Texan by Nature, a new brand of Texas conservation founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, is seeking dedicated interns with an instinct for and interest in program management of conservation projects. 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.
Term: January through May. Specific start/end dates flexible. Minimum of 15 hours per week, with the potential to work up to 25 hours per week depending on workload.
−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
−Set up project site visits, partner meetings and generate reports
−Attend site visits, conferences, and events
−Provide weekly updates to program manager
−Become familiar with and communicate regularly with TxN’s Conservation Partners
−Research new Conservation Partner opportunities
−Perform day to day office administrative tasks, answer phones, check email, take notes, etc.
−Undergraduate or graduate student majoring in wildlife, natural resources, nonprofit management or related field
−Must have own transportation
−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.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and one relevant writing sample by December 14th to Taylor Keys, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews will occur the December 17th-December 21st.
Applicants will be notified by January 4th of acceptance.