SUMMER STUDENT WORKER
(R3) Angling Education Intern
|DNR - Watershed Services
|4/11/2023 1:00:00 PM
|4/25/2023 11:59:00 PM
The Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake and Coastal Services Unit, is currently accepting applications for a seasonal student worker. This opportunity will provide hands-on experience in the field of environmental education and outdoor recreational outreach.
INTERNSHIP PERIOD: May/June to August 2023
HOURS: 10-12 weeks at Full-Time (450 Hours)
LOCATION OF POSITION
Annapolis, Maryland (Anne Arundel County)
Main Purpose of Job
The Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake and Coastal Services Unit, is currently accepting applications for a seasonal student worker. This position will support Aquatic Resources Education staff in the performance of R3 driven programming in an effort to promote recreational fishing in Maryland. Duties will include, but will not be limited to; developing and conducting classroom and field fishing programs, collection of participant information, program advertising, conduct pre- and post-program evaluations, and gear maintenance. Position will require a final report and presentation on the results of their programs.
This position will support Aquatic Resources Education staff in the performance of angler R3 (Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation) driven programming in an effort to promote recreational fishing in Maryland. The incumbent will create and implement educational programming targeting adult audiences under supervised guidance. The incumbent will also provide operational support to staff in the Center for Conservation, Education and Stewardship.
Duties will include, but will not be limited to;
- Assist with aquatic resource education programs throughout the state. May be assigned to assist with programs outside of our unit (ie., Fishing and Boating Services, Fisheries)
- Attend periodic staff and matrix team meetings.
- Develop and conduct classroom and field fishing programs for adults.
- Conduct office work in a virtual setting.
- Conduct field work in sometimes adverse weather conditions such as heat and rain.
- Advertise programs.
- Collect participant information, conduct pre- and post-program evaluations.
- Maintain fishing gear and required educational materials.
- Complete a final report and presentation on the results of their programs.
Education: Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university at the Junior, Senior or Graduate level.
**Additional documents are required for this recruitment along with your online application. Additional documents can be uploaded as an attachment under the Resume Tab of the online application. Please combine all supporting documents together as ONE attachment.
Experience: No experience required.
Attach to your online application the following additional information:
- Resume and Cover Letter
- One Letter of Recommendation, signed and dated, from a faculty liaison (if the student is seeking credit)
- Unofficial Transcript
*Please note, in order to qualify for this position, you must provide all requested documentation. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Minimum GPA 2.5
- Knowledge of basic fishing skills and experience in fishing
- Leadership and/or teaching experience
- Relevant major or minor (ie., Education, Biology, Environmental Science, Wildlife Management, Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Recreation, Sports Management)
- Proficient using Google workplace applications (Google docs, sheets, forms, etc.)
Availability: Must be available to work some weekend hours, early mornings and evenings. The specific start/end dates, hours, and schedule are flexible and will be determined in collaboration between the intern and supervisor.
SELECTION PROCESS: Interested persons should contact Sandra Olek at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to 11:59 p.m. on April 25, 2023.
Interested students must submit an application packet as outlined above by the closing date. Please be sure to submit all documentation required as noted below. Candidates may be interviewed in person or via google meet to determine selection. All placement decisions will be made by May 1, 2023, and all applicants will be notified of application status by that date.
The online application is strongly preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources, 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.
Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.
If you are having difficulty with your user account, need to make adjustments to a submitted application or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management and direct your questions/comments/concerns to the Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov.
Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Emilee Knott at Emilee.Knott@maryland.gov.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
Candidates with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.