Do you like working outside and want to help advance salmonid habitat restoration? The Salmon Monitoring Intern will assist SFEG staff with salmonids monitoring work in the spring of 2019. Help with surveys of juvenile salmon, and with volunteer fish sampling events. Receive training in identifying fish, sampling by seining, and ESA-permit reporting.
This is a volunteer position open to students currently enrolled in a fisheries or environmental studies program that requires an internship or practicum for graduation.
Familiarity with identification and handling of juvenile salmonids is preferred. Successful candidate should be enrolled in a program of study focusing on biology, aquatic ecology or a related field. Must have the ability to work with SFEG staff and volunteers and provide own vehicle for transportation (mileage to and from work sites reimbursed at state rate). This position requires work outside in all types of weather, and applicant must be capable of walking on uneven ground.
Work will occur between February 1st, 2019 and May 31st, 2019. The intern will be expected to work at least one full day (8 hrs) Monday through Thursday each week. At least three seining events will occur on Saturdays and will require approximately 6-8 hours on one Saturday per month in February, March, April. Approximately 150 hours will be logged in this volunteer internship position.
Please contact Jason Lewis, SFEG’s Habitat Restoration Coordinator by email or call 360-770-3177. Send resume and cover letter to Jason regarding this position at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 1, 2019.
“To learn more about earning academic credit for this internship, please schedule an appointment with Rhonda Leeson, Interim Cooperative Education Coordinator, by calling 360.383.3080.”