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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is committed to conserving natural resources, and we believe that one of the key components to conservation is working with you, the next generation of land and wildlife stewards. We seek to engage and work with you through interpretation, education, and employment on and around Service field offices. We offer a variety of programs that connect families and people of all ages to the outdoors and provide enriching and resume building job opportunities for young people.



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"I left my internship with a newfound confidence that I took with me to college, knowing that with initiative, teamwork, and patience, any number of achievements could be made." Haley, USFWS HQ
"I learned a whole lot about biology! Without having any coursework experience, I was throw into the field and learned a lot of things hands-on, which is my preferred way." Venice, Southern NE-NY Bight Coastal Program
"I learned about wildlife management this summer. Helps me understand more of what is discussed in my wildlife classes." Chelsea, Moosehorn NWR
"Learned to identify various flora species. Learned about restoration projects and the planning and actions that are necessary to make restoration successful. Expanded my knowledge of GPS use." Nicole, Lake Champlain FWRO
"During my internship I learned how to operate professional camera equipment, work as a videographer by shooting and editing my own video, conduct interviews, produce web articles and edit websites." Christopher, USFWS NE Region HQ
"My position this summer has given numerable experiences and I have learned so much about real careers in the biology field." Amelie, Lake Champlain FWRO
"My goal with this job was to gain as much experience as I could and I accomplished that." Tyler, Montezuma NWR

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Last updated: January 30, 2014