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Biological Technician - Yuma Field Office

Environment for the Americas Yuma, Arizona
Deadline Mar 01, 2019
Job Type Internship

Environment for the Americas coordinates diversity internship programs for many organizations. Our goals are to provide science-based internships and other career-building experiences for racially and ethnically diverse undergraduate, graduate, and recently graduated students to increase relevance, diversity and inclusion in national parks, national forests, and other public lands and natural areas.

This is a Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) position. If already graduated applicants can not have a graduation date later than Dec. 1st, 2018.

Job Description: The intern would work collaboratively with state and private personnel to identify current and future need of the Yuma Field Office wildlife water catchments. It would include a site specific multiagency NEPA to redevelop one wildlife catchment and assist with water right acquisition. Discuss with the public and other organizations about plan.

This an 11 week internship running from the beginning of June to mid August. This internship has a weekly stipend of $500.

Qualifications:

  • Age 18 to 35
  • Possess US citizenship or permanent residence
  • Be enrolled in a post-secondary educational program or have graduated from college within the past year
  • Have a strong interest, or relevant experience, in areas pertaining to, but not limited to, historic preservation, public history, archaeology, forestry, hydrology, fisheries, or physical sciences.
  • Be social media savvy.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply at https://www.environmentamericas.org/apply/ . Also check out other internship opportunities in a variety of fields and locations around the US.

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