From: Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news
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Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 3:58 PM
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Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Stream Fish/Invertebrate Intern, Northern Minnesota
STUDENT WORKER / INTERN - BIOMONITORING (STREAM FISH AND MACROINVERTEBRATES)
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, North Biological Monitoring Unit,
We are looking for qualified students to assist with aquatic biomonitoring
surveys on rivers and streams in northern Minnesota. Job duties include:
collecting and identifying stream fishes, collecting stream
macroinvertebrates, collecting water chemistry samples, conducting
qualitative and quantitative habitat surveys. Preferred qualifications
include: experience in field identification of stream fishes (to the species
level), experience conducting stream habitat inventories or surveys, and the
ability to work well with others in small and medium-sized field crews.
Position requires extensive travel across northern Minnesota, and the
willingness to stay overnight (in motels) for up to three nights per week.
Candidates must be enrolled in a science related program working on a 2- or
4-year degree with coursework in biology, ichthyology, water chemistry,
aquatic biology, or related field.
$12.21 / hr
Motel lodging provided during work week, plus meal expense reimbursement.
Early June to late August
The position will be based out of Brainerd, but will require extensive
travel throughout northern Minnesota. Brainerd is located just north of the
geographical center of Minnesota.
Applications accepted via the State of Minnesota Careers website:
Position description available:
Applications accepted through March 9, 2012.
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