Forestry Intern - Lewisburg, WV

Weyerhaeuser is offering internships to students in Forestry in the West Virginia Timberlands operation. This position will be based in the Lewisburg, WV office and offers opportunities to work alongside and under the supervision of professional foresters that actively manage 257,000 acres in the surrounding area.
Our internship is designed to build proficiencies and skills in a variety of forestry disciplines of timberland management and will provide a solid foundation for future educational choices and career opportunities.
Students will receive:
An individualized work plan and clear expectations for the length of the internship
An opportunity for exposure to a broad base of professional forestry experiences
Feedback on their performance
A Weyerhaeuser sponsor at their location to help them integrate into the business unit as well as to acclimate to the community
Competitive compensation
An opportunity to provide feedback to help improve their own internship program the opportunity to return to the same or different Weyerhaeuser location as an intern next year
Assessment for a full-time position upon graduation
Enrolled in Forestry or related studies at an accredited college or university OR have obtained your undergraduate degree in Forestry or related studies
Must have completed your freshman year by the start of the internship
Demonstrate strong academic achievement.
Must have a valid driver's license
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Willingness to work in the woods and to accept an assignment in a rural area.
Successful candidates will also have:
High initiative (self-motivated)
High integrity
Positive attitude
Excellent communication skills
Creativity in problem solving
Excellent teamwork skills
Ability to initiate and follow through on projects
Good time-management abilities
Strong work ethic
Commitment to work safety
About Timberlands
We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits.
For more than a century, we've been taking care of forests to make life better.
About Weyerhaeuser
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We're serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.
Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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