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SWCD seeks summer apprentice

The Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District is looking for a summer apprentice.

The Conservation Corps Minnesota and Iowa is currently accepting applications for young adults ages 18 to 25 for summer apprentice positions in 33 SWCDs throughout Minnesota with one of those being in Lake County. Apprentices in Lake County will focus on field survey activities using survey-grade GPS systems to collect information on storm water infrastructure elevations, locations, and other various information in North Shore communities.

Apprentices will serve as AmeriCorps members and receive a monthly living stipend of $1,355 as well as an education award of $1,528 to use toward qualifying education and student loan expenses. Educational credits may be arranged by the apprentice. The service runs from May 16 through Aug. 11.

For more information visit www.conservationcorps.org/apprentice-academy or complete an application online at www.conservationcorps.org/apply. The application deadline is March 3. Those interested in the Two Harbors-based apprenticeship can communicate it during the application process.

Applications for these positions are coordinated through Conservation Corps Minnesota and Iowa and is funded through the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resource Trust Fund and LCCMR.

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