Scholarships

Everglades Foundation
Due: 31st of August, 2019
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Jobs

Technician
Location: 
St. Augustine
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Postdoctoral Researcher
Location: 
St. Augustine
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Land Management Assistant
Location: Miami-Dade County
Job Type: Full Time
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Scientist 4
Location: St. Cloud Field Station, Osceola County
Job Type: Full Time
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Water Institute Research Coordinator III

  • Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
  • Gainesville, FL
  • Full-time

The UF Water Institute is seeking a Research Coordinator III who can bring creativity and excellent project coordination, facilitation, communication and leadership skills to our collaborative work environment. This position reports to the Water Institute Director.

Develop positive and productive partnerships with and among Water Institute Affiliate faculty. Work with faculty teams to develop promising interdisciplinary water-related research, Extension and education programs, identify funding opportunities, and develop proposals to external agencies.

Serve as project manager/coordinator/facilitator for externally funded Water Institute project teams. In collaboration with faculty teams, assist in project implementation and execution. Coordinate preparation and submission of project reports, journal articles and extension publications.

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City of Gainesville
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Due: July 8th, 2019

 

Environmental Specialist

  • $37,386.75 Annually
  • Alachua County, FL
  • Full-time with benefits (40 hrs/week)

The Alachua County Parks and Conservation Lands Department is seeking applicants for an Environmental Specialist Position to assist the Land Conservation Program with management of preserves acquired through the Alachua County Forever Program.

Eligible candidates will possess knowledge of land management techniques and North Central Florida ecology, flora and fauna. Desirable skills include evaluating and restoring natural resources, exotic plant control, preserve maintenance and site security, a working knowledge of forestry practices, and the ability to perform all duties related to prescribed burning. Candidates should be able to present outreach programs, oversee contractors and volunteers, use small equipment and farm tractors, and perform extensive fieldwork, both independently and with a team. A valid State of Florida Class A Commercial Driver’s License, completion of S130/190 Basic Wildland Firefighter Training, and basic mechanical skills are highly desirable. Knowledge of computers, word processing, spreadsheets, Arc GIS and GPS is desirable.

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Alachua County
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Due: July 16th, 2019

 

Chattahoochee Fall Line (CFL) Land Steward

  • $37K – $44K
  • Georgia
  • Full-time

The CFL Land Steward leads work teams to ensure the coordination, community support and implementation of preserve management plans. The Land Steward maintains preserve areas frequented by the visiting public, removes exotic species and/or monitors and researches species, maintains tools and equipment, operates heavy machinery, and provides leadership to seasonal fire management team.

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

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The Nature Conservancy

Due: July 30th, 2019

 

Disney Wilderness Preserve Outreach and Volunteer Specialist

  • Kissimmee, FL
  • Full-time

One of the first offsite mitigation restoration projects of its kind, CCI|DWP serves as a model for successful habitat
restoration and has a mix of supporting facilities and interpretive trails serving upwards of 12,000 visitors each year.
The CCI|DWP is one of four preserves the Florida Chapter is upgrading facilities and adding staff as part of developing
the Center for Conservation Initiatives. CCI campus preserves will be managed and developed to increase the Chapter’s
on-the-ground stewardship, education, outreach, and science initiatives to connect nature and people. The Specialist
will help develop and/or support community outreach activities including the volunteer program and educational
activities. This opportunity has a full-time work schedule of 35 hours per week, Tuesday – Saturday, and will involve
occasional evening and holiday work.

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Due: August 10th, 2019

 

Lake Management Technician

  • Salary range: $36,401 – $54,601
  • Casselberry, FL
  • Full-time

The Lake Management Technician is responsible for performing maintenance of the City’s surface waters and wetlands including the handling and application of herbicides. The Lake Management Technician works independently within established policies and procedures.

For more information please visit the below link:
City of Casselberry

 

Internships

CTW Water Project Grant Intern

  • August 2019- Dec 2019

Assist in administration and review of Clean the World Foundation (CTWF) partner, Las Vegas Sands Corporation (LVS) 2019 Water Projects Grant designated for the LVS effort to address water scarcity, reclamation and protection of water ecosystems and sources in Las Vegas, Singapore and Macao.  Responsible for vetting and researching project applications from an environmental perspective in partnership with Charity Partnership Coordinator.  Applicant projects will be related to water efficiency and scarcity, water re-use and reclamation, and/or ecosystem health and resiliency.

Internship Job Requirements, Skills and Preferences:

  • Must have strong and polished interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Creative, strategic, and analytical thinker with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while prioritizing tasks to meet goals and deadlines
  • Must be highly organized and able to work well with others
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office and Windows based computer application and database management
  • Must have a thorough understanding of domestic and international nonprofits
  • Must have thorough understanding of challenges, technicalities, and feasibility of a variety of water conservation projects

Intern position description: Sands Water Grant Intern Description
Email resume / cover letter to: mwenninghoff@cleantheworld.org

 

2019 Seasonal Position – Plant Breeding data collection

  • The candidate must be available to work full time during the summer, from late May – August 2019.
  • 40 hour per week, $12/hour – Housing not provided.

Crown Nursery is supporting the University of Florida’s new blackberry breeding program and is seeking a motivated individual to work closely in the breeding project with. The individual will have the opportunity to work directly with at The University of Florida blackberry breeding team at the Gulf Coast Research Center in Wimauma, FL. The individual will work under the direction of plant breeder, Dr. Zhanao Deng, and his breeding assistant.

Internship Job Requirements, Skills and Preferences:

  • College Junior or senior standing
  • Data collection, analysis & interpretation skills preferred
  • Ability to do accurate detailed work under time constraints and deadlines
  • Basic knowledge of genetic concepts
  • Execution skills, organization, responsible
  • Evaluate and analyze cultivars
  • Ability to communicate the progress and findings
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Candidate should be able to work independently or with a team

Intern position description: FL Blackberry Intern
Email resume to: elangarica@crownnurseryllc.com

 

Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer Internship Program

  • The 2019 Summer program dates are May 20 – August 2, 2019 (applications are due February 1, 2019).
  • Insight into the research environment, as well as to teach valuable research skills.
  • Center staff work to facilitate connections among interns and their scientific colleagues through discussion forums, informal lunches, social gatherings and through the Center’s daily “tea time”.

Throughout the 11 weeks, students will:

  • Gain hands-on experience in the lab and learn the use of a variety of technologies for research.
  • Attend workshops in the Center’s state-of-the-art support facilities, including Bioinformatics, Integrated Microscopy, Phenotyping, the Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics, and the Tissue Culture and Transformation Facility.
  • Participate in career pathway discussions with experienced researchers and take field trips to local universities and industries with plant or life science focuses.
  • Attend weekly seminars on issues related to biotechnology. These discussions are structured to give students insight into the social, political, and economic implications of current research–and to allow them to share their opinions, as well.
  • At the end of the summer session, each intern will present a summary of his/her research in the Center’s AT&T Auditorium before an audience of scientific peers. A brief written report is also required and students will be carefully guided through the process of preparation of the written report and oral presentation. The presentation and report are a vital part of the education of young

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Summer Internship Program

 

Fleet Farming Internships

  • Administrative Assistant & Event Planner
  • Media
  • Marketing
  • Blog Writing and Research
  • Social Media
  • Grant Writing

Applicants must be able to:

  • Work a minimum of 8 hrs a week
  • Attend the internship in-person (In Orlando, Florida)
  • Professionally communicate absences, questions, comments, or concerns

For more information please visit the below link:
Fleet Farming Internships

 

For internships at the Arboretum, visit our page on Knight Connect! Available applications will be under “Forms” on the Arboretum page. Note, you must be logged into Knight Connect to view the available intern applications.

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