Title: Environmental Scientist Intern
Location: Louisville, KY
(Posted on 4/10/2017)
2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
Stantec has an excellent opportunity for a Part-Time Internship for a Junior Scientist. This is a part-time, as needed position, available immediately in Louisville, Kentucky. As an intern, you will provide office and field support for wetland delineations, stream ecology/geomorphic assessments, natural resource assessments (wildlife, fisheries, aquatic biota, botanical), environmental permitting, GIS analysis, and stream/wetland/habitat restoration, data management, and design and drafting .It is anticipated that a majority of the Junior Scientist's work will primarily on bat survey crews at sites in Tennessee, Georgia, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and other states. The Junior Scientist will be involved in assisting Senior Scientist with setting up acoustical bat detectors and mist nets at each survey site. In addition, they will assist in performing mist net checks at the site every 10 minutes between the hours of 2000 h and 0200 h each night. If a federally endangered species is captured, Junior Scientists may also assist with radio-tracking bats, and performing bat roost emergence counts.
Your Capabilities and Credentials:
The successful candidate will be a Junior or Senior Undergraduate or Graduate Student from a state accredited college or university. The successful candidate will have completed courses in mammalology, ecology, soils, plant identification, and/or wildlife management. Applicants having experience with radio-telemetry projects (tracking wildlife and accessing habitat use) and/or acoustical bat surveying are preferred. The successful candidate must have strong organizational and communication skills. Successful candidate should be interested in wildlife and working outdoors in variable weather conditions and be willing and able to work long hours in difficult summer field conditions. Travel is required with most trips ranging from 10 – 21 days. The successful candidate must have strong technical report writing and communication skills. The successful candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office, especially as it relates to report production and formatting. Proficiency with AutoCAD/Microstation or ArcGIS would be an asset. Out of town travel and a valid driver's license is required. Night work may also be required for performing bat surveys.
The successful candidate must have strong communication skills, a willingness to learn new skills, a willingness to work outdoors under unpleasant conditions, strong interpersonal skills for working in a group environment, and be self-motivated and detail-oriented.
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