Spring Intern (several openings)

  • East Bay Regional Park District
  • Nov 24, 2016
Seasonal Biology/Ecology Natural Resources Urban Forestry

Job Description

The East Bay Regional Park District is a public agency special district, established in 1934 to provide park and open space to the residents of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. With 65 parks, over 120,000 acres, and over 1250 miles of trails, we are the largest regional parkland agency in the nation. Each year the District employs approximately two-dozen student interns with a primary program purpose to offer students a paid and enriching on-the-job learning experience, relevant to their area of academic study.
Under direction of a project supervisor, an intern is assigned to work on a specific project under 30 hours a week for a period that can last between 12 - 20 weeks. This year's program has fourteen (14) separate projects. The projects are located in various departments which include:  Public Affairs; Park Operations; Public Safety; and Acquisition, Stewardship, and Development.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education:  Must be in attendance at, or on legitimate leave from, a high school, trade school, college or university.  Academic background compatible to departmental assigned projects.
 
License: Must possess a valid California driver's license.  This requirement may be waived at the discretion of the General Manager for disabled or other applicants where the projects are such that a valid California driver's license would not be necessary.

Majors Encouraged:  Natural Sciences, Parks and Recreation, Business, Computer Sciences, Library Science, Fire Science, Geography, and English, or other closely compatible majors. Each individual project may require different educational specialties.

Closing Date/Time:  Wed. 11/30/16 5:00 PM Pacific Time
 
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Job Level

Entry-level, Intern (Paid)

Sector

Government- Local/Regional

Salary

$15.06 - $15.46 Hourly