The Environmental Science Intern will be responsible for collecting and analyzing water quality samples. Work must be completed in accordance with approved sampling and analytical protocols. This includes:
• Participating in a protocol training
• Monitoring water quality parameters (discharge, pH, water temperature, conductivity, dissolved oxygen) using field equipment
• Collecting and analyzing grab samples for total suspended solids (TSS) and dissolved iron
• Calibrating field and lab equipment
• Entering data into Excel spreadsheets
Total stipend of $1,125.00; of which $570.00 will be paid in May 2017 and $555 in August 2017 pending final approval of 2nd year grant funding. Please note that this project is a high priority and 2nd year funding is highly probable.
Required Application Information
• Proof of enrollment at UAS and unofficial transcripts demonstrating the minimum qualifications have been met.
• A professional cover letter that expresses your interest in the position and highlights any work experience and strengths related to the listed knowledge, skills, and abilities of the job description.
• A list of two to three professional references, one of which must be a UAS Environmental Science or Biology faculty member.
• A resume.
March 1, 2017
Please email the required application information by the deadline to:
Amy Sumner, JWP Project Coordinator
907-723-4969 (personal cell)