Paid Summer Internships at Army Natural Resources Program, O’ahu

The Army Natural Resources Program on O’ahu is offering paid summer internship positions starting in June 2021.  The twelve-week internship program will run from June 1-August 19, 2021.  Three categories of paid summer internships will be offered:

  • Field Crew Internships (4 intern positions)
  • Horticulture/Rare Plant Propagation Internships (2 intern positions)
  • Animal Program Internship (1 intern position)

Please find detailed position descriptions for each type of internship below, in addition to the link for the online application at the bottom of the page.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 2, 2021

Time Commitment
  • 12 weeks, from June 1– August 19, 2021
  • 40 hours/week
  • 10-hour workdays (Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Some overnight camping for up to four (4) consecutive days
Typical Work Demands
  • Hiking up to ten (10) miles per day along steep, rugged terrain through thick brush
  • Working/camping in remote forest areas under inclement weather conditions
  • Regular helicopter transport to remote areas (applicant will ALWAYS be escorted on and off helicopter by a certified helicopter crew member)
Examples of Internship Duties
  • Invasive weed control (will include the use of herbicide)
  • Rare plant re-introduction and monitoring
  • Ungulate and rodent monitoring and control
  • Fence maintenance
Interns Will Report to Work at   ANRP office located at 413 O‘ahu St, Schofield Barracks, HI
Interns Will Provide Their Own
  • Transportation to and from ANRP office at Schofield Barracks*
  • Food and lodging
  • Valid Driver’s License (required to obtain a Schofield Installation Access Pass)*
Compensation $14.10 per hour

Time Commitment
  • 12 weeks, from June 1– August 19, 2021
  • 40 hours/week
  • 10-hour workdays (Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
Typical Work Demands
  • Working in ANRP rare plant nurseries and/or ANRP seed lab
  • Nursery work will include: Bending, stooping, crouching, standing for long periods and lifting loads up to 50 pounds
  • Seed lab work will include: indoor detail oriented tasks and the use of laboratory tools
Examples of Internship Duties
  • Assisting in the propagation and maintenance of native Hawaiian plants, including rare, threatened and endangered species
  • Nursery: greenhouse maintenance; controlling plant pathogens and insect pests (will include the use of pesticides); conducting weed and rat abatement activities; assisting with accurate nursery record keeping
  • Seed lab: seed processing; seedling care; plating and up-potting seedlings; seed counts and assisting with accurate record keeping
  • Occasional duties:
    • Invasive weed control (may include use of herbicide), rare plant reintroduction and monitoring, rare bird and invertebrate monitoring, ungulate and rodent monitoring and control, fence maintenance (These duties may require hiking up to ten (10) miles per day along steep, rugged terrain through thick brush, as well as working/camping (overnight for up to four (4) consecutive days) in remote forest areas under inclement weather conditions.)
Intern Will Report to Work at   ANRP office at 413 O‘ahu St, Schofield Barracks, HI
Intern Will Provide
  • Transportation to and from ANRP office at Schofield Barracks*
  • Food and lodging
  • Valid Driver’s License (required to obtain a Schofield Installation Access Pass)*
Compensation $14.10 per hour

Time Commitment
  • 12 weeks, from June 1– August 19, 2021
  • 40 hours/week
  • 10-hour workdays (Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Some overnight camping for up to four (4) consecutive days
Typical Work Demands
  • Hiking up to ten (10) miles per day along steep, rugged terrain through thick brush
  • Working/camping in remote forest areas under inclement weather conditions
  • Regular helicopter transport to remote areas (applicant will ALWAYS be escorted on and off helicopter by a certified helicopter crew member)
Examples of Internship Duties
  • Rare snail, bird and invertebrate surveys 
  • snail enclosure maintenance and habitat restoration
  • Ungulate and rodent monitoring and control
  • Fence checks and maintenance
  • Animal Program gear prep and maintenance
  • Occasional duties:
    • Invasive weed control (may include use of herbicide)
    • weed whacker operation
Interns Will Report to Work at   ANRP office located at 413 O‘ahu St, Schofield Barracks, HI
Interns Will Provide Their Own
  • Transportation to and from ANRP office at Schofield Barracks*
  • Food and lodging
  • Valid Driver’s License (required to obtain a Schofield Installation Access Pass)*
Compensation $14.10 per hour

*Interns will receive a temporary installation access pass (IAP) in order to enter the U.S. Army installation at Schofield Barracks for the duration of the internship; interns will be asked to provide a valid Driver’s license and social security # on the first day of the internship to obtain an IAP.

Internship application link below:


Army Natural Resources Program Internship Application

——————————————————-DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 2, 2021—————————————————-