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Internship

Aquatics Intern

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VHB

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16d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Atlanta

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Summer Internship

Science•Atlanta

Description

  • VHB’s Environmental Resources Group in Atlanta is offering a summer internship for an Aquatics Intern to work with our expanding ecology group. This position would begin in May 2024 and potentially extend into October 2024. The internship position would be approximately 24-32 hours per week, depending on project needs, and the work schedule would generally be Monday-Thursday with the occasional need to assist on Friday. 
  • This position requires regular outdoor work and travel. Travel would generally consist of day trips, and overnight stays would be minimal. Additionally, some flexibility is required in terms of daily project destinations/locations and hours of availability due to weather frequently and suddenly altering plans.

Requirements

  • Working knowledge of biological and environmental processes
  • Ability to work efficiently and perform tasks in a timely manner with attention to detail (independent problem-solving and critical thinking are important to this position)
  • Motivated to learn and effectively work in a team environment and office setting
  • Able to effectively convey technical information (strong written and verbal communication skills are paramount)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge and ability to operate a variety of software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Qualifications:
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, environmental science, natural science, or related field
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and the capability to drive to multiple sites per day and
  • Comfort in and around water
  • Ability to work outdoors in a variety of environmental conditions and occasionally for extended periods of time

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate

Area of Responsibilities

Science

Responsibilities

  • Travelling to various monitoring locations to collect water samples, record in situ water quality data, and measure depths and velocities from creeks and rivers
  • Assist with data entry and field equipment maintenance
  • Assist with fish community surveys
  • Coordinate and communicate with internal and external project team members

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Atlanta