Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

GFP Intern - Habitat (Summer)

Mitchell, SD
 
Session: Summer (May - August)
Position Title
: Intern - Habitat
Supervisor
: Ryan Wendinger
Agency
: Department of Game, Fish & Parks
Location
: Mitchell

* APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT HOURS) IN THE SEMESTER IN WHICH YOU APPLY.

Position Description:
This intern position will work along side Conservation Technicians, Foreman and Resource Biologists. The individual in this position will learn and be engaged in projects to develop, maintain and improve wildlife habitat including a public use aspect. Opportunities to job shadow and work one on one with biologist will exist. This intern will learn different grassland management techniques, how to identify important native plant species as well as noxious weeds, the tree planting process, various wildlife food plot types, grassland reconstruction techniques, and numerous other land management information. Throughout the summer this intern will collect information in a work portfolio as well as develop their own habitat management plan for a Game Production Area. Prior to completing employment an open group discussion or presentation of their management plan will be requested.

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.

Minimum Salary: $15.76

Apply at: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=F3P
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 - Habitat (Summer)