Career Opportunities

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Fish and Wildlife Biologist I
Position: Full-Time, Permament
Location: Royal, Nebraska
Salary: $20.75/hour
Deadline: 7/3/2024

Water Resources Technician
Position: Full-Time, Permament
Location: York, Nebraska
Salary: $40,000 – $50,000/year
Deadline: 7/1/2024

Forestry and Maintenance Worker
Position: Full-Time, Permament
Location: York, Nebraska
Salary: $45,000-$50,000
Deadline: 7/1/2024

Wildlife Technician
Position: Full-Time, Temporary
Location: Oakland, CA
Salary: $1,000-$2,200/month
Deadline: 6/30/2024

M.S. Assistantship – Grounwater Quality and Hydrogeophysics
Position: Assistantship
Location: Lincoln NE
Salary: $25,000 per year, with tuition waiver and health insurance
Deadline: 7/1/2024

Mammal Sampling Technician
Position: Full-Time, Temporary
Location: Auburn, AL
Salary: $18/hour
Deadline: 7/1/2024

Mexican Spotted Owl Monitoring Seasonal Technician
Position: Full-Time, Temporary
Location: Arizona
Salary: $17.50-$18.50/hour
Deadline: 6/30/2024

Natural Resources Technician
Position: Full-Time, Temporary
Location: Bismarck, ND
Salary: $17-$18/hour
Deadline: 12/13/2024

Nebraska Wildlife Rehab Volunteer
Position: Volunteer
Location: Omaha, NE
Deadline: 7/28/2024

If you have a job you would like listed here, please send the information to Please include the following information, if applicable: Position title, Position type (part-time, seasonal, etc.), Location, Application Deadline, Salary. Attach a link to the job announcement, if possible or send us the document in pdf format.

Recurring Jobs

Learning Assistants in SCIL 101: Science and Decision-making for a Complex World.

Looking for undergraduate or graduate students or post-doctorate applicants.

To apply: Please send an email to Jenny Dauer ( and include

  • your current resume
  • a short paragraph describing why you are interested in the position
  • Undergrads only: your class standing, major and GPA

Each semester is a rolling deadline until positions are filled.

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 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



Graduate Student Funding

Additional graduate student funding opportunities can be found at here.

Handshake @ Career Services

Handshake is the place for students of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to search and apply for internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time jobs. You can also utilize Handshake to:

  • Upload a resume and complete your online career profile
  • Allow your online career profile and resume to be viewable by employers
  • Learn which employers are attending upcoming Career Fairs
  • View upcoming local and on-campus career events
  • Research contact information for local and national employers
  • Search for and apply to open positions