The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Student Internship Program introduces interested college students to career opportunities in positions located statewide and job settings to gain practical experience and training in natural and cultural resource fields.
Paid internships are available in various divisions depending on available funding. The student internship program employment period varies depending on the specific intern opportunity. NOTE: If selected for a paid opportunity, intern will be paid at the rate of pay reflected from the completed hours on the fall transcript. Spring semester credit hours do not count towards the rate of pay for the internship.
The Infrastructure Division provides design and construction project management expertise for the repair and development of all built-environment facilities for the TPWD. Under the direction of the Sustainability Program Manager within the Infrastructure Division, the Sustainability Internship position is an opportunity designed for students to obtain relevant work experience to be competitive for future positions in environmental and facility sustainability project implementation. Areas of focus will include waste management, energy efficiency and water conservation with the implementation of projects to improve conservation efforts within these categories.
This Internship is responsible for performing a range of tasks to learn various aspects of environmental sustainability and program implementation. Duties include, but are not limited to: conducting utility data entry and analysis; assisting in development of sustainability website and social media information; assisting in development and implementation of small-scale sustainability projects; assisting in development of “Green Building” product guides and information; participating in site visits and project meetings; assisting in operations of the TPWD Green Team. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
The posting will only be up for a couple of weeks, so apply today!
For more information, contact Nicolette Ledbury.