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 2020.  The internship program will run from June 1-August 20, 2020.  Three different types of paid summer internships will be offered:

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

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

*You may apply for more than one internship position if you like, but you will need to complete the appropriate application for each position.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 13, 2020

Time Commitment
  • 12 weeks, from June 1– August 20, 2020
  • 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
Compensation $14.10 per hour

Time Commitment
  • 12 weeks, from June 1– August 20, 2020
  • 40 hours/week
  • 10-hour workdays (Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
Typical Work Demands
  • Maintenance of plants in 2-3 rare plant nurseries
  • Bending, stooping, crouching, standing for long periods and lifting loads up to 50 pounds
Examples of Internship Duties
  • Assisting in the propagation and maintenance of native Hawaiian plants, including rare, threatened and endangered species
  • Performing routine greenhouse maintenance and repairs
  • Helping to manage plant pathogens and insect pests (will include the use of pesticides)
  • Conducting weed and rat abatement activities
  • Helping to keep accurate nursery records
  • 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
Compensation $14.10 per hour

Time Commitment
  • 12 weeks, from June 1– August 20, 2020
  • 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
Compensation $14.10 per hour

*Interns will receive a temporary installation access pass in order to enter the U.S. Army installation at Schofield Barracks for the duration of the internship.

Internship application links below:


FIELD CREW INTERNSHIP:

Army Natural Resources Program Field Crew Internship Application

HORTICULTURE AND RARE PLANT PROPAGATION INTERNSHIP:

Army Natural Resources Program Horticulture Internship Application

ANIMAL PROGRAM INTERNSHIP:

Army Natural Resources Program Animal Program Internship Application

——————————————————-DEADLINE: Friday, March 13, 2020—————————————————-