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Wildlife and forestry intern with the Forest Stewards Guild and USFWS

Southeast
Posted 1 week ago

Employer:  Forest Stewards Guild

Location: Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge in McBee, South Carolina

Application deadline: February 28, 2023

Full position description and application instructions

Summary:

The Forest Stewards Guild is a professional organization of forest stewards and natural resource professionals. Guild interns perform forestry tasks alongside US Fish and Wildlife Service staff, based on the season:

  • Forest inventories, including GPS and GIS technology and the integrated application of forest management software.
  • Collecting ecological and timber-related forest metrics to develop timber-harvest prescriptions, including volumetric measures required for harvest accountability.
  • Timber marking, harvest planning, monitoring and evaluation, and other tasks as assigned.
  • Inter-program experience with biological and prescribed-fire programs (based on interest and training).
  • This excellent opportunity to learn how forestry and wildlife management work together on our public lands is a great entry point into careers in forest management and species conservation.

Job Features

Job CategoryInternship, Fellowship or Assistantship, seasonal

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