Nick's Interns

We are excited to announce our 2014 season of Nick’s Interns. This unique program provides work opportunities for high school students. We are looking for individuals who are motivated to learn, work hard, be part of a team, and make a valuable contribution to our natural environment.

Interns work on a range of restoration projects such as, stream repair, invasive species removal, trail building, sediment and fuel hazard reduction, salmon habitat enhancement and more. With the cooperation of several environmental agencies, participants will learn about and experience a variety of restoration forestry practices.


Interviews will be held in late April

Session 1 (BLM - Whitethorn): June 23 to July 10

Session 2 (BLM - Whitethorn): July 14 to July 31

Mattole Restoration Council (Petrolia): 1st session  June 23rd - July 10th
                                                       2nd session  July 14th to 31st


All jobs are 3 week sessions, 4 days a week (32 hours)

Interns starting wage ~ $ 9.50/hr; returning ~ $10.50/hr

Interns may earn up to a $100 bonus for excellent work. 


Mattole Restoration Council/Nick’s Interns

PO Box 223 Whitethorn, CA 95589


For questions call Theresa Vallotton at MRC 986-1078 or 986-7797

Nick’s Interns is a partnership between:

Bureau of Land Management, California State Parks, Mattole Restoration Council,

Mattole Salmon Group, Ray & Marie Raphael, Redwood Forest Foundation,

Sanctuary Forest, and WA1/TTP/A-Step/Step-Up

Please find and download the 2014 application, below.

2014 application.doc24 KB