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Diadromous Fisheries Unit Summer Intern (ID: 109290) for Summer 2023


Dept of Environmental Conservation

123 Kings Park Blvd
Kings Park , NY 11754
E-Mail: zachary.schuller@dec.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Marine Resources/Diadromous Fish


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


Proposal Information


* Work with the Diadromous unit biologists and other staff to organize, catalogue, and archive collections of scale and otolith samples from long term monitoring surveys.
* Photograph images of striped bass slide presses and create an electronic storage system of images.
* Set, section, and age otoliths for striped bass, alewife, and menhaden.
* Help promote otolith collection efforts from field surveys, cooperative anglers, and commercial fish markets.
* Assist with field work as needed for Diadromous unit surveys and other projects.



Microsoft Office applications


Marine science/fish anatomy

Laboratory skills

Field work


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 Senior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Environmental Studies, Natural Science