Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Summer Internship at Wetland Studies and Solutions - Gainesville, VA

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (WSSI) is seeking interns for Summer 2017.

Internship duties will include, but not be limited to, invasive plant control, groundwater monitoring, vegetation monitoring/transplanting, erosion control, stream enhancement/ restoration, wildlife habitat improvement, hydraulic dredging, and general maintenance of constructed wetlands. Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in many in-house training courses.

The applicant should have a strong interest in and knowledge of wetland ecology and possess a strong work ethic with the desire to gain experience in different aspects of environmental consulting. This internship involves a large amount of outdoor work with rigorous physical labor and may occasionally involve working long hours. Interns will be required to become Virginia Pesticide Applicator certified (involves a written test).

Our internship program is an excellent opportunity to develop and improve on plant identification skills and provides the opportunity to rotate through different departments at WSSI (i.e., Environmental Services, Surveying, Archeology, etc.).

Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references to Rebecca Konow at the following email address: Applications accepted through March 1, 2017.