Illinois RiverWatch seeking intern

Illinois RiverWatch program seeking intern
Illinois RiverWatch program seeking intern(WIFR Newsroom)
Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:50 AM CDT
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EAST ALTON, Ill. (WIFR) - The Illinois RiverWatch program is seeking an intern to work from August 18 to November 11 to support the Biodiversity of Freshwater Mussels project.

The intern will work with the National Great Rivers Research and Education (NGRREC) staff and citizen scientists. A weekend field trip will help capture, weigh, measure, and release freshwater mussels.

Interns will also with staff at the Missouri Botanical Garden (MBG) to process tissue samples. The internship is paid and the project is funded by the Living Earth Collaborative.

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