Fisheries Internship (6 months)

Galloway Fisheries Trust

Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract [email protected] Jamie Ribbens

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, water & hydrology

Closing date: Friday, 21st May 2021  

A paid internship is available from late June 2021 for 26 weeks to work with Galloway Fisheries Trust biologists on a range of projects.

Galloway Fisheries Trust is a conservation charity working on fish populations, their habitats and water quality across the freshwaters of Galloway. The successful applicant will be involved in delivering a range of research, conservation and community engagement projects.

Key items of work that the intern will assist with delivering include:

  • A ‘Galloway Glens’ project to enhance riparian and instream habitats on the Black Water of Dee
  • Fish survey work
  • Delivering eel research work
  • Producing educational material for use in local schools 

The candidate must be fit, motivated, hardworking and willing to work outdoors during all weather conditions. A full valid driving licence is essential.

This full time, fixed term intern post is a wonderful opportunity for a recent graduate with a conservation, fisheries or freshwater ecology degree to gain a range of valuable work experience. It is a funding condition that the intern must be a young person aged up to and including 25 years old.

Salary will be £350/week. Closing date for applications is 5:00pm on 21st May 2021.

Face to face interviews plan to be held on the 1st June 2021.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter addressed to Jamie Ribbens at [email protected] or Fisheries House, Station Industrial Estate, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 6ND

This post is funded by The Holywood Trust and the Galloway Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme.

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