12 week Expense-Paid Internships – Summer 2014Learn More
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has partnered with the US Fish and Wildlife Service to provide over 30 internships for students from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds.
PO-00473625 Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge, Savanna District, IL FWS CDIP Biological Intern
Conducting surveys of wildlife and habitats, avian nesting and production surveys, and fish surveys;assisting with scientific research, data collection and entry into a database; conducting radio telemetry studies of wildlife; monitoring and assisting with control of invasive and pest plants; habitat management; environmental education/interpretation; facilities maintenance; outreach/coordination of the biological program with partners; and other duties as
required. A driver's license is required, along with a personal vehicle to get to and from the field station.
Car required? Recommended AmeriCorps eligible? No
PO-00486825 Upper Mississippi
River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge, Winona District, MN FWS CDIP Park Ranger
Student will serve as a Park Ranger for the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge in Winona, MN. This person will assist the full- time Refuge Ranger with environmental education/ interpretation programs for youth and other members of the public. Assist with outreach events within the community including staffing informational booths. Assist with refuge tours conducted by canoe or kayak. Assist with designing of outreach items like brochures and other handouts. May assist other Refuge programs as needed to
include biological surveys and light maintenance duties such as garbage pickup. May require weekend work and a valid drivers license is required.
Car required? Bicycle would be adequate AmeriCorps eligible? No