Apply to become an Agricultural Snail Survey Intern! We have openings for up to 8 paid positions for rising juniors and seniors from Central and West Oʻahu high schools.
LEARN and EARN up to $1,600 in cash upon completion of your internship!
These year-round internships are created by Bishop Museum in partnership with Mālama Learning Center to engage students in farm surveys for pest snails that could hurt agriculture and the health of our communities.
Learn from experts on how to:• Identify snail species• Lead surveys for snails• Collect and analyze data• Make maps using GIS (Geographic Information System)• Make public presentations and teach people about what you learned
Interns will work in teams and be supervised by Bishop Museum and Mālama Learning Center staff.Training Dates (All dates are required): • Summer 2019 (July 15-26 weekdays)• Fall Break 2019 (October 7-9)• Winter Break 2019 (December 26, 27, and 30)• Spring Break 2020 (3 days between March 16-20 to be determined)
Training hours will be from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu. Bishop Museum is conveniently located along bus lines.
Additional time will be spent conducting surveys on school campuses and conducting outreach at farms and nurseries.
Qualifications:• Enrollment in public, charter, private, or home schools in Central/West O'ahu (Mililani, Pearl City, Waipahu, 'Ewa, Kapolei, Nānākuli, Wai'anae)• Strong interest in science• Dependability• Commitment• Ability to use computers• Good teamwork skills
Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
If you're ready to apply, please continue below. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Positions will be filled as available. The sooner you apply, the better your chance!
If you would like to provide a resume to supplement your application, please email to: Dr. Norine Yeung at email@example.com with subject line: Agricultural Snail Survey Intern.