Maryland Environmental Service (MES) is seeking to fill multiple paid summer internship positions at MES Headquarters in Millersville, Maryland and various field sites that MES operates or manages on behalf of diversified clients across the state. Internship positions are structured to provide summer/school break employment opportunities and experience for students from a range of educational specialties.
Environmental Dredging and Restoration (EDR) Environmental Intern:
This position will assist Environmental staff with various tasks related to implementation of monitoring plans including monitoring of water quality, wetland and upland vegetation, algae, bird populations, mosquito populations, and invasive plant species. Responsibilities also include assisting with conducting sampling, delivering samples to laboratories for analysis, and data entry.
The position will also assist the Environmental Education Team that provides educational tours at various dredged material project locations, presents to various community groups, and manages and executes the MDOT MPA TERP program (Terrapin Education & Research Partnership) at various schools in Maryland, including the release of terrapins on Poplar Island. Responsibilities will include assistance with preparing for and attending educational opportunities, tours, and/or presentations.