University of Alaska Southeast


Company: Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company
Location: Juneau, AK - Admiralty Island
Position: Intern - Environmental Sciences
Requirements: Enrolled in B.S. program in ecology, geology, hydrology, environmental engineering, or related field; valid driver's license

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Hecla is seeking an intern to work with the Environmental Department at its Greens Creek Mine during the summer of 2017. The intern will be assigned a major environmental project to be finished by the end of the summer, they will also provide a supporting role in numerous other activities within the environmental department. In addition to the project work, experience will be provided in environmental monitoring, data organization, remote data collection, and laboratory testing methods.  Interns will do a presentation of the final project results and summer accomplishments to senior management at the end of the internship.

Intern must comply with all local, state, federal (including MSHA and ATF) and company standards and guidelines for safety, health, environment, human resources and sustainable development while ensuring professional learning objectives are being met. While performing the duties of this job, the intern may be frequently required to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time; use hand and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; regularly required to talk and hear.

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Applicants must possess current authorization to work in the United States. Resumes are welcome but must be attached to an official application form. Application forms can be obtained from Juneau Job Center or at the Hecla careers page, and completed applications should be faxed to 907-465-2984. If interested, please send a resume to the contact's e-mail below. 

Contact: Christopher Wallace
Contact at: 907-790-8473
Closing Date: Open Until Filled