Migration Internship, Wyoming Outdoor Council

Lander, WY

Job Title: Migration Intern

Organization: Wyoming Outdoor Council

Location: Lander, WY

Duties:

  • Plan and execute two in-person outreach events focused on big game migration in
    western Wyoming communities, including identifying venues, inviting speakers, working
    with local advocates to plan event content, and organizing and executing logistics.
  • Work closely with the program director to develop talking points to share with the public
    and other audiences about the value of Wyoming migration corridors and key
    opportunities to conserve these habitats.
  • Attend and help document relevant and timely legislative and agency meetings as
    directed by the program director, including the July meeting of the Wyoming Game and
    Fish Commission; this may include the opportunity to give testimony.
  • Work with the communications team to produce educational, engaging, and interactive
    content for the Outdoor Council’s social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter,
    Instagram, and YouTube as well as any timely print communications.
  • Contact and meet with citizen advocates interested in migration policy to learn about
    their needs, co-develop strategy, and support public communications efforts, including
    letters to the editor and other advocacy messaging approaches.
  • Represent the organization at public events as identified by the program director.
  • Participate in bi-monthly staff meetings and other meetings as scheduled.

Qualifications:

You are passionate about Wyoming wildlife and communities, a creative thinker who loves
interacting with people. You are interested in the intersections that exist between science, policy,
and communication. You have personal and/or academic experience understanding Wyoming’s
landscapes and big game herds. You are a strong communicator both verbally and in writing,
and you listen attentively and with curiosity when meeting with people from all walks of life.
You have comfort using personal computers and basic office software (familiarity with Google
Docs is a plus). You also are well-versed in social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,
and YouTube. You aren’t afraid to learn new skills or ask questions.
You love Wyoming, especially its outdoors, and are interested in the Wyoming Outdoor
Council’s mission and values.

Start/End Dates: June 1, 2022 for 8 weeks

Salary/Pay: $3200.00

Application Deadline: May 1 

How to Apply: Email a letter of interest explaining how your experience and skills make you the right person to join the team. Include a resume and three references (with contact and relationship information) to Misti Haase at misti@wyomingoutdoorcouncil.org (please put “Wildlife Policy and
Outreach Internship” in the subject).