Mercer Botanic Gardens seeks herbarium research intern

Mercer Botanic Gardens seeks to fill its new Native Plant Society of Texas-Houston Chapter Mercer Herbarium Internship to help document about 50,000 specimens of flora of the Houston metro area and East Texas. Among the internship’s core responsibilities are:
documenting and cataloguing plant specimens; logging data into computer software;
maintaining the plant specimens and applying up-to-date identification and current nomenclature; and leaning how to georeference collection locations for specimens. Applicants should have familiarity with plants/botany, knowledge of Microsoft Office, highly proficient research and writing skills, and experience working with volunteers. To apply, please email a résumé and cover letter to Anita Tiller ([email protected]) and Suzzanne Chapman ([email protected]). For more information, call 713-274-4166 or visit themercersociety.org.

Galveston Bay Foundation seeks donor relations manager

Galveston Bay Foundation seeks a full-time Donor Relations Manager to develop and implement collaborative and creative strategies to ensure GBF donors are actively stewarded from point of organizational entry through major gifts and planned giving.This position is a key member of our development team and manages our major giving program that focuses on individual annual gifts of $1,000 or more. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of experience in development/fundraising. Applicants should also possess the abilities to empathize with donors, clearly communicate an organization’s mission, and develop relationships between an organization and its donors. For a full list of primary duties and qualifications, please visit galvbay.org. To apply, email resume and cover letter to [email protected] by May 11, 2018.

Galveston Bay Foundation seeks interns

Are you passionate about preserving and protecting our coastal environment? Do you enjoy working alongside like-minded, hard-working individuals? The Galveston Bay Foundation may be the place for you. GBF is currently seeking a Conservation Programs Intern (apply by April 13), a Water Quality Research Intern (apply by April 17), and a Water Quality Community Engagement Intern (apply by April 17). For more information, visit galvbay.org or call (281) 332-3381.