UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY Summer Conservation Intern in PARK CITY, Utah

Summer Conservation Intern - Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter POSITION SUMMARY: This internship will be involved with a wide range of activities and projects at the organization and will report to the Conservation Director. This person will assist with conservation and restoration efforts on the Preserve as well as nature interpretation in the EcoCenter, at community events, and on the Swaner trails. Duties will include: Assisting with a broad range of restoration projects such as installation of beaver dam analogs on East Canyon Creek and the reintroduction of the Columbia spotted frog on Swaner Preserve Management of noxious weed species on the preserve including pulling and monitoring. Working at the EcoCenter exhibit hall interacting with visitors, as well as assisting with guided Preserve tours and lectures. Creating interpretive materials to educate visitors and trail users about the Swaner Preserve Assisting with social media associated with the Preserve RESPONSIBILITIES: Assisting with a broad range of restoration projects such as installation of beaver dam analogs on East Canyon Creek and the reintroduction of the Columbia spotted frog on Swaner Preserve Management of noxious weed species on the preserve including pulling and monitoring. Working at the EcoCenter exhibit hall interacting with visitors, as well as assisting with guided Preserve tours and lectures. Creating interpretive materials to educate visitors and trail users about the Swaner Preserve Assisting with social media associated with the Preserve MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Interest in ecology, environmental management, or related topics. Desire to gain work experience in the non-profit or university settings. Relevant college coursework and-or field experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Recent bachelors degree - or currently pursuing a bachelors degree - in ecology, environmental studies, or related topic.