The SCA intern will assist the Forest botanist with a range of plant and habitat surveys, seed and plant collection, and habitat restoration projects. Work includes threatened and endangered plant surveys, sensitive and other rare plant surveys, fen and wetland habitat evaluations, weed inventories; more. Interns may assist with habitat improvement projects. SCA interns will work in a large variety of habitat types including alpine, wetlands, fens, riparian areas, shrublands, forests, and other terrestrial habitats. Skills required: US citizenship; valid driver`s license; ability and willingness to undergo a required criminal history background check; ability to drive 4WD vehicles; excellent physical fitness; good attitude and work ethic; ability to walk long distances (up to 20 miles a day) with some equipment in remote locations at high elevations (7,000-13,000 feet); ability and comfort with walking off-trail on uneven terrain, backcountry orienteering and map reading skills. Skills desired: Ability to drive manual transmissions vehicles; previous hiking and/or backpacking experience; plant identification skills. This is a field position that will require the ability to walk long distances (up to 20 miles a day) carrying some equipment, often off-trail. Field sites vary from roadside to overnight backcountry locations in mountainous terrain at high elevations (7,000-13,000 feet). You must supply your own sturdy hiking boots, high quality rain gear, and day pack. Some camping may occur. Personal backpacking/camping gear is desirable. NO PETS.