Summer Jobs / Internships

JOB TITLE STATE POSTED
Student Trainee (Soil Conservation) Multiple States 3/29/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service

Job Description:

Summary: USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps America’s farmers and ranchers conserve the Nation’s soil, water, air and other natural resources. We need people who want to apply their education and experience to make sure we all enjoy the benefits of productive soil, clean water, clean air, and abundant wildlife that come from a healthy environment. “Helping People Help the Land” http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/

The Pathways Internship Program is for current diploma/certificate/degree-seeking students and is designed to attract students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in USDA/NRCS and explore Federal careers while still in school. This program exposes students to jobs in the Federal civil service by providing meaningful developmental work while completing their academic requirements. For more information on the Pathways Internship, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads.

This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date of September 30, 2017. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.

Location Consideration: When selecting locations to be considered for, please select only those locations that you will report to no later than June 2017 to begin the internship. Depending on budget, NRCS may authorize a one-time gross housing stipend for the summer if the location selected for is outside the local commuting area of your temporary or permanent address, AND may also provide reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses necessary to get to and from duty station at the end of the work period (summer). Availability and the gross amount will vary by location. The salary for each location may vary depending on locality. Locality tables may be found at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/.

Candidates selected from this announcement may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a term or permanent position in the competitive service provided that all terms of the Internship Program are met and there is an available position. Conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed and is at the discretion of the agency.

Pathways Interns may convert to permanent positions in the same line of work they were initially appointed to (Soil Conservationist, GS-0457-5/7/9). To be eligible for the conversion, you must satisfactorily complete all Pathways Program requirements: complete at least 640 hours of work experience prior to graduation, and if applicable, meet the position’s positive education requirements at graduation. The education requirements that must be met for conversion from this position:

• Degree: Soil conservation or related agricultural or natural resource discipline such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, agricultural education, or agricultural engineering. The study must have included 30 semester hours in a natural resource or agricultural field, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science.

Or

• Combination of Education and Experience at least 30 semester hours in one or more of the disciplines as shown in above, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science.

Duties
As a Student Trainee (Soil Conservation), you will be performing the following duties under direct supervision; Assignments will be developmental in nature and will assist the employee gain the competencies necessary for a career:

  • Receives intensive and specialized training in all phases of soil and water conservation and related natural resource conservation programs.
  • Learns to perform surveys and set construction stakes for a variety of practices. May operate rod or chain or other specialized instruments to lay out simple practices.
  • Assists in program and conservation planning for a variety of soil and water practices such as terraces, diversions, waterways, farm drainage systems, and others.
  • Assists in gathering and assembling preliminary data for use in developing and applying basic conservation plans.
  • Assists with or performs a wide variety of soil conservation duties such as maintaining accurate field notes, preliminary drafting and sketch work, recording of layout work such as contour lines and field boundaries, determining acreages, assembling maps and aerial photographs, and other related work.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • As required to perform the duties of the position and complete the requirements of the Pathways Program.

Relocation Authorized
No

Job Requirements
Key Requirements

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

Qualifications
All applicants must meet the eligibility, education and qualification requirements listed below by the closing date of the announcement.

To be eligible for a Pathways Internship, applicants must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age at the time of appointment;
  • Be enrolled (or accepted for enrollment) in an accredited educational institution;
  • Be enrolled at least half-time as defined by your educational institution; and
  • Be in good academic standing, as defined by the your academic institution.

Below is the education requirement to be qualified at the following grade levels:

GS-4 - Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study.

One full academic year of undergraduate education is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours or the equivalent as defined by the accredited college or university.

Degree programs in environmental, natural resources and related sciences preferred.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Applicants must, therefore, only report attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation via this link. All education claimed by applicants will be verified accordingly. Important: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. Click on this link for more information.

If selected for this Internship, the applicant will be required to complete the following:

Pathways Requirements:

  • Be enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying educational institution.
  • Maintain good academic standing as defined by the educational institution for the duration of the internship.
  • Sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.

Employment Requirements:

  • Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. The position may require a background investigation at the time of appointment, and may be subject to reinvestigation every five years thereafter. A favorable adjudication of the background investigation at the time of appointment and on reinvestigations is a condition of employment.
  • If you are newly hired, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" system. Federal law requires the use of E-VERIFY to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as a condition of employment.

Security Clearance
Not Applicable

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/466403900


Apply By:4/3/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Student Trainee (Soil Conservation) GS-0499-03 (5 positions) Multiple States 3/29/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service

Job Description:

Summary: USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps America’s farmers and ranchers conserve the Nation’s soil, water, air and other natural resources. We need people who want to apply their education and experience to make sure we all enjoy the benefits of productive soil, clean water, clean air, and abundant wildlife that come from a healthy environment. “Helping People Help the Land” http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/

The Pathways Internship Program is for current diploma/certificate/degree-seeking students and is designed to attract students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in USDA/NRCS and explore Federal careers while still in school. This program exposes students to jobs in the Federal civil service by providing meaningful developmental work while completing their academic requirements. For more information on the Pathways Internship, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads.

This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date of September 30, 2017. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.

Location Consideration: When selecting locations to be considered for, please select only those locations that you will report to no later than June 2017 to begin the internship. Depending on budget, NRCS may authorize a one-time gross housing stipend for the summer if the location selected for is outside the local commuting area of your temporary or permanent address, AND may also provide reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses necessary to get to and from duty station at the end of the work period (summer). Availability and the gross amount will vary by location. The salary for each location may vary depending on locality. Locality tables may be found at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/.

Candidates selected from this announcement may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a term or permanent position in the competitive service provided that all terms of the Internship Program are met and there is an available position. Conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed and is at the discretion of the agency.

Pathways Interns may convert to permanent positions in the same line of work they were initially appointed to (Soil Conservationist, GS-0457-5/7/9). To be eligible for the conversion, you must satisfactorily complete all Pathways Program requirements: complete at least 640 hours of work experience prior to graduation, and if applicable, meet the position’s positive education requirements at graduation. The education requirements that must be met for conversion from this position:

• Degree: Soil conservation or related agricultural or natural resource discipline such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, agricultural education, or agricultural engineering. The study must have included 30 semester hours in a natural resource or agricultural field, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science.

Or

• Combination of Education and Experience at least 30 semester hours in one or more of the disciplines as shown in above, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science.

Duties
As a Student Trainee (Soil Conservation), you will be performing the following duties under direct supervision; Assignments will be developmental in nature and will assist the employee gain the competencies necessary for a career:

  • Receives intensive and specialized training in all phases of soil and water conservation and related natural resource conservation programs.
  • Learns to perform surveys and set construction stakes for a variety of practices. May operate rod or chain or other specialized instruments to lay out simple practices.
  • Assists in program and conservation planning for a variety of soil and water practices such as terraces, diversions, waterways, farm drainage systems, and others.
  • Assists in gathering and assembling preliminary data for use in developing and applying basic conservation plans.
  • Assists with or performs a wide variety of soil conservation duties such as maintaining accurate field notes, preliminary drafting and sketch work, recording of layout work such as contour lines and field boundaries, determining acreages, assembling maps and aerial photographs, and other related work.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • As required to perform the duties of the position and complete the requirements of the Pathways Program.

Relocation Authorized
No

Job Requirements
Key Requirements

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

Qualifications
All applicants must meet the eligibility, education and qualification requirements listed below by the closing date of the announcement.

To be eligible for a Pathways Internship, applicants must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age at the time of appointment;
  • Be enrolled (or accepted for enrollment) in an accredited educational institution;
  • Be enrolled at least half-time as defined by your educational institution; and
  • Be in good academic standing, as defined by the your academic institution.

Below is the education requirement to be qualified at the following grade levels:

GS-4 - Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study.

One full academic year of undergraduate education is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours or the equivalent as defined by the accredited college or university.

Degree programs in environmental, natural resources and related sciences preferred.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Applicants must, therefore, only report attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation via this link. All education claimed by applicants will be verified accordingly. Important: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. Click on this link for more information.

If selected for this Internship, the applicant will be required to complete the following:

Pathways Requirements:

  • Be enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying educational institution.
  • Maintain good academic standing as defined by the educational institution for the duration of the internship.
  • Sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.

Employment Requirements:

  • Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. The position may require a background investigation at the time of appointment, and may be subject to reinvestigation every five years thereafter. A favorable adjudication of the background investigation at the time of appointment and on reinvestigations is a condition of employment.
  • If you are newly hired, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" system. Federal law requires the use of E-VERIFY to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as a condition of employment.

Security Clearance
Not Applicable

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/466410900


Apply By:4/3/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Student Trainee (Soil Conservation) GS-0499-04 (2 positions) Mississippi 3/29/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Job Description:

1 vacancy - Ripley, MS

1 vacancy - West Point, MS

Summary: USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps America’s farmers and ranchers conserve the Nation’s soil, water, air and other natural resources. We need people who want to apply their education and experience to make sure we all enjoy the benefits of productive soil, clean water, clean air, and abundant wildlife that come from a healthy environment. “Helping People Help the Land” http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/

The Pathways Internship Program is for current diploma/certificate/degree-seeking students and is designed to attract students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in USDA/NRCS and explore Federal careers while still in school. This program exposes students to jobs in the Federal civil service by providing meaningful developmental work while completing their academic requirements. For more information on the Pathways Internship, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads.

This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date of September 30, 2017. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.

Location Consideration: When selecting locations to be considered for, please select only those locations that you will report to no later than June 2017 to begin the internship. Depending on budget, NRCS may authorize a one-time gross housing stipend for the summer if the location selected for is outside the local commuting area of your temporary or permanent address, AND may also provide reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses necessary to get to and from duty station at the end of the work period (summer). Availability and the gross amount will vary by location. The salary for each location may vary depending on locality. Locality tables may be found at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/.

Candidates selected from this announcement may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a term or permanent position in the competitive service provided that all terms of the Internship Program are met and there is an available position. Conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed and is at the discretion of the agency.

Pathways Interns may convert to permanent positions in the same line of work they were initially appointed to (Soil Conservationist, GS-0457-5/7/9). To be eligible for the conversion, you must satisfactorily complete all Pathways Program requirements: complete at least 640 hours of work experience prior to graduation, and if applicable, meet the position’s positive education requirements at graduation. The education requirements that must be met for conversion from this position:

• Degree: Soil conservation or related agricultural or natural resource discipline such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, agricultural education, or agricultural engineering. The study must have included 30 semester hours in a natural resource or agricultural field, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science.

Or

• Combination of Education and Experience at least 30 semester hours in one or more of the disciplines as shown in above, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science.

Duties
As a Student Trainee (Soil Conservation), you will be performing the following duties under direct supervision; Assignments will be developmental in nature and will assist the employee gain the competencies necessary for a career:

  • Receives intensive and specialized training in all phases of soil and water conservation and related natural resource conservation programs.
  • Learns to perform surveys and set construction stakes for a variety of practices. May operate rod or chain or other specialized instruments to lay out simple practices.
  • Assists in program and conservation planning for a variety of soil and water practices such as terraces, diversions, waterways, farm drainage systems, and others.
  • Assists in gathering and assembling preliminary data for use in developing and applying basic conservation plans.
  • Assists with or performs a wide variety of soil conservation duties such as maintaining accurate field notes, preliminary drafting and sketch work, recording of layout work such as contour lines and field boundaries, determining acreages, assembling maps and aerial photographs, and other related work.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • As required to perform the duties of the position and complete the requirements of the Pathways Program.

Relocation Authorized
No

Job Requirements
Key Requirements

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

Qualifications
All applicants must meet the eligibility, education and qualification requirements listed below by the closing date of the announcement.

To be eligible for a Pathways Internship, applicants must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age at the time of appointment;
  • Be enrolled (or accepted for enrollment) in an accredited educational institution;
  • Be enrolled at least half-time as defined by your educational institution; and
  • Be in good academic standing, as defined by the your academic institution.

Below is the education requirement to be qualified at the following grade levels:

GS-4 - Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study.

One full academic year of undergraduate education is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours or the equivalent as defined by the accredited college or university.

Degree programs in environmental, natural resources and related sciences preferred.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Applicants must, therefore, only report attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation via this link. All education claimed by applicants will be verified accordingly. Important: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. Click on this link for more information.

If selected for this Internship, the applicant will be required to complete the following:

Pathways Requirements:

  • Be enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying educational institution.
  • Maintain good academic standing as defined by the educational institution for the duration of the internship.
  • Sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.

Employment Requirements:

  • Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. The position may require a background investigation at the time of appointment, and may be subject to reinvestigation every five years thereafter. A favorable adjudication of the background investigation at the time of appointment and on reinvestigations is a condition of employment.
  • If you are newly hired, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" system. Federal law requires the use of E-VERIFY to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as a condition of employment.

Security Clearance
Not Applicable

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/466455800


Apply By:4/3/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Forest Management Internship Multiple States 3/23/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuges

Job Description:

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: henry_sansing@fws.gov

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


Apply By:4/1/2017


Posted By: Kbrasher

Student Summer Job Mississippi 3/20/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:MSU

Location:Charleston, Mississippi

Job Description:

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.

WHAT’s REQUIRED?

  • Genuine passion and interest in wetlands, agriculture, and wildlife conservation
  • Students must be reliable, self-motivated, able to work independently and as a team, and able to maintain excellent field records
  • Tolerance to hot, muggy conditions and biting insects; experience with farm machinery a plus, but not absolutely required.


Apply By:5/15/2017

Phone:6623254790

Email:brian.davis@msstate.edu


Posted By: Brian Davis

Internship California 3/13/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Pacific Ranger District, Eldorado National Forest

Job Description:

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.


Apply By:3/31/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Summer Intern Tennessee 3/7/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:TDOT

Location:Tennessee, Tennessee

Job Description:

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: Times New Roman;"><font size="3">We are looking for an intern for the summer. The position will start in mid May and run until August 4th. It pays $12.50 an hour. Interns will be working with us as we identify streams, wetlands, and other features on future road projects and prepare environmental documents. We have reached out to schools in Tennessee, but so far we only have one person who is not an engineering major and we would prefer to hire someone with more of an ecological interest. Interested students should apply as soon as possible. I have been told they are hoping to send interview invitations by the end of the week. Feel free to pass this along to someone in the wildlife department as well. Here is the link to apply:</font></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Times New Roman;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><a href="https://www.tn.gov/tdot/article/transportation-human-resources-tdot-careers-internships"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Times New Roman; color: #0000ff;">https://www.tn.gov/tdot/article/transportation-human-resources-tdot-careers-internships</span></a></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Times New Roman;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: small;">They should select the Region 4 Project Development/Environmental-Jackson option.</span></span></p>


Apply By:6/7/2017


Posted By: Evelyn

Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports Instructor/Counselor South Carolina 2/2/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute

Location:Summerton, South Carolina

Job Description:

Description: The camp is located on YLI’s Camp Bob Cooper directly on Lake Marion (South Carolina’s largest lake). A majority of the camp week will focus on hunting and fishing techniques, wildlife ecology, ATV riding, outdoor survival skills, shotgun training, rifle training, and archery training. Instructors will be trained and certified in these areas. In addition to these activities we will also utilize other components such as swimming, team courses, night hikes and sporting clays. Our Advanced camp offers enhanced hunting skills and game calling at Back Woods Quail Club. You can take a look at our camp by going to our website at http://wildlifesummer.camp/

Principle Duties:

  • Teach components of the Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports curriculum (training provided).
  • Lead students in daily program classes and activities (wake-up, meals, canteen, campfire, and wrap-up).
  • Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled.
  • Perform direct supervision of children while involved in classes and activities.
  • Perform camp counselor duties including staying and attending to campers over night while they are at camp.

Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries, Natural Resources, or related field is preferred –juniors, seniors, and graduates should apply.
  • Experience with hunting and shooting sports preferred but not necessary (we will train those without experience).
  • Residential camp experience preferred.
  • Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work and live with campers and staff.
  • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team.

Salary: $440 - $580 twice a month plus lodging, meals during camp and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.

Contact: If you are interested in the position please send your resume and three professional references to Candice Heatherly at ceharpe@clemson.edu


Apply By:5/2/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Summer Internship Multiple States 1/18/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Baillie

Job Description:

Baillie Lumber Co. has several openings for summer internships at their various locations. Locations include: Galion, OH, Smyrna, Owego, Allegany, NY, Titusville, PA, Leitchfield, KY, and Cove City, NC, Donalds, SC, others Eastern US locations.

These locations are large concentration yards responsible for kiln drying hardwood lumber. The internship would consist of working and learning several different jobs around the yard.

This position would be paid and possibly provide housing assistance if needed.

Various jobs candidates would work or learn doing the summer include:

  • Working with Kiln Operator learning kiln schedule and assisting him on his day to day routine
  • Working with Lumber Inspectors learning how to grade lumber
  • Working on a project that either reduces cost or increases production at the facility
  • Filling in for various employees who are on vacation in the summer months


Apply By:4/18/2017

Mailing:

Teddy Royal
Talent Acquisition Manager
Baillie Lumber Co.
Office – 716-649-2850
Cell – 716-517-0605
Fax – 716-648-7395


Posted By: KBrasher

Lumber Trader Internship New York 1/18/2017 +
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Organization:Baillie Lumber Co.

Location:Buffalo, New York

Job Description:

A Baillie internship will help you gain first hand business to business experience in the fields of sales & marketing. When you are a Baillie Lumber intern, you will gain valuable experience in product pricing strategies, negotiation practices, market analysis, territory management, and other standard business practices.

  • Structured 8 week program at our Hamburg, NY headquarters
  • Formal mentor assigned for entire period • Travel outside the office on a regular basis
  • Trusted with confidential company information
  • Urged to work independently on assigned research project
  • Access to top management
  • Responsible for own schedule
  • Weekly review sessions

Job Requirements
A Baillie internship will help you gain first hand business to business experience in the field of sales & marketing. This position provides students interested in sales an opportunity better understand product pricing strategies, negotiation practices, market analysis, territory management, and other standard business practices. Work environment will include both an office setting and some travel. Students who are entrepreneurial, business-minded, achievers, independent and willing to travel are ideal candidates. Intern must have a reliable car for travel and unexpired passport for possible travel to Canada. Students should be targeting a 2018 graduation date.

Learn the duties and responsibilities of a lumber trader:

  • Travel to sawmills & lumber yards
  • Participate in both the procurement and the sales of hardwood lumber
  • Interact with customers and supplies

Complete a research project in support of company goals and objectives

  • Complete independent research
  • Work with existing employees to gain further insight into Baillie Lumber Co
  • Conclude with a formal presentation to company leadership team

Build Relationships

  • Relationships with customer
  • Relationships with sawmill personnel
  • Relationships with sales team


Apply By:4/18/2017

Mailing:

Teddy Royal
Talent Acquisition Manager
Baillie Lumber Co.
Office – 716-649-2850
Cell – 716-517-0605
Fax – 716-648-7395


Posted By: KBrasher