|Advertisement Opens: Jan. 23, 2020|
|Advertisement Closes: Feb. 28, 2020|
|Full Time: No|
|Salary: $12.75 - $12.75 Hourly|
|Minimum Education and/or Experience:
To be eligible for an Internship, applicants must meet the following prerequisites:
|Preferred Education and/or Experience:
Applicant should have formal educational equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in biology, zoology, fisheries management, or wildlife management; candidates with advanced degrees are preferred.
|Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
|Preferred Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Special attention will be given to applicants with education and work experience in conservation social science, wildlife veterinary medicine, and communication in widlife health. Applicant should possess strong writing skills as well as statistical experience.
City: Little Rock, Arkansas
Office: Little Rock Central Office
Division: RESEARCH EVALUATION AND COMPLIANCE
The AGFC’s internship program allows students to gain practical experience and meet hands-on training requirements necessary to earn their degrees and gain valuable career-oriented experience.
Program Goals and Opportunities:
The AGFC Internship program is designed to help students gain education and practical experience related to the conservation work AGFC performs and to meet hands-on training requirements necessary for students to earn their degree. This training is critical to students pursuing a conservation career and is often the deciding factor in gaining employment after college.
|Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The selected applicant will be required to assist the professional staff of the Research, Evaluation and Compliance Division with various tasks. Job duties will vary, with some field work possible, but majority of responsibilities will include aiding analyzing data gathered from hunters for a human dimensions project about Chronic Wasting Disease. The student will develop a report for this project as well as developing outreach materials about wildlife health issues for public distribution.
|Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:
|Special Job Dimensions:
Internships are no more than 400 hours in duration at a stipend of $12.75 per hour. Intern positions will end on August 31, 2020.
Flexible work schedule available during May, June, July, and August.
Please upload and attach to this application:
IF THESE DOCUMENTS ARE NOT ATTACHED YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE DETERMINED INCOMPLETE UNTIL THEY ARE RECEIVED.
If you are unable to attach your documentation you may fax them to 501-223-6444, attention Human Resources with the position name and position number. All documents must be received by March 6, 2020.
|Other Specific Information:
Ability to work with fish and wildlife professionals in a variety of disciplines. Should possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal. The following skills/knowledge are desired: ability to conduct basic statistical analysis and scientific literature reviews; familiarity with basic laboratory safety.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.