Alachua Conservation Trust: Summer Internship
Job description: This position will introduce interns to natural resource management and techniques to restore natural areas. The tasks will range from herbicide application, prescribed fire, pioneer species hardwood removal, trail and boardwalk construction, fire line construction, Longleaf Pine and Wiregrass planting, etc.
Term: May 9–Aug. 1, 2017
About ACT: We are a local community-driven not-for-profit organization that runs on grants and donations to conserve land in Alachua and seven surrounding counties. We have been part of protection over 50,000 acres of land since 1988, and currently manage 4,500 acres for restoration of environmentally and historically accurate ecosystems.
General info: Work sites will be Prairie Creek Preserve, Little Orange Creek, Santa Fe River Preserve, Saarinen Preserve, and Tuscawilla Preserve. Due to the distance between work sites, reliable transportation is recommended. This internship will receive a small stipend upon completion.
Requirements: This position does not require any certifications. Interns will be exposed to strenuous activity and harsh climates. Students should be in good academic standing before applying.
For more info: Contact Mark Larson at 352-246-5932 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply: Send a resume to email@example.com