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POSITION

Idaho Conservation League Summer Intern

DESCRIPTION

Click here for full description and how to apply.

SALARY/BENEFITS

Stipend and Credit available.

HOURS/DAYS

June through August; 30 hours/week

EMPLOYER

Idaho Conservation League

CONTACT

Lana Weber, Membership Coordinator

EMAIL

lweber(at)idahoconservation.org

OPEN

2/18/2014

CLOSES

5/9/2014

POSITION

Idaho Commerce Internships

DESCRIPTION

To view current internships and how to apply, click here.

EMPLOYER

Idaho Commerce

CLOSES

On-going opportunities

POSITION

Internships

DESCRIPTION

Discover a variety of internship opportunities!

EMPLOYER

Purina-Nestle

APPLICATION PROCESS

Through facebook - Career Connexion

POSITION

Volunteer Coordinator Internship

DESCRIPTION

The volunteer coordinator will serve as an intern of the Friends of Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge & will be supervised by the Visitor Services Manager. They will work with Refuge staff & volunteers to improve & expand the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge volunteer & service learning programs. The Intern will: recruit, orient, & train new volunteers, work with projects, develop position descriptions, coordinate events & projects, and many other related tasks.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, background in volunteer management, desire to serve people, communicate & interact in a positive, professional manner, team player, excellent organizational & computer skills, 18 years of age or older, U.S. citizen or national/lawful permanent resident, ability to commit to the full 11-month term of service, pass a criminal history background check, & regular & reliance attendance.

DAYS/HOURS

1700 hour internship of which at least 1530 hours are focused on Refuge related projects & 170 hours is focused on individual development. (40 hours/week, 5 days/week) Holidays & time off will be scheduled as requested.

SALARY/BENEFITS

$1000.00 per month (free housing is available on site)

BUSINESS/EMPLOYER

Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge

TO APPLY

A complete application includes: resume, cover letter, two reference letters, narrative responses to the following questions: a) describe experiences that demonstrate your knowledge of & skill in supervising volunteers or staff and b) describe experiences that demonstrate your organizational & communicational skills.

CONTACT

Submit applications to Susan Kain via email at susan_kain(at)fws.gov or mail to physical address. For questions, please call Susan at (208) 467-9278

ADDRESS

13751 Upper Embankment Road, Nampa, ID 83686

CLOSES

On-Going

POSITION

Horticulture Intern

DESCRIPTION

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is a no-kill facility committed to rescuing abused, abandoned & unwanted exotic cats. They are seeking for an individual who will assist with the maintenance & improvement of the landscaped areas of the Refuge, including the planting, pruning & watering of trees, shrubs & perennials, spreading mulch on landscaped areas, labeling of plant displays, mowing; weed, undergrowth & plant litter removal. 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

Requires the completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Horticulture, Botany, or a related field involving horticultural &  landscaping practices.

SALARY/BENEFITS

$50 weekly cash stipend for food. Housing is provided on the refuge. Amenities: Heat, A/C, utilities paid, full bath, kitchen, washer & dryer, satellite TV, free long distance, & internet service.

BUSINESS/EMPLOYER

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, & two letters of recommendation to Emily McCormack at emily(at)turpentinecreek.org. For more information about Turpentine Creek, please visit www.turpentinecreek.org.

CLOSES

On-Going

POSITION

Ranch Intern

DESCRIPTION

The Ranch Intern works in tandem with the Ranch Manager in care of horses, ranch grounds, tack, and guest ranch activities at Cascades Camp and Conference Center.  This position allows guest groups and campers to experience God and his creation through riding horses. The ranch intern must come with some horse and riding experience. The ministry of Cascades depends on the sincere faith, honest leadership, humble wisdom and patient maturity of those who work together to �make camp happen�.  Interns also spend time in group devotional time and Bible study with other interns and staff members. As a part of the Cascades internship program, we expect that interns work with their supervisors and fellow interns to grow their own skills.  Supervisors will also provide insight into where there is room for growth as well as where intern exceeds in these areas.  Interns will be given opportunities to exercise these skills during their time at Cascades.

DUTIES

Duties include, but are not limited to: feeding/care of herd, leading guest group activities, exercising & training horses, maintenance of ranch facilities/tack, leading home school horse classes, learning riding skills, & other tasks as assigned.

DAYS/HOURS

September to June, Full-time

SALARY/BENEFITS

Paid

BUSINESS/EMPLOYER

Cascades Camp and Conference Center

WEBSITE

www.cascadescamp.org

ADDRESS

Yelm, Washington

CLOSES

On-Going

POSITION

Food Services Intern

DESCRIPTION

The kitchen intern works in tandem with the Food Services Manager to provide delicious and healthy meals to campers, guests, and staff members staying at Cascades Camp and Conference Center. The kitchen intern serves guests through the preparation and presentation of food, and will receive training in these areas. This work is vital in making Cascades a welcoming and restful place for groups to retreat at. The ministry of Cascades depends on the sincere faith, honest leadership, humble wisdom and patient maturity of those who work together to �make camp happen.�  Interns also spend time in group devotional time and Bible study with other interns and staff members.  As a part of the Cascades internship program, we expect that interns work with their supervisors and fellow interns to grow their own skills.  Supervisors will also provide insight into where there is room for growth as well as where interns exceed in these areas.  Interns will be given opportunities to exercise these skills during their time at Cascades.

DUTIES

Duties include, but are not limited to: general summer planning, ordering food from our food providers, planning menus for guest groups & campers, planning & running spring/summer kid culinary camps, assembling & leading a kitchen crew, cooking & preparing meals, serving food, cleaning facilities, and other tasks as assigned.

DAYS/HOURS

September to June, Full-time

SALARY/BENEFITS

Paid

BUSINESS/EMPLOYER

Cascades Camp and Conference Center

WEBSITE

www.cascadescamp.org

ADDRESS

Yelm, Washington

CLOSES

On-Going

POSITION

Research Assistant

DESCRIPTION

Frontier has projects in many tropical developing countries around the world:  Africa, South East Asia, Indo-Pacific, Central and South America and even Australia and New Zealand.  Activities in wildlife conservation, wildlife rehabilitation, community development and welfare, teaching language courses, expedition management and eco-tourism.

BUSINESS/EMPLOYER

Frontier/The Society for environmental Exploration www.frontier.ac.uk

CONTACT

Please find an application at www.frontier.ac.uk/gap_year/Book_Gap_Year_Project_now/

CLOSES

Positions on-going

POSITION

SCA Internships

DESCRIPTION

For more than 50 years, the SCA has provided college & graduate students with meaningful, expense-paid internships. These hands-on positions allow students to tap their potential, fulfill academic requirements & gain career experience, all while protecting our planet. Students will serve 3-12 months with national leaders in natural resource conservation & historic preservation. SCA offers hundreds of positions.

BUSINESS/EMPLOYER

Student Conservation Association (SCA)

HOW TO APPLY

Please visit www.thesca.org for positions and additional information.

CLOSES

On-Going