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Summer Student Internships

Do you love working in the woods?

NMFWRI is looking for members for the summer student field monitoring crew!

Applicants must:

  • Have an interest in forestry, natural resource management, and/or ecological restoration
  • Be a team player with a strong work ethic, attention to detail, a positive attitude, and good self-care
  • Be willing to hike, camp, and travel 4 days per week during the summer (sometimes out of cell range, in remote areas of New Mexico)
  • Be willing to work early mornings and long days; be willing to work in an office; be willing to work on a flexible schedule as needed to meet deadlines
  • Be a currently enrolled student
  • Starting pay: $12.50/hour, plus meals during field work

Applicants will gain experience in the following areas (current experience a plus!):

  • Backcountry experience, including navigation, cooking, campskills, first aid, etc

  • Tree, shrub, and other plant identification abilities -Data entry & quality control

  •  Familiarity with ecological monitoring protocols, projects, and equipment (e.g. Brown’s transects, GPS units, densiometers)

To apply:

Give résumé indicating experience in the above categories, with references & transcript to:

Kathryn Mahan, Ecological Monitoring Specialist, New Mexico Forest & Watershed Restoration Institute

**If interested in staying with the Institute during the school term, please also indicate level of familiarity with Microsoft Office products, and include a writing sample**

Stop by Lora Shields #130                    Call 505.426.2147                  Email

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