Texan by Nature Conservation Programs Internship

Agency
Texan by Nature
Location
Austin, TX (TBD) - Virtual Currently
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$10/hour
Start Date
01/05/2021
Last Date to Apply
12/04/2020
Website
https://texanbynature.org/careers/
Description
Texan by Nature, a new brand of Texas conservation founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, is seeking a dedicated intern with an instinct for and interest in program management of conservation projects to join our team. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the impact-focused world of nonprofit and conservation, working alongside professionals who are passionate about their work and enjoy working together. Ideal candidates are driven, creative, trustworthy, hard-working, and interested in collaborating with great minds to help cultivate change and foster engagement in conservation. This internship program will equip you with the skills necessary to prosper in this industry along with excellent referrals to a wide variety of brands and agencies. Start date in mid to late January, with the opportunity to work throughout the Spring, end dates are flexible. Minimum of 15 hours per week, with the potential to work up to 25 hours per week depending on workload. Responsibilities Include: Assist the Program Manager with strategic planning and implementation of the Conservation Wrangler Program Assist with processing, collecting, and interpreting metrics for TxN Certification Program Research conservation projects, natural resource issues, and other subjects as directed Attend site visits, conferences, and events (TBD) Provide weekly updates to program manager Become familiar with and communicate regularly with TxN’s Conservation Partners Research new Conservation Partner opportunities Work and contribute to an environment that encourages curiosity, diversity, and innovation Perform day to day office administrative tasks, check email, take notes, etc. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and one relevant writing sample by December 4th to Jenny Burden, via email at jobs@texanbynature.org. Interviews will occur the December 7th-December 11th. Applicants will be notified by January 5th of acceptance.
Qualifications
Undergraduate or graduate student majoring in wildlife, natural resources, nonprofit management, or related field Strong writing, communication, and multitasking skills Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, especially Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel Must represent the office in a professional manner and be willing/able to travel to and from and represent the organization at events (TBD virtual work setting or not) Must have own transportation (TBD virtual work setting or not)
Contact Person
Jenny Burden
Contact Phone
512-284-7482
Contact eMail
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