Job Type Paid Internship
Salary Details $12.00-$13.00
Deadline Feb 02, 2020
The Arizona Game and Fish Department offers paid summer internship opportunities to current students, graduate and undergraduate. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in gaining hands on practical work experience while working with a diverse group of professionals in the fields of wildlife science, biological science, wildlife management, and many other professions within the Department.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking students to work during the summer to perform duties in the area of wildlife management. Students will perform duties under close supervision. Duties may include: collecting data, tracking, monitoring and counting animals, computer entry, developing educational materials, conducting creel surveys, fish sampling, habitat measurement, fish stocking, hiking, camping, swimming or working varied hours. Fieldwork may involve long days outdoors in extreme temperatures.
Student interns are hired on a temporary basis and paid an hourly rate of $12.00 or $13.00 for returning interns. Interns are not benefit eligible and work at the discretion of the appointing authority. Interns may be employed through their approved assignment or the department determines that the work is no longer required. Assignments are typically full-time (unless indicated by hiring supervisor) and generally last between 8 to 12 weeks.
The anticipated start date for a majority of the internships is May 18, 2020.
HOW TO APPLY
Application Process – What you need to apply
View the available internship opportunities on the site, https://www.azgfd.com/agency/internships/
Identify up to 5 internships that you have the most interest in (by Lead name).
Apply through www.azstatejobs.gov. Click “Search for Jobs” and select “Game and Fish Department” from the agency dropdown.
Below is what you will need to submit with your application:
Cover Letter – Optional - can list internship preference order, listed by the hiring supervisor name. Students may identify up to five internships that they have the most interest in.
Resume – Must include: 1.) contact information, 2.) Current GPA/education information, 3.) work/volunteer experience, if applicable, to include title, dates, and summary of job duties/responsibilities, and 4.) at least three professional references.
Transcripts – An unofficial copy of your school transcripts are required. The transcript shall include the student’s full name, name of school, current GPA, and degree program. An official transcript may be required prior to appointment.
Applications must be submitted through the site no later than close date. Below is the link to view the listing of available internship opportunities. Cut and paste site below into a new browser.
. Currently enrolled in curriculum leading towards a Bachelor’s or higher level degree on a substantially full time basis (usually 12 semester hours) and pursuing a major in Wildlife Biology or closely related field applicable to the internship opportunity (subject to verification)
S. Citizen or proof of eligibility to work in the United States
Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above
Ability to pass a post-offer physical exam
Valid driver's license (free of restrictions)
Employment may be contingent upon completion of a post-offer medical/physical examination and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.).
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