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|Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group (2 Positions)||Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute|
|Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium||Metro Parks||Northwest Spay and Neuter Center|
Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group:(2 positions available)
The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group strives to deepen the connection between land, people, and salmon through restoration, education, and research. Our mission is to ensure that wild salmon are once again abundant in the Pacific Northwest.
StreamTeam Intern (Paid)
Education/Outreach Intern (Paid)
Contact for both positions: Seth Elsen (email@example.com)
600 NE Roessel Rd
Belfair, WA 98528
Pierce Conservation District: (2 positions available)
The heart of our mission is our collaborative efforts with voluntary local landowners and citizen volunteers to improve water quality, promote sustainable agriculture, create thriving habitat, and build an equitable and healthy food system for all through education, community engagement, and assistance. Our commitment to improving the well-being of Pierce County residents and ecosystems is reflected in all of our work
These two internship positions will be hired through our Habitat Improvement Program, which focuses on improving riparian habitat through the removal of invasive weeds and replanting with native trees and shrubs. Many of our restoration projects are focused on improving the streambank habitat conditions for adult and juvenile salmon
The general timeline for these positions is from May 14- August 10.
Contact for both positions: Kramer Canup (KramerC@piercecd.org)
To apply for these two positions please send your Resume and Cover Letter describing your interest in the positions and your relevant experience to Kramer Canup.
Internship objectives: Optimization of DNA extraction as well as assay development SOPs to ensure a successfully conducted enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for each patient.
Example tasks: Operating/ balancing centrifuges, DNA extraction from human/mouse whole blood, performing ELISAs, sterile working, data acquisition, summary and evaluation, presentation of results to staff (oral and written).
Rocky Shores/Tundra internship: is designed to provide participants with practical, hands-on learning opportunities and knowledge in the field of animal husbandry. In return, the intern makes a significant contribution to the daily operation of the Rocky Shores/Tundra exhibit area
Tacoma Nature Center Education/Naturalist for Summer Nature Day Camps Intern: learn how to design, plan, and facilitate an integrative environmental education program with hands-on experience educating youth ages 5-12 on native Pacific Northwest plant life and wildlife species. Intern will learn about and promote conservation practices. Intern will assist with teen leadership program in coaching or mentoring capacity.
Zoological at NW Trek Wildlife Park Intern: The Zoological Internship program at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is designed to provide interns with hands-on learning opportunities in animal husbandry. This is a unique opportunity for interns to work alongside zookeepers and gain valuable on the job training.
Horticulture at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park Intern: Under the direction of the Horticulturist/Arborist Lead, interns will conduct a wide variety of activities that may include but are not limited to native habitat restoration, native garden design, planting and upkeep, zoological (animal) exhibit plant design and renovation, invasive species removal, native plant propagation, arborist work in pruning and hazard tree removal, floristic field surveys, wetland mitigation work and other horticulture related projects. Interns may also have opportunities to lead volunteer groups on restoration and horticulture activities.
Intern: We believe this internship will be mutually beneficial and offer the intern the ability to have an in depth experience within a community resource, and to help craft the way we are able to tell our story to the community. This internship will involve familiarizing oneself with the organization, the purpose, the service, and the outcome and creating written copy to be used in blog entries, social media posts, newsletters, and development requests. There is an opportunity to assist with the preparation of our annual event, Whiskers Wine and Dine, as we begin the procurement process in the summer months. Tasks and responsibilities are able to be tailored to the interest and skill set of the intern as long as they remain mutually beneficial. An added benefit of this placement is that you will be in the company of dogs and cats on a daily basis and the knowledge that you are a part of something that is truly changing the landscape of animal welfare
Contact: Melanie Rushforth (firstname.lastname@example.org)