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.
Compensation is $10 per hour and includes housing on the San Antonio Viejo Ranch.
Start and End Date:
The start and end dates are flexible and the East Foundation will assist successful applicants in any way to receive university credit for appropriate term(s).
Last Date to Apply for Summer: March 20, 2020
Last Date to Apply for Fall: August 7, 2020
Last Date to Apply for Spring: November 18, 2019
The East Foundation is a non-profit tax-exempt organization established in 2007 upon the passing of Robert C. East on June 18, 2007. The Foundation operates six ranches across approximately 217,000 acres of south Texas native rangelands making it one of the largest private landowners in both Texas and the nation. With administrative offices in San Antonio, the Foundation deploys a staff of over 40 throughout south Texas to meets its mission to promote the advancement of land stewardship through ranching, science, and education. To fulfill its mission, the Foundation:
This internship will be broad and comprehensive, equipping the successful applicant(s) with skills and experience in all facets of the Foundation, including Programs, Field Operations, Ranch Operations, and Administration. The East Foundation intern(s) can expect to assist with the research, education, and outreach program; management of facilities, infrastructure, security, and service; cattle inventory, gathering, and rotations; and in administrative processes.
Juniors, seniors, or recent graduates in Wildlife and Range Management, Natural Resources, Animal Science or related degree programs are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will be an honest, self-motivated person with a strong work ethic and a ranching background. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with "Internship" in the subject line:
Cindy Pavlicek, Manager of HR and Administrative Services