Human Dimensions of Wildlife Research (PAID Intern) – South Dakota

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Pierre, South Dakota
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Under the direction of the Human Dimensions Specialist, the Human Dimensions of Wildlife Research Intern will assist with all aspects of collection, data entry, and analysis of social science information focused on the human dimensions aspects of fisheries and wildlife management, as well as parks and outdoor recreation management. The intern will help prepare reports, technical summaries, and popular articles or content for electronic media (e.g., webpage, social media). The intern will also work independently to conduct literature reviews of science and policy research.
Applicant must be a full-time student at a college, university or technical institute at the time they apply. By the start of the internship, the applicant should have at least a sophomore standing or currently be enrolled at a technical institute and have completed one year (nine months). Preference will be given to South Dakota residents and students of South Dakota institutions; however, if no qualified applicants apply then others will be considered. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Social Sciences, Public Administration, Recreation/Leisure Sciences, Political Science, Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Sciences, or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university with course work in social surveying procedures, natural resources resource planning, fisheries or wildlife ecology, conservation or management, statistics, and/or other human dimensions related courses. Please include an unofficial copy of your transcript(s) with your application. Applicant must possess direct experience conducting scientific literature reviews and clearly summarizing the information. Must be highly proficient in the use of computers and various software programs (e.g. Microsoft Suite, SPSS, or related statistics programs), including data entry and quality control. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships. Must be organized, have a positive attitude, be reliable, and a self-starter. To apply for GFP Intern - Human Dimensions of Wildlife Research (Summer)(Job Id 14917): Questions? Faren R. Wolter, Human Dimensions Specialist,
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