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The FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute seeks to fill positions with caring and qualified individuals.

Internships and Volunteers

FWRI offers both internship and limited volunteer opportunities. FWRI interns are college-level students or post-graduates who spend a semester working with a mentor to obtain career guidance and experience. FWRI volunteers provide general assistance to FWRI for a variable period of time.

Steidinger Scholars

This program provides paid internship opportunities to enable a diverse body of students to consider careers in fisheries or wildlife science. The program is open to all recent high school graduates or new college students (years 1-2) of all genders from all backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. Women and students from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

Employment with FWRI

The Fish and Wildlife Research Institute recruits primarily scientists and science technicians. Business services and facility maintenance also require the expertise of qualified management, administrative, public information, clerical and maintenance staff.