Career Opportunities

Research Assistantship - Urban Social-ecological Dynamics
Position: Assistantship
Location: Lincoln NE
Deadline: 11/17/2019

Research Assistantship - Spatial Variability
Position: Assistantship
Location: Lincoln NE
Salary: Starting salary $22,000 for M.S. or $24,000 for Ph.D.
Deadline: 12/16/2019

M.S. Assistantships: Urban Social-ecological Dynamics
Position: Assistantship
Location: Lincoln NE
Deadline: 12/2/2019

NRD Social Media Assistant
Position: Part-Time, Permament
Location: Lincoln, NE
Salary: $16-$18/Hr
Deadline: 10/25/2019

Wildlife Technician
Position: Full-Time, Temporary
Location: Virginia
Salary: $13.50/Hr
Deadline: 11/11/2019

Engineering Technician Specialist
Position: Full-Time, Permament
Location: El Dorado, Bureau of Structures & Geotechnical Services
Salary: 43,950.00
Deadline: 11/11/2019

Project Scientist
Position: Full-Time, Temporary
Location: Merced, CA
Salary: NA
Deadline: 10/25/2019

Volunteer Lemur monitoring & Reforestation
Position: Volunteer
Location: Kianjavato, Madagascar
Deadline: 12/30/2019

Temporary Conservation Technician II
Position: Full-Time, Temporary
Location: Parks, NE
Salary: $15.78/hr
Deadline: 10/27/2019

Temporary Superintendent I
Position: Full-Time, Temporary
Location: Anselmo, NE
Salary: $17.94/hr
Deadline: 12/30/2019

Various Department of the Interior Positions
Position: All
Location: Various Locations
Deadline: 12/31/2019

Natural Resources Specialist (Ranger)
Position: Full-Time, Permament
Location: Various, KY
Salary: $33,394+
Deadline: 12/31/2019

Environmental Manager
Position: Full-Time, Temporary
Location: Omaha, NE
Salary: NA
Deadline: 11/5/2019

MS and PhD Assistantships (National Science Foundation Research Traineeship)
Position: Full-Time, Temporary
Location: Lincoln NE
Salary: $34,000 - $36,000/year
Deadline: 3/31/2020

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Other Job Sites

Texas A&M University

Go to this site, and click on links for internships or summer positions. Site is updated with positions every day, and is the site for wildlife-related jobs.

Student Conservation Association

Natural Resource Job Directories

Federal jobs

State wildlife/fisheries/natural resources jobs

Conservation Job Board

The Conservation Job Board profiles the latest jobs in the fields related to natural resource conservation including forestry, wildlife biology, fisheries, ecology, wetlands, marine science, environmental policy, environmental education, park management and more. We currently feature over 1,000 jobs with around 20 new listings added each day.

U.S. Geological Survey

Look under specific area--for example, "water resources." Click on "JOBS".

Ornithology Jobs

Cyber Sierra

Links to water quality, fisheries, and wildlife jobs

Zoo & Aquarium Jobs



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