Tim Smith Posted March 9, 2007 Report Share Posted March 9, 2007 Chicago Botanic Garden's Conservation and Land Management Internship Program in collaboration with the Bureau of Land Management National Park Service and US Forest Service Would you like to gain hands-on experience through a paid internship in conservation biology and natural resource management? · 100 five-month paid internships for outstanding college graduates · Working with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), National Park Service (NPS) and US Forest Service (USFS) predominantly in the western states · Intern duties may include: o Plant and animal monitoring and mapping o Endangered species reintroduction o Invasive species management o Geographic data acquisition and analysis o Biological assessments, sensitive species lists and conservation plans o Fire ecology o Land use planning o Archaeology-related activities o Recreation areas management o Rangeland assessments o Seed collection · Interns participate in a one-week training course held in late May in Chicago. Travel and lodging expenses will be covered. Training includes: o BLM/NPS/USFS orientation o Endangered Species Act and associated programs o Plant and animal identification and monitoring o GIS and mapping o Topographical map reading and GPS skills · $750 / pay period (every 2 weeks) · How to apply: o Send a letter of interest, official school transcript(s), resume, and three letters of recommendation to the address below by March 21, 2007. o International applicants must have a visa authorized for employment in the USA. · Pending funding, an optional extension may be offered to selected interns for an additional 5-month internship with the Department of Conservation and Environment (DEC) in Western Australia. Kristen Kordecki email@example.com Chicago Botanic Garden (847) 835-6954 1000 Lake Cook Road www.chicagobotanic.org/research/conservation/blm/index.html Glencoe, IL 60022 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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