Summer Field Forestry/Biology/Ecology Internships (6)-Pennsylvania

Agency
Penn State University
Location
3 positions in State College, PA and 3 positions in Coudersport, PA
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$11.50/hr. Housing is provided, along with access to a field vehicle.
Start Date
05/14/2018
Last Date to Apply
05/01/2018
Website
http://ecosystems.psu.edu/research/projects/deer
Description
Full time, 40hr/week appointment from Monday, May 14th – Friday, August 10th** **with possible extension through Friday, August 17th Must be able to find, monument, and inventory permanent forest vegetation plots using GPS and other tools in central or northern Pennsylvania. Daily duties include navigation to remote parts of Pennsylvania state forest lands, hiking up to 2 miles with equipment, and collection of quality vegetation monitoring data—the identification, size class, and abundance of more than 100 species of overstory and understory plants—with a field PC. Questions: Contact Danielle Begley-Miller at dfb5098@psu.edu. Application deadline: Applications reviewed as received. To apply: Send a letter, résumé, transcripts, and contact information for three references (via email preferred) to Bobbi Joy Scovern. At least one reference should be able to comment on your plant identification skills. Email applications to: Bobbi Joy Scovern, Administrative Support Assistant Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit 419 Forest Resources Building University Park, PA 16802 Email: bys5@psu.edu Phone: 814-865-4511
Qualifications
At least two years toward a natural resources baccalaureate degree; demonstrated plant identification skills (as evidenced by a course in plant ID, such as dendrology, and/or field experience collecting vegetation data); ability to work independently and reliably without direct supervision in challenging field conditions; and possession of a valid driver’s license.
Contact Person
Danielle Begley-Miller
Contact eMail
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