Internship: Prairie du Chien, WI

US Fish and Wildlife
Prairie du Chien, WI
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Expense Stipend: $950/month Housing Stipend: reimbursed up to $750/month
Last Date to Apply
Intern will perform duties as assigned pertaining to the visitor use and biology program of the Upper Mississippi River NW&FR, McGregor District. The incumbent serves as a Visitor Services intern assisting with the operations of the refuge's visitor services program. Intern will also cooperate with the Friends of Pool 9 on various projects. Intern will also occasionally support the biology program. Duties may include but are not limited to: • Develop, present and/or assist with a variety of interpretive programs including orientation talks, conducted walks, and demonstrations to a variety of general public audiences or school groups. • Initiates or assists with development or revision of interpretive materials, such as brochures, guidebooks, handouts, and exhibits. Operates a variety of audiovisual and other equipment used in connection with interpretive programs. • Serve as point of contact for refuge anniversary planning. Support FOP9 coordination efforts, plan film festival and assist with photography contest. • Assist refuge biological program. Duties may include: floodplain forest inventory, Bald Eagle nest production surveys, invasive species mapping and/or treatment, and goose banding.
- Current valid driver’s license - Ability to communicate and/or willingness to learn to communicate effectively with visitors and staff by writing or through interpretive activities that aid in implementing the refuge's outreach program - Self-motivated - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Ability to work long hours in the field under all weather conditions - Interest in environmental interpretation and natural resource conservation
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Kendra Pednault
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