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Internship - Tri-Basin NRD, Holdrege

Internship - Tri-Basin NRD, Holdrege

Posted Date: 
02/17/2022

The Tri-Basin NRD Summer Internship program employs college students who have an interest in natural resources management. The purpose of the intern program is to provide students a wide range of natural resources-related work experiences.

These are full-time temporary positions (mid-May to mid-August). Working hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (sometimes later in evenings) Monday through Friday.

Work is mostly, but not exclusively, outdoors. Interns will work with staff from the Tri-Basin NRD, Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Job Duties
• Collect groundwater quality samples
• Assist with invasive plant control efforts
• GPS coordinate data collection and land survey
• Wildlife habitat monitoring
• Irrigation system efficiency testing
• Assist with educational activities
• Assist NRD staff with clerical work, plan documentation

Requirements
• U.S. Citizen
• High School Graduate or Equivalent
• Enrolled in Accredited College or University
• Majoring in a Natural Resources Related Field
• Valid Driver’s License
• Must be at least 18 years old

Mail or email a cover letter and resume before April 1, 2022 to:
John Thorburn
Tri-Basin Natural Resources District
1723 Burlington Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
jthorburn [at] tribasinnrd.org

Phone: 1-877-995-6688