Through this internship program, college students will work one-on-one with their GLIFWC mentors in various divisions and learn about necessary coursework, college degrees, and trainings which result in gainful employment in a multitude of careers, including natural resource and stewardship careers with tribes. Also, interns will participate in a multitude of traditional Anishinaabe cultural events and learn about the importance of treaty reserved rights to the Anishinaabe people and their history in preserving these rights.

Internship Information
GLIFWC internships will consist of 40 hours per week for 10 weeks (total of 400 hours), scheduled for June 3rd-August 9th, 2019. All internships will be hosted at the GLIFWC Main Office, located on the Bad River Reservation, WI. Some internships will require travel within the Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan areas, as well as some overnight travel.

Candidates are able to apply for multiple internships, please ensure that all required paperwork is submitted for EACH internship position.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Eligible applicants must meet the following:

  • Be an incoming or continuing student that is accepted and/or enrolled full time at a college/university for Fall 2019 semester;
  • Possess proficient verbal and written communication skills;
  • Have a strong interest in working with Native American tribes;
  • Be willing to travel as part of internship, if required.

Organization Details

Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commision PO Box 9 Odanah, Wisconsin 54861 Website

How to Apply

See the available internship position descriptions online, under the “GLIFWC News & Upcoming Events” box under “Employment”.

To apply, applicants must:

  • Submit a cover letter that includes email address and telephone number;
  • Submit a resume outlining education, work experience, certifications, community involvement, and other pertinent information;
  • Submit the following, dependent on classification:
    • 2019 High School Graduate: provide verification of acceptance at a college/university for fall 2019 (examples: enrollment verification or fall 2019 class schedule);
    • Continuing College/University Students: provide unofficial transcript(s) verifying spring 2019 and fall 2019 enrollment;
    • Graduating College/University Students: provide unofficial transcript(s) verifying spring 2019 enrollment.

Send cover letter, resume, and transcripts to:
LaTisha Coffin, Internship Program Coordinator
Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission
P.O. Box 9
Odanah, WI 54861

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

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LaTisha Coffin Subject: 2019 GLIFWC Internship Program Application