Position Type: Internship
Open until: 9/1/2017
Wage: $13.68 – 15.84 per hr DOE
Location: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (Kanab)
THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT BLM Kanab Field Office
The GSENM Soil, Water, Air (SWA) program is seeking an intern to maintain climate stations, conduct soil sampling and particle size analysis, and assist with water quality monitoring. Interns will be mentored by the GSENM Soil Scientist. This position may require limited overnight camping.
Living Conditions: Must provide own living quarters. Kanab is a rural community with limited services available
This opportunity is suitable for youth working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in soil science, hydrology, or related disciplines. Helpful experience includes work: in a chemistry laboratory; with climate stations; using multi-parameter water quality meters; collecting and processing water samples; programming computers; or with data loggers. This opportunity will require time outdoors and field work that is often under somewhat rigorous physical conditions. Participant should also demonstrate through actual work experience the ability to work well independently. Must have valid driver’s license. Background check required upon selection. Weekly Work Schedule: 40 hours per week, Mid May – End of August
Work Environment: Intern will be exposed to a variety of weather conditions (temperatures 45 – 105+ degrees).
Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and cover letter describing how this internship will benefit both the BLM and applicant. Applications must be received by September 1, 2017
ALL IIC INTERNSHIPS MUST BE TIED TO AN ACADEMIC CREDIT such as: Departmental internships, EDGE, Practicums, UNIV-2890, Etc.