Jobs and Internships

Job Opportunities


IPM Entomology Farm Advisor

This is a full-time position located in Monterey County. The ideal candidate will be responsible for researching and addressing high-priority issues related to ecologically and economically sound integrated pest management programs, as well as providing research-based education on pest and pesticide-safe practices. This position will remain open until 03/25/2024.


Temporary Ranger Assistants

The City of Santa Cruz is seeking Temporary Ranger Assistants to start training in February in support of the Loch Lomond Recreation Area for the season running from March 2nd through the second week of October. This is a temporary position. While the application remains open until filled, we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 


U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Jobs

If you're enthusiastic about science, nature, plants, wildlife, as well as water and air quality, a career with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service could be an excellent fit for you. There are various job opportunities available nationwide that you can apply for.


Regional Job Board 

The regional job board of the Sierra Nevada Alliance features multiple open positions from various organizations within the state of California. Click on the link above to explore the opportunities that align best with your interests.


U.S Forest Service Careers

Join the U.S. Forest Service and embark on a fulfilling career dedicated to preserving America's natural treasures. If you're looking for a rewarding role that combines your passion for the outdoors with meaningful conservation efforts, explore the diverse range of job opportunities we offer.

Internship Programs


Parks in Focus® 2024 Summer Trip Leader

The Udall Foundation's Parks in Focus® program connects middle schoolers with nature through photography and outdoor education. They are seeking enthusiastic individuals to lead activities with youth from Boys & Girls Clubs, including local trips and Yosemite camping excursions in the summer of 2024. These are paid positions, and the deadline to apply is 03/03/2024.


Urban Forestry Internship

The City of Fremont’s Community Services Department is seeking two (2) Urban Forestry Interns (Public Service Assistants II). This is a paid internship . Although the application remains open until filled, we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you're interested. (This post is available till the end of February 2024). 


COAST Student Internships Summer 2024

The CSU Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology (COAST) is offering paid internships for continuing CSU undergraduate and graduate students for Summer 2024 to work side-by-side on current scientific research, policy, and resource management projects. The application deadline is 02/28/2024. 


ARS Research Opportunities

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) serves as the U.S. Department of Agriculture's primary in-house scientific research agency, with the mission of finding solutions to agricultural challenges that impact the American people. ARS is currently opening several research and fellowship opportunities to all college students.

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