Expected Dates
August 9, 2021 to February 6, 2022
USFWS Southwest Region, National Wildlife Refuge System – Houston
Position ID

The Multimedia Intern work with the Houston Community Partnerships & Engagement (HCP&E) staff to develop digital media products for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) Southwest Region, including the Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.


  • Create videos and other digital media/outreach tools to highlight wildlife conservation successes and challenges in the Southwest Region.
  • Develop graphics and infographics.
  • Research and identify copyright free images/videos/audio.
  • Help build and maintain a multimedia library.
  • Create products that are accessible to a diversity of audiences.
  • Prepare content for social media postings.
  • Ensure full compliance of products, including Service policy, copyright and accessibility.
  • Gain hands-on experience working with Service staff during biological monitoring, habitat restoration, outdoor recreation/visitor services programs, including in and around Houston.
  • Build program-related skills and participate in job shadowing / training.
  • Maintain data in order to track successes.
  • Maintain program materials and tools, including vehicles, EE materials and more.
  • Other duties may be assigned during the term of this internship, as priorities and opportunities for partnerships to connect urban audiences with nature arise.


Location Description

This position will serve a four state area (AZ, NM, OK and TX) but will be based out of Houston, TX.


Training Provided

Outreach and interpretation; job-related training as needed;

Recreation and outdoor skills;

Various certifications related to program as arise.


Educational/Recreational Opportunities

Job shadowing

Attending and participating in special events, habitat restoration/biological programs on national wildlife refuges in Texas (and possibly elsewhere)


Handicap Accessible?



Main Area of Focus

Education and Interpretation


Education, Training & Skills Expected

degree minor or extensive experience
degree minor or extensive experience
Social Media
competent without supervision
competent with supervision
Public Speaking
some experience
competent with supervision
Web Site Design
some experience