Student Conservation Association Botany Intern Program

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Student Conservation Association Botany Intern Program

Title: Botany Intern

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: February 12, 2018, to June 3, 2018

Brief Description:

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is seeking applications for Botany Intern. Your responsibilities will include: Helping in the Park nursery, propagating and transplanting native plants for restoration, controlling alien plant invasions using mechanical and chemical means and hiking and camping in remote backcountry locations Monday through Friday.  Other duties may include monitoring native species. This position requires that applicants be physically fit and able to work in sometimes challenging outdoor conditions. It is an opportunity to learn the native flora of Hawaii and to learn what conservation activities are taking place there.

Hosted By:

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is a non-profit group in the United States whose mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land through service opportunities, outdoor skills, and leadership training.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Biology: some coursework or experience
  • Earth Sciences: some coursework or experience
  • Ecology & Restoration: some coursework or experience
  • Resource Management: some coursework or experience
  • Backpacking: some experience
  • Field Research: some experience
  • GPS: some experience
  • Working with Animals: some experience
  • Plant Identification: competent without supervision

How to Apply:

Applicants must be applying for an internship by the given link:

http://thesca.force.com/members/newregistration?pid=a0sf300000r2mveAAA

Financial Assistantship:

The internship program provides Housing or Stipend.

More Information:

https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/botany-intern/po-00724344