates-only/po-00726425
Description
*SCA 2018 Conservation Internships Announced* Interested in taking care of the land? Join the Student Conservation Association (SCA) as a Natural Resources Management intern in 2018! The SCA has already announced 170+ positions for 2018 and anticipate 1000 more -- both in Texas and throughout the rest of the country. Expected Dates: August 6, 2018 to July 6, 2019 Partner Site: Houston Area, Texas Commission of Environmental Quality The Houston Natural Resources Intern will: -Conducts prairie and riparian habitat restoration within parks. -Works in the Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) greenhouse to propagate plants for habitat restoration. -Coordinates community cleanup and conservation service events. -Performs trash cleanup of riparian areas. -Conducts invasive species removal using mechanical and/or chemical methods. -Performs technical data collection, research, analysis, evaluations, inspections, or surveys to determine the impact on natural resources. -Prepares, assembles, and distributes educational materials and conducts educational presentations and training programs at community centers. -Participates in community outreach events to educate citizens about the value of native habitat. -Maintains, calibrates, and operates technical equipment. -Assists in field studies and in making technical evaluations. -Participates in online and hands-on training provided by various organizations. -Performs related work as assigned.
Qualifications
*This position does not provide housing so candidates must be local or have the ability to identify their own housing in the Houston area. Apply Now: Go to the Natural Resource Intern post for position details: https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/natural-resources-intern-houston-area-candidates-only/po-00726425 Interested candidates must be age 18+ and must complete all three sections of the application: Basic, Intern/Corps, and Final. Candidates do not need to pay the application fee! Contact Recruiting Coordinator Paul Sheffield at psheffield@thesca.org if you have any questions or if you'd like a fee waiver. Once your application is complete, you must click "Manage My Positions" in your application portal to connect your application to this specific positions with the code PO-00726425. Join the SCA in 2018 to gain valuable career experience and lifelong memories in our nation's public lands!
Contact Person
Paul Sheffield
Contact Phone
5108321966
Contact eMail
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