We are currently accepting applications for Internships and volunteer positions
The interns at the Florida Springs Institute are an integral part of our team! Our interns contribute to our mission in many ways, including:
- Assisting in water quality sampling and testing,
- Assisting with ecological surveys,
- Data entry,
- Planning and organizing events, and
- Assisting with education and outreach efforts.
The Florida Springs Institute (FSI) is looking for two dedicated and responsible individuals to fill the position of “Science Intern” from the week of January 16th through April 14th 2023. During this time, interns are expected to provide 15-18 hours (approximately 2 days) per week of assistance to FSI staff in the field and at our office located in High Springs. Four weekend human use surveys at study springs are required.
Ideal candidates would possess some of the following:
- Passion for Florida springs, their protection, and restoration
- Work or volunteer experience in scientific data collection, natural resource management, science policy, or interpretation.
- Knowledge of spring ecosystems, land use, ecology, and hydrology
- Experience with scientific data collection and data entry
- Science communication skills
To learn more about this position and information on how to apply, click HERE
Applications for this position are open until January 6th, 2023.
Interns at the Florida Springs Institute are an integral part of our organization! Administrative and Outreach Interns contribute to our mission in many ways, including:
- Assistance with memberships and inventory
- Grant and fundraising research
- Writing about FSI programs and events
- Assistance with education and outreach efforts
The Florida Springs Institute (FSI) is looking for a dedicated and responsible individual to fill the position of “Administrative & Outreach Intern” from January 17th, 2022 through May 6th, 2022 (longer internship available and preferred for this position). During this time period, interns are expected to provide approximately 15 hours per week of assistance to FSI staff at our office located in High Springs and from home. To learn more about this position and to apply, click HERE
Applications for this position are open until January 9th 2022.
Photo by John Moran.
WE arE currently accepting volunteer applications for SpringsWatch!
SpringsWatch is our monthly citizen science springs monitoring program that facilitates “hands-on” volunteer work while also contributing to springs research efforts in-house and for other environmental agencies around the state. Volunteers learn to collect data such as water quality field parameters (temperature, dissolved oxygen, and specific conductance), water surface stage readings, measurement of vertical light attenuation, measurement of horizontal Secchi depth visibility, photo station documentation of aquatic plants and wildlife, and observations of other wildlife and human uses.
To apply to volunteer with SpringsWatch click here or “learn more” below
Environmental Center Volunteers are tasked with greeting and interacting with members of the public at our North Florida Springs Environmental Center. As an Environmental Center Volunteer, you will have opportunity to get to know Florida Springs Institute staff, ask questions, and learn quickly how navigate common springs research and protection topics.
Special Event Volunteers are asked to attend environmental events, often on weekends, with a member(s) of our staff. Event tasks include: setting up and breaking down Florida Springs Institute event booth, interacting with event attendees, telling them about our organization , and answering commonly asked questions about Florida springs.