The Everglades Foundation is accepting applications from juniors, seniors, and recent graduates for the John Marshall Everglades Internship. During this 8-week (May 17th – July 13th, 2018) undergraduate internship program, qualified students will learn about the Everglades ecosystem, history, water management issues, policies, and educational outreach related to Everglades restoration. Interns will go on site visits to: major restoration sites, water management structures, effected natural areas, and local Everglades education centers. They will grow their professional networks while meeting with scientists, stakeholders, policy makers, and educators who are participating in the most comprehensive restoration project in the world. Interns select from one of four categories for their capstone projects: policy & advocacy, science & engineering, education, and marketing communications & public relations.
Interns will receive a small stipend and housing.
The Everglades Foundation is dedicated to protecting and restoring America’s Everglades. This unique ecosystem provides economic, recreational and life-sustaining benefits to the millions of people in Florida who depend on its future health. Through the advancement of scientifically sound and achievable solutions, the Foundation seeks to reverse the damage inflicted on the ecosystem and provide policymakers and the public with an honest and credible resource to help guide decision-making on complex restoration issues.
Please pass this announcement along to any interested undergraduate students. The internship would be of interest to students studying: environmental policy, advocacy, environmental studies, biology/ecology, marketing communications, public relations, science communications, environmental engineering, hydrology, ecological economics, environmental education, ecosystem conservation, etc.
We are accepting applications through February 1st, 2018.
For more information about the program and how to apply, please see our website: http://www.evergladesfoundation.org/opportunities/internships/