Students enrolled in this internship program gain hands-on field and laboratory experience as they collect and analyze environmental data gathered from WSDOT wetland mitigation sites. During the eleven-week course, students will use quantitative and qualitative monitoring methods while conducting surveys of vegetation, soils, hydrology, and wildlife. Approximately 80% of the field activities will focus on vegetation sampling and plant identification. Students will use statistical methods to evaluate data collected. Go to our website for more information.
Qualifications: Candidates must make a commitment to participating in both field (10 hour days) and lab (8 hour days) activities Monday through Thursday for the duration of summer quarter, including evaluation week. Field days will be conducted rain or shine. Must enroll in summer quarter at The Evergreen State College, and pay appropriate tuition. For undergraduate credit, students must enroll for a minimum of 6 up to a maximum of 16 undergraduate credits. 4 credits- graduate. For more information regarding current summer tuition rates, see Evergreen’s website. http://www.evergreen.edu/business/studentfinancialservices/tuitionrates.htm
Internship Begins June 25, 2012 and ends September 6, 2012