Position Type: Internship
Open until: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Wage: $12.75 per hour plus per diem DOE
Location: Grand Canyon – Parashant National Monument, AZ (office: Saint George, UT)
THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT GRAND CANYON – PARASHANT NATIONAL MONUMENT
Parashant National Monument is looking for individuals to conduct invasive plant monitoring surveys in the remote backcountry. As a member of a team, interns will record and identify a suite of predetermined invasive plants (guide provided) at intervals along roads throughout the Monument. Fieldwork will be overnight in remote locations (tent or cabin), however outdoor activities are not expected to be extremely strenuous. The intern will be responsible for entering their field data in an office setting. The intern will most likely be helping with a variety of additional projects including youth camps, special events and festivals. Basic knowledge of major plants of the Colorado Plateau and Mojave Desert, any previous biological inventory work and familiarity with GPS devices a plus.
Inventory, vehicle and camping gear will be provided.
Housing is not provided.
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 Thursday, March 1, 2018.