Texas Community Watershed Partners (a part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M University) is seeking applications for two paid Wetland Program Student Intern positions for the fall semester (October through December). The work includes freshwater wetland restoration projects at Sheldon Lake State Park, and stormwater wetland projects in various locations in the Houston-Galveston region.
Responsibilities include working with the Wetland Restoration Team of Texas Master Naturalist volunteers to collect, propagate, and plant wetland species during weekly workdays; maintaining wetland areas by controlling invasive species; and conducting wetland restoration monitoring. Duties will also include driving a van, lifting up to 40 lbs, and exposure to extremes of weather in winter and summer. Cross-training on related projects, such as website updates and data reporting, will occur within TCWP’s Green Infrastructure for Texas program.
The Wetland Program Intern applicant must be a self-starter with a positive attitude and able to work collaboratively with volunteers and staff. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university with a degree plan in Ecology, Biology, Natural Resource Science, or comparable field of study. Experience working in wetland education or restoration is desirable. Public speaking is required as well as good writing and editing skills. A clean driving record is required.
For more information contact Marissa Llosa at: [email protected]. Send letter of interest and resume by e-mail only.