Hot Internships

These are positions that need more qualified applicants ASAP. In addition to the skills listed on the individual description, these positions are looking for candidates with a sense of adventure and a passion to make a difference in the world of conservation. Applications currently accepted!

Interpretive Intern

Starts July 16, 2017 • Pinnacles National Park, Paicines, CA

Visitor Experience Specialist Intern: If you love your national parks, help spread that passion in America’s newest national park, Pinnacles.

Resource Management Intern

Starts September 12, 2016 • Petersburg National Battlefield, Petersburg, VA

Associate will conduct a large variety of outdoor general resource management & field related activities. These activities will include field and office work in biological research, cultural landscape management, & the use of advanced information systems.

Rare Species Survey Intern

Starts August 22, 2016 • Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Patuxent River, MD

Conduct and coordinate volunteers for Diamondback Terrapin surveys and nest monitoring

Biological Sciences Forestry Technician

Starts August 15, 2016 • Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge, Okmulgee, OK

Forestry technician for National Wildlife Refuges throughout Oklahoma and Texas

Visitor Use and Resource Management Intern

Starts August 9, 2016 • Resource Systems Group, Inc., , VT

Participate in social science research on National Park Service visitors in NPS units such as Yellowstone and Klondike Goldrush. Gain hands-on field research skills and get experience working with a private sector leader in visitor use research in parks.

Maintenance/wetlands management

Starts July 18, 2016 • Kaua‘i National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Kilauea, HI

Get muddy in Hawaii and learn about wetland management through physically and mentally challenging work!

Cultural Landscape Intern (Local Only)

Starts July 18, 2016 • John Muir National Historic Site, Martinez, CA

Gardening and Integrated Pest Management internship - Local Candidates Only

Natural Resource Intern

Starts July 11, 2016 • Organ Pipe Cactus NM, Ajo, AZ

Summers are hot and winters are mild in the Sonoran Desert. Interns will gain experience with natural resource programs including inventory and monitoring, restoration, threatened and endangered species, invasive species, and wilderness management.

Recreation Management Intern

Starts July 11, 2016 • Ozark-St. Francis National Forest, Jasper, AR

Seeking an energetic intern wanting a diverse work experience in developed recreation on the Ozark National Forest with a good balance of field experience and management planning.

Landscape Architect

Starts July 5, 2016 • Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY

Develop management guidelines for scenic highways across the Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming as a LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE INTERN.

Houston Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership Intern (Local Candidates Only)

Starts July 5, 2016 • FWS Southwest Region (R2), Houston, TX

Local urban program intern needed for Houston habitat restoration and environmental education projects (must be within commuting distance)

Sustainability Fellow: EcoDistrict Projects

Starts July 5, 2016 • Homewood Children's Village, Pittsburgh, PA

EcoDistrict project leadership!

Invasive Plants Intern

Starts July 5, 2016 • Baca National Wildlife Refuge, Crestone, CO

Assist the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service with invasive plant treatment, monitoring, and mapping at the SLV NWR Complex.

Refuge Biology Intern

Starts July 5, 2016 • Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, ,

Refuge interns will assist staff in the management and care of endangered Masked Bobwhite Quail, conduct plant surveys, invasive species monitoring, water level monitoring, pollinator garden development and wildlife camera management.

Visitor Services Intern

Starts July 5, 2016 • Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Fremont, CA

Do you want to work in Visitor Services at a model wildlife refuge in California? How about assisting one of the largest volunteer programs in the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service? At Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge you can do both!

Sustainable Operations Intern

Starts July 5, 2016 • USFS Northern Region (R1), Missoula, MT

The US Forest Service is seeking a Sustainable Operations Intern to help with some exciting tasks that will help the agency move forward in the areas of energy and water conservation.

GIS Intern

Starts July 5, 2016 • El Malpais & El Morro National Monuments, Grants, NM

Explore the volcanic wilderness and lava tubes of New Mexico’s El Malpais National Monument while using your GIS and remote sensing skills in a real-world setting.

Forest Technician Intern (Backfill needed July 1)

Starts July 1, 2016 • Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge, Errol, NH

Forest Technician Intern - Northern NH and northwestern ME

Environmental Education Intern (NYC Local Candidate)

Starts July 1, 2016 • Gateway National Recreation Area, Staten Island, NY

Present education programs for schools and youth groups on the local ecology, environmental issues, current research being conducted in the park. Serving at Gateway in NYC.

Conservation Hatchery Intern

Starts June 27, 2016 • Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery, East Orland, ME

Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery - Conserving Maine Endangered Atlantic salmon

Wilderness Monitoring Intern

Starts June 27, 2016 • Sawtooth National Forest, Stanley, ID

Live, work and recreate in one of the most spectacular places in the lower 48! This internship emphasizes field work, collecting data on recreation sites within the newly designated White Clouds and Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness areas.

Trails and Wilderness Interns

Starts June 27, 2016 • Sawtooth National Forest, Stanley, ID

Live, work and recreate in one of the most spectacular places in the lower 48! We are looking for an applicant with a positive attitude, good work ethic and the ability to work and get along with others.

LOCAL - Visitor Services Internship

Starts June 26, 2016 • Thomas Edison National Historic Park, West Orange, NJ

Visitor and Museum Services Intern

Refuge Management Intern

Starts June 20, 2016 • Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge, Eufaula, AL

Refuge Management Intern

Preservation Skills Development Intern

Starts June 20, 2016 • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Brookiline, MA

Historic Preservation Intern-this internship involves historic carpentry, painting and general buildings maintenance. The intern will work alongside experienced Park Service trades people for guidance on historic preservation.