Posted February 15, 2016 9:00 pm by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Arkansas Capitol Building
Arkansas Capitol Building
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

Arkansas -( The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is accepting applications for summer internships until Feb. 26, 2016.

These internships are funded through the sales of the AGFC’s popular Conservation License Plates, and allow students to gain the hands-on training and experience needed to compete for a future career in conservation.

Betty Bryant, internship coordinator for the AGFC, says many students are interested in a wildlife management, fisheries or conservation education career, but often lack the hands-on experience to stand out from the crowd of applicants.

“Each year thousands of students graduate colleges, but very few have real-world experience,” Bryant said. “Internships not only give them that training, but they also help them decide if the career they’re studying for really does fit them.”

Internships are available across the state in conservation education, communications, wildlife management, fisheries management, wildlife law enforcement, and construction, engineering and real estate.

To qualify for an internship, an applicant:
• Must have a declared degree in an approved field of study.
• Must have 60 hours of college credit by the time the internship begins.
• Must be a full-time student at …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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