This summer, build your career while contributing to protecting the future of nature for the generation to come as a part of this wonderful Nature Conservancy’s Conservation Internship program based in Idaho.
Nature Conservancy Conservation Internship aims to provide an opportunity to a talented high school graduate or college student who is from the Wood River Valley or the surrounding area, to work in the field of conservation.
The selected intern will work under the supervision of experienced conservancy staff and assist with biological and ecological data collection, research, preserve maintenance, public outreach, weed control including herbicide application, and other conservation-related activities.
Nature Conservancy is an American Charitable organization founded in 1951 in Arlington County, Virginia by Richard Pough. It is dedicated to protecting the land and water on which life depends. So far, this organization has protected over 119,000,000 acres of land and thousands of miles of rivers worldwide.
The chief work station will be based in Idaho.
This is 12 weeks long role during which the intern must be able to work 35 hours per week.
This internship will provide a competitive salary rate, mentorship, training, workshops, and meaningful projects based on conservation. As a participant, you will also have the chance to make good connections which you can use as a reference when you go for a job.
To become an ideal candidate for this position, you must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- High school diploma and an interest in a natural science-related field or conservation
- Experience identifying plant and animal species
- Experience prioritizing, organizing, and execute workday
- Experience following instructions from supervisors and colleagues
- Experience and desire to perform physical work
- Valid Driver’s License
How to Apply:
For this post, online applications will only be accepted.
Applications will close on February 21, 2020.