Summer InternshipPosted by Keli'i Kotubetey on April 2, 2013
Does working outdoors appeal to you? Are you interested in learning about Hawai’is unique cultural and natural resources and how to mālama them? Or are you simply looking for some real-world hands-on experience in fishpond cultivation, management, and restoration? Look no further than this summer job opportunity!
Paepae o He’eia is proud to announce the 4th year of its Summer He’eia Ahupua’a Internship. This summer internship will run between June 3rd and July 26th, 2013 and was designed with most school calendars in mind. This is a PAID internship and requires interns to work Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8am to 12pm.
Majority of the work will take place at He‘eia Fishpond but the concept behind this internship is to nurture the mauka/makai ahupua‘a relationship. Work activities include fishpond restoration and aquaculture activities but will also incorporate lo‘i restoration, reforestation, and huaka`i to various mauka sites. In addition to physical work, participants will gain knowledge about wahi pana and cultural sites within Ko‘olaupoko, native and non-native plant and animal species, and get to experience new people and places.
Applications are available as of April 1, 2013 and are due (either hand-delivered or post-marked) by May 10th, 2013. All applicants will be notified within ten days of their selection or non-selection. Please review the informational flyer below for more details and feel free to contact our office via phone or email with questions. Mahalo!