A new college internship program designed to develop Maui’s next generation of conservation leaders is now accepting applications.
The Na Hua Ho`ohuli i ka Pono program is funded by Hau`oli Mau Loa Foundation, a private Honolulu-based grant making organization. The program will work in partnership with State agencies and Kupu, an established non-profit organization that works statewide to link youth with conservation organizations year-round.
There are two positions available for students who are interested in careers in natural resources management and protection and invasive species management.
Interns will be selected through a competitive process which includes a formal application, criminal history check, and interview. Selected interns will earn a bi-weekly living allowance of $475; they also may be eligible to earn an AmeriCorps Education Award that may be applied toward higher education costs or student loans.
Interested candidates must be available for 19 hours a week from Oct. 3, 2016 thru May 26, 2017. Work days are generally Monday through Friday, but may include some night and weekend hours depending on the agency’s needs. Students are responsible for their own transportation and housing accommodations.
Completed applications and all required documents must be received by 4pm on July 18, 2016.
Photo courtesy Na Hua Ho`ohuli i ka Pono Facebook page