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Summer Internship Position Available

Summer Internship Position Available

The Pike County Conservation District is currently accepting resumes for a full-time (40 hours per week) internship position during the summer months of 2019 (June through August). The selected candidate will gain experiences in the areas of project management, conservation issues and potential resolutions, environmental education, conservation practices, public relations, and working in local government.

Learning Objectives

By the successful conclusion of the internship, the student will be able to: Build verbal communication skills through working with a variety of customers daily; understand the challenges faced by a small government agency trying to implement conservation practices at a county level; and the ability to recognize potential water quality issues while evaluating a site or a plan written to address potential issues.

Hours

The work hours will consist of 40 hours per week. Hours will be from 8:00am until 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

Requirements

Interested candidates should currently be enrolled in either an undergraduate or graduate degree program, preferably with an environmental emphasis. Must be highly motivated and have the ability to work independently. The intern may be required to use their own vehicle. The Intern will be required to pass a background check and drug testing before commencing internship.  The intern is responsible for his/her required hours if seeking class credit. The District is not to be held accountable if the student has not completed the proper hours to obtain credits.

Compensation

This is a paid position. PCCD will work with the school’s internship coordinator if this experience can be used for class credit.

How to Apply

Students may submit a cover letter and resume directly to the Pike County Conservation District, Attn: Michele Long, 556 Route 402, Hawley, PA 18428  or by email to mlong@pikepa.org.

Application Deadline

April 1,2019.

For More Information Contact

Executive Director Michele Long, 570-226-8220 or mlong@pikepa.org.