Farmers Market Metrics Project
Are you curious about emerging trends in the Twin Cities food system? Are you passionate about supporting local food growers and producers? Several paid internship positions are available at two different levels of time commitment – 10 hours and 20 hours per week (with additional hours often available throughout the farmers market season).
The Weber Fish Ecology and Management Lab will be conducting a project based out of Decorah in cooperation with the Iowa DNR and members of the Trout Management Program.
Students can expect to learn valuable field and lab-work skills and experience related to the fisheries field. Interested students are encouraged to apply as soon as they are able and the application documents include: transcript, cover letter, and resume with at least 2 references. See the PDF in the side bar of this post for more information.
Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge is currently recruiting for internships for spring, summer, and fall in several programs (Biology, Plant propagation, Vegetation Management, Visitor Services/Environmental Education, and Outreach). If you know students or former students who might be interested, please pass on this information. Due to the federal government shut-down we are a little behind on advertising. Although announcements were made prior to the shutdown there was some misinformation on deadlines. The deadline for all internships is Feb. 9, although if there aren't sufficient applications by then, the deadline MAY be extended. Internship information can be found at https://www.fws.gov/refuge/
The Lacawac Sanctuary seeks an undergraduate intern for Summer 2019. The Sanctuary is a non-profit biological field station and environmental education center located in NE Pennsylvania. Lacawac's Research Internship Program offers undergraduate students a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the fields of environmental research and education.
The FPL program provides paid summer internships to highly accomplished undergraduate and graduate students to work on emerging management issues driven by global drivers of change and related effects in national parks. The internship projects may occur in national parks or program offices and are designed by National Park Service (NPS) staff to meet high-priority needs of parks and programs.
Interested in Mosaics? Applications are open and due by February 3rd! A Mosaics in Science Internship (MIS) is a rich opportunity to work side-by-side with scientists and other professionals. Interns are part of bat research, bird surveys, seed collection projects, geological surveys, archeological explorations, and much more.
Do you ever wonder what life is like on an organic vegetable farm? Do you have a desire to grow and distribute healthy vegetables & fruits? Do you yearn to make an impact on local food justice? Do you want to get serious about lowering your carbon footprint? How about gaining experience in community-based, consensus decision-making? Mustard Seed Community Farm, near Ames IA, would be an excellent place for you, and we have great opportunities for interns this 2019 season.
The Farm to School Summer Evaluation Intern will work directly with REAP Farm to School staff and AmeriCorps members to facilitate and evaluate the USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) operated by Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD).
The Farm to School Summer Engagement Interns will work directly with REAP Farm to School staff and AmeriCorps members to promote and facilitate the USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) operated by Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD).
Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment is seeking a
qualified individual to work with our Environmental Protection Team. This is an exciting
position that will give the candidate great environmental protection experience and learning
opportunities. The position will work primarily on an important records inventory and
groundwater risk assessment project. The position will also provide support and have
opportunities to work in other environmental programs. The work schedule will be 40 hours
per week Monday- Friday, with occasional weekend and evening work.
Internships are designed for students interested in communicating about outdoor recreation and environmental issues.