Job Type: Paid Internship
Salary Details: $20-22 an hour

Are you looking for a supportive, collaborative workplace with great teams and inspiring leaders? If so, you may be a good fit at American Forest Management! AFM’s Intermountain region has 2 openings for a Summer Internship in Spokane, WA and Kalispell, MT reporting to the District Manager. As an intern at AFM, you spend time paired with a forester throughout your summer to gain a wide range of forestry and business experience while also working independently at times. Work duties will include a range of tasks typical of AFM foresters in each District, including inventory work using a variety of cruising techniques, reforestation surveys, tree marking, management plan writing, PCT layout and compliance, marking timber sale stream buffers and unit boundaries, road inspection & road inventory, and other duties assigned by AFM foresters.

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. 

Position Requirements:

  • Pursuing a Degree in Forestry or Natural Resources
  • Basic knowledge of tree species in the Pacific Northwest
  • Desire to learn more about a consulting forestry career
  • Experience in forest inventory is a plus.
  • 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 $20 – $22 an hour. AFM will not be providing additional assistance with housing.

Deadline to apply is November 15, 2023.


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