Florida Department of Environmental Protection
||Hendry, Collier, Lee, Glades, Other
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is searching for volunteers and interns who have an interest in environmental conservation and the natural sciences. Employees of the DEP have the singular honor of working to protect Florida's natural environment on a daily basis. Their duties are diverse, and directly affect a variety of disciplines and industries. Volunteers and interns will work closely with DEP staff to complete duties in various program areas, ensuring public compliance with laws and regulations and educating members of the public about the environment. The DEP has offices in Fort Myers, Sebring, and Marathon. Environmental regulatory programs include: Air Resource Management, Submerged Lands and Environmental Resources Program, Waste Management, Water Facilities, and Environmental Assessment and Restoration.
Will be provided at the time of interview with a Job Supervisor in area of student's interest.
|Times of Work:
||Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime
2295 Victoria Avenue, Suite 364
Fort Myers, FL 33902
Fax: (850) 412-0590
Phone: (239) 344-5647
||Mary Grace Stamper
Phone: (239) 344-5696
|Worker's Comp for Volunteers?:
Volunteering with the DEP is a rare opportunity to gain hands-on experience and meet professionals in the environmental field. Opportunities exist in a variety of program areas, and schedules are based on the needs of the individual program. Interns and volunteers will be provided with a support structure that includes being paired with a mentor who will provide leadership and guidance.
Don't miss this chance to gain valuable experience in natural resource management and contribute to protection of the local environment!