|Advertisement Opens: Jan. 23, 2024
|Advertisement Closes: March 31, 2024
|Full Time: No
|Salary: $13.00 - $13.00 Hourly
|Minimum Education and/or Experience:
To be eligible for an AGFC Internship, applicants must meet the following prerequisites:
Selected intern will coordinate directly with his/her college or university to obtain course credit for their work.
|Preferred Education and/or Experience:
|Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Required skills may vary depending on the AGFC position and division. The following skills are typically required for conservation-focused AGFC positions:
|Preferred Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
City: Fort Smith
Office: River Valley Nature Center
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.
To be determined by the hiring supervisor.
|Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
This internship will be based out of the Fort Smith Nature Center but will spend an equal amount of time in the west central region of 9 counties. The main "project" for this internship will be to prepare, organize and lead fishing camps, which are to be held in at least two counties. These camps are for youth age particpiants.
The intern will teach fish biology/anatomy, casting techniques & the difference between lures and baits. He/she will then take the participants fishing. Our full time and part time staff will assist with this project, but the intern will prepare the outline and take the lead. In addition, this position will help with the classes at the nature center such as Archery and Paddling/Fishing and may also assist with float trips.
|Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:
|Special Job Dimensions:
AGFC interns are paid $13.00 per hour and work approximately 40 hours per week (no more than 400 hours for 10 weeks).
Intern positions will be available through June, July, and August. Flexible work schedules can be established with your division supervisor.
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 email it to Sharon Morris at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure and provide the following in the email subject line: position name and position number. All documents must be received by March 31, 2024.
|Other Specific Information:
As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.