To be eligible for an Internship, applicants must meet the following prerequisites:
Experience with basic computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience in public speaking, programming and/or customer service preferred.
Knowledge of native wildlife,fish, and native plants,skilled in outdoor related activities such as hunting,fishing and the ability to present educational and recreational programs to audiences ranging from youth to adults. Good verbal and written communication skills. General knowledge of the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, agency programs and projects. General knowledge and skills relating to tools used for projects in outdoor gardens and flower beds.The ability to lift 50 pounds and work in inclement weather.
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.
Will work with the Governor Mike Huckabee Delta Nature Center staff and volunteers in providing a wide range of conservation educational programs and events for youth and adults during our summer programming schedule. Assist with special events, general programming,and greeting & assisting visitors. Assist with improving and maintaining native plant gardens (planting, mulching,weeding,watering), education animal exhibits, watchable wildlife areas, and trail maintenance & development.
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.
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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.