Staff Positions

We do not currently have any staff openings. Check back or follow us on Facebook to learn about open positions when they're posted.

Research With Us

We do not currently have opportunities for unaffiliated researchers. Interested in conducting research with us or curious if we can assist you with your own research? Contact our Research Coordinator, Shon Schooler.

Internships & Student Opportunities

Student Interpretive Specialist

The Position:

The Student Interpretive Specialist welcomes visitors to the Lake Superior Estuarium, and provides visitor services and orientation to the National Estuarine Research Reserve system, the St. Louis River Estuary, and Lake Superior. This position greets the public, answers the phone, stocks brochures, and assists the public while they are in the Center. They may assist with Reserve educational programs in the center, or prepare and present short educational programs. They also handle cash and merchandise, maintain displays, perform light cleaning, and create audio/visuals such as posters or social media campaigns for events. They are responsible for providing excellent customer service to visitors and will work independently while communicating clearly and regularly with Reserve staff and the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Student class schedules on Fridays or Saturdays may be accommodated. The Reserve is seeking two students to fill this position.


Full Position Description:

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Contact Information:

Deanna Erickson, Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve Education Coordinator

deanna.erickson@ces.uwex.edu

715-399-4086

Application Deadline:

August 28, 2017

Rivers2Lake Education Intern

The Position:

The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve seeks a student to assist in their environmental and science education program. The intern will work closely with the Reserve’s Education Coordinator and the Rivers2Lake Mentor to support the Rivers2Lake Education Program. Rivers2Lake provides year-long in-depth training and mentoring in outdoor, place-based, and inquiry-based learning on the Lake Superior Watershed to teachers in regional schools. This may include curriculum planning, logistical support, visits to regional schools to assist with Rivers2Lakes lessons and field experiences, assistance with the Rivers2Lake evaluation process and teacher professional development events as well as other Rivers2Lake related tasks as required.


Full Position Description:

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Contact Information:

Ryan Feldbrugge, Education Mentor

rfeldbr1@uwsuper.edu

715-399-4090

Application Deadline:

September 27, 2017

Volunteer

Interested in volunteering with the Lake Superior Reserve? We appreciate all of our volunteers, who perform valuable service for us and our communities. Connect with us at (715) 399-4082 to learn more and share your ideas.