Student Summer Positions Available At Assateague Island National Seashore
Contact: Liz Davis, 410-629-6087
Berlin, Maryland -- Assateague Island National Seashore is currently recruiting six students between the ages of 15 and 18 for the Youth Conservation Corp (YCC Program). The students will continue repair work from Hurricane Sandy damage on the Maryland side of Assateague in the Sinepuxent District. The projects will include installing split rail fence, rebuilding boardwalks and landscaping visitor center and headquarters areas. Students will also have the opportunity to work with Resource Management and Interpretation divisions in the National Seashore. Those hired will be paid the Maryland minimum wage currently $7.25/hr. The project work will begin on Monday June 30, 2014 and continue until August 22, 2014.
Did You Know?
Animal, vegetable or mineral? These orange, blob-like critters are a colony of animals related to sea squirts. Their name, sea pork is thought to be derived from their close appearance to salt pork. When they are babies they have a notochord just like human embryos!