Location: This internship is based at the San Antonio Viejo Ranch, 45 minutes south of Hebbronville, and will include work on East Foundation properties throughout South Texas.
Salary: Compensation is $11 per hour and includes housing on the San Antonio Viejo Ranch.
Start and End Date: The start and end dates are flexible and East Foundation will assist successful applicants in any way to receive university credit for appropriate term(s).
June 1 – August 15
Last Date to Apply for Summer: March 8, 2021
Description: East Foundation is seeking two interns for the spring or summer session. Interns are expected to participate in all facets of the Foundation, including Programs, Field Operations, Ranch Operations, and Administration. The goal of the Ranch Management internship is to equip future natural resource managers with skills in management of cattle, range, and wildlife. The emphasis for ranch interns is to dedicate a majority of their time to understanding the importance and integration of range science in cattle management. East Foundation Ranch interns will assist with:
In addition to the duties described above: East Foundation interns can expect to assist with the education and outreach program; management of facilities, infrastructure, security, and service; and in administrative processes.
Directed Projects: Ranch interns are required to complete a project during their internship. For each position:
Interns will work as a team to assist with each other’s projects under the supervision of their advisor. In addition, interns will be taught basic GPS and GIS skills to assist with field work.
Qualifications: Juniors, seniors, or recent graduates in Natural Resources, Animal Science, Wildlife and Range Management or related degree programs are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will be an honest, self-motivated person with a strong work ethic and an interest in ranching. Applicants should possess strong people skills, leadership qualities, and communication ability. This position will require working long hours in adverse conditions, and lifting objects greater than 50 lbs. Successful candidates must maintain a valid driver license. Applicants are subjected to background checks. Applicants must be able to use software such as Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, in addition to basic computer skills.
Please send the following documents to email@example.com with "Ranch Management Internship" in the subject line:
Cindy Pavlicek, Manager of HR and Administrative Services