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Diadromous Fish Intern (ID: 106247) for Spring 2018

Agency/Facility

Dept of Environmental Conservation

205 Belle Mead Road, Suite 1
East Setauket , NY 11733

Division/Unit: Marine Resources

 

Proposal Information

Description:

Identify, count, measure, and weigh fish and invertebrates in the field and laboratory. Tag striped bass. Collect and age scale samples. Enter and proof data in Access databases. Assist other programs as needed. Some weekend work may be required.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work long hours on boats; excellent skills in identification of Long Island marine organisms; team player; ability to follow detailed, technical instructions; interest and college coursework in biology or marine/environmental/natural sciences.

 

Skills:

Field work

Data entry

Technical writing

Following technical instructions

Marine organism identification

 

Internship Areas: Environmental Conservation, Scientific Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Suffolk

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Senior

Degree Concentrations: Environmental Studies, Natural Science