The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will host two separate symposiums for undergraduate and graduate college students interested in public service careers. The symposium will focus on careers in natural resource management, biological sciences, and environmental education with the FWS. Click here to apply on Smart Recruiters.
Fish and Wildlife 2013 Conservation Careers Symposium
Objective
Provide participants an overview of the mission and programs of the FWS and the range of skills needed to pursue federal careers in natural resource conservation, including resource management, biological science, and environmental education. The symposium will also provide participants with information on how to obtain valuable work experiences while still enrolled as a student. Apply here.
Participants Will Be Able To
Network with FWS senior leadership and learn about the rewards and benefits of working in a federal agency and with the FWS.
Discuss future wildlife conservation challenges that their generation must address in coming decades.
Learn about the requirements for biological science, visitor services and natural resource careers available at FWS.
Learn about key FWS conservation internships and career employment opportunities on the Web, including YouthGo.gov and USAJobs.gov.
Receive training and information on writing resumes and interviewing for jobs with the FWS and other Federal conservation agencies.
Locations
Sheperdstown, WV:
January 31, 2013 to February 3, 2013
Albuquerque, NM:
February 7, 2013 to February 10, 2013
How to apply
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Qualifications Sought
Participants must be enrolled in degree programs majoring in natural resource management, biological sciences, environmental science, environmental education, or education with a minor in biological sciences, and interested in exploring future employment opportunities with the FWS.
Students must also be U.S. Citizens
Additional Information
What is needed to apply:
Resume
Transcript
Completion of Interest Survey (applicants will be prompted after submitting resume)
Deadline:
Friday, December 21, 2012
You Have Additional Questions?
Contact us at applications@capal.org with additional questions