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!

Natural Resource and Water Quality Interns

Starts February 8, 2021 • City of Houston Parks and Rec Dept., Houston, TX

The intern will assist Division staff with a variety of tasks that help manage natural resources under the Department. Work involves conservation, management, protection, preservation, and community outreach activities.

Resource Technician

Starts August 31, 2020 • Big Bend National Park, Big Bend National Park, TX

Interested in natural resource management? Big Bend National Park is looking for an intern to assist with restoration efforts on vegetation and wildlife.

Cultural Resources Conservation Intern

Starts August 31, 2020 • Big Bend National Park, Big Bend National Park, TX

Interested in a career in archaeology or anthropology? Big Bend National Park is looking for an intern to assist with cultural resource management.

Cultural Resource Management Intern

Starts July 13, 2020 • Manzanar National Historic Site, Independence, CA

The intern will assist with all aspects of Manzanar’s cultural resource program, including documentation and monitoring of historic and archaeological sites, stabilization and restoration of historic structures, orchard and vegetation management, GPS/GIS.

Invasive Plant Control Intern (Charlotte, NC)

Starts July 6, 2020 • Invasive Plant Control Inc., Charlotte, NC

Conduct Intensive Invasive Plant Management in sensitive Natural Areas in Charlotte, NC!

Wilderness Stewardship Performance Interns

Starts July 6, 2020 • Hiawatha National Forest, Saint Ignace, MI

Wilderness Data Interns in Hiawatha National Forest

Natural Resource Management Intern

Starts June 15, 2020 • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Middle River, MN

Natural Resource Management Intern working in elk habitat in Minnesota

GIS and Monitoring Intern

Starts June 15, 2020 • The Nature Conservancy Minnesota, Cushing, MN

Be a part of a stewardship team managing natural areas in Minnesota. Learn plant identification, mobile GIS data collection, and land management strategies.

NPF Rock Creek Park & Shenandoah Crew

Starts June 15, 2020 • Rock Creek Park, , DC

Internship opportunity at Rock Creek Park & Shenandoah

Environmental Education Program Assistant Intern

Starts June 3, 2020 • Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge, Fairbanks, AK

This interdisciplinary position offers the opportunity to coordinate and plan two remote science camps in Interior Alaska. The intern will gain knowledge about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Refuge System and experience working with various partners.

Bilingual Water Safety Intern (Fluent in Spanish)

Starts June 1, 2020 • Gateway National Recreation Area, Highlands, NJ

Provide informal interpretation and education on water safety to non English speaking visitors who are using non-guarded beaches on Sandy Hook.
Intern is required to be fluent in Spanish.

Girl Scout Education & Outreach Interns - Hiring Pool

Starts June 1, 2020 • Student Conservation Association, , 00

Connect the next generation of girls with the outdoors and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment! Girl Scout alumnae are encouraged to apply.

Wilderness Ranger Crew

Starts June 1, 2020 • Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, North Bend, WA

Spend your summer exploring and stewarding the wilderness of Washington’s Central Cascade Mountains. Wilderness rangers on the Snoqualmie Ranger District, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Historical Interpretation Intern

Starts May 26, 2020 • Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom, MT

Become a member of the team at Big Hole National Battlefield where you will gain hands-on experience in a variety of interpretive duties that will help you qualify for paid positions in the National Park Service.

Education Specialist Intern

Starts May 26, 2020 • Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom, MT

Work with National Park interpreters to create and update park educational programs.


Starts May 25, 2020 • Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Stanley, ID

Travel Management Intern: Drive, hike and ride roads and trails in the Wood River Valley near Sun Valley to create a route inventory for travel management planning. GPS, GIS and backcountry travel skills required.

Education Program Assistant

Starts May 25, 2020 • Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center, Fairbanks, AK

Teach outdoor safety, science, and stewardship on Alaska’s public lands

Immersive Learning Specialist (Augmented Reality)

Starts May 25, 2020 • National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV

Immersive Learning Specialist / Unity Developer working in the US Fish and Wildlife Distance Learning Branch to create innovative simulations to supplement residential conservation courses.

2020 FWS Career Discovery Internship Program

Starts May 18, 2020 • , Nationwide, 00

Attention 1st & 2nd year college students: CDIP provides hands on internships with the US Fish & Wildlife Service for college freshman & sophomores from diverse backgrounds. Note: All interested applications will be reviewed, fit rating does not apply.

ID State Parks & Recreation Natural Resource Intern (Local preferred)

Starts May 18, 2020 • Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, Boise, ID

Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation SCA Interpretive Intern. Work based in Boise HQ, with travel to area state parks to conduct field research. Training provided.

Visitor Services Intern

Starts May 18, 2020 • Fort Donelson National Battlefield, Dover, TN

Join us at Fort Donelson for a memorable season connecting visitors with a Civil War battlefield located on the banks of the Cumberland River.

Interpretation & Visitor Services Intern

Starts May 18, 2020 • Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Fredericksburg, VA

Provide education and visitor assistance to NPS visitors in scenic southern Virginia.

Visitor Services/Tour Guide Crew

Starts May 18, 2020 • Aerial Fire Depot, Missoula, MT

Come serve as a tour guide and work in the Smokejumper visitor center. You will assist with greeting visitors, leading tours of the Smokejumper facility.

Climate Change Intern

Starts May 18, 2020 • Battelle Memorial Institute, Fresno, CA

Climate Change and Field Research

2020 California Backcountry Team

Starts May 11, 2020 • SCA Oakland Office, , CA

Spend your summer roaming the backcountry of California!!!!