Under the immediate supervision of a Wildlife Biologist, the Intern is responsible for assisting with daily operations at the Muse Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Internship responsibilities will include assisting with all aspects of on-going research efforts to reintroduce Texas Horned Lizards to the Muse and Mason Mountain WMA's. Other duties may involve assisting with wildlife census and vegetation surveys; baseline inventory assistance; data entry; and other maintenance and construction activities. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.
•Current enrollment as an undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited college or university;
•Minimum of 18 completed semester credit hours as of Fall 2016 from an accredited college or university;
•Must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 grade point scale or "Pass" on a Pass/Fail system.
•Must possess a valid state driver's license.
NOTE: Retention of internship contingent upon maintaining required license.
•Current undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in Wildlife Science or closely-related Bachelor's or Master's degree program.
•Experience in wildlife research and field biology techniques;
•Experience in safe equipment operation and maintenance (including but not limited to tractors and associated implements; ATVs/UTVs; four-wheel drive and off-road vehicles, etc.).