Native Trout Conservation Intern (PO-00734307)

You will participate as a team member for the Native Fish Conservation Program at Yellowstone National Park, assisting with cutthroat trout preservation and restoration, removing nonnative fish, monitoring lakes and streams for fish, macroinvertebrates, and/or water quality. You'll also conduct applied research aimed at conservation of cutthroat trout, and assist with lab processing of samples, data entry and verification.

Required Skills:
Valid driver`s license; ability and willingness to undergo a required criminal history background check; ability to carry gear in rugged terrain; ability to swim; basic fisheries and aquatic ecology field techniques; basic computer skills.

Desired Skills:
Ability to drive 4WD vehicles; knowledge of native trout conservation issues and challenges; fish electrofishing and netting techniques; computer data entry techniques.

Compensation Package:

  • $1,100 to/from travel allowance
  • $225/week living allowance
  • All-weather Uniform Package
  • AmeriCorps Award (valued at $1,718)
  • Dormitory style housing will be provided

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Position ID: PO-00734307

Expected Dates: May 15, 2023 - August 6, 2023

22 Stable Street
Mammoth Supply Center
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190

Training Provided: First Aid/CPR; basic fisheries techniques; basic aquatic ecology field sampling techniques.

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Live, work, and play at the heart of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Recreational opportunities are endless.

Handicap Accessible?: No

Main Area of Focus: Natural Resources Mgmt

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Required

Vehicle required for being able to obtain food at stores and to recreate in the region during off time.

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

Dormatory style housing will be provided.

Indoor/Outdoor: Combination

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association