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Ecological Restoration Summer Internship

Company: River Partners
Location: Turlock
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionRiver Partners' helps local communities reconnect and revitalize floodplains and river landscapes across the state of California. We are a private, non-profit organization with offices in Chico, Sacramento, Turlock, and San Diego. As a project-focused company, we believe in the power of demonstrating environmental improvement through large-scale river restoration and empowering others through partnership and collaboration.Job DescriptionTitle: Ecological Restoration Summer Internship Dates: 6/2020 through 8/2020 Duration: 8 weeks Location: Turlock, CA Salary/Rate: Full time $13/hr Position Description: River Partners' Turlock office is looking for qualified students to help us at our habitat restoration projects on the San Joaquin River. Summer interns spend time hiking outdoors collecting and analyzing plant and wildlife data which helps us design better habitat restoration projects in the future. This position entails long strenuous days monitoring vegetation in the heat, data entry and management, and a self-directed research project pertaining to riparian restoration. To qualify, you must be a student working towards a degree in biology, natural resources or related field. This is a paid opportunity for eight weeks over the summer of 2020. Successful employment through this position provides a great opportunity to learn about large scale horticultural restoration, vegetation monitoring techniques, riparian ecology, GIS software and riparian plant and animal identification. 40 work weeks will be expected and early morning workdays starting at 6 am are not uncommon for this position. We will be accepting applications until April 30, 2020. Start dates for the position are flexible. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references in a single word document saved with applicant's last name to: Jobs AT riverpartners.org If you are interested in applying or want to learn more, please visit our website: http://riverpartners.orgQualificationsQualifications: Intern must be a student pursuant of a degree in biology, natural resources or related fields. Must be eligible to work in the United States with a valid driver's license. Successful applicants must possess the ability to ambulate over rough terrain often in summer temperatures exceeding 90 degrees (F). Successful applicants must also have the ability to take direction, work independently, possess a strong work ethic, and maintain a willingness to learn and a desire to gain experience. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must. Preference will be given to applicants who have knowledge of native and invasive riparian plants and wildlife, experience with handheld GPS units and GIS software, and experience with data entry (using excel, ArcPad, ArcGIS) and management. Previous field experience is desirable, but not required.Additional InformationTo apply email your resume, cover letter and 3 references to: Jobs AT riverpartners.org Or send an application via mail to: River Partners Attn: Internship 2020 580 Vallombrosa Ave Chico CA 95926Videos To Watchhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ggbs0f4WM7o=2s

Keywords: River Partners, Turlock , Ecological Restoration Summer Internship, Other , Turlock, California

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