To be eligible for an Internship, applicants must meet the following prerequisites:
A working knowledge of basic fisheri es management and techniques is a plus.
Successfu l applicant should have a passion for conservation and actively pursuing a career related to natural resource management.
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.
Assists District 8 biologists and Arkansas Black Bass Program with a va riety of duties related to the monitoring and evaluation of wild fish populations, and creating revitalization of fish habitat; Intern works under the direct supervision of the District Biologist and/or Black Bass Biologist; Intern will be required to travel to different locat ions within the state on a minimal basis
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.
Interest and educational background in biology (fisheries biology preferred), desire to work outdoors even in inclement weather, good computer skills, outgoing personality and ability to communicate with the general public, peers and supervisors; Applicants must have a basic knowledge of fisheries science principles/techniques, and a basic knowledge regarding identification of native flora and fauna; Applicants must be willing to work odd hours outside under physical demands in a variety of inclement weather conditions; Applicants must have the ability or willingness to lea rn to operate ATVs, boats with motors, small shop tools including la wnmowers, weed eaters, skill saws, etc.,and farm related equipment such as small tractors with implements; Heavy physical demands in inclement weather; Expect to work varied hours during the week and weekends if needed.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.