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From: Rita Smith [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, November 03, 2014 1:42 PM
Subject: Unpaid Internships Available at St. Johns River Water Management District

 

The St. Johns River Water Management District (District) is offering the Unpaid Internships described below for the Spring 2015 term. Internships will start January 12, 2015  and end on April 17, 2015 . 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 November 16, 2014. If you have any questions please feel free to email or phone me at (386) 329-4282. I appreciate your sharing this information.

 

Please share this information with the appropriate staff and students. I will also be posting these on the college/university websites. Thank you.

 

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

 

Bureau: Land Management

Location: Lake Apopka

Job Summary: The student will assist land management staff with field activities and related administrative tasks at Lake Apopka North Shore, Buck Lake, and Hal Scott properties. Tasks may include wildlife surveys, maintenance of fire equipment, possible participation in prescribed burns, post-burn monitoring, photo monitoring of vegetation treatments, tree spade scrub restoration project, gopher tortoise surveys, data entry and analysis, GIS/ArcMap work, and trail maintenance.

Prefer Undergraduate Junior, Senior or Graduate Level

 

Office: General Counsel

Location: Palatka

Job Summary: The student will conduct a variety of legal research relating to recently passed statutes and proposed rules that may affect agricultural operations within SJRWMD and complete other assignments as directed to assist OGC in providing support to the SJRWMD’s Agricultural Assistance Team.  The expected work products include legal memos to the supervising attorney

Prefer Post Second Year Law Student

 

Bureau: Environmental Resource Regulation

Location: Palatka

Job Summary: The student will assist the engineer and/or regulatory scientist in the review of ERP applications and compliance of permitted projects.  This could include but is not limited to:  reading of maps and construction plans, review of soils reports and stormwater calculations, use of GIS and other computer software programs, file review and data entry.  The work will also include field work where the student will assist as part of the ERP application and compliance review process. 

Prefer Undergraduate Junior, Senior or Graduate Level

 

Bureau: Environmental Sciences

Location: Palatka

Job Summary: The student will assist with the organization and development of the aerial imagery archive with emphasis on its protection and longevity; assist with image scanning related to the georectification of aerial imagery using ArcMap 10.1; assist with the continuing inventory, review, and management of archival material.

Prefer Undergraduate Senior Level

 

Bureau: Environmental Resource Regulation

Location: Maitland

Job Summary: The student will assist Mitigation Banking Technical Program Manager who implements and manages all aspects of the District's Mitigation Bank Program within an 18 county region,  including attending Mitigation Bank Review Team (MBRT) meetings, conducting site inspection for general compliance purposes and on-demand inspections related to specific non-compliance issues at all banks, management of credit ledgers, cost estimate updates, database organization, spreadsheet compilation, and literature reviews.

Prefer Undergraduate Junior, Senior or Graduate Level

 

Bureau: Water Resource Information

Location: Palatka

Job Summary: The selected students (2) will assist an environmental science team with various environmental data collection events along the St. Johns River, intracoastal waterways, tributaries to the St. Johns River and other water bodies within the District.

Prefer Undergraduate Junior, Senior or Graduate Level

 

Bureau: Environmental Resource Regulation

Location: Palatka

Job Summary: The selected student will shadow and work with Regulatory Scientists on Environmental Resource Permit (ERP) application review, permit compliance review and research, jurisdictional wetland delineations, ecological assessments, and compliance site inspections. Learn about the various tools used by District staff to conduct ERP application review and permit compliance, and use these tools to support Regulatory Scientists in their daily tasks.

Prefer Undergraduate Junior, Senior or Graduate Level

 

Bureau: Environmental Resource Regulation

Location: Palatka

Job Summary:  The selected student will focus on development, implementation, monitoring, and tracking of mitigation projects.  The internship will include a mixture of field work and office work.  Office work will focus on GIS work, populating a database, production of map exhibits, and conversion of paper documents to electronic documents.  Field work will include wetland delineation, determination of hydric soils, and monitoring of existing mitigation sites.  The successful applicant’s background and schedule will dictate the proportion of field work and office work.

Prefer Undergraduate Junior, Senior or Graduate Level

 

Rita Smith

Senior Human Resources Analyst

St. Johns River Water Management District

4049 Reid Street

Palatka FL 32177

(386) 329-4282

www.floridaswater.com

 

 

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