AmeriCorps Conservation Interns (ages 18-25) serve alongside natural resource professionals with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge or U.S. Forest Service at the Chippewa National Forest. Each internship is focused to help develop the Conservation Interns’ professional skill sets while providing expertise and valuable contributions to the host site. Conservation Interns receive training, supervision and guidance from experienced agency and Conservation Corps staff, learning hands-on skills in managing natural resources and conducting public outreach.
Conservation Interns will be assigned to one of four areas:
Service activities will occur in both an office and outdoors setting, in all weather conditions and across all terrain. This is a full-time commitment for a 3-month summer AmeriCorps service term. Conservation Interns will receive a monthly stipend and an education award upon successful completion of the term that may be used for education expenses or to repay qualified student loans.
Term dates and schedule:
Stipend and award:
Housing is not provided for the Bloomington (Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge) location. Intern must secure their own housing near Bloomington, MN. Housing is provided for the Cass Lake, Walker and Deer River (Chippewa National Forest) locations.
For more information, view the Conservation Intern position description:
This program is available to all, without regard to disability, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or political affiliation. The Conservation Corps engages AmeriCorps members, ages 18-25, as defined under the American Conservation and Youth Service Corps Act, a subtitle of the National and Community Service Act of 1990. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.
Deadline: March 2, 2018
Questions? Contact Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator
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