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Want hands-on experience in ecology-based design? LWLA is seeking an intern for summer 2013.

The intern will work with all staff as needed with tasks directly apportioned by the Project Manager. The job will require forty hours per week. Start and end times can be flexible according to the intern’s preferences, as long as it is co-coordinated with the project manager. Pay rate will be $12 per hour. Occasional overnight travel will likely be required.

Project/Design Assistant Duties
– Assisting with site analysis and site measurements
– Creation of base maps
– Creation of installation proposals
– Design assistance
– Plant and materials procurement assistance
– Occasional light fieldwork (plant layout, meadow seeding)
– Contractor coordination assistance for installations

Skills Required
– Attention to detail, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving abilities
– Familiarity with plants native to the northeastern United States and basic ecological processes
-Effective time management
– Willingness to learn and participate in a diverse range of support tasks
– Computer skills (Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite)

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and work samples by APRIL 29 in PDF format to Applications will be reviewed as received and we expect the position to be filled by MAY 1.