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Internship Opportunity

Internship Supporting Coastal Ecology in Southern Maine

Posted on: 02/07/2019

Summary / Description

The Wells Reserve offers excellent opportunities for students to learn and grow professionally and academically through a number internships that involve hands-on field and laboratory coastal science studies. Interns will be involved with a number of research and monitoring initiatives at the Reserve including working with the Invasive Green Crab, assisting staff with the Larval Fish Monitoring Program, Some basic lab work like filtering water samples, processing lobster tails for egg counts, etc. For a full list of research projects please see our website.

Skills Required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum one year completed towards an undergraduate degree in biology, marine biology, environmental science, geology, geographic information science, or a related field.
  • Enjoy working outdoors.

Desired Skills & Abilities:

  • 2 or more years completed towards an undergraduate degree in biology, marine biology, environmental science, geology, geographic information science, or a related field
  • Knowledge of northeastern coastal systems, especially salt marshes
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Upbeat, positive attitude and flexibility
  • Strong work ethic
  • Detail-oriented
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

Location

Wells, Maine

Other Information

Intern Supervisor:
Jeremy Miller
Number of Slots Available:
1
Is free housing available:
Yes
Can international students be placed:
Yes
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National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
1305 East West Highway, Rm 8110
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: (240) 533-0300 / Fax: (301) 713-4353
Email: nccos.webcontent@noaa.gov

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