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Employer: 
ORSANCO: Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
Website: 
http://www.orsanco.org/employment/175-fisheries-internship
Semester: 
Summer
Type: 
Ongoing
Work Site Location: 
Cincinnati, OH
Job Description: 

ORSANCO’s biological monitoring and assessment program is seeking students and recent graduates to fill several internship positions. This program hopes that this term of employment will be used to further the education of the participants. All students enrolled in a program which includes an internship as a graduation requirement are eligible. Students can receive credit hours towards the completion of their degree through this internship. These internships offer the opportunity to gain experience in a wide variety of environmental monitoring techniques, boat operation, and teamwork. It is a rigorous schedule, but it is a rewarding program. ORSANCO works closely with all state agencies along the Ohio River, providing an opportunity for interns to form state contacts.

Requirements: 

Applicant should be a student interested in aquatic ecology and able to endure long hours and adverse weather. Applicant will have teamwork experience and a clean driving record. Experience in fish identification, boating experience, and towing behind full-size trucks are all a plus.

Salary: 
$1750/month
Zip Code: 
45230
Application Deadline: 
Employment period is June 1-Oct 31. Positions filled by May 1, so apply by mid-March for priority consideration. In order to maintain full-time status, online courses will need to be taken, so consult with your advisor if you are considering this opportunity.

To apply for this internship, please contact the Office of Experiential Learning at 716.338.1381 or use this contact form.