Multimedia Intern-Houston Community Partnerships and Engagement(Pre-Selected Candidate)

Expected Dates
September 20, 2021 to March 6, 2022
USFWS Southwest Region, National Wildlife Refuge System - Houston
Position ID
The Houston Community Partnerships and Engagement program (HCP&E) Multimedia internship will include: 

-Working with Houston Community Partnerships & Engagement (HCP&E) staff, Furr High School, Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services and other partners, develop multimedia products for outreach and education purposes.
-Create videos and other digital media/outreach tools to highlight environmental justice and wildlife conservation issues of the Houston region.
-Develop graphics and infographics promoting the work of national wildlife refuges (NWR), HCP&E and partners in the Houston region. 
-Prepare social media postings. Identify and develop potential social media stories to be shared through photos and video.
-Gain hands-on experience working with partners and refuge staff conducting biological monitoring, habitat restoration, outdoor recreation/visitor services programs in and around Houston.
-Participate in training for program-related skills and job shadowing and training to build program-related skills and certifications.
-Maintain data on spreadsheet in order to track successes. 
-Maintain program materials and tools, including vehicles, EE materials and more.
-Other duties may be assigned during the term of this internship, as priorities and opportunities for partnerships to connect urban audiences with nature arise.

  • Working throughout the Houston metropolitan area, this position will be based out of the offices of a non-profit partner in the city of Houston.
  • Outreach and interpretation
    Habitat restoration in urban areas and on NWRs
    Recreation and outdoor skills
    Various certifications related to program as arise.
  • Job shadowing
    Attending and participating in special events, habitat restoration/biological programs on national wildlife refuges in Texas (and possibly elsewhere)
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Education and Interpretation
Education, Training & Skills Expected
some coursework or experience
some coursework or experience
Social Media
some experience
Leadership Experience
some experience
Community Engagement
some experience
some experience
some experience