Northwest Trek Conservation Intern




Organization: Northwest Trek Wildlife Park (AZA Member)
Location: Eatonville, WA, Country
Job or Internship: Internship

Under the direction of Conservation Program Coordinator, interns will conduct a wide variety of conservation activities that include but are not limited to wildlife and/or botanical monitoring, native habitat restoration, water quality monitoring, photo station monitoring, native garden planting and upkeep, invasive species removal, native plant propagation, and other land stewardship projects. Additional duties include data entry and processing, and basic information gathering/research. Interns will also have opportunities to lead small volunteer groups on conservation activities.

This internship is available spring, summer and fall and is open to college students. Course work in wildlife biology, forestry, horticulture, and/or botany is strongly recommended. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must be available to work both weekdays and weekends. Interns must be available a minimum of 24 hours a week for 12 weeks, and are subject to a Washington State criminal background check. The internship can be extended up to 6 months. This position is unpaid, but there are onsite housing opportunities. Apply online at www.nwtrek.org

Interested students should inquire to: Dan Belting, Education Curator

Northwest Trek 11610 Trek Drive East

Eatonville WA 98328

360-832-7162

dan.belting@nwtrek.org or

apply online at www.nwtrek.org