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The Eco Leaders program recruits highly motivated and interested student interns from a variety of educational backgrounds who desire to support and learn more about our mission to permanently connect, protect and restore the Florida Wildlife Corridor. Interns have the opportunity to serve during the fall, spring, and summer sessions. In special cases, interns can serve an entire year and will be dedicated to serve support on a special project. Interns are expected to serve a 18 hours per week and will be required to track and report their work hours on a weekly basis. The hours of service are flexible but may require some weekends, travel and evenings for FWCF events. They will learn about current policies and protections, advocacy opportunities and the many best practices currently protecting the Corridor. Eco leaders work with our communications, outreach, administrative and development teams to learn more about our processes as well as share ideas and bring innovation to our teams’ current strategies. Eco Leaders are immersed in the daily tasks of our teams as well as assigned special projects to support their communication skills, time management strategies, problem solving, as well as increase their exposure to professional networks within their field of study.

Contact Donayle Whitmore at donayle@floridawildlifecorridor.org for more information.

2024 SUMMER AND FALL INTERNSHIPS

The Florida Wildlife Corridor Foundation is seeking an intern to create a collection of blog posts that feature conservation priority areas (Polk, Volusia, Collier, Leon, Marion, Citrus, Hernando, Orange, Lake, and Osceola Counties) featuring a variety of individuals/organizations protecting the Florida Wildlife Corridor through their work. The Storytelling Content Intern will be expected to work 18 hours a week remotely.

Responsibilities

  • Reach out by phone or email to key Florida Wildlife Corridor partners across the state to schedule short interviews.
  • Develop interview questions.
  • Interview 8-10 key partners about how their organization intersects with the Corridor vision.
  • Write a blog post of each interview to be featured on the Florida Wildlife Corridor website.
  • Upload and organize images and videos taken into our data asset management system Canto.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

This internship position is open for Summer and Fall 2024. The deadline is April 15, 2024 for Summer and August 1, 2024 for Fall.

NOTE: Eckerd College students, please apply through Triton Track. University of South Florida, St Petersburg College and University of Tampa students, please apply through Handshake.

Due to the overwhelming number of applications, we receive we cannot respond to each applicant. Thank you for your understanding.

The Conservation and Community engagement Interns will learn about and support activities that forge corridor conservation forward. Interns have the opportunity to learn more about state policies affecting the corridor and the current issues that impede progress. They will gain experience working with local organizations, conservation and political leaders through our mural campaign, film series, corridor curriculum and offsite events and presentations.
The CCE Intern will be expected to work a minimum of 18 hours per week, or the required course specified hours to obtain credit through a combination of in-person and remote hours.
Responsibilities
  • Work with the Outreach team to support corridor mural activities, film series, curriculum launch
  • Assist with outreach to conservation partners as well as local, regional, and state stakeholders
  • Support outreach events, including data collection and reporting
  • Conduct various administrative duties such as ambassador event tables, manage emails, and respond to general inquiries

This internship position is open for Summer and Fall 2024. The deadline is April 15, 2024 for Summer and August 1, 2024 for Fall.

NOTE: Eckerd College students, please apply through Triton Track. University of South Florida, St Petersburg College and University of Tampa students, please apply through Handshake.

Due to the overwhelming number of applications, we receive we cannot respond to each applicant. Thank you for your understanding.

The Florida Wildlife Corridor Foundation is seeking an intern to photograph Florida wildlife, landscapes, working lands and recreational opportunities within conservation priority areas (Polk, Volusia, Collier, Leon, Marion, Citrus, Hernando, Orange, Lake, and Osceola Counties) as well as educational installations and murals (and associated events) for use on the Corridor Foundation website, social media, and graphical assets.

The Photography Intern will be expected to work 20 hours per week. This is a paid position. Milage will be reimbursed at the government rate.

Responsibilities

  • Weekly travel to various Corridor areas within assigned priority counties
  • Photograph wildlife, habitats, working lands or recreational areas as discussed with your supervisor
  • Photograph murals, installations and other gallery spaces as assigned
  • Photograph events
  • Edit and organize photographs for use on the website, in graphics and on social media
  • Upload and organize images and videos taken into the Corridor Foundation’s data asset management system (Canto)
  • Other tasks as assigned.

This internship position is open for Fall 2024. The deadline is August 1, 2024.

NOTE: Eckerd College students, please apply through Triton Track. University of South Florida, St Petersburg College and University of Tampa students, please apply through Handshake.

Due to the overwhelming number of applications, we receive we cannot respond to each applicant. Thank you for your understanding.

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