Job Posting Guidelines & FAQs

What We Believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values. We do our best to make sure all jobs posted on the WFSC Job Board adhere to these standards.

Job submissions with language that may be perceived as discriminatory on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status will not be approved.

FAQs

Q: How long are jobs on the board? I noticed a job removed before the listed deadline.

Job postings are removed once the listed application date has passed. Employers often request a job be removed before the listed deadline.

Q: Is there a charge for listing a job?

This is a free job listing service provided by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University. The current job board engine was developed by Texas A&M AgriLife Communications.

Q: What kind of jobs are listed?

Jobs posting are related to aquaculture, wildlife, fisheries, environment, ecology, natural resources, conservation, biological sciences, life sciences, and outdoor recreation.

Q: Who can post a job?

Private, non-profit, government, non-governmental, or educational institutions/organizations related to the list above. These organizations may post jobs even when the position is not related to these fields (e.g., a non-profit conservation agency looking for a web developer). An organization not related to the above can post a job if the position is related to the above listed fields (e.g., Department of Defense seeking a wildlife biologist).

Q: What if my job, internship, post-doc, etc. is not related to the above fields?

Visit hireaggies.com to list your job with the Texas A&M University Career Center.

Q: How long does it take for my listing to appear?

Job post requests are moderated by WFSC employees with other job duties; therefore it may take up to two business days for a job to appear.

Q: What if I need to modify or close a job listing?

To modify or close a job posting, email wfscjobboard@tamu.edu with the job title and modification request.

Q: Can I search by state or region?

No, the search only finds job posting titles. To help applicants find job listings, include the state, country or region in your title (e.g., South Texas Ranch Internship; Lab Technician: Vermont). This is especially helpful for potential interns and those seeking experience through temporary/seasonal positions.

Q: Can you keep my job listing on the front page?

Jobs are listed in the order received and we are unable to expedite any job submission request. Please do not list the same job multiple times to keep it at the top of the list–this will result in the removal of all instances of the job posting.

Q: Do you save old job listings?

We save old jobs listings for six months unless we receive a request to remove a posting earlier.

Q: I have an application form, can I attach it to my job listing?

Attachment are not permitted. Please include a url to direct applicants to any application materials.

Q: Can I use HTML code to format my listing?

Yes, to make a link clickable, copy and paste the code below and replace tamu.edu with your url.

<a href="https://tamu.edu"></a>

Q. Can I list my job in more than one category?

Email wfscjobboard@tamu.edu to request adding your job posting to an additional category.

Q. How many views does the job board receive?

According to Google Analytics, over 1,000,000 page views per month.

Q. How do I apply for a job?

Follow the application instructions in the listing or, if no instructions are available, email/call the contact listed on the job posting.

Category Definitions

  • Temporary/Seasonal Positions: positions of 1 year or less; hours may be full or part-time
  • Full-Time Positions: >1 year, full-time hours
  • Internships: paid or unpaid
  • Graduate Assistantships: masters and doctoral
  • Volunteer Openings
  • Faculty Appointments
  • Post-Doctoral Appointments
  • Fellowships/Scholarships
  • GIS & Computing
  • Part-Time Vacancies: >1 year; part-time hours
  • Student Employment at A&M
  • Undergraduate Assistantships: REUs maybe listed in this category
  • Training
  • Grants

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