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UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP: Field Experience Internship with the City of Ann Arbor, Department of Parks and Recreation, Natural Area Preservation... Apply by:

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
12:00 AM
Ann Arbor, Michigan

An intern position with the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Department of Parks and Recreation, Natural Area Preservation.

 

POSSIBLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work with Natural Area Preservation Conservation Crew to:

  • Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas
  • Maintain and construct trails
  • Assist with volunteer workdays and other environmental stewardship activities
  • Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants
  • Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed
  • Other potential tasks as assigned or needed.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills suitable for working with crew, volunteers, and public
  • Background in natural resource management or equivalent field
  • Ability to perform strenuous manual labor outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Ability to learn to distinguish between native and non-native flora
  • Ability to work with minimal direct field supervision
  • Basic computer and office skills

DATES OF INTERNSHIP: Typically, May-August. M-F. Flexible hours.

COMPENSATION: Unpaid or work-study

TO APPLY:   Send resume, cover letter, and three references to Tina Roselle, Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator, Natural Area Preservation, 1831 Traver Rd.  Ann Arbor, MI 48105 or to troselle@a2gov.org, 734-794-6627 by Wednesday, February 27th, 2013.