Forest Management Internship Opportunity Multiple States 3/23/2023 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:US Fish and Wildlife Service

Job Description:

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT (Forest Management Internship Opportunity)

Agency: MS State University and United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuges

Number of Vacancies (3-5)

Internship Duration: Approximate schedule will be from mid-May through mid-August 2023. 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 and Spring Semester opportunities are also 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/or Wildlife Biologist and may include conducting forest habitat evaluations, timber cruising, timber marking, invasive species control, and assisting with wildlife surveys, wildlife management activities, and general refuge operational work. The positions may require some travel to conduct work on other refuges as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should be knowledgeable about forest ecology as it relates to wildlife management. 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 knowledge regarding, Silvics, Dendrology, Mensuration, and Natural Resource Ecology and Wildlife Management. 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: $14 per hour plus travel and per diem (when appropriate)

Housing: Will be provided at “no cost” to the intern

Deadline Extended: Friday, April 7, 2023. Send brief cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript to: Attn: Henry Sansing
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (SE Regional Forester)
College of Forest Resources
Box 9690 MS State, MS 39762
(Or you may)
Email application to:

For more information feel free to call Mr. Sansing at: 662.418.1372

Apply By:4/7/2023

Posted By: KBrasher

Chimp Haven Internship Louisiana 2/1/2023 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Chimp Haven

Location:Shreveport , Louisiana

Job Description:

Internship Description: Animal Care – Husbandry Internship

Date Posted: Open throughout the year

Internship Description: Chimp Haven, Inc. will provide a unique opportunity for three individuals interested in the behavioral or biological sciences to learn and participate in the care of captive chimpanzees in a sanctuary environment. This internship is designed for those individuals wishing to gain experience with chimpanzees and will focus on their basic needs such as diet, sanitation, socialization, enrichment, and security. Through the experience, interns will gain knowledge of chimpanzee behavior and animal care.

Qualifications/Experience: Please send unofficial transcripts , two letters of recommendation, resume and a cover letter which details your interests, dates you are available and any other qualifications.All internships will be competitive. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply. A general understanding and concern for the well being of animals is required. Coursework in primatology, biology, or animal behavior is preferred but not required. Proof of a negative TB test and current MMR, Tetanus, and COVID vaccinations is required. Must be over 18 to apply. 

Salary/funding: The internship is on a volunteer basis and provides no stipend. Housing may be available on site for the term of the internship at a rate of $25 per week plus a $200 refundable security deposit and $75 non-refundable cleaning fee. Personal vehicle is required (non negotiable).

Internship Term: Full time, 40 hours per week, available time frames throughout the year. Please request time frame in cover letter. Minimum eight week commitment. 

Apply By:5/1/2023

Posted By: Arden Robert

Environmental Intern Multiple States 12/27/2022 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Mitigation Resources of North America

Job Description:

  • This position will assist in performing a variety of data collection and data summary tasks on stream and wetland mitigation banking projects. This person also performs basic duties for various projects as assigned.
  • Field monitoring and data collection of wetland and stream mitigation sites
  • Operating a tractor for tasks, including spraying, bush hogging, disking, and road grading
  • Perform invasive brush clearing, tree felling, planting, seeding, and other restoration activities
  • Provide survey assistance for stream and wetland restoration projects
  • Implement and enforce safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment and increase employee safety awareness
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Education:

Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university program, preferably with the completion of one year towards a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Biology, Forestry, or related field of study.


  • Proficient and confident with Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge or ability to learn plant and wildlife identification

  • Proven track record of meeting deadlines

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Must be able to work outside in extreme conditions traversing multiple miles per day

  • Must be able to operate a UTV safely in all conditions

  • Ability to identify and map Waters of the U.S.

  • Proficient in GIS computer mapping and in-field GIS data collection methods

  • Education and experience identifying flora of the Eastern U.S.

  • Experience operating farm machinery (tractors, drill seed, UTVs) and chainsaws

Apply By:3/27/2023



209 Renaissance Dr

Hallsville TX


Posted By: Emily Fulbright