The Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program
12 Week Paid Fellowships - Summer 2016
In 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will partner with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) to administer the FWS Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP) for students and recent graduates interested in a conservation career. FWS will be providing the fellowship opportunities for undergraduate (rising seniors) and graduate students who are enrolled or are accepted for enrollment in a 4 year or higher degree program; and, recent graduates who have completed a 4 year or higher degree program no earlier than December 2014.
Applications for fellowship opportunities for the FWS 2016 Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP) will be accepted by SCA through FEBRUARY 15, 2016. You may see the updated information by visiting the DFP information page.
SEE YOURSELF WITH THE USFWS
There's no better way to share the opportunities that await you than through the words and images of our own employees. Check out these employee profiles and start to visualize the adventure of your lifetime.See the USFWS in action!
conservation career symposiums
The US Fish and Wildlife Service hosts several Conservation Career Symposiums at partner colleges and universities accross the country. These symposiums are designed to prepare you for a career with the federal government, and tailored for students studying Wildlife Biology, Natural Resrouce Science, and related degrees who are interested in a career in conservation.
HIRING PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES
The USFWS is committed to fulfilling the Executive Order on Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government.Check out these veterans resources
The USFWS is committed to fulfilling the Executive Order on Employment of Individuals with Disabilities in the Federal Government.Special Placement Program Coordinators Workforce Recruitment Program for students and recent graduates with disabilities
Federal Application Help
A federally formatted resume varies differently from a private-sector resume. Great care and attention-to-detail are necessary to ensure that your resume contains all the information required to make you a competitive candidate.Federal Resume Handbook Sample Federal Resume KSA Writing Tips
The Call to Serve Nature
"Here is your country. Cherish these natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children" ~Theodore Roosevelt
Meet Your New Boss
No matter what your career with the Service might be, it comes back to one thing, you work for wildlife. Check out this short video and meet some of the amazing wildlife and landscapes that await you with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.Watch the video...