Watershed and fisheries conservation-advocacy group California Trout is seeking up to two interns to work in the Eastern Sierra/South Sierra during the summer and fall of 2011.
The internship, based in the Mammoth Lake/Bishops area, will report to the Eastern Sierra Program Manager and at times work under the guidance of US Forest Service and/or CA Dept. of Fish & Game staff.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to gain experience in hands-on conservation relating to watershed and fisheries management. The internship requires a high level of independence, self-motivation and ability to work well with others. Backcountry camping will be required. The intern will be involved with an array of projects including but not limited to:
Expected start date is as soon as possible, ideally early June. The intern will need to have personal transportation. Housing may or may not be provided during non-field times. A stipend of $750 per month will be provided, as well as re-imbursement for mileage. Additionally, academic credit may be possible.
To apply, please e-mail resume, cover letter and writing sample no later than May 23rd, 2011 to:
Eastern Sierra Regional Manager