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Ecotoxicology Studies Internship (ID: 109103) for Fall 2022


Dept of Environmental Conservation

8314 Fish Hatchery Rd
Rome , NY 13440
E-Mail: eric.paul@dec.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Fish and Wildlife/Ecosystem Health


Web Site: www.dec.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


The interns will work under the direction of the Aquatic Toxicant Research Unit Biologist and participate in planning and conducting ecotoxicology studies which may involve field, laboratory, and office work. Field work typically include collection of environmental (water, sediment, etc.) and biota (invertebrates, fish, and other aquatic and terrestrial vertebrate species) sample collection and transfer for either chemical analysis or ecosystem health evaluation. Laboratory work may include participation in conducting controlled toxicity testing on pesticides and toxic chemical contaminants, processing biota samples from field collection and laboratory testing, and recording experimental data. The interns may also be responsible for managing data records, learn to analyze and interpret experimental data, and participate in writing study reports.



Field collection of FWL specimen/tissue

Knowledge in animal physiology/anatomy

Toxicology and Toxicity testing

Record keeping and report writing


Internship Areas: Environmental Conservation, Scientific Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Oneida

Number of Interns Needed: 2

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Environmental Studies, Natural Science