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Wetlands Intern, State of Massachusetts

Organization: State of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Position Title: Wetlands Intern

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Dates and compensation: $19.00 Hourly; This is a part time (25 hours a week) opportunity located in Boston with some fieldwork/travel. Anticipated duration of the internship is June through October 2015.

Application Deadline: May 26, 2015

Description: The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management seeks a motivated individual to assist the Coastal Habitat team on a variety of projects this summer with a focus on coastal wetlands. Applicants must be recent graduates with an advanced degree or be in the process of attaining a graduate degree in marine biology, environmental science, ecology, or similar field. Fieldwork experience and knowledge of wetland science, botany, and/or marine species of the northwest Atlantic is preferred.

Responsibilities: The Office of Coastal Zone Management seeks a motivated individual to assist with projects of the Coastal Habitat and Water Quality team including wetlands sampling and assessment.


  1. Must have recently completed or be currently enrolled in a graduate program in marine. biology, environmental science, botany, ecology, or similar field.
  2. Enthusiasm for outdoor work in salt marshes and other wetlands.
  3. Familiarity with invertebrate and/or plant species identification.
  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills, works well independently and as part of a team.
  6. Ability to work outside in potentially rough terrain during irregular hours.
  7. Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

How to Apply:  Apply online.

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