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SWCA Environmental Consultants Ecological Restoration Summer Intern in Amherst, Massachusetts

About the opportunity

SWCA Environmental Consultants provides a range of services including resource area mitigation, restoration, and remediation, ecological design, landscape architecture, environmental site assessment, resource identification, environmental planning and permitting. The Ecological Restoration group focuses on the restoration and enhancement of natural resource areas. This includes wetland mitigation, restoration and creation, as well as streambank restoration, and invasive plant management.

What you will accomplish

The Ecological Restoration Intern will work on a variety of project types and associated tasks. Work will primarily involve physical activities associated with the restoration of resource areas. The intern will regularly participate in strenuous manual labor and must have the ability to work long hours in all types of weather conditions. Types of work to be performed include installation of plant material, invasive plant species management (chemical application and manual), and invasive plant monitoring and mapping.

Experience and qualifications for success

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED VIA THIS PORTAL. NO UNSOLICITED RESUMES WILL BE REVIEWED, SENT OUTSIDE THIS SYSTEM. PLEASE CONTACT: KRISTINA.BEGGS@SWCA.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Minimum:

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university, pursuing a bachelor's degree in an environmental related field, or a recent graduate within 12 months of May 1, 2021

  • Must have a minimum of 60 credit hours and be classified as a Junior by June 7, 2021.

Preferred:

  • GPS experience (Trimble, ArcGIS Collector, etc.)

  • Experience identifying native and invasive plant species.

Additional:

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions, effectively execute tasks, and conform to shifting priorities and demands.

  • This internship will be for the summer 2021 (June 7th-August 22nd)

  • Ability to work a varying schedule

  • Ability to travel to the field 90% of the time

  • All applications must be received by March 12th

  • Selected candidates will be interviewed the week of March 22nd

  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle and pass a MVR

  • Cover Letter & references required for all submissions

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Requisition Number2021-11176

of Openings1

Office LocationUS-MA-Amherst

ProgramNatural Resources/Biology/Ecology

Hire TypeTemporary

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