Hands-On Conservation Internship-New Hampshire

The Squam Conservation Internship provides skills and experience for
future conservation professionals while working as the driving force
behind the SLA’s conservation mission. This volunteer internship
provides hands-on conservation work experience and certifications over a
broad range of activities. Interns serve as campsite hosts and
caretakers at our backcountry campsites, work toward the eradication of
variable milfoil, help preserve loon populations on Squam, engage both
youth and adults in environmental education, and perform other
conservation duties such as shoreline restoration and trail maintenance
and construction.

For more information go to squamlakes.org/sci

Squam Conservation Interns will receive the following as a part of this
volunteer internship:

Scuba diving certification
Weed control diver certification
Lake Host certification
NH Safe Boating certification
NH Commercial boating license
Wilderness First Aid & CPR certifications
Housing with kitchen facilities
Travel reimbursement (intern location dependent)
Weekly Food reimbursement

Internship Candidate Qualifications:

Must be 18 years of age on or before May 18, 2016
Have a valid United States driver’s license
Be a competent swimmer capable of swimming 500 yards
Should have snorkeling experience
Be able to lift 65 pounds
Able to carry and use heavy tools while hiking up to 8 miles
Able to hike at least 8 miles in a day
Able to work independently and with a group
Available to work on May 18, 2016
Available to work through August 22, 2016 (interns can request special
permission to leave no earlier than August 18, 2016, if they have school
related commitment)
Must apply online (squamlakes.org/sci)
Passing certification exams is required

For more information or to apply: squamlakes.org/sci