Internship (5/15/20 – 9/30/20)
Posted Nov 27
Applications close on February 28th,
2020 at 10:00 pm
EnviroScience is looking to hire entry-level/mid-level
environmental science interns to support our natural resources division.
Applicants must be available for 1 week in May and then June through September.
This position consists of working on a 3 member crew performing a wide array of
ecological sampling and assessment from a boat in marine and freshwater coastal
Responsibilities: Under the supervision of a Crew Leader, conduct
assessments following specific protocols at either marine or Great Lakes sites,
sample collection, preservation and in-situ testing of water and sediment,
collection and preservation of fish and invertebrates, packaging and shipping
of samples, boat operation, data collection and entry.
• Completion or current enrollment in a BS or
Associates degree in the Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences or a
• Some marine or aquatic field
experience is required.
• Familiarity with sampling
techniques for water, sediment, benthic macroinvertebrates and fish.
• Excellent verbal and written
• Experience operating and working on
a boat are an asset.
• Must be willing to work remotely
throughout the duration of the field season (June-September).
• Strong knowledge of fish taxonomy
is an asset.
• Some tasks will require strenuous
work, long field days, and significant travel.
• Applicants must possess a valid
driver’s license and a clean driving record. Background check
• Must possess a boater safety
certificate by the start date of the position (etc. Ohio Boater Education
Compensation: This is a seasonal position and salary will be negotiated based
on experience and qualifications. Due to the nature of the field work
involved, lodging and per diem will be included.
EnviroScience, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all
employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and
harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex,
national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local laws
100 – 250 employees
Scientific and Technical Consulting
EnviroScience, Inc. is team of over 100 expert
biologists, engineers, commercial divers, and environmental scientists
headquartered in Ohio, with additional offices in Nashville, Tennessee and
Richmond, Virginia. We have supported environmental design and regulatory
requirements servicing federal, state, and municipal governments; ODOT and
other DOTs; as well as mining, industrial, engineering, and private sector
clients since our inception in 1989. EnviroScience is often considered a
“niche” environmental consultant due to our ecological consulting focus and
nationally-recognized ecological services and environmental compliance for
freshwater mussels, bats, fisheries, aquatic surveys, stormwater and streams
and wetlands. Since 2012, EnviroScience has completed nationwide surveys of
streams, rivers, coastal areas, and other aquatic resources under the five-year
National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS) contract with USEPA. Few firms in the
country retain as many biologists, divers, and scientists under one roof and
most of our staff have over 10 years of experience in their respective fields.
EnviroScience specializes in providing high quality biomonitoring services both
in the laboratory and in the field. Our major areas of emphasis are 1)
ecological surveys including stream/wetland permitting, 2) endangered species
surveys and documentation, 3) ecological restoration, 4) emergency response to
environmental disasters, 5) lake management, 6) commercial diving and marine
services, 7) bioassay services, and 8) environmental compliance services. In
addition to our core staff, the company draws on a network of consulting
employees with particularly high levels of expertise in one or more disciplines
ranging from archaeology to vertebrate zoology. Many of our consulting
employees are Ph.D. and M.S. scientists having on average 20 years of
experience in their respective disciplines. Among them are principle authors of
textbooks and manuals on lake management, wetland construction, and rare and
endangered plants in the midwestern United States. By bringing in experts well
published in their particular fields, we can support our clients with
world-class expertise and resources at a reasonable cost. A detailed list of
services and capabilities, including project summaries, is available on our