​Summer Job Links

Federal Seasonal Employment Applicant Guide  Interested in applying for summer or seasonal employment with a Federal agency?  READ THIS FIRST!!!!!
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 Management, Prescribed Fire Specialist, Wildlife Biology, Equipment Operator, Forestry, 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.
U. S Forest Service - Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP) and Student Career Experience Program (SCEP): You'll find Information and a site for applying online. Applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to apply early, as Homeland Security issues are expected to lengthen the hiring process.
Biology & Biotechnology Co-op/Internship Opportunities for 2014 - An AMAZING array of paid summer positions for students with an interest in obtaining experience in a wide range of life science disciplines. This site is maintained by the Department of Biological Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Wisconsin "Conservation On The Land" Internship program - Click on "WLWCA Programs" to find the link to Internship listings. Internships listed in several Wisconsin counties, with more postings anticipated.
National Wildlife rehabilitators Association job listings - Internships AND full time positions.
Internship Opportunities: Wildlife, Conservation & Rehabilitation - Sponsored by the University of Vermont, this page provides a list of national and international Internship opportunities in Wildlife-related organizations.
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources: Summer and seasonal openings.
Minnesota DNR Summer 2014 Internships - Many internships in Fisheries. Filing deadlines is February 18, 2014! All positions are contingent on funding.
Michigan Parks Summer jobs - Join the Michigan Sate Parks Explorer team!
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.
Bureau of Land Management Student Temporary Employment Programs (STEP): Career focused summer positions ranging from Archeologist to Wildlife Management!
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 applications.
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.
National Park Service: Apply online for seasonal openings. Updated regularly.
Cool Works - Summer & winter jobs in national parks, ski resorts, cruise lines guest ranches, camps and more.
UWSP's CNR Intern Program: Earn academic credit while you work!
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!".
UWSP Student Employment and Involvement Office: Search for postings via the "Quest" online database!
Revised on October 1, 2013