Job Type: Paid Internship
Salary Details: $500/month
Deadline: Mar 10, 2023

Riparian Habitat Restoration Interns assist SFEG staff in field operations including vegetation monitoring, site maintenance, volunteer outreach events, and native plant nursery management. At our native plant nursery, interns perform tasks such as weed control, watering, native plant propagation, small structural updates, and more. The plants that come from our nursery go to our riparian restoration projects led by staff, volunteers, and students all over the Skagit and Samish watersheds.

Applicants should have a background and interest in environmental science/studies, biology, native plant horticulture, gardening, and/or outdoor recreation. Applicant must be able to identify or must be willing to learn to identify native Pacific Northwest plants. Applicants must have the ability to work with volunteers and provide personal vehicle for transportation. This position requires work outside in all types of weather and uneven terrain, and applicant must have the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. Proof of COVID vaccination will be required.

Time Commitment
This is a paid internship for qualified applicants and requires a time commitment of 2-3 days a week between 7-8 hours a day, Monday-Saturday. Interns may spend at least one day a week in our nursery and one day a week in the field conducting vegetation monitoring. Positions available (commitment to full term is desirable): April – August or June – August. Total commitment: 150-300 hours, to be established with academic advisor and SFEG. Required in person Vegetation Monitoring Training on April 28, 2023

To Apply
Submit resume via Online Application no later than March 10th, 2023. Interviews will be conducted thereafter, with a start date of April 28, 2023. Four positions open until filled.