Natural Resource Career Fair and Job Postings

Natural Resource Career Fair

Companies and agencies from Midwest states. Identifying real-world internship opportunities. Career Coaching and Resume building. Interview skills. Making connections for careers in forestry, ecology, wildlife and conservation, and natural resource management. Students building practical skills and experience.

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The Natural Resource Career Fair is hosted by the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science and is the only one of its kind in the Upper Midwest.  Developed to serve the needs of our students, focused on natural resource industries, agencies, and private consulting companies, separate from and complementary to the larger Michigan Tech Career Fair.  

November 10, 2021 5–8 p.m.Companies and Agencies present to students about the values and benefits of working for them, as well as highlighting summer internship opportunities, as well as full-time employment.  

November 11, 2021 9 a.m.–1 p.m. - The Career Fair will be held in the Atrium of U.J. Noblet with plenty of chance to interact with recruiters to learn about full-time and part-time employment opportunities.

Job Opportunities

Full Time Positions: 

Ecosystem Restoration Technician (Junior and Senior positions available). Stantec. Naperville, IL. No deadline indicated. 

Urban Forester. Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Columbus, OH. Deadline: January 23rd. 

Forest Technician. Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Harrison, MI. Deadline: January 23rd. 

Forest Technician (two positions, Upper Peninsula) Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Newberry and Naubinway, MI. Deadline: January 27th. 

Forest Technician. Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Escanaba, MI. Deadline: January 26th. 

Forest Ecologist. The Nature Conservancy. Bend, OR. Deadline: January 26th, 2022. 

MAEAP Forester. Mecosta Conservation District. Big Rapids, MI. Deadline: January 21st. 

Tribal Climate Adaptation Menu Coordinator. Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission. Odanah, WI. Deadline: January 31st. 

Forester. Schillinger Forestry. Traverse City, MI. Deadline not indicated. 

Forest Inventory Supervisor. Lumberjack RC&D Council, Inc. & WI DNR. Rhinelander, WI. No deadline indicated. 

Forester. 3 full time positions to begin in 2022. Forest Resource Services, LLC. Frederic, MI. Deadline: Not indicated. 

Forester 1 and 2 Positions (multiple). American Forest Management. Multiple Locations in VA and MA. No deadline indicated. 

Forestry Assistance Program Forester. Clare Conservation District. Harrison, MI. Deadline: Open until filled. 

Forester. Lyme Great Lakes Timberlands. TWO POSITIONS. L'Anse, MI and Escanaba, MI. Deadline not indicated. 

Full Time Timber Sale Prep. Grossman Forestry. Newberry, MI. Deadline not indicated. 

More Davey Tree Expert Company jobs to come in the next several months in Northern WI and the Upper Peninsula. 

Seasonal Positions 2022

Seasonal Restoration Technician. Stantec. Naperville, IL. No deadline indicated. 

Land and Minerals Intern Trainee (two positions available). St. Louis County, MN. Deadline: January 31st, 2022. 

Forestry Internships (25 available positions). Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Locations vary across MN. Deadline: February 6th, 2022. 

Seasonal Field Ecology Assistant. Nantucket Conservation District. Nantucket, MA. Deadline: January 28th, 2022. 

Botanical Research Assistant. Missouri Department of Conservation. Clinton, MO. Deadline: February 25th, 2022. 

Patch Burn Grazing Evaluation Crew (4 positions available) and Patch Burn Grazing Crew Leader. Missouri Department of Conservation. Clinton, MO. Deadline: February 25th, 2022. 

Forestry Technician (two positions). National Park Service. Mississippi National River and Recreation Area. Minneapolis, MN. Deadline: January 23rd. 

Forestry Summer Intern. Schillinger Forestry. Traverse City, MI. Deadline not indicated. 

Multiple Crew Leader Positions. Montana Conservation Corps. Deadlines not indicated. 

Ecology Assistant. National Park Service. Isle Royale National Park. Houghton, MI. Deadline: January 23rd, 2022. 

Natural Resource Management Assistant. National Park Service. Isle Royale National Park. Houghton, MI. Deadline: January 23rd, 2022.

Firefighter Engine Leader OR Firefighter. Multiple positions available. Washington DNR. Southeast Washington. Deadline: March 1st, 2022. 

Landscape Horticulture/Arboriculture Internship. Cranbrook. Bloomfield Hills, MI. Deadline: March 28th, 2022. 

Winegrowing Research Internship. Gallo. Modesto, Madera, or Healdsburg CA. Deadline: March 30, 2022. 

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

PhD Position in Remote Sensing beginning Fall 2022. Michigan Technological University. Available immediately until filled. 

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

Fellowships/Scholarship Opportunities

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. 

Aldo Leopold Foundation 2022 Associate Fellowship Opportunities. Positions and locations vary. Deadline: February 13th. 

Research Program Internship Opportunities. Check continuously for new opportunities!

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