AIR FORCE NATURAL RESOURCE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM-Texas

Agency
Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute
Location
Joint Base San Antonio, Texas
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$3,700/month
Start Date
09/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
07/31/2018
Website
https://nri.tamu.edu/
Description
Further your studies and learn about career opportunities with Department of Defense (DoD) while providing natural resource management support to the United States Air Force (AF) at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) in support of the implementation of installation Integrated Natural Resources Management Plans (INRMPs). A current natural resource undergraduate and/or recent graduate is needed to assist JBSA with the implementation of projects related to the stewardship of natural resources. Start and End Dates: Approximately September 1-November 30, 2018 About Us: The Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute (TAMU-NRI) was established in 1978 and operates as a unit of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. TAMU-NRI’s work focuses on the conservation and management of natural resources through interdisciplinary and applied research, partner engagement, and land stewardship.
Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications Applicants with prior experience with deer or other ungulate management, hunting, or related experience will be given priority. Required Qualifications Natural resource students (both current and/or recently graduated college students) to assist JBSA installation natural resources managers with biological field work tasks needed to implement INRMPs. Program will provide opportunity for current and/or recently graduated college students to gain entry-level experience into natural resources management on DoD lands. Prospective applicant must have the: • Ability and willingness to work on Air Force property • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Ability to work in the field to include rough trails • Be physically fit and ability to lift heavy items (50lbs) and work outdoors for 4-6 hours on your feet in a variety of weather conditions • Safely handle a variety of manual and power tools and equipment • Dress in appropriate field clothes and footwear for varying weather conditions • Ability to pass criminal background checks and drive a motor vehicle (current state driver’s license) • Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate US citizenship. Recruitment Period: Contingent on project award and funding, online applications will be accepted via Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute (TAMU-NRI) starting July 5, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application: To apply, send the following documents via email to tmmcfarland@ag.tamu.edu 1. Resume 2. Statement of Qualifications (<1 page letter addressing qualifications described in announcement). Letter must include desired location(s) and preferences for work. 3. Three professional references including name, phone number, and email address for each. 4. Current college transcript (unofficial copy fine)
Contact Person
Tiffany McFarland
Contact eMail
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