Job Type: Paid Internship
Salary Details: $16-18 an hour
AFM’s Lake States Region has 2 openings for a Summer Internship in Houghton and Ironwood Michigan, reporting to the District Manager. As an intern at AFM, you will be paired with a forester throughout your summer to gain a wide range of forestry and business experience as well as independent work. Activities will include inventory work using a variety of cruising techniques, timber sale layout, stream buffer delineation, harvesting inspections, regeneration surveys, GIS/GPS work, tract inspections, assisting the Marketing Team, and other duties assigned by AFM foresters. If you like the outdoors, are an analytical thinker, and enjoy work of an independent nature, we’d like to talk with you!
Our seasoned foresters are experts in the field and are here to train new foresters entering the industry. Our standards are high. We pride ourselves in being subject matter experts in our field, and our employees will have access to experienced professionals in every facet of Forestry. AFM provides the tools, technology, and education to ensure every employee is successful. We value individuals who are willing to learn and take their careers to the next level.
American Forest Management, Inc. (AFM) is the largest forest consulting firm in the United States founded over 50 years ago. We are a private, employee-owned company. AFM currently manages over 5.7 million acres of privately owned timberland and has sold over $3.2 billion in real estate transactions under AFM Real Estate, a subsidiary of AFM. With 300+ employees operating from 52 offices located in 22 states, as well as Panama and Costa Rica, AFM’s team of professionals is focused on meeting client needs by providing a complete range of forestry services. We are humbled that over 1,200 clients have entrusted us to be advisors and steward of their land.
- Pursuing a Degree in Forestry or Natural Resources
- Desire to learn more about a consulting forestry career
- Prefer the candidate has completed “Fall Camp”
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word; working knowledge of GIS & GPS applications is a plus.
- Must have personal skills necessary to communicate with AFM team members, managers, and contractors.
- Valid driver’s license.
At AFM, our people are our top priority, and that includes our interns. The position is flexible with start and end dates to accommodate class schedules. This is a paid position; the pay is to be between $16 – $18 an hour.
Deadline to apply is OCTOBER 20, 2023.
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