Position Type: Internship
Open until: Friday, March 2, 2018
Wage: $12.74-$16.00 per hour depending on experience
Location: Dixie National Forest Supervisor’s Office, Cedar City, UT
THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT: USDA Forest Service, Dixie National Forest Supervisor’s Office, Cedar City, UT
Assistance in carrying out a vegetation monitoring program for the Dixie National Forest. Performance of various vegetation monitoring techniques including nested frequency, line intercept, green line, cross section, woody species regeneration and others. Botanical surveys for rare plants. Data input into Forest Service databases. No housing available.
Have a valid driver’s license. Have some knowledge of Utah upland and riparian flora and plant identification techniques. Field work required. Incumbent must have the ability to hike over steep terrain and work outdoors in adverse weather conditions. Candidate must be willing to also perform data input/analysis duties in an office setting. Knowledge of MS Access and Excel would be useful. Camping out and overnight travel required. Some personal camping gear will be needed.
ALL IIC INTERNSHIPS ARE REQUIRED TO BE TIED TO THE EARNING OF AN ACADEMIC CREDIT. Credits can be EDGE projects, departmental internships, cooperative education, practicums, assignments, research, etc.
Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications must be received by Friday, March 2, 2018.