Employment Opportunities

PAID RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES AT NAHANT MARSH

Nahant Marsh is a 305-acre preserve in southwest Davenport, IA featuring a modern education center with state of the art research equipment and a thriving landscape home to a wide variety of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates.

THE INTERN EXPERIENCE

  • Get dirty and gain hands-on experience performing research!
  • Contribute to ongoing research projects or submit project ideas of your own
  • Research ideas include monitoring populations of turtles and bats; telemetry studies of threatened species; native prairie and pollinator surveys; water quality and hydrology investigations; goat-grazing studies; and more…
  • Collect data and create a poster to communicate your results
  • Improve your skills reading and writing a scientific literature
  • Include your research experience on your resume
  • Qualifying students earn an hourly wage (See Requirements)
  • Internships are 12 weeks long and typically begin in late May
  • Scheduling is flexible; opportunities to begin earlier are available

 

ABOUT LSAMP IINSPIRE

The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is an NSF-funded program designed to diversify the nation’s workforce in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Nahant Marsh participates in the Iowa Illinois Nebraska STEM Partnership for Innovation in Research and Education (IINSPIRE), an alliance comprised of 16 colleges and universities in the Midwest that aims to increase students’ success by providing research opportunities.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION

All graduating high school seniors and current college students may participate; however, the following criteria must be met to receive compensation:

  • S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Minimum college GPA of 2.5 or high school GPA of 2.7
  • Major in a STEM discipline
  • Member of an underrepresented group, including Black or African-Americans, Alaskan Natives, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders.

APPLY TODAY!
Contact James Wiebler
Nahant Marsh LSAMP Coordinator
jwiebler@eicc.edu | 563-336-3370

Deadline: April 1, 2021

Click here for a flyer. An application can be found here.