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 questions, handles gift sales and assists the public, including children, while they are in the Estuarium. They assist with Reserve educational efforts and may 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 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 position runs from September 7th, 2018 through May 25th, 2019.


Full Position Description:

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Contact Information:

Deanna Erickson

deanna.erickson@uwex.edu

(715) 399-4086

Application Deadline:

April 30, 2018

Rivers2Lake Education Intern

The Position:

The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve seeks a qualified and outgoing student to assist in their environmental and science education program. The Rivers2Lake education program provides year-long in-depth training and mentoring in outdoor and inquiry-based learning on the Lake Superior Watershed to teachers in regional schools. This may include curriculum development, logistical planning and advertising for Rivers2Lake public programs or events, visits to area schools to assist with Rivers2Lakes lessons and field experiences, assistance with the Rivers2Lake evaluation process and teacher training events, as well as other Rivers2Lake related tasks as required.


The position runs from September 24, 2018 until May 31st, 2019, with roughly 8-10 hours per week.


Full Position Description:

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Contact Information:

Deanna Erickson

deanna.erickson@uwex.edu

(715) 399-4086

Application Deadline:

April 30, 2018

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.