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Research Opportunities

To look for internship opportunities for biology majors, check out the bulletin board beside the cell biology lab, Lewis Science 153.

To see other internship opportunities go to UCA Career Services.

Internships

3 Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Internships:

1. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (“MDMR”) is currently seeking a Geographic
Information Systems (GIS) Intern for the Office of Information Technology.The MDMR manages all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands, and waterfront areasto provide for the balanced commercial, recreational, educational, and economic uses of theseresources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. GIS technology is utilized bythe department as a tool to integrate and analyze multiple data sources to aid management decisions.

2.The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (“MDMR”) is currently seeking two Marine
Fisheries Interns.The MDMR manages all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands, and waterfront areas
to provide for the balanced commercial, recreational, educational, and economic uses of these
resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes.

3.The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (“MDMR”) is currently seeking an Outreach
Intern for the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (GBNERR) in Moss Point,
Mississippi.The MDMR manages all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands, and waterfront areas
to provide for the balanced commercial, recreational, educational, and economic uses of these
resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes.

Compensation and Hours Worked
These internships positions pay $10.00 per hour and is for 40 hours per week. This position is for up
to 12 weeks, depending upon the intern’s school schedule. Please Note: This position will not
begin until June 3, 2019, or after, depending on the intern’s school schedule.

The deadline for receiving applications is March 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Late applications will
not be accepted. You may be required to interview in person at MDMR in Biloxi, Mississippi or
by telephone.
Questions/Requests for Clarification
All questions and requests for clarification must be submitted by email to Valerie McWilliams at
procurement@dmr.ms.gov

Natural Resources Intern

Natasha Harrison is currently looking for a Natural Resources Intern. Position is located on Camp Robinson. Work is 24 hours per week minimum – pays $13.96/hour. Working days are Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00am & 3:30pm. Will need to be available to start within the next 6-8 weeks and be able to pass a background check. Some college education preferred (either associates or bachelors).

Ideal candidate has some experience in one or more of the following areas:
Pest management
Plant care/propagation
Use of lawn equipment (manual & power)
Operation of ATV/UTV
Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.) Wildlife monitoring/conservation activities Prescribed burning

Must be able to lift 50lbs.

Please send resume to:
natasha.l.harrison3.nfg@mail.mil

White River Waterkeeper Interns Opportunities:

Marketing & Outreach

Lead swim guide

Swim Guide Sampler 

Training for summer Interns will be held in Harrison, May 15th-16th. YOU MUST ATTEND THIS TRAINING.

To apply, complete the online application available at http://WhiteRiverWaterkeeper.org/Internship
and e-mail a copy of your résumé to Jessie Green at jessie@whiteriverwaterkeeper.org.

Student Conservation Association 

The Student Conservation Association offers many summer and other short-term opportunities that can serve as a student internship for course credit.  Go to this website to search for positions that fit our interests and career goals!  Just remember that a proposal must be submitted to the internship committee by the appropriate deadline for approval of course credit. https://www.thesca.org/serve/positions

Disney Animal, Science and Environment Professional Internship

The Agricultural Sciences team, part of Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment, offers Professional internships designed to provide qualified college students with the opportunity for hands-on work experience in the unique growing areas that are part of Living with The Land, an agricultural attraction at Epcot. Disney Agricultural Sciences Recruiting Flyer

White River Waterkeeper  (Public Relations Intern)

This position will only require the intern to travel to Harrison minimally. The student will need to work with minimal oversight, but there will be weekly scheduled calls and email check-ins. Application is available online at https://www.whiteriverwaterkeeper.org/internship. The internship will only require approximately 12 hours a week but could be scaled up to 20 hours a week if a motivated student wanted additional duties. Public Relations Intern

LSU Health Sciences

8 week internship in a research laboratory to provide career opportunities in graduate research in pharmacology, toxicology, carcinogenesis, chemoprevention, neuropharmacology, and neuroscience. Contact tmoren@lsuhsc.edu or click here for more information.

Tennessee Aquarium

http://www.tnaqua.org/protect-freshwater/student-opportunities

Lake Conway Point Remove Water Alliance

LCPRWA internship information

Camp War Eagle

http://campwareagle.org/content/university-central-arkansas

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

https://www.agfc.com/en/employment/internships/

Deadline is in late February. Contact Dr. Laurie Warren, Dr. Reid Adams, or Dr. Sally Entrekin for more information.

Crime Lab Summer Internship Program

Arkansas State Crime Laboratory will release information when available on internships. Visit their page form more information.

University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Summer Field Program –

Applications being accepted: http://www.usm.edu/gcrl/summer_field/index.php.