blog posts Wildlife Ecology Apprenticeship (Columbus Zoo and Aquarium) Mar 29, 2018 4:15 pm197 views Trail Crew Member Summer Intern, U.S. Forest Service (Shawnee National Forest) due 4/30 Apr 26, 2017 9:30 am195 views The Shawnee National Forest’s trails program is seeking four summer interns. Project work will be located forest wide. Participants will have opportunities to explore other program areas within the agency and to complete internship credits. Ecological Restoration Interns (2), Village of Glenview (Glenview, IL) due 4/7 Feb 14, 2017 3:45 pm175 views The Village of Glenview is seeking two temporary summer ecological restoration interns. The Village of Glenview's internship program is geared toward college students seeking to supplement their academic training, and expand their professional knowledge and skills in the ecological restoration and management field, and will provide students with real-world experience. 2018 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT for Gypsy Moth Detection Program in Illinois (Due 3/16) Mar 7, 2018 9:45 am149 views Resource Planner I, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Springfield, IL) due 2/16 Feb 2, 2017 2:30 pm137 views Under general supervision, conducts environmental assessments of projects submitted to the Division using a range of tools including fieldwork, topographic maps, technical reports, and computerized databases and applications. Restoration Ecology Summer Intern (multiple), Lake Forest Open Lands Association (Lake Forest, IL) Feb 14, 2017 4:30 pm124 views While the description doesn't specify, other sources indicate that there is a salary of up to $2,310 for these positions. Mosquito Surveillance and Abatement Biker, Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (Champaign, IL) Mar 7, 2017 9:45 am108 views Summer Job - Energy Farm Mar 5, 2018 1:45 pm101 views Manager of Plant Records and Horticulture Programs Mar 7, 2018 9:00 am95 views Director (Western Regional Research Center), USDA (Albany, CA) Due 8/30/17 Aug 16, 2017 2:00 pm94 views Summer internship at Grand Prairie Friends (Due 4/10) Mar 28, 2018 8:45 am88 views Illinois Recreational Access Program Coordinator (IRAP) Due 5/21 May 7, 2018 10:15 am86 views Stewardship Program Aide, Forest Preserves of Cook County (River Forest, IL) due 4/23 Apr 20, 2017 1:30 pm83 views Landscape Management Horticulture Internship Due 4/4 Mar 26, 2018 1:00 pm79 views Numerous summer positions, Park District of Highland Park (Highland Park, IL) Feb 14, 2017 4:45 pm77 views The Park District of Highland Park has over a dozen paid summer positions available, many of which are relevant for NRES students. We particularly recommend you consider Outdoor Adventure Camp Leader, Trekkers Camp Counselor, and Natural Areas Summer Internship. Paid Internships, Friends of the Forest Preserves and Forest Preserves of Cook County (Cook County, IL) due 4/14 Mar 31, 2017 10:30 am74 views Friends of the Forest Preserves in partnership with the Forest Preserves of Cook County are seeking candidates for paid internships in the Fisheries Department and in Resource Management with Resource Crews. IDNR Internship Application Now Available Oct 26, 2015 8:45 am71 views The application for unpaid internships with Illinois Department of Natural Resources is now available. Download a copy from https://uofi.box.com/s/yq42s6jwgcjdgj6wo924zc8jxl6im5l2. Learn more about earning academic credit for an internship at https://nres.illinois.edu/undergraduate/internship. Summer Assistant Botanist (Champaign, IL) Due 3/16 or until filled Mar 28, 2018 9:30 am64 views Vegetation Mapping Intern (May-Oct), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Gatlinburg, TN) due 3/1 Jan 28, 2017 12:30 am63 views Resource Technician - Forest Preserves of Cook County: Oak Forest, IL (due 3/6) Feb 25, 2020 2:45 pm61 views 3 Vegetation Monitoring Interns (May-Oct) Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Gatlinburg, TN) due 3/1 Jan 28, 2017 12:30 am60 views CEHMM Project Manager (NM) Mar 28, 2018 9:30 am59 views Internships with Illinois NRCS posting soon! Mar 17, 2017 11:45 pm54 views Interested in a career as a soil conservationist? A dozen internships for Natural Resources Conservation Districts in Illinois will be posting on USAjobs.gov soon. Horticulture Internship, Allerton Park and Retreat Center (Monticello, IL) Mar 15, 2017 10:30 pm50 views Apply ASAP. Eleven Mile State Park - Limited Commissioned Ranger Mar 16, 2018 12:45 pm50 views Restoration Summer Interns, Hampton, Lenzini, and Renwick, Inc. (Elgin, IL) Jan 28, 2017 12:15 am44 views Natural Resource Advanced Specialist (Springfield, IL) Due 10/30 Oct 24, 2017 9:30 am43 views Restoration Crew Leader, Homer Environmental, LLC (Lockport, IL) Feb 14, 2017 4:00 pm41 views Manage crews to complete projects designed to enhance and create natural areas for clients throughout Chicagoland through installation, invasive species control, and stewardship. Sylvan Lake State Park - Limited Commissioned Ranger Mar 7, 2018 9:00 am41 views Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist/Forester Dec 22, 2015 1:15 pm39 views Work in a joint capacity with Quail Forever, Inc. (QF), Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and other partners to promote, accelerate enrollment, coordinate and implement the conservation provisions of the Federal Farm Bill with focus on Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Natural Resource Tech 2, Opt.2 (Gibson City, IL) Due 3/9 Mar 1, 2018 4:00 pm35 views Biological Technician, Nature's Captial (Boise, ID) Mar 31, 2017 10:45 am35 views Small ecological assessment business seeks Biological Technician. Restoration Technician, Homer Environmental, LLC (Lockport, IL) Feb 14, 2017 3:45 pm34 views Homer Environmental restoration technicians work to complete projects designed to enhance and create natural areas for clients throughout Chicagoland through installation, invasive species control, and stewardship. Resource Operations Manager, Forest Preserves of Cook County Aug 26, 2015 9:45 pm28 views The Cook County Forest Preserves are seeking a highly motivated individual to help lead the Resource Crews in their dailyoperations. Due 9/16/2015 Habitat Restoration Program Specialist, Great Lakes Commission (Ann Arbor, MI) due 3/26 Mar 7, 2017 2:45 pm27 views Seeking an excellent communicator with natural resources background to coordinate projects is the Coastal Conservation and Habitat Restoration and Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention and Control programs. Natural Resource Specialist, Opt. 2 (Williamson County) Due 3/9 Mar 1, 2018 4:30 pm25 views Adaptive Management Program Specialist, Great Lakes Commission (Ann Arbor, MI) Jun 20, 2016 4:30 pm25 views The Great Lakes Commission (Commission) has an immediate opening for a self-starting, highly motivated team player to join our habitat and invasive species programs. This position reports to the habitat program manager and will assist with implementation of a collaborative effort to establish an adaptive management framework to address non-native Phragmites across the Great Lakes basin. The adaptive management approach will help improve the management of Phragmites through increased management efficiency and reduced uncertainty associated with treatment options, contributing to the restoration of ecologically resilient and diverse ecosystems at both the local and regional scales. Treatment uncertainty will be reduced through a learning-based management system and result in site- and condition-specific best management practices. The incumbent will coordinate the adaptive management process and facilitate communication, promote coordination, contribute to planning efforts, and support program development and management of the Phragmites Adaptive Management Framework (PAMF) and the Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative, both of which are shared efforts between the Great Lakes Commission, the U.S. Geological Survey, GLC member states and provinces and other organizations. See www.greatlakesphragmites.net for more information on the Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative and the PAMF. This is a three year position based at the Commission’s offices in Ann Arbor, MI. Continued employment following the three year term may be possible based on mutual interest and available funding. Senior Habitat Specialist, Snohomish County Public Works (Everett, WA) Feb 2, 2017 8:45 am22 views Three positions, Savanna Institute (varies) due July 1st May 21, 2019 10:15 am21 views The Savanna Institute, based in Madison, WI and Urbana, IL, works with farmers, scientists, and other stakeholders to develop perennial food and fodder crops within multifunctional systems grounded in ecology and inspired by the savanna biome. Current open positions: Associate Director (Madison, WI or nearby) Tree Crop Development Lead (Work-from-home, flexible location within Midwest. Occasional reimbursed travel.) Communication Specialist (Work-from-home, flexible location within Midwest. Occasional reimbursed travel.) Ph.D. Research Assistantship, Kansas State University (Due 2/25) Feb 14, 2018 10:15 am20 views Reservoir Watershed Forester Jan 7, 2016 1:15 pm18 views The Department of Natural Resources, Forest Service, is currently accepting applications for a Watershed Forester that will support forest management planning and landscape-scale planning/forest health assessment around three drinking water reservoirs through a MD/PA partnership, including The Nature Conservancy. Field Organizer Jan 26, 2016 9:15 am18 views Department of Natural Resources Citizen-based Monitoring Coordinator Nov 20, 2015 9:30 am18 views The Department of Natural Resources is dedicated to the preservation, protection, effective management and maintenance of Wisconsin's natural resources. The Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation is seeking to fill a Citizen-based Monitoring Coordinator located in our Central Office, Madison. In partnership with individuals and organizations, the DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air, and water resources while promoting a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor activities. Natural Resources Manager 3, Opt. 4 (Sangamon County) Due 3/9 Mar 1, 2018 4:45 pm15 views Land Stewardship Manager (Jo Daviess County, Illinois) Due 3/16 Mar 2, 2018 11:30 am15 views Police Officer (Due 2/16) Jan 23, 2018 4:45 pm14 views Herbicide Training and Certification Opportunity THIS Saturday Jan 24, 2017 4:00 pm14 views Stewardship Event - Herbicide Training and Certification at Lake of the Woods - Join The Wildlife Society for a stewardship event this Saturday, January 28! Rides for students are available through The Wildlife Society. The class qualifies participants for certification to spray herbicide through the Illinois Department of Agriculture. Vegetation Monitoring Interns, National Park Service (Gatlinburg, TN) due 3/1 Jan 18, 2018 11:15 pm12 views The National Park Services is seeking 5 Vegetation Monitoring Interns to work in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to work in the Inventory and Monitoring Branch in the Resource Management and Science Division from May 21 through November 1. Natural Resources Management Specialist, Peace Corps (Mexico) Feb 23, 2016 11:30 am10 views A Peace Corps Response Volunteer (PCRV) is needed to serve as a Natural Resources Management Specialist with the Asociación Intermunicipal para la Protección al Medio Ambiente y el Desarrollo Sustentable del Lago de Chapala (AIPROMADES), in Guadalajara, Jalisco, in Mexico. Intern, Mason-Lake Conservation District (Scottville, MI) due 3/19 Mar 15, 2017 10:00 pm7 views Mason-Lake Conservation District is looking to hire an enthusiastic summer intern that will assist with field and office work pertaining to invasive species management with the North Country Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (NCCISMA).