UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP: Field Experience Internship with the City of Ann Arbor, Department of Parks and Recreation, Natural Area Preservation... Apply by:


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  • Host Department: Program in Biology
  • Date: 02/27/2013
  • Time: 5:00PM

  • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • Description:

    An intern position with the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Department of Parks and Recreation, Natural Area Preservation.



    Work with Natural Area Preservation Conservation Crew to:

    • Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas
    • Maintain and construct trails
    • Assist with volunteer workdays and other environmental stewardship activities
    • Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants
    • Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed
    • Other potential tasks as assigned or needed.


    • Excellent interpersonal skills suitable for working with crew, volunteers, and public
    • Background in natural resource management or equivalent field
    • Ability to perform strenuous manual labor outdoors in all weather conditions
    • Ability to learn to distinguish between native and non-native flora
    • Ability to work with minimal direct field supervision
    • Basic computer and office skills

    DATES OF INTERNSHIP: Typically, May-August. M-F. Flexible hours.

    COMPENSATION: Unpaid or work-study

    TO APPLY:   Send resume, cover letter, and three references to Tina Roselle, Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator, Natural Area Preservation, 1831 Traver Rd.  Ann Arbor, MI 48105 or to troselle@a2gov.org, 734-794-6627 by Wednesday, February 27th, 2013.