Biology Internship (PO-00734030)

This SCA internship will learn, participate, and assist with the implementation of Hurricane Sandy Resiliency projects at Chesapeake Marshlands National Wildlife Refuge Complex.  Duties include but not limited to: vegetation and wildlife monitoring, data entry, report preparation, light maintenance, educating the public, and invasive species inventory and eradication (including the use of herbicides). The intern will be working long hours and some weekends as necessary.  Field work is in marsh and forest communities, typically in hot, humid, conditions with numerous biting insects.  Boat work is required.  Interns must be in good physical condition, possess valid driver’s license, and have good communication and organizational skills, ability to work well with others, live in close quarters, and be an enthusiastic field worker.  


  • Weekly living allowance: $300 / week
  • Housing provided on site
  • One-time travel allowance: $1,100 (personal vehicle required)
  • Eligible for an AmeriCorps education award valued at $1,538

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Position ID: PO-00734030

Expected Dates: May 22, 2023 - August 12, 2023

2145 Key Wallace Drive
Cambridge, MD 21613

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Main Area of Focus: Wildlife Mgmt

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Required

Housing or Stipend Provided?
A. Partner will provide suitable housing for the member

and the living quarters is located in a bunkhouse on the refuge

Indoor/Outdoor: Combination

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association