Stocking Savvy is now hiring Paid Interns!
We are looking for people dedicated to the environment preferably in college or entry level people working in environmental fields who are looking for experience in the following:
-Environmental and Political Consulting
This will be a 12 week trial internship for several people consisting of 10-20 flexible hours per week with opportunities for future employment in Sarasota or nearby areas. Pay will be $10 an hour and job duties will consist of the following: data entry, writing environmental short articles/posts, helping at educational booths, and identifying plants and animals and other miscellaneous tasks. These tasks will not be more than 50% of the job with the rest pertaining to field exercises, field identification, shadowing senior staff, writing and publishing scientific papers and entry into dozens of environmental events and conferences. Please send resumes and cover letters to firstname.lastname@example.org with the last submittal date being December 20th and Job start date being January 1st 2020.
Interviews will take place until December 20th and the following is preferred in an intern:
-Cover Letter on how an internship like this will help you change the world, I want to know what you will do, most people applying will be new to these fields.
-Passion for the environment
-Experience or courses in at least 3 of the aforementioned fields
-Flexible work hours including Saturdays (negotiable)
-Physical exertion outside, lift 25 pounds, hike on uneven terrain
-Transportation encouraged but not required
-Experience in field work or doing plant/animal ID's
-Lateral thinking and problem solving
Please forward all questions to email@example.com and for more information on what we do please check out wwwstockingsavvy.com and we hope to have some Savvy Staff soon!
Stocking Savvy is proud to be doing a talk on Native Plants and Butterfly Gardens at this year's Native Plant Show sponsored by the Florida Association of Native Nurseries, FANN! We are proud to have several sponsors for our booth including the Native Plant Horticulture Foundation, as well as the People's Alliance to Sustain our Posterity. We will be talking about retention ponds, aquatic ecosystems, and wetland pollinator habitat. For our session check out this link below.
Sean Patton is a wetland biologist and environmental consultant serving Sarasota and Manatee counties. He has written and defended an Honors Thesis at New College of Florida, and continues to do independent research to better understand Florida's ecosystems and provide the most specialized consultations possible. He has presented at the Environmental Summit and many other locations on his research; Multimodal Biological Control which is the selective stocking of native organisms to target and control nuisance organisms.