|Position Type||Temporary Staff (SHRA)|
|Job Title||Conservation Ecology Intern|
|Department Name||NC Botanical Garden - 525000|
|Position Posting Category||Research Professionals|
|If part-time, how many hours per week?||40|
|Proposed Start Date||05/01/2019|
|Estimated Duration of Appointment||3 months or less|
|Posting Open Date||02/12/2019|
|Posting Close Date||03/04/2019|
|Description of Work|| |
The Conservation Ecology Intern(s) will primarily work to further the conservation efforts of the North Carolina Botanical Garden in the areas of rare plant research, seed conservation, and natural area management. The internship provides hands-on experience for those interested in applied conservation, research, or botany as a career and is ideal for rising college juniors, seniors and recent graduates, but is open to all interested individuals. Candidates should be studying biology, ecology, environmental science, or related fields, be comfortable working outdoors in adverse conditions, and be detail oriented. A large portion of the work is field based and will give the intern(s) opportunities to work with many of the natural communities, habitats and rare plants throughout NC. The selected intern(s) will also have the opportunity to interact within the many facets of a conservation-oriented public entity. The primary experiences and job duties are:
* Assisting with data collection and fieldwork related to NCBG rare plant research including pollination ecology, demography, population monitoring, species reintroduction, and population genetics;
Due to timing of research activities, the internship begins approximately the first week of May.
|Education and Experience|| |
|Special Physical and Mental Requirements|| |
The ability and desire to perform physical labor out of doors in summer conditions is necessary. Some work for special events may occur on the weekends. Must be able to safely lift or move items weighing up to 50 lbs with or without reasonable accommodations. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
|Equal Opportunity Employer Statement|| |
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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|Office of Human Resources Contact Information|| |
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