Spend your summer in Maryland, playing a vital role at Naval Air Station Patuxent River as a Large Mammal Survey Intern. You would perform crucial tasks in support of our mission.
- Conduct evening surveys for deer and coyote, 40%;
- Conduct surveys for state-listed butterfly species, 35%;
- Conduct habitat management for state-listed species, 15%;
- Assist with bat acoustical surveys, 5%;
- Assist with environmental education outreach, 5%.
Training for all projects will be provided in-house. Emergent educational opportunities would be granted as appropriate to the position and as the internship workload allows.
Local candidates are preferred due to lack of housing; however, non-local candidates will be considered if they can find their own housing.
Ideal candidate has the ability to work with minimal supervision in areas with poisonous plants and animals, allergens, temperature extremes, and inclement weather, Minimum of 2 years of college in a related to wildlife management/biology, natural resources or other biological sciences; experience in habitat survey.
A Monday-Friday, 40 hour/week schedule is expected. Some night and evening survey work will be required.
- Weekly living allowance: $350*
- One-time travel allowance: $1100*
- Eligible for a 450-hour AmeriCorps education award worth $1,718.25*
*Subject to local, state, and federal taxes
Position ID: PO-00735102
Expected Dates: May 8, 2023 - August 25, 2023
22541 Johnson Road
Patuxent River, MD 20670-1700
Training Provided: Species-specific survey techniques; GPS usage; airfield driving; opportunity for access to no-cost natural resources training as it becomes available and does not conflict with field schedule.
Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Emergent educational opportunities may be made available dependent on internship workload and project applicability.
Handicap Accessible?: No
Main Area of Focus: Wildlife Mgmt
AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible
Driving Logistics: Recommended
Car recommended for commuting and access to field locations when government vehicles are unavailable.
Housing or Stipend Provided?
D. No housing is available
Housing allowance will be provided in addition to a living allowance. You are asked to secure your own living situation. Allowance is $525/monthly (pre-tax)
US Citizenship: Yes