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Restoration Monitoring Intern (ID: 109951) for Summer 2024


Office of P and R Parks and Rec

625 Broadway
Albany , NY 12207
E-Mail: david.spiering@parks.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Div. of Environmental Stewardship


Web Site: https://parks.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


Position Title: Restoration Monitoring Intern
Location: Niagara Frontier Parks Region - DeVeaux Woods SP, Niagara Falls, NY
Division: Division of Environmental Stewardship
Compensation: $17.15 - $22.75 per hour
Duration: May/June - August 2024 (Summer)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4 pm (flexible)

* The Restoration Monitoring Intern will monitor restoration projects with and without assistance from Parks staff. The position is based in DeVeaux Woods State Park; however, restoration projects to monitor are located throughout the Niagara Region.
* Interns typically work 10-20 hours per week during the semester and 20-40 hours per week during the summer.

Job Duties
* Review existing monitoring programs used in New York State and across the Great Lakes.
* Review restoration project goals and plans to determine monitoring needs and relevant monitoring programs.
* Conduct monitoring programs at various restoration projects to collect data on current project conditions and assess the effectiveness of each monitoring program.
* Attend meetings with Parks staff and other New York State agencies.
* A final report on work completed during the internship.

* Current undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in environmental sciences, biology, environmental engineering, landscape architecture, or similar discipline.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to david.spiering@parks.ny.gov by March 29, 2024.



Restoration background


Effective Communication skills


Internship Areas: Engineering, Environmental Conservation, Planning/Analysis/Research, Scientific Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Niagara

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Studies