Any undergraduate student in the College of Forest Resources may apply for an internship for credit. Students who have an open elective may use the internship course as a part of their program. In addition, full semester internships will only be eligible for three credits, given that other requirements are met. Students can only receive credit for one internship during their undergraduate program.Students are also required to
|Forest Management Internship||Multiple States||3/23/2017||+|
Organization:United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuges
Agency: MS State University and United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuges Number of Vacancies (3-4)
Internship Duration: Approximate schedule will be from mid-May through mid-August 2017. The positions are full-time requiring a minimum 40 hour work week. Students wishing to receive internship credit will need to complete an internship agreement or practicum agreement and enroll in the appropriate course (Consult with your advisor). Fall semester 2017 and/or Spring semester 2018 work opportunities may be available, please inquire if interested.
Description: The positions will be located on a National Wildlife Refuge in the Southeast Region. Work will be under the direction of the Refuge Forester and may include conducting forest habitat evaluations, timber cruising, timber marking, invasive species control and assisting with wildlife surveys and general refuge operational work. The positions may require some travel to conduct work on other refuges as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should be fairly proficient in plant (primarily tree) identification and have completed coursework in dendrology and/or plant taxonomy. Candidates must be able and willing to work in harsh field conditions. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will be Junior, Senior, and or Graduate students who have experience with silviculture, Dendrology, mensuration, forestry field camp and natural resource ecology. Experience with GIS applications and the use of field data loggers is also preferred, but not required. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply, but will be limited to a total of 720 hours per calendar year. Only students currently enrolled or recently graduated from MSU are eligible.
Salary: $12 per hour plus travel and per diem (when appropriate)
Housing: Will be provided
Deadline: April 1, 2017. Send brief cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript to:
Attn: Henry Sansing, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
College of Forest Resources
Box 9690 MS State, MS 39762 (our you may) email application to: email@example.com
For more information feel free to call Mr. Sansing at: 662.418.1372
Posted By: Kbrasher
|Rice Conservation Specialist||Mississippi||3/21/2017||+|
Organization:The USA Rice Federation (USARF) and Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU)
<p>The USA Rice Federation (USARF) and Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) established the Rice Stewardship Partnership in February 2013 to conserve 3 critical natural resources; working ricelands, water, and waterfowl. This long-term conservation effort will be delivered using a three-pronged approach of on-the-ground conservation efforts, communicating and promoting benefits of rice agriculture, and state/regional policy efforts.</p> <p>A multitude of ongoing projects is creating a heavy data management workload that the Specialist will assist with. This includes creating and updating project tracking databases, mapping in GIS software, and generating facts and figures for reporting to partners. The Specialist will also have opportunities to assist with on-the-ground rice agriculture projects.</p> <p>This is a term position with tenure and schedule negotiated between new hire and DU’s Director of Conservation Programs. Tenure can be from 3 to 12 months. Weekly schedule can be from a minimum of 24 hours a week or more.</p> <p>The position is co-funded by USARF, DU, NRCS, and other private foundations and corporations. The Specialist will be employed through Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Southern Regional Office, as staff of the Rice Stewardship Partnership. Job location is Jackson, MS, and Specialist will report to and receive direction from Rice Stewardship staff located there.</p> <p><strong>To Apply:</strong> Please provide a cover letter, resume, and at least one reference to mail/email address below. Job open until filled. Wages commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information regarding this position, contact Scott Manley at 601-956-1936 or firstname.lastname@example.org.</p>
<p>Currently enrolled in or previously graduated from college or university; degree track in agriculture, natural resource management, wildlife conservation, or related field preferred.</p>
<li>Established communication skills;</li>
<li>GIS experience; </li>
<li>Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team; </li>
<li>Ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize multiple activities and complete tasks on time; </li>
<li>Familiarity with rice agriculture in the Mid-South;</li>
<li>Familiarity with USDA conservation programs;</li>
<li> Familiarity with management of wintering waterfowl</li>
<p>DU – Southern Regional Office</p>
<p>193 Business Park Drive, Suite E</p>
<p>Ridgeland, MS 39157</p>
Posted By: The USA Rice Federation (USARF) and Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU)
Organization:State of Tennessee, Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division
The State of Tennessee, Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division is currently recruiting for highly qualified candidates to fill two Forester 3 positions. In collaboration with the State of Tennessee, Department of Human Resources, The Department of Agriculture has announced one Forester 3 position located in Carroll County and one Forester 3 position located Wilson County.
To see full job descriptions and apply, interested candidates must submit their application to http://www.tn.gov/hr and search positions under “Employment Opportunities”, “Preferred Service Job Openings” by job titles. In addition, interested candidates may receive additional information by visiting “Professional Careers with the Tennessee Department of Forestry” at http://www.tn.gov/agriculture/article/ag-forests-careers.
If you or someone you know may have an interest in applying, please feel free to forward this information. The posting announcement begins March 22 and ends April 4, 2017. Please contact Tammy.Lawrence@tn.gov for any additional information.
Posted By: KBrasher
|Quality Control Supervisor||Georgia||3/16/2017||+|
Duties include but are not limited to:
Inspect right-of-ways to assess vegetation conditions and determine required maintenance activities.
Assist with develop bid package maps and work manifests.
Research easement and land rights for widths, rights and restrictions.
Meet with land owners to explain vegetation management work.
Mark work in the field where required.
Respond to public concerns and questions about the work.
Assist in the development of public relations materials.
Respond to contractor questions concerning work specification and requirements.
Document work activity using GIS equipped computer & custom work planning software.
Inspect work completed by contractors for compliance to utility specifications.
Assist in the management of contractors during storm restoration operations.
Provide support and assistance on special projects as assigned by the utility.
2-4 year degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Sciences/Management, Horticulture or related field.
least 2 years applicable work experience preferred but not required.
ISA Certified Arborist or ability to obtain certification within 1 year, ISA Utility Specialist preferred.
Working knowledge of IVM, techniques and equipment used for vegetation management or ability to learn quickly.
Excellent personal computing skills, GIS knowledge preferred.
Valid driver’s license.
Starting $35,400 - $38,500 based on
experience. Opportunities for advancement
Please apply and submit resume on our website:
Posted By: Rachel Barker
|Student Summer Job||Mississippi||3/20/2017||+|
WHAT IS IT?
Working on an intensively managed waterfowl and wildlife conservation complex, northwest of Charleston, MS
The York Woods property is approximately 7,100 acres and intensively managed for waterfowl and wetland birds, deer and turkey, and wildlife in general. The property is owned by Mr. James Kennedy, founder of the James C. Kennedy Endowed Chair in Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation, Mississippi State University. This property is an exemplary model of waterfowl and other wildlife habitat conservation and management.
TWO students needed to work there in summer 2017; pay is $10.00/hour. Housing will be provided, free of charge. The students will engage in work associated with management of bottomland hardwood forests, seasonal herbaceous wetlands, agricultural crop production, operation and maintenance of heavy machinery, water control structure management, and other duties as assigned. This is a wonderful opportunity for serious and reliable undergraduate students that want to experience a privately-owned, state-of-the-art managed conservation property.
Posted By: Brian Davis
|Student Trainee (Park Ranger)||Mississippi||3/14/2017||+|
Organization:US Army Corps of Engineers
Three Temporary Summer Hire positions lasting up to 180 days are available on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway. One position will work with the Park Ranger staff and includes boat patrol, park patrol, participating in educational programs and other activities in managing campgrounds and parks. Two of the available positions will be working with the Wildlife staff in managing 47,044 acres of project wildlife mitigation lands. Some of the activates are but not limited to timber inventory, timber marking, wildlife surveys, boundary inspection, facility and equipment maintenance, aquatic weed surveys, hog trapping, beaver trapping, and supplemental nesting structure maintenance. To apply, go to; https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/465376600/
Students who are currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a related Degree seeking program
Series & Grade: GS-0099-03/03
Salary Range: $26,150.00 to $35,666.00 per year
Posted By: David Nabors
|Graduate Research Assistant (MS or PhD position)||Mississippi||3/14/2017||+|
Organization:Mississippi State University
<p>One graduate research assistantship is available for a Master of Science (MS) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) student in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University (MSU). The successful candidate will be involved in a multidisciplinary project in the field of timber engineering with a focus on development and performance evaluation of innovative structural wood products. In particular, the candidate will investigate the effect of manufacturing parameters on the structural behaviour of a horizontal diaphragm constructed with southern yellow pine wood products. The MS candidate is expected to be engaged in extensive experimental study, while the PhD candidate will be involved in both experimental and computer simulation work. The successful candidate will be funded during the study period (i.e. 2 years for MS degree and 3 years for PhD degree) with an assistantship, plus tuition, fees and insurance.</p> <p>The candidate must:</p> <p> <ul> <li>Possess an undergraduate degree relevant to the topic of the study, preferably in wood science or civil engineering</li> <li>Previously attained and maintained exceptional academic standing (min GPA 3.0 on 4.0 scale basis)</li> <li>Have a TOEFL score of 79 iBT or IELTS score of 6.5 or better (students with non-English credentials only)</li> <li>Be adaptive to multi-disciplinary research work requirements</li> <li>Be an excellent team-player</li> </ul> </p> <p>To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of two referees by email as a single pdf file to Dr. Hyungsuk Lim email@example.com . The expected enrollment in the program is August 1st, 2017.</p> <p>We thank all of the applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Additional information can be found at the websites of the MSU Department of Sustainable Bioproducts (http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/bioproducts/graduate.asp) and Office of Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu/).</p> <p>MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.</p>
Posted By: Mississippi State University
Organization:Pacific Ranger District, Eldorado National Forest
The Pacific Ranger District, Eldorado National Forest, is looking to accept 3 interns through the Student Conservation Association. These opportunities will fulfill internship requirements for college university recreation & natural resource programs, will give incumbents a great variety of experience in recreation and outdoor interpretation that could potentially lead to seasonal employment, and provide an experience of a lifetime!
Check out the following positions and links below for more information and applications to our offered internships:
PO-00722928: Recreation Intern, Wrights Lake: The Pacific Ranger District is looking for one intern who would assist Forest Service recreation staff in the Wrights Lake Recreation Area. Duties include: managing reservations, provide upkeep in campgrounds and assist with cleaning and maintenance of facilities. Wrights Lake campground has 82 campsites and multiple trailheads from Wrights Lake leading to the Desolation Wilderness. Interns would also assist in education and outreach at Wrights Lake campground, including the Junior Ranger Program, scheduling and presenting interpretive programs at the amphitheater and staffing information kiosk. For more information and the link to the application go to: https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/wrights-lake-recreation-intern/po-00722928
PO-00722933: Recreation Intern, Crystal Basin: The Pacific Ranger District is looking for three interns to work in support of the recreation program in the popular Crystal Basin Recreation Area. Interns would work with other FS staff to provide visitor information at Crystal Basin Information Station, patrol campgrounds and dispersed camping areas, assist with cleaning and maintenance of facilities, and will assist in education and interpretive programs. This internship will provide a great opportunity to gain experience in a variety of aspects of recreation management. For more information and the link to the application go to: https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/crystal-basin-recreation-intern/po-00722933
Work for all positions is performed in the office and outdoors in remote locations. Work may at times entail working in hot and inclement weather. Housing will be provided in shared Forest Service housing. Dates of employment would be a 14 week period, typically between June and September. Interns would work both with Forest Service staff and independently. Work schedule to be set between SCA intern and Forest Service staff. Interns may be required to use their own vehicle and would be reimbursed for work-related mileage.
Posted By: KBrasher
|Software Product Sales Rep||Colorado||3/10/2017||+|
Software Product Sales Rep ($40-50k base salary + commission)
Location: Arvada, Colorado (main office | global sales territory)
Plan-It Geo provides geospatial and field services and web/mobile software solutions for urban forestry and green infrastructure planning, natural resource management, and related areas. We are seeking an energetic, driven, goal-oriented, ethical team member with diverse interests and experience/education in the environment, technology, and business. Candidates should be motivated, suited for a fast-paced growing firm, able to develop long-term relationships and effective sales strategies with new and existing clients and industry partners, and have excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills.
Primary responsibilities of the position:
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Plan-It Geo is a growing, small business. As our first full-time sales position, there is significant potential for the right person to become the business development / sales lead if you work hard, network, innovate, brand and expand us into new markets in the U.S. and abroad, and help us further improve our software products.
Plan-It Geo is seeking to evaluate candidates as soon as possible. If interested and qualified, please email a one-page resume and cover letter to:
Ian Hanou | Owner/Founder and Director of Business Development
5690 Webster Street, Arvada, CO 80002 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted By: KBrasher