Fall Semester 2017 Internship Opportunity with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
The FWC’s Wildlife Impact Management Section is looking for up to two interns for the 2017 fall semester (August – December 2017) to assist in the section’s goals of managing human-wildlife conflict. Interns will have the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging projects. Interns will be working at the FWC Headquarters in Tallahassee for 10-20 hours per week during the course of the semester.
This is an unpaid internship opportunity with the possibility of earning academic credit (3 to 6 credit hours) for eligible students.
Applicants should be highly motivated individuals with excellent verbal and written communication skills and an interest in gaining professional experience in a team setting. Juniors and Seniors of all majors are encouraged to apply. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.
Examples of potential projects:
- Data quality assessment
- Field research
- Community outreach
- Development of educational materials
- Web content creation and editing
The FWC takes pride in achieving its mission of “Managing fish and wildlife resources for their long-term well-being and the benefit of people.” Interns will have the opportunity to work on challenging nonnative species management and human-wildlife conflict issues and gain a better understanding of how the FWC manages wildlife resources on a day to day basis and for the long term.
Start: 8/28/2017 End: 12/15/2017
Successful submissions include:
- A completed application form
- A current resume
- A cover letter explaining your interest in this internship
Submission Deadline: 7/14/2017
For more information or an application, contact Jacob Kline in the Wildlife Impact Management Section by phone: (850) 617-9567 or by email: Jacob.Kline@myfwc.com