Environment for the Americas works to create a diverse workstaff at some of our nation's most spectacular National Parks by providing internships at National Parks, Monuments, and Historic Sites across the U.S. and territories. This internship program is designed to provide unique experiences to youth, underrepresented within the National Parks Service, who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees or who have recently graduated.
We have a statistics and GIS focused internship at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park that may be of interest to your students. I hope that you will share this opportunity with students. The paid, 10-12 week internship is a fantastic opportunity for those interested in improving their skills and working side-by-side with interpreters, scientists, and more.
Biological Technician, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Astoria, OR
The primary goal of this project is data manipulation, analysis and reporting of 10 years of vegetation data for tidal wetland restoration projects at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park ( LEWI). The intern will assist with data analysis of 10 years of vegetation data for tidal wetland restoration projects at the park. The data will be transferred to an online geodatabase and analyzed to detect relative percent cover of native versu non-native plant cover. The intern will produce a technical report and prepare a formal presentation of the project. Applicant should have experience using statistical procedures and prior use of ArcGIS is preferred. Ability to work independently and excellent oral and written skills are beneficial.
To view this position and other available internship positions that promote diversity in the National Parks Service visit www.latinoheritageintern.com and www.mosaicsinscience.org. All applications are due by Feb. 6, 2017.