San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Job Opportunity - Ecological Restoration Summer Internship

March 15, 2021 0:00am to April 16, 2021 0:00am

River Partners’ is looking for qualified students to help us with our habitat restoration projects on California’s rivers. Summer interns spend time hiking outdoors collecting and analyzing plant and wildlife data which helps us design better habitat restoration projects in the future.

This position entails long strenuous days monitoring vegetation in the summer heat, data entry and management, and a self-directed research project pertaining to riparian restoration. To qualify, you must be a student working towards a degree in biology, natural resources or related field.

This is a paid opportunity for eight weeks over the summer of 2021. Successful employment through this position provides a great opportunity to learn about large scale horticultural restoration, vegetation monitoring techniques, riparian ecology, GIS software and riparian plant and animal identification. Forty hour work weeks will be expected and early morning work days starting at 6 am are not uncommon for this position. Housing is not provided.

Dates: 6/2021 through 8/2021

Duration: 8 weeks, possibility of extension

Location: Chico, Sacramento, Turlock, San Diego CA

Salary/Rate: Full time $14/hr

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