To be eligible for an Internship, applicants must meet the following prerequisites:
Preferred Biology, Fisheries and Wildlife, Natural Resource Management, Earth Science, Environmental Policy / Science, or similar college majors.
Basic understanding of GIS systems
Familiarity with MS Office products.
Interest in environmental regulation and policy
Ability to swim and feel comfortable working in aquatic environments is preferred.
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.
1) Office work duties:
a. Using Geographic Information Systems to make shape files of projects that AGFC reviews.
b. Entering project information into a database worksheet.
c. Conducting archival research and digitization of historical agency projects.
d. Assisting ECD personnel with evaluating and performing environmental reviews, and obtaining state and federal permits for AGFC projects.
2) Field work duties:
a. Documenting project conditions using a camera and GPS system,
b. Assisting staff with preparing review notes in a field journal,
c. Assisting with any biological surveys that may be conducted at the project site.
d. The occasional opportunity to work with other AGFC Divisions such as Wildlife Management and Fisheries, on their field work and management projects.
May occasionally be asked to travel overnight or work long days in the field. Must be comfortable working in the outdoors, in adverse weather conditions, and traversing difficult terrain.
Internships are no more than 400 hours in duration at a stipend of $12.75 per hour. Intern positions will end on August 31, 2019.
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 8, 2019.
All applicants are subject to a criminal background check.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.