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We are looking for conservation interns that want to gain work experience and develop lifelong skills! 


Successful interns will have the desire to gain experience with native vegetation establishment, conservation project implementation, and

water quality monitoring.

COVID-19 health restrictions will be in place including social distancing and wearing masks,

regardless of vaccination status.


2021 - 2022 Internship Opportunities

Conservation Project Implementation

2 - 6 hours per week

Research and Monitoring

8 - 10 hours per week

This is a volunteer internship opportunity

to develop professional skills


Interns are eligible to earn academic credit

through a university advisor

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Gain hands-on experience in natural resources conservation



Enhance local participation in natural resource conservation

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Raise community awareness of local conservation issues


 Minimum qualifications we desire for interns include:

Positive attitude and good initiative


Ability to work well in a team and independently with limited supervision

Ability to lift forty lbs.

Ability to work long hours outdoors in varying weather conditions

Ability to talk in front of groups including children, high school students, college students, landowners, and general public 

Ability to use hand and power tools, including shovel, mower, brush-cutter, saw, and drill

Available to work occasional weekends


Email a resume, cover letter, and class schedule to


Jodi Prout

Education and Outreach Coordinator

509-332-4101 ext. 109

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