blog posts Environmental Education Intern (summer 2023), Aldo Leopold Nature Center (Monona, WI) Feb 1, 2023 1:00 pm10 views The Aldo Leopold Nature Center (ALNC) seeks adaptable, creative, and engaging environmentaleducators to teach summer camp programs from mid-June through the end of August. ALNC is anon-profit educational organization guided by Aldo Leopold’s land ethic, with a mission to engageand educate current and future generations, empowering them to respect, protect, and enjoy thenatural world. ALNC serves more than 50,000 children, teachers, members, and families annuallythrough year-round programming that includes field trips, camps, a nature preschool, and publicand private events. Sustainable Student Farm Summer Internship, UIUC Crop Sciences (Urbana, IL) Feb 1, 2023 11:15 am24 views The farm internship gives students hands-on work experience at the farm and aims to teach our interns about the essential parts of vegetable production while thinking about sustainable farming at large. This internship will expand your horticultural skills and knowledge, developing applied skills in design, marketing, food handling, infrastructural maintenance and land stewardship. Environmental Scientist Intern – Natural Resources (Indiana), Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC (Evansville, IN) Jan 31, 2023 5:00 pm34 views KEG is seeking Environmental Scientist Interns responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard environmental techniques and procedures on a wide variety of transportation projects. The Interns will gain hands-on, meaningful work experience to enhance their education and professional aptitude. Our Interns gain exposure to real projects while working side by side with senior staff, gaining mentorship, networking opportunities and lifelong career connections. This internship will be located in the Evansville and Southern Indiana region. Land Stewardship Intern (2 positions for summer 2023), Red-tail Land Conservancy (Muncie, IN; open until filled) Jan 30, 2023 2:30 pm5 views The Land Steward Internship provides the opportunity to learn and gain experience usingbest conservation practices to maintain and manage the land, including but not limited tonatural resource inventory, management, monitoring/protection, invasive plant control,mapping, equipment maintenance, cleaning, and other duties. The position is physicallydemanding, requiring walking on uneven terrain in variable weather conditions, oftencarrying heavy equipment or supplies. Summer 2023 Internships, Prairie Research Institute (Urbana-Champaign; due March 3) Jan 26, 2023 4:30 pm54 views In collaboration with the Graduate College’s Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP), PRI is offering hands-on summer internships that will enable undergraduate students from populations underrepresented in graduate study at Illinois to explore careers in applied science. There are opportunities in atmospheric science and climate; biology, ecology, and environmental science; sustainable energy; and water supply and safety. Student Trainee (Range Management), USDA Forest Service (Globe or Roosevelt, AZ) Jan 26, 2023 1:30 pm7 views The Tonto National Forest is planning to fill two Student Trainee, GS-0499-03/04/05 positions in our Rangeland Management program. These are Pathway Indefinite Intern positions and may receive consideration for conversion upon graduation and completion of program requirements. Outreach Notice replies accepted through February 3. Applications accepted February 15-27, 2023. Community-Academic Scholars Program (summer 2023), UIUC Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (due Feb. 6) Jan 25, 2023 1:00 pm12 views Spend your summer conducting research that makes an impact on our local community through the Community-Academic Scholars Program. Selected students receive training, support, and a $4K stipend during the 10-week summer program. Students Pushing INovation (SPIN) Internship Program (summer 2023), UIUC NCSA (Urbana, IL; due April 16) Jan 23, 2023 1:45 pm16 views The Students Pushing INnovation (SPIN) internship program was launched to provide University of Illinois undergraduates with the opportunity to participate in hands-on research and contribute to interdisciplinary projects covering focused research areas in Culture and Society, Earth and Environment, Bioinformatics and Health Sciences, Material and Manufacturing, Data and Computational Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, and Digital Agriculture. Stewardship & Ecology of Natural Areas (SENA) Internship Program, Chicago Botanic Garden (Glencoe, IL; open until filled) Jan 20, 2023 10:45 am48 views Chicago Botanic Garden is launching a new internship program in 2023, recruiting 14 Ecological Restoration Technicians in five different roles with different start dates from late January to mid-May. Field Technician (Seasonal), V3 Companies (Greater Chicago Metropolitan Area) Jan 20, 2023 10:30 am45 views V3 Companies is a multidisciplinary firm based in Woodridge, IL that provides professional engineering, construction, and science related services to clients in the Chicagoland region. We have multiple openings for Field Technicians (Seasonal) this spring and summer. It is a paid summer position and offers valuable field work experience for students interested in the biological sciences (biology, botany, ecology, forestry, zoology, aquatic ecology, etc.). Field and Laboratory Assistant (3 positions in summer 2023), Northwest Mosquito Abatement District (NWMAD) (Wheeling, IL) Jan 20, 2023 10:15 am20 views This job is an excellent opportunity for a student interested in biology, entomology or ecology to gain valuable skills in both field work and in the laboratory. NGRREC/NSF REU Intern (summer 2023), National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (East Alton, IL; due Feb. 17) Jan 13, 2023 4:30 pm26 views The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center invites highly motivated undergraduates who are interested in pursuing careers in the life sciences to apply to our 10-week "Wetlands in a Modern World" summer internship program. Environmental Scientist Intern – Natural Resources (Indiana), Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC Jan 12, 2023 2:00 pm59 views KEG is seeking Environmental Scientist Interns responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard environmental techniques and procedures on a wide variety of transportation projects. The Interns will gain hands-on, meaningful work experience to enhance their education and professional aptitude. Our Interns gain exposure to real projects while working side by side with senior staff, gaining mentorship, networking opportunities and lifelong career connections. NOAA Career Panel to discuss internships and careers January 20 Jan 12, 2023 1:30 pm4 views In coordination with Southern Illinois University and Morgan State University, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries plans to host a career panel on January 20, 2023 from 11:30am to 1:00pm EST (10:30am to 12:30pm CST). The panel will include an informational session on NOAA internships and careers. Deadlines for NOAA undergrad internships will close in January and February of 2023. Natural Resources Intern (summer 2023), UW-Madison Division of Extension (Hayward, WI; due Feb. 1) Jan 11, 2023 3:00 pm33 views Thirteen positions available through 3 position listings: Forestry Technician (Timber/Silviculture) Interdisciplinary Forest Assistant Biological Science Technician (Fish/Wildlife) Avian Ecology Field Technician (Hourly) (summer 2023), Illinois Natural History Survey (Champaign, IL; due Feb. 20) Jan 11, 2023 2:00 pm23 views Seeking 1-2 highly motivated field technicians for mid-May through mid-July, 40 hours per week Summer 2023 Biological Science Technician (Plants), USDA Forest Service (Columbia, MO; apply Jan. 12-19) Jan 10, 2023 1:15 pm6 views These four positions will aid in collecting forestry data across several Forest Service, Northern Research Station projects but will primarily be focused on collecting data across three Experimental Forests (EF; Sinkin EF on the Mark Twain National Forest, Kaskaskia EF on the Shawnee National Forest, and the Paoli EF on the Hoosier National Forest). These positions are great first-entry temporary jobs for undergraduates or recent graduates. Travel is required. Bat Field Technician (summer 2023), Human-Wildlife Interactions Lab at UIUC (near Bloomington, IN; due Jan. 15) Jan 9, 2023 3:45 pm40 views Intern (summer 2023), Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, (various locations in MN; due Jan. 31) Jan 6, 2023 1:15 pm35 views The DNR, one of Minnesota’s largest state agencies, offers a broad range of paid internships for college students. Internships are available at locations across the state. As an intern you’ll work with dedicated professionals to create a healthy, sustainable, livable Minnesota for generations to come. Student Trainee (Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences), U.S. Forest Service (many U.S. locations; due Jan. 27) Jan 6, 2023 1:15 pm31 views The (Summer) Internship Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Seasonal Restoration Technician and CLIP Crew Leader (summer 2023), The Land Conservancy of McHenry County (Woodstock, IL; due Feb. 27) Jan 6, 2023 1:00 pm14 views General position description- splitting your time between the duties of a stewardshipintern and the Conservation Leader Internship Program (CLIP) crew leader. This position is geared toward college-aged (or recent graduate) individuals who display leadership abilities. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (summer) 2023 Directorate Fellows Program (remote or in person; due Jan. 13) Jan 5, 2023 9:45 am78 views Not only is this program a great way for undergraduate and graduate students to "try on" federal service through a paid internship, it comes with a direct hire benefit. Once students complete their degree program, they are eligible for direct conversion to a permanent federal position. The variety of projects is pretty spectacular: from grizzly bear education/outreach to monitoring herbicide effects on threatened butterflies to integrating traditional ecological knowledge in developing habitat restoration models to mapping and developing resources related to post-Civil War African American tenant farming on a National Wildlife Refuge. Conservation Leadership Internship Program (summer 2023), Land Conservation of McHenry County (Woodstock, IL; due Feb. 27) Jan 4, 2023 4:45 pm36 views CLIP is a paid summer internship that will provide underrepresented and BIPOC students/youth with hands-on professional training in the field of conservation. Participants will gain experience in areas such as Plant identification, Land management, GIS/GPS training, Prescribed fire training, Herbicide use, Rare plant monitoring, Wildlife/Stream surveys, Sustainable farming techniques, Land preservation techniques, Field safety, Scientific research/Experimental design, Art in the natural world, Career development and Professional networking. Collectively, these skills will give each participant a strong understanding of the field of conservation and serve as a springboard for a professional career in the field of conservation. Aquatic Ecology & Fisheries Management Research Experience for Undergraduates (summer 2023 in Ohio; due Jan. 31) Jan 4, 2023 4:30 pm7 views Participants will earn $6,000 over the course of the 10-week program. All other costs (including housing, meals, and travel) must be covered by participants. Community Service Officer (multiple positions for summer 2023), Wisconsin DNR (various locations in Wisconsin; due Feb. 13) Dec 22, 2022 8:45 am12 views Community Service Officers (CSOs) are responsible for supporting the DNR’s law enforcement, security, outreach and education efforts. These roles will serve in big cities and rural areas, on both DNR lands and in other public spaces. Serve the community and gain valuable experience. Wilderness Internships (summer 2023), Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation (Hungry Horse, MT; due Feb. 1) Dec 21, 2022 1:15 pm17 views The Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation (BMWF) offers two different types of Wilderness Internships each summer: Wilderness Steward (WS) Internships and Wilderness Conservation Crew (WCC) Internships. Both are field based training programs for college and high school age students planning to pursue careers in natural resources and related fields. Interns gain valuable skills that build career opportunities in the Forest Service and non-profit partner field. Multiple internships (summer 2023) at Wild Rivers Conservancy (Osceola, WI; due Feb. 10) Dec 19, 2022 9:45 am13 views 2023 Internships:Invasive Species InternshipResource Management InternshipPark Guide InternshipRiver Connections InternshipLand Use Management Internship 2023 Internship Opportunities with Environment for the Americas Dec 19, 2022 9:30 am27 views Environment for the Americas internship program seeks to engage racially and ethnically diverse college students, graduates, and graduate students in natural resources and other. They offer over 80 positions with government agencies. "Wetlands in a Modern World" summer 2023 intern program, National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (Alton, IL; due Feb. 17) Dec 16, 2022 11:45 am21 views The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center invites highly motivated undergraduates who are interested in pursuing careers in the life sciences to apply to our 10-week "Wetlands in a Modern World" summer intern program. Summer 2023 Internships, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory (Milford, IA; due Jan. 23) Dec 15, 2022 3:00 pm15 views Lakeside Laboratory offers experiential learning at its finest! Any student preparing for a career in the sciences will find high quality field-based experiences that will give your resume an edge. All students; artists, business majors, pre-service teachers and more, will engage in valuable learning that will take you to the next level. Join us for a summer of learning beyond the classroom. At Lakeside Lab, we are helping you build career ready skills! Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology (summer 2023 in Petersham, MA; due Feb. 3) Dec 15, 2022 2:45 pm8 views The Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology is an 11-week immersive research experience connecting undergraduate students to mentors and researchers in the pursuit of scientific inquiry. This paid internship opportunity includes a $6,600 stipend, full room, and board, and travel to/from Harvard Forest. Harvard Forest is located in the small town of Petersham, Massachusetts (1.5 hours west of Boston). Research Experiences for Undergraduates (summer 2023), The Morton Arboretum (Lisle, IL; due Feb. 3) Dec 15, 2022 1:15 pm33 views Experience careers that explore solutions for climate change, biodiversity loss, natural resources management, and urban life through the National Science Foundation REU Program: Tree Science in the Anthropocene at The Morton Arboretum. Nine Internships (summer 2023) with Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (due Feb. 6) Dec 13, 2022 4:30 pm33 views 2023 summer internships are available in the following areas: Aquatic Invasive Species (Glencoe, IL) Great Lakes Education (remote or hybrid at a location to be determined) Pollution Prevention (remote) Stormwater Infrastructure (remote) Sustainable Communities (West Lafayette, IN) Virtual Reality Development (remote, West Lafayette, IN, or hybrid) Workforce Development (remote or West Lafayette, IN) Student Trainee (General), St. Louis District, Operations, Readiness, and Regulatory Division; Mark Twain Lake Project Office (Monroe City, MO; due Jan. 20) Dec 13, 2022 3:45 pm4 views This intern position is designed to prepare a student trainee for employment after graduation as a Park Ranger or Natural Resources Specialist. Bat Survey Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey/PRI Dec 6, 2022 10:30 am80 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking 2 field technicians to assist with the 2023 summer field sampling for the Illinois Bat Conservation Program (IBCP), mostly for acoustic surveys, but with opportunities to assist with mist netting as well. Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI), Summer 2023, Dept. of Energy laboratories (due Jan. 10) Dec 5, 2022 11:30 am28 views The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students and recent graduates to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories. Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 17 participating DOE laboratories/facilities. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission. Paid Internships in Federal Agencies (spring, summer and fall sessions; summer session deadline Feb. 28) Dec 1, 2022 2:45 pm67 views Since 1992, HACU has offered one of the best internship programs in the country. Join our 14,000 alumni in gaining invaluable professional experience interning within a federal agency, while getting paid! Outreach Educator Internship (June 2023-May 2024), Dunes Learning Center (Chesterton, IN) Dec 1, 2022 1:45 pm10 views The Outreach team delivers programs in local school classrooms, natural areas, and online, to provide meaningful STEM experiences to thousands of students in Northwest Indiana. They help students create connections, build confidence, and develop a sense of place by providing opportunities to explore, ask questions, reflect, and work together. Our Outreach Educator Internship provides an opportunity for next-generation leaders to receive training and coaching to develop their naturalist, outdoor education, and resource interpretation skills and techniques. Outreach Educators work both as a team and independently to lead a variety of programs to a wide audience in diverse settings, often working closely with public school systems and partners throughout the year. In the summer, the outreach team leads day-camps based at IndianaDunes National Park’s historic Chellberg Farm and assists with residential camps. Outreach Educator Interns have opportunities to extend their professional development through workshops, in-services, and networking. Watershed Management Research & Outreach Internships Summer 2023 (deadline extended to December 4) Nov 29, 2022 11:15 am20 views Undergraduates from any institution can apply today to be a full-time paid Watershed Research and Outreach Intern in summer 2023. Interns are placed at one of six leading institutions across the North Central Region of the US where they will gain valuable experience that will help them pursue a future career in watershed management. Students that are interested can learn more about the internship in this recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8jJFQRZ7To Live-In Environmental Education Internship (various time frames), Eco Justice Center (Racine, WI) Nov 28, 2022 11:45 am38 views Take a break from the ordinary and become an intern at the Eco-Justice Center. Spend three months to a year educating children about the environment, harvesting organically-grown vegetables, helping shear alpacas – the sky is the limit! Work alongside our experienced staff who will teach you by doing. This is not a classroom study but actual farm labor that will educate you on what it takes to grow food, care for animals, and teach people. Biology Support Member, Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Jan.-May 2023), American Conservation Experience (Shirley, NY) Nov 28, 2022 11:30 am10 views American Conservation Experience (ACE), a non-profit conservation corps, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), is seeking 2 Biology Support Members to assist with salt marsh monitoring and data management as well as other biological projects alongside Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex Staff. Fisheries Support Members – Connecticut River, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, American Conservation Experience (Hadley, MA) Nov 28, 2022 11:30 am4 views American Conservation Experience, a Nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking 2 Fisheries Support Members to help with a variety of migratory fish studies and monitoring projects at the Connecticut River Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office located in Sunderland, Massachusetts. This opportunity is intended for enthusiastic young professionals with a passion for natural resource management and an enthusiasm for fisheries management. During this 24-week term, the ACE member will work alongside US Fish and Wildlife staff on a number of projects ranging from fish population surveys, laboratory work, fish handling and equipment maintenance. Chapter Support Internship (summer 2023), The Climate Reality Project (remote) Nov 23, 2022 9:45 am43 views The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore. Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every sector of society. Marine Fisheries Ecology Program 2023 Internship (Mar.-Oct.), Mississippi State University Marine Fisheries Ecology Program (Biloxi, MS; due Jan. 1) Nov 21, 2022 10:15 am21 views Applicants must complete a B.S. or B.A. by the start of this internship. Summer 2023 Internship (6 positions), University of Idaho Franklin H. Pitkin Reforestation Nursery (Moscow, ID; due Dec. 31) Nov 21, 2022 9:15 am32 views The forest nursery program at the University of Idaho was established in 1909, making it the oldest programs in the country. Previous employees now work at prominent forest and native plant nurseries and are in high demand due to operational experience. We are one of two university-run forest nurseries that grow seedlings for reforestation needs. Interns will interact with and learn hands on skills from professional nursery staff with many years of operational experience. $18/hour pay for 40 hours of work per week over the course of 10 weeks in the summer (May 29-August 4, 2023). Housing will be provided. Start and end dates may be flexible. International Research Experience for Undergraduates (summer 2023), Plant Science for Global Food Security (Philippines; due Jan. 9) Nov 18, 2022 2:30 pm9 views PSGFS is offering a six-week program made up of two components: three weeks of hands-on research, whereby students will work with IRRI scientists and their teams to evaluate diverse rice genetic materials; and three weeks of a training course called “Rice: Research to Production” (RR2P) in which PSGFS students will interact with other RR2P participants from around the world to learn about the basics of rice research and production and gain an appreciation for the challenges and rewards of international collaboration. RR2P includes socio-cultural trips (e.g., to the Banaue Rice Terraces) and activities in the field, greenhouses, and lab. Barnum Conservation Policy Fellow. (Michigan United Conservation Clubs) (Lansing, Michigan) Nov 15, 2022 11:45 am8 views Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) is now accepting fellowship applications for the upcoming academic semester to serve as the Barnum Conservation Policy Fellow. MUCC is a non-profit member-based organization with more than 200 affiliated clubs and 40,000 members. Since 1937, MUCC has United Citizens to Conserve, Protect and Enhance Michigan’s Natural Resources and Preserve Our Outdoor Heritage through education, communication, and advocacy. The late Dean Oliver Barnum was a life member of MUCC, a lifelong hunter and conservationist, and a government professor. Applicants can expect to gain diverse experience working for a non-profit entity that is fully dedicated to the conservation of Michigan’s natural resources and the enhancement and preservation of our recreational pastimes. Additionally, the MUCC Policy Fellow will be directly engaged in the day-to-day legislative, regulatory and media-related advocacy efforts of the organization. Smithsonian Forest Ecology Internships (April-Oct. 2023), National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute (Front Royal, VA; due Nov. 21) Oct 31, 2022 11:30 am39 views Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute (NZCBI; https://nationalzoo.si.edu/conservation) is offering five paid internships in forest ecology from spring to fall 2023. Interns will work on a team conducting the 2023 census of the Forest Global Earth Observatory (ForestGEO) plot at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute outside of Front Royal, VA. Interns will be mentored by plot principal investigators Dr. William McShea & Dr. Kristina Anderson-Teixeira. The team will inventory all woody plants within a large (25.6 ha) forest dynamics plot, including species identification and mapping while helping to pioneer a new system of data collection and management techniques using tablets and a system of automated quality control. Interns will gain skills in forest ecology and data management and will be invited to coauthor at least one publication arising from the census. These internships are ideal for recent college graduates who wish to gain research experience prior to pursuing graduate studies or other forest-related career opportunities. Women's Summer 2023 Internship Information Session November 10 Oct 28, 2022 2:15 pm75 views Gain a competitive edge! Learn about the Natural Resource Career Development Program (NRCDP) & ACES Women’s Internships USDA focuses on providing support to landowners backed by science and research. NRCShelps American farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners make conservation work for them. Targeted Academic Degrees: Soil sciences, rangeland management, civil/ agricultural/ environmental engineering, conservation, and natural resources Interpretive Naturalist Internship (2023-2024), Dunes Learning Center (Chesterton, IN) Oct 27, 2022 10:45 am21 views Interpretive Naturalists are key members of the Dunes Learning Center team and are responsible for providingmeaningful experiences for children and adults regarding the diversity of ecosystems and cultural history of theIndiana Dunes all year long. They help students create connections, build confidence, and develop a sense ofplace by providing opportunities to explore, ask questions, reflect and work together as a team.Our Interpretive Naturalist Internship program provides an opportunity for next generation leaders to receivetraining and coaching to develop their naturalist, outdoor education, and resource interpretation skills andtechniques. Interpretive Naturalists often work in pairs during the summer to give each the opportunity toshadow peers and provide/receive feedback. During the school year, Interpretive Naturalists have opportunitiesto extend their professional development through workshops, in-services, and shadowing National ParkService staff.