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GLIFWC Announces Summer Intership Positions

Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) is happy to announce available internships for its 2019 GLIFWC Summer Internship Program! In 2019, GLIFWC will be offering 15 unique internships from its various divisions, including Biological Services, Planning and Development, Public Information, Enforcement, and Administration.


Complete applications (as outlined within the Opportunity Announcement) are due by March 1, 2019, by 4:30 PM CST.


Internship Position Descriptions will also be available for viewing at www.glifwc.org under the "Employment" section.


2019 Summer Internship Openings


Through this internship program, college students will work one-on-one with their GLIFWC mentors in various divisions and learn about necessary coursework, college degrees, and trainings which result in gainful employment in a multitude of careers, including natural resource and stewardship careers with tribes. Also, interns will participate in a multitude of traditional Anishinaabe cultural events and learn about the importance of treaty reserved rights to the Anishinaabe people and their history in preserving these rights. 


Internship Information: GLIFWC internships will consist of 40 hours per week for 10 weeks (total of 400 hours), scheduled for June 3 - August 9 , 2019. All internships will be hosted at the GLIFWC Main Office, located on the Bad River Reservation, WI. Some internships will require travel within the Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan areas, as well as some overnight travel. See the available internship position descriptions at http://www.glifwc.org in the "GLIFWC News & Upcoming Events" box under "Employment". Note: candidates are able to apply for multiple internships, please ensure that all required paperwork is submitted for EACH internship position. 


Selected interns will be paid $10.10 per hour during their GLIFWC internship. If needed, a housing allowance may be available.


Eligible applicants must meet the following: * Be an incoming or continuing student that is accepted and/or enrolled full time at a college/university for Fall 2019 semester; * Possess proficient verbal and written communication skills; * Have a strong interest in working with Native American tribes; * Be willing to travel as part of internship, if required. 


To apply, applicants must: Submit a cover letter that includes email address and telephone number; Submit a resume outlining education, work experience, certifications, community involvement, and other pertinent information; Submit the following, dependent on classification: 2019 High School Graduate: provide verification of acceptance at a college/university for Fall 2019 (examples: enrollment verification or Fall 2019 class schedule);Continuing College/University Students: provide unofficial transcript(s) verifying Spring 2019 and Fall 2019 enrollment; Graduating College/University Students: provide unofficial transcript(s) verifying Spring 2019 enrollment.


American Indian preference will be applied consistent with GLIFWC policies and Federal Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act (PL 93-638) 


Applicants that submit all required above documentation will receive a confirmation email including a link to an online survey with requested additional information, to be completed within 3 days of the confirmation email. A complete application will include: cover letter, resume, transcripts, and completed online survey. Applications without the completed online survey will not be considered for an internship position. Send cover letter, resume, and transcripts to: LaTisha Coffin, Internship Program Coordinator Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission P.O. Box 9 Odanah, WI 54861 OR email to: lcoffin@glifwc.org Subject: 2019 GLIFWC Internship Program Application Closing date for receipt of application: March 1st, 2019 by 4:30 PM CST