College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Natural Resource Job Postings

 *Please be aware that some announcements may have changed due to COVID-19 response. Please contact appropriate person for each posting to assure these positions are still available.* 

USAJOBS SEASONAL POSITIONS FOR SUMMER 2021 ARE NOW OPEN. Set up your account on and search for locations or position titles you are interested in. 

Michigan Private Lands Forester/Partner Biologist. Cheboygan, Michigan. American Bird Conservancy. No Deadline Indicated. 

Assistant Professor of Environmental Governance and Business (FIVE POSITIONS). University of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC. Deadline: Review of applications begins January 15 until all positions are filled. 

Conservation Planner. Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District. Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Deadline: January 22. 

Assistant/Associate Professor, Forest Ecosystem Science. Mississippi State University. Starkville, MS. Deadline: Screening begins January 15 until position is filled. 

Forest Tech. Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Ashland, WI. Deadline: January 31. 

Graduate Assistantship in Ecology and Remote Sensing of Tree Heights. New Mexico State University. Deadline: not indicated. 

Environmental Protection Agency Internship opportunities for region 10 (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington) Webinar for more information. Please register at this link. Webinar is on January 14 from 4–5:30 p.m. EST. 

PhD students for Forest Management and Ecohydrology positions. Center for Geospatial Analytics and the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources to study Climate Adaptive Management for Forest Ecosystem Services. Deadline: February 1. 

Scientists in Parks Fellows Positions: (2) Analysis of long term trends in bird abundance at Isle Royale National Park: Living on Isle Royale for 12 weeks. Natural Resource Management Assistant for Isle Royale National Park (snowshoe hare): living in Houghton for 12 weeks. Deadline: January 24. 

Botany Fellowship. American Conservation Experience. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Maryland. Deadline: not indicated, can close at any time. 

Game Warden. Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Deadline: Next online test will open in February, first interview also occurs virtually. 

Forest ecology field technicians: Post-Fire Forest Resilience and Carbon Recovery (3 positions available): Based out of Lansing, MI. Travel to California. Deadline: March 7. 

Seasonal Forester. Salon Springs, WI. Deadline: January 31. 

The Woodwell Climate Research Center seeks a Research Assistant to support several projects related to the impact of climate change on arctic and boreal terrestrial ecosystems. Deadline: March 5. 

Compass Land Consultants (3 positions). Range from Eastern UP to entire Great Lakes Region.  Seasonal Conservation Forester. Seasonal Forester. Staff Forester. Deadline: Interviews begin based on order of qualified applicants February 8. 

MTU Remote Sensing PhD Position. Houghton, Mi. MTU. Deadline: Open until filled.

Directorate Fellows Program. US Fish and Wildlife Service. 11 week summer internship. Locations all over the country. Deadline: January 15. 

PhD funding, working in Molecular Biology and Tree Biotechnology. Michigan Technological University. Rolling applications. 

4 years of Ph.D. funding at the University of Oregon: Forest disturbance and carbon accounting in the coastal forests of Alaska and Canada, beginning fall 2021. Rolling applications. Submit a cover letter, CV, and list of three references to Dr. Melissa Lucash by email ( with the subject line "Ph.D. student application- southeast Alaska". 

The Moran lab at the University of California Merced is recruiting graduate students for Fall 2021. Fellowships and assistantships available. View site for more details. 

Garden Club of America Scholarships are open until January/February.  

Forest Carbon Analyst. Bluesource. Remote or San Francisco, CA. Open until filled. 

Manager, Remote Sensing & GIS. Bluesource. Remote or San Francisco, CA. Open until filled.

Graduate Research Assistantship in Sustainable Bioproducts. MTU. Houghton, MI. No deadline indicated. 

Timber Sale Prep seasonal positions. Ketchikan Misty Fjords Ranger District on the Tongass National Forest in Ketchikan, Alaska. Email contact to show interest and receive dates for USA Job posting. 

Doctoral Assistantship Dwivedi Forest Sustainability Lab Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia. Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021. Rolling Application. 

 M.S. position available, Clemson University, SC. No deadline indicated. 

M.S. Opportunity at Purdue University: Chestnut oak decline and mortality. No Deadline indicated. 

PhD Assistantship: Forest Ecosystem Responses to Apalachicola River Slough Restoration. University of Florida. Open until filled. 

Half semester paid research project: Estimating tree cross-sectional area using 3D LiDAR. No deadline given. 

MS Assistantship, Louisiana State University Ag Center.

Research Program Internship Opportunities. Check continuously for new opportunities!

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.