INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

We are looking for conservation interns that want to gain work experience and develop life long skills! Successful interns will have the desire to gain experience with native vegetation establishment, water quality monitoring, GIS, community outreach, and education programs.

 

Interns will collaborate with staff to plan and implement restoration projects, perform maintenance and monitoring of projects, recruit and supervise volunteers, provide over-all project support, and to raise community awareness on the importance of conservation.

 

Call or email today to find out about current internship availability:

Alison Crowley

AmeriCorps Outreach and Restoration Technician

AmeriCorps1@PalouseCD.org

(509) 332-4101 x 118

LEARN

Gain hands-on experience in natural resources conservation

INSPIRE

Enhance local participation in natural resource conservation

ACT

Raise community awareness of local conservation issues

Qualifications:

 Minimum qualifications we desire for interns include: 

 

  • Positive attitude and good initiative

  • Ability to work well in a team and independently with limited supervision

  •  Ability to lift forty lbs.

  • Ability to work long hours outdoors in varying weather conditions

  • Ability to talk in front of groups including children, high school students, college students, landowners, and general public 

  • Ability to use hand and power tools (i.e. shovel, mower, brush-cutter, saw, drill, etc.)

  • Available to work occasional weekends and shifts longer than eight hours.  

Internships are offered year round and include the following options:

60 hours (approx.5 hrs/wk for 12 weeks)

120 hours (approx.10 hrs/wk for 12 weeks)

240 hours (approx.20 hrs/wk for 12 weeks) 

 

Interns are eligible to earn academic credit through a school advisor. 

The Palouse Conservation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All programs and services of the Palouse Conservation District are offered on a nondiscriminatory basis, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status or disability.

1615 NE Eastgate Blvd. Suite H

Pullman, WA 99163

Phone: 509-332-4101

PalouseCD@PalouseCD.org

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