FWS Intern Program - Natural Resources Management

Expected Dates
March 4, 2019 to May 6, 2019
Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
Position ID
The intern will assist with the management of the hunting program on Tensas River NWR.  They will collect and restock public use daily self clearing permits from check stations on the refuge and record the data.  The intern will also assist the Wildlife Biologist compiling hunter numbers and harvest numbers per species.  

The intern will assist the public that utilize the I-Sportsman website that is used to purchase public use permits and apply for the two modern firearm lottery hunts that are held on Tensas River NWR.

The intern will also be given the opportunity to assist with other management activities on the refuge, including biological and forestry programs.  Intern may be asked to assist with songbird and waterfowl banding, invasive species control, and forest management.  

Tag: SCA1957
  • Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of ~80,000 acres in rural northeast Louisiana.
  • The intern will be encouraged to pursue additional training as needed and as budgets allow. Examples may include online trainings, webinars, meeting attendance, etc.
  • The intern will be provided the opportunity to experience other biological and forest management activities over the summer. Hiking and canoe trails are plentiful. The refuge is also a 35 minute drive to Vicksburg, MS which is rich in Civil War History.
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Natural Resources Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
some coursework or experience
some coursework or experience
some coursework or experience
Recreation Management
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience