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College Intern, Bureau of Water Resources

College Intern, Bureau of Water Resources
Job Summary:
This is a paid internship program. Intern will assist in the annual survey of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) in the Lower St Johns River. The intern will participate in field work alongside staff scientists, perform SAV transects, collect and enter data, and perform QA on an extensive SAV dataset. Intern must be able to navigate in and around aquatic environments, as field work involves walking, wading, and carrying equipment over uneven terrain in various weather conditions. Intern will also create a final report summarizing contributions and present it to bureau staff at the conclusion of the internship period.
Position includes spending time in the Lower St Johns River, Lake George, SJRWMD Headquarters (Palatka Office).
Ability to:
Swim; lift and/or move equipment; operate under extreme and stressful environmental conditions; communicate well with others; maintain a priority of safety,  data integrity, and efficiency during sampling events in this order, and make effective,  consistent, and defensible decisions in the field.
Minimum Qualifications:
College or university student currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program and either attending classes or participating in a work experience program sanctioned by the individual school and at least a junior level (senior level preferred) studying in a related field.

All students must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher.
Additional Details:
Internship will run for a period of 13 weeks. The work is 20-hours per week.
Availability and schedule will be discussed when contacted for an interview. 
Intern will produce reports/presentation to highlight accomplishments.
Salary: $15.00/hour
Work Location: SJRWMD Headquarters (Palatka Office).
Your application will receive careful consideration, and if selected for an interview, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment. St. Johns River Water Management District participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the Unites States.
Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such service members and veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace
Closing Date: April 26, 2023