Land Reclamation Intern (Soda Springs, ID)

  • Company: Monsanto Company
  • Location: Soda Springs, Idaho
  • Posted: July 30, 2017
  • Reference ID: 01JWG
In Soda Springs, we produce elemental phosphorous, a key component to ensuring farmers are more productive--something that's becoming increasingly important in our growing world. We are currently offering a Land Reclamation Internship for the summer of 2018 at this location.

Responsibilities include:
  • Water sampling and logging of data
  • Assist in establishing native flowers, habitat, and food plots on various properties
  • Assist in storm water inspections and plan updates
  • Monitor and record data from nest boxes
  • Construct brush & rock piles for small mammal habitats
  • Involvement in planning, installation, and maintenance of erosion control practices
  • Collect soil & vegetation samples from an ongoing field study
  • Involvement in agency inspections
  • Assist with mine tours
  • Learning operation of reclamation equipment
  • Work with GIS ArcView 9
  • Surveying with a Trimble GPS
  • Assist other department personnel as needed
Required Skills/Experiences:
  • Junior Standing or above working toward a degree in Land Reclamation or related field
  • Must be returning to school in the fall of 2018
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Desired Coursework:
  • Watershed Management
  • Range-Wildlife Relation
  • Revegetation
  • GIS & GPS
  • Soil/Environmental Chemistry
  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Environmental Law
  • Elements of Mining
  • Project Management
  • Environmental Engineering

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