Friday, July 9, 2010

Tribal Lands Conservation Program Intern

Howka tribal members, I was forwarded this recent internship opportunity and thought it might be a great opportunity for someone from our rez..

The National Wildlife Federation is now accepting applicationsfor a Tribal Lands Conservation Program Intern (description below).Please forward to anyone that might be interested or to your networksthat may know good candidates.Thanks,Garrit Tribal and Public Lands Stewardship Intern (Boulder, CO) The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is seeking an intern toassist in advancing the protection of wildlife, their habitats, andnatural resources on tribal and public lands. NWF's Tribal LandsConservation Program partners with sovereign tribal nations to solvetoday's conservation challenges for future generations. Responsibilities will include assisting with climate changeprojects, conventional energy projects, environmental education,research, writing, grant development, monitoring federal policy, helpingto organize meetings and events, and other associated tasks relative toNWF's public and tribal lands programs. The intern will be exposed tomany aspects of natural resource policy and management pertaining totribal and public lands, tribal trust resources, and tribal naturalresources. A motivated individual is sought for a full-time, 11-month, paidinternship in NWF's office located in Boulder, Colorado. The TribalLands Stewardship Intern must be available to work a 40-hour weeklyschedule. The position offers $400/week plus core benefits. Qualifications: 2 years of B.A./B.S. completed or AssociatesDegree. Candidates should have excellent analytic and writtencommunication skills, experience with computer and library research, andcomputer skills. Candidates must have a commitment to natural resourceconservation and assisting tribal communities.
Apply at
NWF's mission is to inspire Americans to protect wildlife forour children's future. Garrit Voggesser, Ph.D.Senior Manager, Tribal Lands Conservation ProgramPhone: 303-441-5161 Fax: 303-786-8911 voggesser@nwf.orgNational Wildlife FederationRocky Mountain Regional Center2260 Baseline Road, Suite 100Boulder, CO

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