Organization: Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA), Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts (WACD), and the Wyoming Chapter of The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Type of opportunity: Internship
Contact: Haley Lockwood
Duties: Students are asked to detail their learning goals and objectives to match them with a mentor that will create the best learning experience through the summer. Please note that the Rangeland Internship Program is not designed solely as a working ranch hand position, but students will be responsible to help in any way possible throughout the summer doing various chores that are necessary for daily ranch operations. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about rangeland monitoring, plant and weed identification, rotational grazing, erosion control and much more.
Desired qualifications: Students majoring in any natural resource related field are recommended to apply for this opportunity.
Start and end dates: Summer 2016
Salary/pay: A stipend of $1,600 will be given at the end of each month with room and board supplied by the mentoring ranch. Up to 3 college credits offered.
Link to more information: WSGA Internship Description Page
How to apply: There will be two parts to the application process for the Rangeland Internship Program; approval of the attached application and essay and if approved, a phone interview with the Internship Selection Committee. Please send all applications to: Wyoming Stock Growers Assn. Attn: Haley Lockwood, P.O. Box 206, Cheyenne, WY 82003 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: January 15, 2016