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.

2020 FWS Career Discovery Internship Program

Starts May 25, 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.

Foot Based Trails Crew Members

Starts May 24, 2020 • Shoshone National Forest, Lander, WY

Shoshone National Forest- South Zone Trails Program: help to build, maintain, and preserve trails in the beautiful, remote Wind River and Absaroka Mountains. Popo Agie, Fitzpatrick, and Washakie Wilderness Areas of Western Wyoming.

Interpretation/Education Intern

Starts May 19, 2020 • Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Arnold, CA

Interpreting the world’s largest trees!

Wilderness Ranger Intern

Starts May 18, 2020 • Huron-Manistee National Forest, Manistee, MI

Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Ranger Intern needed for the Huron-Manistee National Forest

Refuge Management and Maintenance Intern (Arrowwood)

Starts May 18, 2020 • Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge, Pingree, ND

Do you have a passion for conserving natural resources? Are you interested in gaining experience in many facets of managing habitat for wildlife and maintaining infrastructure? Come join our passionate team!

Visitor Services & Outreach Intern

Starts May 18, 2020 • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, Homer, AK

Join our team and share the story of amazing wildlife with visitors from all over the world. Staff a visitor center, support summer programs, and write for our social media page. Spend your season surrounded by ocean and wilderness in Homer, Alaska!

Refuge Management and Maintenance Intern (Chase Lake)

Starts May 18, 2020 • Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Woodworth, ND

Do you have a passion for conserving natural resources? Are you interested in gaining experience in many facets of managing habitat for wildlife and maintaining infrastructure? Come join our passionate team!

Refuge Management and Maintenance Intern (Valley City)

Starts May 18, 2020 • Valley City Wetland Management District, Valley City, ND

Are you interested in gaining experience in the field of land management? Do you enjoy working outdoors? Do you have a passion for conserving natural habitats? If you answered yes, consider joining staff at Valley City Wetland Management District.

Native Trout Conservation Intern

Starts May 17, 2020 • Yellowstone National Park, YNP, WY

Native Trout Conservation Internship available at Yellowstone National Park. Work side-by-side with park biologists with goals aimed at preserving and restoring cutthroat trout to the park`s pristine watersheds.

South Texas Refuge Complex Corps Team

Starts May 11, 2020 • Lower Rio Grande NWR, Alamo, TX

Serve on an SCA Corps Team protecting unique South Texas Thornscrub habitat in this world-renowned birding area!

Santa Monica Fire Recovery Team

Starts May 11, 2020 • Santa Monica Mountains NRA, Thousand Oaks, CA

Help the National Park Service in its efforts to restore the Santa Monica Mountains NRA following the Woolsey Fire.

Visitor Services Intern

Starts May 3, 2020 • Potomac River National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Woodbridge, VA

Be part of a team of people whose mission protects, conserves, and enhances the environment for the benefit of others! Your time will be spent in the field of visitor services on a National Wildlife Refuge just south of the nation’s capital. - LOCAL ONLY

Biological Science Intern

Starts April 27, 2020 • Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, , NM

Come serve as a Biological Science Intern and work with Wildlife Biologists helping implement USFWS Inventory & Monitoring efforts. You will collect field data and provide technical support.

Resource Management Intern

Starts April 20, 2020 • Cumberland Island National Seashore, Saint Marys, GA

Monitor and protect Threatened and Endangered sea turtle nests; assist with wildlife surveys, trail maintenance, and visitor outreach at beautiful Cumberland Island National Seashore.

Biological Intern

Starts April 13, 2020 • Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges, Erskine, MN

Biological Internship at Rydell and Glacial Ridge & Rydell National Wildlife Refuges

Archaeology Intern

Starts April 13, 2020 • BLM Anchorage Field Office, Anchorage, AK

Come help the Bureau of Land Management in Anchorage, Alaska preserve our amazing cultural resources!

Endangered Species Avian Technician Intern

Starts April 6, 2020 • Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge, McBee, SC

Endangered species technician at Carolina Sandhills NWR in support of the biologist and lead biological technician during red-cockaded woodpecker nesting season. Duties include monitoring and banding endangered birds

Education and Outreach Fellow at Flight 93 National Memorial

Starts April 6, 2020 • Flight 93 National Memorial, Stoystown, PA

Interpretation and Education Fellow at Flight 93 National Memorial

Refuge Operations Intern

Starts April 5, 2020 • Potomac River National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Woodbridge, VA

Looking for a wild experience in one of the most populated metropolitan areas in the Mid-Atlantic? Come serve
as a biological intern at the Potomac River NWR Complex, a natural oasis in an urban setting, just 20 miles
south of the Nation’s Capital.

Environmental Education & Visitor Services Intern

Starts April 5, 2020 • Presquile National Wildlife Refuge, Charles City, VA

Environmental Education Intern: Connect youth with a meaningful watershed experience from a 1300 acre island in the James River

Interpretation Intern

Starts April 1, 2020 • Sitka National Historical Park, Sitka, AK

Experience the beauty and rich history of Southeast Alaska this summer. Join forces with the park’s Education and Outreach staff to engage visitors and the community as an intern focused specifically on special events and local programming!

Natural Resource Management Intern

Starts March 30, 2020 • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Middle River, MN

Natural Resource Management Intern working in elk habitat in Minnesota

Avian Field Technician, Kanuti and Yukon Flats NWRs Spring and Summer 2020

Starts March 30, 2020 • Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge, Fairbanks, AK

Spend your summer tracking, capturing, banding, and monitoring shorebirds and waterfowl at two interior Alaska National Wildlife Refuges!

Seasonal Avian Field Technician

Starts March 16, 2020 • Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge, McBee, SC

Main duties include conducting targeted point counts for Bachman’s Sparrows, Brown-headed Nuthatches, and Bobwhite Quail using standardized playback vocalizations, data entry, collecting GPS data, and vegetation data. Other duties inc

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