Environmental Solutions in Jackson Hole Student Internship, Haub School of ENR

Laramie, WY & Grand Teton National Park, WY

Position: Environmental Solutions in Jackson Hole Student Internship

Spring/Summer 2019

The Haub School seeks a student intern to support Environmental Solutions in Jackson Hole course logistics on campus and in residence at the Murie Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Timing

  • Preliminary activities on campus for the spring course, February 18 – May 10.
  • In residence at the Murie Ranch, May 20 – June 16

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with logistics and support for the spring course, including travel, meetings, forms, etc.
  • Manage logistics for and attend trip to Jackson Hole April 12-13 with class
  • Organize daily logistics at the Murie Ranch: “hands to work” meals and facility care, liaise with Murie Ranch staff, etc.
  • Manage digital communications and computers at the Murie Ranch
  • Oversee vehicles and transportation schedules at the Murie Ranch
  • Assist with travel logistics to and from Murie Ranch
  • Manage sign outs and weekend activities
  • Assist with student team logistics including reserving facilities for presentations and student workspaces
  • Additional organizational and administrative duties, as needed

Hours and Compensation

  • Spring semester: flexible hours but required class attendance Mondays 6:00 – 7:30 PM February 18 – May 6 – hourly compensation, $12/hour
  • Summer course: May 20 – June 16 in residence at the Murie Ranch, approximately 40/hours per week – $2000 stipend; lodging and meals at the Murie Ranch are provided

The successful applicant will have:

  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Preferred completion of Environmental Solutions in Jackson Hole course

To apply, please submit:

  • A cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position including any relevant work/volunteer/class experiences and why you are interested in the position
  • Current resume or CV
  • Contact information for 2 references who can speak to your work ethic and communication skills

Submit materials electronically to Doug Wachob (wachob@uwyo.edu) and Rachael Budowle (rbudowle@uwyo.edu). APPLICATIONS ARE DUE by February 11 at 5:00 PM.

The ESJH program aims to motivate, inspire, and train undergraduate and graduate students by engaging them in team based, real-world problem solving using the human and natural resources of Greater Yellowstone area. The program puts emphases on student teamwork and project-based problem solving in an interdisciplinary environment. Learn more about the program at https://www.uwyo.edu/haub/academics/field-courses/wyoming/env-solutions/.

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