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Forestry Intern

Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Description:
Weyerhaeuser is offering internships to students in Forestry throughout the southeastern U.S. 
Locations include the following regions: Arkansas/Oklahoma, Mississippi/Alabama, Mississippi/Louisiana, North Louisiana, North Carolina/Virginia, Atlantic and Piedmont.
This program is designed to give students a valuable learning experience, including exposure to different geographic areas and work group concepts.  You will work with an individualized performance plan and a personal sponsor.  You will also be given ample feedback on your performance while having the opportunity to give feedback on ways to enhance the program.  Weyerhaeuser offers interns a competitive compensation package.

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 program or related program at an accredited college or university
  • 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
  • Effective speaking and listening skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Commitment to work safely