North Idaho Internship
The Idaho Conservation League seeks an outgoing candidate for their summer 2017 internship program in Sandpoint, Idaho. The intern will assist ICL staff with the implementation of a wilderness stewardship program in North Idaho.
Duties: ICL is partnering with the Idaho Panhandle National Forests to implement a wilderness stewardship program on the Bonners Ferry Ranger District. ICL will recruit and deploy volunteers to inventory dispersed campsites at high mountain lakes in the proposed Selkirk Mountains Wilderness Area. Volunteers will also be recruited to rehabilitate poorly located campsites where adverse resource conditions
exist. The intern will assist ICL staff in the recruitment, deployment, and management of volunteers for this program. The intern will also be responsible for managing data collected as part of the project and other duties as assigned.
Skills and qualifications: The ideal candidate is outgoing, independent, organized, and ready to learn. Strong communication, writing, and technological skills are a must. The Forest Service will certify the intern in the use of soil and vegetative restoration techniques for this project.
Duration, hours and compensation: The internship is 10 weeks in length, June through August, for 20 hours per week, including some weekends and evenings. Stipend available.
About ICL: The Idaho Conservation League is Idaho’s leading voice for conservation, representing over 25,000 supporters. Since 1973, the Idaho Conservation League has been Idaho’s voice for clean water, clean air and wilderness—values that are the foundation for Idaho’s extraordinary quality of life. The Idaho Conservation League works to protect these values through public education, outreach, advocacy and policy development.
The North Idaho field office is located in Sandpoint, Idaho, near the wild Selkirk and Cabinet Mountains and the shores of Lake Pend Oreille. Sandpoint is known for its quality outdoor recreation opportunities, culture, and lively atmosphere.
How to apply: Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 12, 2017.
2017 NID Intership Announcement.pdf