Internships 

The intern positions will be posted in late January 2015.

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Overview

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

Students participating in the competitive internship program are provided an opportunity to:
  • Gain important and practical job skills in the conservation field while helping AGFC meet education and conservation goals;
  • Choose a career path in conservation and make a long-term commitment to the management of Arkansas's natural resources;
  • Network with public and private agencies concerning environmental programs and projects.

Prerequisites

To qualify for an internship, an applicant:
  • Must have a declared degree in an approved field of study.
  • Must have 60 hours of college credit by the time the internship begins.
  • Must be a full-time student at an Arkansas college at the time of application.
  • Must have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate coursework or knowledge related to work area.
Students (who must carry proof of full-time enrollment in schools, colleges or universities while hunting or fishing in Arkansas) are eligible to apply: resident foreign exchange students attending school in Arkansas; residents of Arkansas enrolled as full-time students in colleges and universities outside of Arkansas; and nonresidents enrolled as full-time students in colleges and universities in Arkansas.

 

Internship Duration and Financial Support

In general, internships are no more than 400 hours in duration at a stipend of $12.75 per hour. Intern positions typically run mid-May through mid-August.

 

Other Opportunities

The American Fisheries Society sponsors the Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program, a summer mentoring program for high school students to stimulate interest in careers in fisheries science and management among groups underrepresented in the fisheries professions, including minorities and women. Application to the program is open to all sophomore, junior, and senior high school students regardless of race, creed, or gender.

 

Program Staff

Name | Title:Sarah Baxter | Internship Program Coordinator
Address:2 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone | Email:501-978-7366 | Email

Related Documents

Internship Documents
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PDF09/12/2012