Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

GFP Intern - Fisheries Management (Summer)

Webster, SD
 
Session: Summer (May- August)
Position
Title: Intern - Fisheries Management (Eight Positions)
Supervisor
: Todd Kaufman
Agency
: Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Location
: Webster
*APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT HOURS) IN THE SEMESTER IN WHICH YOU APPLY.

Position Description: Successful candidate(s) will work both independently and as part of a team. Independent work will consist of conducting angler use surveys and Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) sampling and education efforts within the northeast fish management area. This position will also assist with fish population surveys and ongoing research projects; candidate(s) have the option and are encouraged to conduct independent research. Primary job duties involve field work (netting, electrofishing, AIS watercraft inspection/decontamination, and angler interviews), tablet/computer use (data entry) and laboratory work (removing fish aging structures, estimating fish ages...). Maintenance associated with vehicles, equipment, buildings and grounds will be completed to help ensure smooth operation of work activities. If interested in independent research, successful candidates will complete a proposal (with assistance of a full-time staff member) prior to summer and publication of findings is encouraged.

Qualifications :
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.

Interns will work independently and must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors, coworkers and the public. Successful applicants must be willing to work nights, weekends, and have a valid driver's license. Pursuit of a career in fisheries and wildlife or biological sciences is desirable.

Minimum Salary: $15.76

Apply at: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=F86
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

*Positions can be filled prior to the Closing date.*

GFP Intern - Fisheries Management (Summer)