South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Deadline to Apply, August 19
This position will provide an intern with training and work experience in the area of Real Time Kinematic (RTK) data collection, static GPS, Online Positioning Users Service (OPUS) use, and GIS software (ESRI, Trimble Business Center, Trimble planning software).
Benefits to Intern
Interns will be exposed to both an Oregon State office and a protected reserve environment with a host of learning opportunities. Interns will gain experience in outdoor GIS work, use of GIS in environmental science, and communication skills. By working alongside science staff, interns will gain specific experience in:
Upon completion of the Work Experience program, interns will receive:
This position is ideal for a person who enjoys being outdoors in all types of weather. Preference will be given to applicants who:
Start Date: September 7, 2016. End Date: October 31.
8 weeks @ 23 hours/week (180 hours total).
South Slough Reserve’s Estuarine and Coastal Science lab on the Oregon Institute for Marine Biology campus:
63466 Boat Basin Rd, Charleston, OR 97420
The mentor for this position is South Slough’s Watershed Monitoring Coordinator (Jenni Schmitt). She will provide formal feedback to the intern on a weekly basis and less formally on an as needed basis. This is an informal relationship that allows the student to ask questions and the mentor to make suggestions. A final verbal and written evaluation will be conducted by the program supervisor with input from the mentor and other staff and volunteers who have worked with the intern.
Deborah Rudd, SSNERR Public Involvement Coordinator
(541) 888-5558 ext. 158
The SSNERR Public Involvement Coordinator (Deborah Rudd) will serve as the liaison for all interns in the Work Experience Program. However, training and monitoring of the interns’ daily activities and performance feedback are the responsibility of the intern’s mentor. The mentor identified for this position is the SSNERR Watershed Monitoring Coordinator. The commitment of mentor is as follows: