Plant Community Ecology Internship – East Bethel, – Minnesota

Agency
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve
Location
East Bethel, Minnesota
Job Category
Internships
Salary
Positions start at $12 an hour
Last Date to Apply
03/22/2021
Website
https://www.cedarcreek.umn.edu/
Description
The Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve of the University of Minnesota has several opportunities for students to work as plant community ecology interns and a few opportunities for research field supervisors. Most positions run from June through August, but some interns are needed as early as March and some are needed through October. Your educational institution may be able to approve this internship, with an appropriate independent project, for any field biology requirement of your major. As a research intern, you will contribute to ongoing field experiments, may have the opportunity to initiate individual research, attend scientific seminars, and interact with professors, post-docs, and graduate students (dependent on COVID-19 restrictions). If you are an undergraduate or a newly graduated student with a background or interest in biology, ecology, environmental science, botany, environmental education, or related field we encourage you to apply. Typical workdays are eight hours Monday through Friday, however, some projects require weekend, early morning, and evening work. Most of the work you do will be out in the field, though a few jobs have indoor laboratory or computer components. To apply, email the materials listed below together in one email to ccintern@umn.edu. - A resume (maximum of two pages) - A cover letter stating why this internship will benefit you - A transcript (unofficial is acceptable) Have two references email in recommendation letters to ccintern@umn.edu. Please have them write your last name in the subject title for the email.
Qualifications
Ability to work outdoors Effective analytical and communication skills Strong organizational and time management skills Must be able to work through August 13th A driver’s license is preferred but not required
Contact Person
Kally Worm
Contact Phone
6123012616
Contact eMail
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