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Internship Opportunities

Summer Intern Positions at the Refuge

Work with refuge staff on resource management operations.  Duties include  Conducting Wildlife Surveys; Invasive Plant Propagation and Mapping, Nestbox Monitoring, Fish Sampling, and assisting visitors in our contact station. 

Must be able to work individually and under varied climatic conditions. 
Must possess valid drivers' license. Intern at work Weekend and Holiday work mandatory.

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 5,000 acres of predominately salt marsh in southern, coastal Maine.  Refuge lands are rich in diverse habitats and wildlife.  Public uses include hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, photography, environmental education, and interpretation.

12-week internship begins on or about third week in May through second week in August - 40 hours per week.

College credit available.  Arrange details with your university/college and state your intention in application.    

Salary/Housing - A stipend may be provided.  Communal, government housing available or intern may provide own housing within commuting distance of Wells, Maine.

To apply, contact Internship Coordinator at: 207.646-9226

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