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Natural Resource Job Postings

Job Opportunities

Some jobs are geared towards certain fields. With any major you will be qualified for most of these positions, but if you're interested in specific fields, you can use the following key to easily determine which jobs are geared towards which fields.

F: Forestry; E: Ecology; W: Wildlife; G: GIS; M: Miscellaneous; No letter: Any field.

Full Time Positions

M Communications and Administrative Coordinator. Schoolcraft Conservation District. Manistique, MI. Deadline: February 13.

F Restoration Forester and Lead Forestry Technician. Ironwood Forestry. Northern Arizona. No deadline indicated, immediate hire. Posted January 11.

E Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator. Benzie Conservation District. Western MI. Deadline: February 10.

F Forester. Otsego Conservation District. Gaylord, MI. Deadline: February 10.

M Native American Liason. USFWS. Location negotiable. GS 11-12. Deadline: February 13.

F Forest Technician. Duke Forest. Deadline: February 13.

FGM Professor of Digital Forestry. Purdue University. West Lafayette, IN. Positions will be reviewed February 15, and will continue until positions are filled. 

FW Lake States Region Coordinator. Forest Stewards Guild. Duluth, MN. Deadline: March 5.

E Invasive Species Coordinator & Program Specialist. Barry Conservation District.  Southwest Michigan. Deadline: February 14.

F Forest Technology Instructor. Umpqua Community College. Roseburg, OR. Open until filled. Posted February 3.

E Research Specialist (Plant Breeding). Holden Forests & Gardens. Kirtland, OH. Open until filled.

E Project Scientist. Kieser & Associates. Kalamazoo, MI. No deadline indicated. Posted January 24.

F Forester. Lyme Timber. Escanaba, MI. No deadline indicated. Posted January 12.

EWM NEON. Multiple positions available throughout the US. No deadline indicated. Posted January 10.

F Forester in San Augustine or Palestine. Texas A&M. Positions available in San Augustine, TX and Palestine, TX. No deadline indicated. Posted December 8.

E Hydrologist. US Forest Service. Multiple positions available in Alaska. Open and continuous applications.

Seasonal Positions 2022

F Forestry Intern. Minnesota DNR. Multiple positions and locations within Minnesota. Deadline: February 10.

FE Northern White-Cedar Field Technicians. Rod Chimner & Victoria Peck. Houghton, MI. Deadline: February 3.

F Forest Restoration Technician. Ironwood Forestry. Northern Arizona. No deadline indicated, immediate hire. Posted January 11.

E Field Technician. Forest Futures Lab. Millbrook, NY and Fairbanks, AK. Applications will be reviewed January 8, open until filled.

FE Seasonal Forest Ecology and Botany Field Crew Leaders and Members. University of California, Davis. Multiple duty stations in the Sierra Nevada. Deadline: February 5.

E Invasive Species Technician. Barry Conservation District. Southwest Michigan. Deadline: February 14.

W Undergraduate Dolphin Field Research. Georgetown University. Shark Bay, Western Australia. Deadline: February 15.

FE Forest Monitoring Technician. Pennsylvania State University Department of Ecosystem Science and Management. West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Deadline: February 17.

W Field Technician. Voyageurs Wolf Project. Kabetogama, MN.  Deadline: February 20.

EM Freshwater and Community Conservation Remote Externship. National Geographic and The Nature Conservancy. Fully remote. Deadline: February 20.

FE Forestry Technician, Interdisciplinary Forest Assistant, and Biological Science Technician. USFS University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension. Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Deadline: February 22.

W REU Intern. Oregon State University. H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest. Review of applications begins February 27, open until filled.

W Bottle Feeding. Gutierrez Cervid Company. Bitely, MI. Deadline: February 28.

FW Paid Internship in Forestry and Wildlife. Forest Stewards Guild. Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge, NC. Deadline: February 28.

FE Woods and Waters Technician, Lead Conservation Technician, Lake Technician, Land Restoration Technician. North Lakeland Discovery Center. Manitowish Waters, WI. Immediately hiring. Deadline: March 1. 

E Summer Research Fellow. University of Georgia. Athens, Georgia. Deadline: March 1.

W Isle Royale Field Data Intern. Wolf-Moose Project. Isle Royale, MI. Deadline: March 1.

M Outdoor Trip Guide & High Ropes Instructor. Camp Tapawingo. Sweden, ME. Deadline: June 1. 

FE Summer Field Technicians - Vegetation Data Collection. Deer-Forest Study, Penn State. State College, PA and Coudersport, PA. Applications reviewed as received. Posted February 3. 

Summer Grounds Worker. Cranbrook Educational Community. Bloomfield Hills, MI. No deadline indicated.

M Seasonal Park Employee. Iowa DNR. Multiple locations in various Iowa state parks. Open until filled. Posted January 6.

EW Field Technician. NEON. Multiple positions available throughout the US. No deadline indicated. Posted January 10.

E SERC Intern. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Edgewater MD. Various internships available.

E Ecological Restoration Technician. Heartland Ecological Group. Mount Horeb, WI. No deadline indicated. Posted January 5.

Environment for the Americas Diverse Student Internships. Multiple types of natural resource positions posted around the US.  

On-call Firefighter. Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Fire and Emergency Management. Baraga, MI. Continuous Applications. 

E Seasonal Restoration Technician. Stantec. Naperville, IL. No deadline indicated. Posted December 6. 

Sierra Institute for Community and Environment. Multiple Permanent and Seasonal Jobs. Deadlines Vary. 

American Conservation Experience job opportunities. Many positions in many locations available. Deadlines vary. 

Great Basin Institute. Aquatic Ecosystem Monitoring, Ecological Restoration, Environmental Outreach and Education, Forestry and Fuels Reduction, Vegetation Research and Monitoring, Wilderness and Recreation Management, Wildlife Studies and Habitat Assessment. No deadline specified. Jobs continuously posted. 

Graduate Positions

W Postdoctoral Researcher: Modeling Coyote Abundance. University of Georgia. Athens, Georgia. Deadline not indicated. Posted Sept. 19th

Fellowships/Scholarship Opportunities


SURF (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships). Open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer term. Awards up to $4,000. Applications due by 5 pm on February 10. 

Gilbert Foundation Research Assistantships. Louisiana State University. Open to M.S. and Ph.D. students seeking a degree in forestry and closely related areas. Deadline: February 15.

SAF Student Diversity Scholar. Open for students studying forestry or natural resources. Deadline: February 15.

CDI Study Away Assistance Scholarship. Open for undergraduate students who want to study abroad or present at a national conference. Deadline: February 17 for spring, April 21 for summer.

Undergraduate Research Internship Program. Open to all Tech undergraduates interested in engaging in a research experience in a faculty member's laboratory.

Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps/Americorps Positions. Multiple types of positions in multiple locations across MI. Rolling Applications, although work typically occurs in the summer season. 

Research Program Internship Opportunities. Check continuously for new opportunities!

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