Thursday, February 25, 2016

Mont. County Watershed Management Division

Stream Monitoring Internship - apply by May 2


Volunteers/unpaid interns sought to work with stream monitoring crews to collect biological, physiochemical, and habitat data needed to assess stream health. 

Field duties may include
  • Stream monitoring: 
  • Fish sampling 
  • Habitat assessments 
  • Physical chemistry sampling 
  • Amphibian & reptile surveys 
Laboratory/office duties may include
  • Benthic macroinvertebrate sub-sampling 
  • Data entry and database querying 
  • Public outreach projects 

Interns and volunteers should have reliable transportation, be prepared to work full days outside, and be capable of carrying up to 30 lbs of gear. This internship is a great opportunity to fulfill course requirements, gain job experience and exposure to the field of watershed management!

Applications can be requested by contacting askDEP@montgomerycountymd.gov. Specify that you are interested in a volunteer intern position at Department of Environmental Protection in the Watershed Management Division’s stream monitoring program.  Positions are limited. Deadline to apply is May 2, 2016.