Governor’s Summer Intern – DNR Outreach

Employer Indiana Dept of Natural Resources
Location Indianapolis, IN
Type Internship
Apply by Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!
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Posted on March 24, 2020


The Governor’s Public Service Summer Internship Program (GPSSIP) is designed to give college students real-world, hands-on experience in their desired field of study to enhance marketability upon graduation. Participation in the program will offer students a multitude of experiences including networking with state employees, resume building and soft skills workshops, agency head panels, and much more.

Salary Information:
This role traditionally hires at a rate of $11.30 per hour.

About the Internship:
As the Outreach Intern, you will work alongside the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Public Engagement unit. Your role will be to assist the Public Engagement team in developing and implementing programs and deliverables to promote Division messaging to a variety of audiences. Division public engagement efforts cover a wide range of fish and wildlife topics through a variety of communication channels. This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable on-the-job, career-driven summer work experience while interfacing with both professional staff and the public.

A Day in the Life:
The essential functions of this role are as follows:
• Assist with developing and implementing education and outreach strategies to promote Division of Fish & Wildlife and DNR messages, mission, and goals.
• Assist with the coordination of materials and deliverables for the Indiana State Fair.
• Assist with updating the Division of Fish & Wildlife website with appropriate information.
• Assist the Public Engagement team and Division of Communications in ensuring accurate fish and wildlife related information is shared on websites, social media, electronic newsletters, news releases, and other communication channels.
• Represent the Division of Fish & Wildlife and the DNR positively by providing excellent customer service for the public and DNR staff.
• Inspire enthusiasm for Indiana’s natural resources and conservation.
• Complete special projects and training as assigned. This may include projects that relate to interpretive exhibit research and/or development of educational programs and presentations.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What We’re Looking For:
• Majoring in one of the following: Environmental science, science education, marketing, mass communications, science communications, environmental or outdoor education, or other natural resources related field (i.e. biology, botany, fish and wildlife, ecology, etc.)

What You’ll Need for Success:
• Computer skills, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation design, social media, and desktop publishing
• Effective verbal and written communications
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to effectively manage assigned workload by working independently to complete work duties as assigned
• Ability to seek out and compile information and research in support of project goals and activities
• Ability to review, interpret, and present data to recommend appropriate communication, outreach and education efforts
• Customer service skills sufficient to work with customers, staff, supporting organizations, and outside interests with courtesy, respect, and interest in positive problem solving
• Strong organizational skills

Click here to apply online.

Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!