Kickstart your conservation career at the Wyoming Collegiate Conservation Symposium at Whiskey Mountain
Biologists releasing bighorn sheep ewe

Are you interested in a career in conservation? The Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites current college students and recent graduates to Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp in Dubois Aug. 8-11 to learn how to pursue a successful career in the outdoors at the newly created Wyoming Collegiate Conservation Symposium camp.


About the symposium:

Participants will gain hands-on experience and learn directly from seasoned Game and Fish employees. This immersive program is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a successful career in the outdoors.


What you will learn:

  • Career paths: Explore various career opportunities within Game and Fish.
  • Role of wardens: Understand the crucial role of wardens in conservation and their job expectations.
  • Role of habitat, fish and wildlife biologists: Gain insights into the responsibilities and contributions of the department’s field biologists. 
  • Effective presentation skills: Develop your ability to present information clearly and effectively.
  • Research questions: Learn how to frame research questions to address management issues.
  • Personality styles: Explore common dimensions and traits of personality styles and enhance your ability to work with people of different personality types.
  • Resume and cover letter writing: Receive guidance on crafting effective resumes and cover letters.


Program details:

Breanna Ball
Public Information Officer

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