The Forest Stewards Guild wants to help current natural resource professionals connect with the next generation of forest stewards through internship opportunities. Does your business have a paid summer internship? Are you an independent consultant with time to help a student gain boots-on-the-ground experience? Do you feel called to mentor students in forestry and related disciplines to help share the ethics of the Forest Stewards Guild in practice?

Please send your internship opportunities to Colleen Robinson, or (608) 333-0554. Include your name and contact information, an internship name and brief description, information about whether the position is paid or unpaid, length of time and start and end dates, and a deadline for applying.

MobilzeGreen-Forest Service Youth Conservation Corps

Employer: Mobilize Green

Recruitment flyer

The MobilizeGreen-Forest Service Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program includes multiple 3-week residential programs for diverse young people aged 15-18. YCC Crew Leaders will lead teams of 12 completing conservation projects in National Forests during the day and will facilitate environmental education, professional and personal development, and outdoor recreation activities in the evenings and on days off.

Information on internships and careers with the USDA Forest Service

A career with the Forest Service is a job working for nature, managing and caring for more than 193 million acres of our nation’s most magnificent lands. Work for the Forest Service and leave your legacy on nature for future generations! 

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Conservation Forestry Internship - The Forestland Group

Employer: The Forestland Group
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Application deadline: January 11, 2019
Full internship description and application instructions

The Charles Collins Internship Program in Conservation Forestry will identify one candidate each year to address a conservation issue relevant to TFG’s ownership through a practical experience across a 12week time frame.  Projects should focus on managed forests and may be domestic or international in scope.  Mentorship for the intern will be provided by TFG staff and consultants.  Other project-specific resources will be made available to ensure the quality of both the internship experience and the final products.  The Collins Internship comes with a $10,000 stipend (12-weeks) plus travel expenses.

Forest Management/Operations intern, TFG

Employer: The Forestland Group (TFG) 
Location: Based in West Virginia
Application deadline: Friday, January 11th, 2019. 
Full internship description and application instructions

The Forestland Group is seeking a seasonal student or recent graduate intern to study variation in timber volume estimates in mixed hardwood stands in Appalachia.

Summer Undergrad Internship, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Location: Upton, New York
Application Deadline: January 10, 2019
Summary position info
Full position description, eligibility info, an application link and more

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) is a 10-week internship from June to mid-August.  Students will assist with ongoing research at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY, a 5,265-acre facility.

Part Time Sustainability Analyst at New Forests

Employer: New Forests
Location: San Franciso, California
Application deadline: Open until filled
Full internship description and application instructions

New Forests seeks a part-time intern in the role of Sustainability Analyst to support its expanding corporate sustainability programs, based in San Francisco.


Paid Internship In Forestry and Wildlife, Forest Stewards Guild and FWS

Location: South Carolina and North Carolina
Start date: February 18, 2019. (26-week position)
Stipends: Free housing on-site, a $250 travel allowance, $290 per week stipend.
Application Deadline - January 6, 2019, 11:59 p.m. CT
Position announcement flyer and application instructions

The Forest Stewards Guild seeks a student or recent graduate with some experience in forestry and wildlife ecology and a strong desire to learn new skills. Guild interns perform forestry tasks alongside US Fish and Wildlife Service staff. The 26-week position is a supervised work and learning experience based at the Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge, McBee, South Carolina. Additional work will occur at the Pee Dee NWR near Wadesboro, NC. 

Conservation Interns - Five Counties Salmonid Conservation Program

About 5C

The goal of the Five Counties Salmonid Conservation Program (5C) is to seek opportunities to contribute to the long-term recovery of salmon and steelhead in Northern California.

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