Seasonal Environmental Scientist


Deadline to Apply:

Friday, January 6, 2023, 5:00pm


Berlin, MD
United States

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The Maryland Coastal Bays Program is seeking a qualified applicant for an environmental science internship. We are looking for a highly motivated upper-level undergraduate or recent graduate majoring in environmental science/studies, earth science, marine science, environmental education, or other related fields. This position will run for roughly 28 weeks at 40 hours a week from mid-March through September, but exact start and end dates are flexible. This position is seasonal with no benefits and pay at $19/hr.

The selected candidate will predominantly be assisting the science team with wetland assessments, wildlife surveys, invasive plant removal, water quality monitoring, citizen science programs, and data entry and analysis. Additional opportunities include assisting with colonial nesting bird monitoring, horseshoe crab surveys, environmental education programs, and conducting field studies with partner organizations such as the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

In addition to assisting the science team, the selected candidate will oversee the Stranded Spawning Horseshoe Crab Recovery Team. Responsibilities for this include:

  • Recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteers and creating a volunteer schedule
  • Collecting and analyzing data
  • Creating a short educational video, writing social media posts, and potential signage to be placed at horseshoe crab spawning locations.

To see all qualifications and read the full job description, click here

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references as one individual PDF to Carly Toulan, Environmental Scientist at the Maryland Coastal Bays Program, at Applications will be accepted until Friday, January 6th, 2023.

The Maryland Coastal Bays Program is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.