Environmental Sciences Intern
Company: Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: March 1, 2019
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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES INTERN
Grand Junction, Colorado, United States * LM * 1920
Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. is recruiting for an Environmental Sciences Intern in Grand Junction, CO.
Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro s success is based on our customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and efficient approaches to provide best value to our clients.
* Organize hundreds of plant samples, identify them with the help of ecologists, and prepare them for storage.
* Prepare lists of plants for each LM site, find photos of each plant, and make spiral-bound booklets containing site- specific plant names and photos for each LM site. Plants will be labeled as native, introduced, invasive, noxious, grass, forb, shrub, or tree, as appropriate.
* Assist ecologists with collecting field data at the Durango, Bluewater, and Durita disposal sites.
* Potentially, assist ecologists with weed control activities.
* Potentially, assist Environmental Compliance staff with sustainability projects.
* Candidates must be at least a junior in college and have taken classes in environmental studies.
* Must be self-motivated and self-directed; able to present ideas and opinions in small-group settings (i.e., speaking skills)
* Able to write reports in an organized, grammatically correct way; and, have a curiosity about nature and ecology.
* Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.
* Plant identification skills would be nice.
Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
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