Summer Job Links
U. S. Forest Service STUDENT TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (STEP):
This link will get you two pages of instructions (Rich Text Format file
that you can read/print with MS Word) on how to apply for TEMPORARY
(summer) EMPLOYMENT positions. I STRONGLY suggest that you right click
on the link and use "save target as" to copy the file to your own
directory for later viewing and/or printing. You'll want a copy in your
hand as you proceed through the application process.
Environmental Protection Agency Summer Jobs - The
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is looking for energetic and
highly motivated students for summer employment. Numerous opportunities
are available within EPA for students to gain valuable work experience
while contributing to the mission of protecting human health and
safeguarding the environment. Student summer employment opportunities
are available at EPA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at regional
office and laboratory locations nationwide.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) - Southeast region
The Southeast Region, Division of Refuges is currently recruiting for
degree-seeking students in the following fields: Wildlife Refuge
Prescribed Fire Specialist,
Wildlife Biology, Equipment Operator,
Environmental Education, Law Enforcement, Realty Specialist.
Students will combine their studies with a variety of practical work
experience in our regional office and national wildlife refuges in the
southeast region. The work experience is related closely to the student’s educational program to provide a career-related on-the-job experience.
Federal summer and seasonal openings with a variety of agencies.
Updated daily, so visit often. Bookmark for your own direct use and easy
Student Conservation Association (SCA):
MANY natural resources professionals began their careers with SCA work
experience. Paid and volunteer positions exist, nationwide, with a
variety of agencies and organizations.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Intern Program
- Positions in Administrative Resources, Coastal Fisheries,
Communications, Human Resources, Information Technology, Infrastructure,
Inland Fisheries, Law Enforcement, Legal, State Parks and Wildlife.
Federal Interagency Fire Jobs:
The Department of Interior’s (DOI) Fire Integrated Recruitment
Employment Systems (FIRES) is a computerized employment application
processing system, which electronically prescreens candidates and ranks
them according to specified criteria. FIRES lets you search for
available seasonal wildland fire jobs within DOI; create, edit, and
archive your electronic resume; and apply for specific jobs online!
FIRES also provides you with an opportunity to establish criteria to
identify the type(s) of jobs you are interested in, and will then notify
you with an email message when that kind of job is open and accepting
Bureau of Land Management Student Career Experience Program (SCEP): The BLM's Student Career Experience Program places college students in paid, career track positions. Students
gain professional experience for a competitive salary. Students are
eligible to receive the same benefits as full-time Federal employees,
including health insurance, life insurance, accrued and holiday leave.
Students may receive tuition and travel assistance packages, which vary
by work site. Students who successfully complete the program are
eligible for non-competitive conversion into full-time employment
positions with the BLM.
Cool Works - Summer & winter jobs in national parks, ski resorts, cruise lines guest ranches, camps and more.
U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service:
This page provides an explanation of both Student Temporary (STEP) and
Student Career (SCEP) employment programs, as well as a link to complete
your application. By the way, there is a "Music Off" button at the top
of the page. Some of you might wish to use it.
UWSP Career Services:
Register with our office (FREE!), get online access to summer jobs that
are posted directly with us. At employer request, we can search the
database to find and refer qualified applicants! Scroll to the very
bottom of the page and use the link labeled "Click here to register!".
Revised on October 1, 2013