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The St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) is offering the Unpaid Internships described below for the Spring 2014 term. Internships will start January 13, 2014  and end on April 18, 2014 . Students will be assigned to a mentor who will provide training and instruction.

Interested students may find details and apply online in the Careers section at http://floridaswater.com/. Last day to apply is December 3, 2013. If you have any questions please feel free to email or phone me at (386) 329-4282. I appreciate your sharing this information.

The following opportunities are available for junior, senior, graduate or doctorate level as indicated.

Bureau: Environmental Resource Regulation
Location: Maitland
Job Summary: The selected student will assist staff engineers with review of permit applications and compliance activities. The internship will include work with hydrology and hydraulics principles, storm water management systems,  and design documents related to permit applications.
Preferred grade level: Undergraduate Junior or Senior or Graduate

Bureau: Environmental Resource Regulation
Location: Maitland
Job Summary: The selected student will assist the Mitigation Banking Technical Program Manager with site inspections for general compliance purposes, management of credit ledgers, cost estimate updates, database and spreadsheet work and literature reviews
Preferred grade level: Undergraduate Junior or Senior or Graduate

Bureau: Environmental Resource Regulation
Location: Palatka
Job Summary: The selected student will assist in the review of Environmental Resource Permit (ERP) Applications for consistency with District environmental criteria to include assistance with assessment of environmental impacts on wetlands and surface waters, evaluation of wetland conditions, compliance activities and desktop and field analysis of ERP Application and compliance activities.
Preferred grade level: Undergraduate Junior

Bureau: Environmental Science
Location: Palatka
Job Summary: The Indian River Lagoon Algal Bloom Investigation Plan includes a comprehensive analyses of all seagrass and water quality data. As part of these analyses, staff will be evaluating and combining data sets to improve Lagoon-wide estimations of seagrass and macroalgae by comparing various geospatial data sets with groundtruthed field data. The selected student will assist Estuaries Program staff scientists with data sets and help integrate them into GIS.
Preferred grade level: Undergraduate Senior or Graduate

Bureau: Environmental Sciences
Location: Palatka
Job Summary: The selected student will participate in field and office work providing support to the Minimum Flows and Levels (MFLs) Program staff scientists with field data collection, data entry and analyses.
Preferred grade level: Undergraduate Junior

Bureau: Environmental Sciences
Location: Palatka
Job Summary: There are three years of quarterly reports on the City of Sanfordís sprayfield for reclaimed water with a legacy sludge layer located on the shore of Lake Jesup-an impaired water with an established Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL0 and Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP). This sprayfield is an understudied input to the nutrient issues in Lake Jessup. Statistical analysis of ambient grabs from holding ponds, groundwater samples and storm water sampling is important to completion of the watershed load modeling for the Jesup PLRG through development of an event mean concentration analysis completed. Because data from several surface sites and sampling wells is included, mapping of resulting data will provide insight into delivery mechanisms to the lake. ArcGIS will be used to complete these maps. The selected student will determine best method to convert data and complete time series graphs and mapping of nutrient isopleths.
Preferred grade level: Undergraduate Junior or Senior or Graduate

Office: Information Technology
Location: Palatka
Job Summary: The selected student will use ArcGIS to evaluate the St. Johns River Water Management Districtís lidar point cloud datasets to determine value beyond bare earth determination, e.g. vegetation or tree canopy measurements.
Preferred grade level: Graduate

Office: Financial Services
Location: Palatka
Job Summary: The mission of procurement is to acquire goods and services in a responsive manner through contractual mechanisms that support District initiatives, using procedures of integrity and fairness, which also encourage diversity and are consistent with applicable laws, policies, and procedures. The selected student will learn the public procurement processes and assist staff who process contracts, purchase orders, and purchasing card transactions with meeting the specific insurance requirements.
Prefer Undergraduate Junior Level

Thank you for your assistance in spreading the word about these opportunities for the students.

Rita Smith
Senior Human Resources Analyst
St. Johns River Water Management District
4049 Reid Street
Palatka FL 32177
(386) 329-4282
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