Backcountry Hunters & Anglers
LOCATION: Various - College/University Campus
SCHEDULE: 3-10 hours per week - credits available
The campus outreach intern will work very closely with BHA’s Campus Outreach Coordinator to help lay the groundwork for and establish a BHA club at their respective college/university. This includes grassroots organizing, soliciting interest from students, faculty, and staff, identifying leadership, and building relationships with local BHA members, business, and organizations among other tasks.
The purpose of this program is to engage youth in public lands conservation and advocacy and to develop future conservation leaders. This will occur through providing opportunities to develop new hunters and anglers as well as resources to those who already engaged in hunting and angling via clinics, speakers, policy, advocacy work, and club events. It will be crucial for the COI intern to develop strong relationships with professors and advisors so that as the student leadership turns over a leadership presence remains ensure the clubs future.
Backcountry Campus Outreach Intern duties include:
- Work closely with BHA’s campus outreach coordinator.
- Identify and recruit students interested in being part of a BHA club as well as informing students about BHA and our mission.
- Establish relationships with university professors and academic advisors.
- Help develop, plan, and execute club events.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: The campus outreach intern should have a strong interest in conservation, public policy, hunting, and fishing. Qualified applicants should be self-starters and outgoing with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org