Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Internship Opportunity

 Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge in Wadesboro, NC is seeking a volunteer intern for the spring/summer season. This position is open to all candidates with fish and wildlife-related coursework or work experience. Students who have completed at least 2 years of wildlife-related coursework are preferred, but this is not required.

The work period will be approximately 12 weeks. Starting and ending dates are flexible, but generally run from mid-May to mid-August. This is not a paid position, but it does provide a $75.00/week food stipend and free housing in our intern trailer. A washing machine and clothesline are also available.

Job assignments will include nest box checks, nest box maintenance, assistance with duck banding, trail maintenance, administrative assistance, general maintenance, supervising a high school work crew, and a variety of other refuge operations.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume with the following information by April 1:

-Personal contact information (phone, address, e-mail)

-Prior work experience

-Two references

-Your academic experience

-Grade point average

-Wildlife-related coursework you have completed

In addition, please include any specific wildlife-related interests and/or experience you might have. Contact the Refuge at 704-694-4424 if you have any additional questions.

Resumes may be submitted by mail or e-mail. Please send your e-mail attachment as a MS Word or Notepad file. Send your information to:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge
5770 U.S. Hwy. 52 North
Wadesboro, NC 28170

Or e-mail to: greg_walmsley@fws.gov

Resume must be received by midnight on April 1.

All applicants will be reviewed and finalists will be interviewed by phone, so please provide all possible phone numbers at which you can be reached. All applicants will be notified by April 15.

Last Updated: 1/31/13