Career Fair Opportunities

The College of Natural Resources hosts two careers focused events on campus. Bringing employers to campus allows our students an easy way to explore careers, find internships and full-time positions.

Visit the UW-Stevens Point Academic Career and Advising Center Job/Career Fair page for more opportunities on campus. 

UW-Stevens Point STEM Career and Internship Fair
  • The fair will be held on September 24, 2020, from 5 - 7:30 p.m. in the Laird Room of the Dreyfus University Center. This fair is geared towards current STEM students and alumni seeking intern or career-level opportunities. Invited majors include Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Geography/GIS, Hydrology/Water Resources, Mathematics, Paper Science and Chemical Engineering, Physics, Waste Management, and Web Design.  

  • Employer registration will open on June 1. If you are interested in setting up interviews with paper science and chemical engineering students the day after the event please visit here for more details.

Natural Resources and the Sciences: Job and Career Exploration Fair

This event, co-hosted with the UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources, Campus Activities and Student Engagement Office, and the College of Letters and Sciences, is geared towards students with the degrees listed below looking for summer internships, limited-term and/or permanent positions

This year's event takes place on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Laird Room of the Dreyfus University Center. The following employers are joining us. 

Company
Brief Description
Acres Group
Since 1983, family-owned Acres Group has been providing premium quality landscape maintenance, landscape installation, custom design-build projects, and snow removal.
AgSource Laboratories Provide Agronomic Soil Testing and Consulting Services
Allied Cooperative Allied Cooperative has operations in Adams, Arcadia, Blair, Galesville, Mauston, Mindoro, Plainfield, Plover, Tomah, West Salem, and Wisconsin Rapids.  We provide a wide variety of products and services including agronomy, feed, grain, LP and refined fuels, auto parts, hardware, tires, and convenience stores.
American Tree Experts Full-Service Professional Tree & Shrub Care
Aquatic Biologists, Inc. Lake and Pond Management Company. We specialize in lake and pond management programs utilizing a wide variety of quality products and services for algae and aquatic vegetation management, fountain and aerator installation and service, fisheries management, biological augmentation, wildlife and habitat management services, and much more.
Bartlett Tree Experts Bartlett Tree Experts was founded in 1907 by Francis A. Bartlett and is the world’s leading scientific tree and shrub care company. From its 100 plus offices worldwide, Bartlett helps both residential and commercial customers maintain beautiful, healthy trees. At Bartlett Tree Experts, you can go as far as your talent and hard work will take you. You can free yourself from the conventions of an office setting. You can work alongside some of the brightest scientific minds in the industry. And you can end each workday knowing that everything you do is adding value to the homes, workplaces and lives of those you serve.
Battelle/NEON
The National Science Foundation's National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) is a continental-scale observation facility operated by Battelle and designed to collect long-term open access ecological data to better understand how U.S. ecosystems are changing. The comprehensive data, spatial extent and remote sensing technology provided by NEON will enable a large and diverse user community to tackle new questions at scales not accessible to previous generations of ecologists. NEON collects environmental data and archival samples that characterize plant, animals, soil, nutrients, freshwater and atmosphere from 81 field sites strategically located in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems across the U.S.
Beaver Creek Reserve
Beaver Creek Reserve is a 400 acre nature reserve outside of Eau Claire, that provides environmental education, citizen science, and, summer camps to the community around us. Beaver Creeks mission is "connecting people with nature".
Buckley "The Tree Care Specialists" We are a full service tree care company with two locations in the greater Milwaukee area (New Berlin and Mequon).
Camp Anokijig Camp Anokijig is a children's summer camp located in Plymouth, Wisconsin. We're in search of summer staff who are interested in working in an outdoor setting with campers aged 7 to 14.
Camp Manito-wish YMCA Our 100+ year old Summer Camp provides a combination of traditional camp activities (archery, horsemanship, swimming, etc.) AND wilderness tripping for youth entering 5th through 10th grade. There are separate boys and girls sessions; there are two, two-week sessions and one, four-week session for both boys camp and girls camp.  Boys Camp runs from mid June to mid July, and girls runs from mid July to mid August   Our programming puts emphasis on the wilderness experience and we use it as a resource to facilitate the growth and leadership development as well as our in-camp experience.
We have opportunities for Staff Members who are 18 years and older. These positions include working as a Tripping Co-Leader, Program Staff member (i.e. archery instructor, horse instructor, tennis instructor, bikes instructor, nature specialist, etc.), Counselor, Leadership facilitator, and working on our kitchen staff team. If there is any questions, please reach out to us!
Capital City Tree Experts We are a tree care service that specializes in making trees happy.
Cardno Restoration services
Carr's Tree Service Utility Vegetation Management and Residential Tree trimming company.
Central Wisconsin Environmental Station The Central Wisconsin Environmental Station (CWES) is a 200-acre teaching and learning center located 17 miles east of Stevens Point on glacial Sunset Lake. Since 1975, we have been an integral part of the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point College of Natural Resources program and is staffed with professional natural resource and environmental educators.
City of Marshfield Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department The City of Marshfield is a municipality employer located in central Wisconsin.  We are looking for two seasonal forestry technicians to aid the city forester in growing the urban forest within Marshfield.
City of Milwaukee City of Milwaukee Forestry Services provides Urban Forestry services to the City of Milwaukee
City of Racine - Forestry Division Racine Forestry Division
City of Sheboygan City of Sheboygan WI Forestry Division manages about 23,000 street trees and is looking for several seasonal employees
City of West Allis Forestry DPW_ Forestry and Grounds
Crawford Tree and Landscape Crawford Tree & Landscape Services, Inc. is a premier tree care and landscape company servicing Milwaukee, Ozaukee, and parts of Waukesha and Washington County. We are proud to be accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association, which qualifies companies based upon their safety and business practices, the knowledge of their staff, and proper tree care technique.
Davey Tree FOUNDED IN 1880 AND EMPLOYEE-OWNED SINCE 1979. Strong brands. Engaged employees. Exceptional service. With operations throughout North America, our branches have expanded, but our commitment to scientifically-based horticultural and environmental services and outstanding client service has never wavered. Davey Tree is ninth largest employee-owned company in the nation.
Davey Tree - Saint Paul MN Located in St. Paul - We are the largest single Davey office in the U.S. We do all forms of tree and plant health care along with consulting, landscaping and wood waste/mulch production
David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, Inc. Our mission, is to always exceed the expectations of our clients.  Our people, our policies and procedures, our creativity, the results of our work – we strive to delight our clients in every aspect of their experience.
Expert Tree Service Full service tree care company providing high quality arboricultural services to the twin cities metro and to the Chippewa valley
First Choice Tree Care Full Service Tree Care Company
Freshwater Family Farms Freshwater Family Farms is a privately owned company located on a 720 acre parcel in Northfield, WI that is actively restoring native prairie, savanna, and woodlands.
Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes Girl Scout Summer Camp in Irma, WI looking for seasonal staff members to lead Wilderness Trips, plan Nature programs and have fun working outside with adults and kids.
Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast is a youth org. serving girls of the Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin Communities.  GSWISE has 2 camps, Camp Silver Brook a Day Camp and Camp Alice Chester a resident camp.
Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc. Golden Sands RC&D is a non-profit organization based in Stevens Point serving twelve counties.  We focus on conservation, environmental and agricultural projects. Check us out at www.goldensandsrcd.org or facebook.com/goldensandsrcd
Heartwood Tree Company Full service tree company
Henry Vilas Zoo The Henry Vilas Zoo is a 28 acre AZA accredited zoo that has been a staple in the Madison area since 1911. We are dedicated to animal welfare, conservation and education. Our zoo features over 650 individual animals including over 115 species, 20 of which are endangered.
Hoppe Tree Service Hoppe Tree Service is a complete tree care company in SE WI, performing pruning, removal, and plant health care services.
Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary is a nonprofit nature sanctuary and learning center in Sarona, WI that is open to all and dedicated to fostering understanding, appreciation, and protection of the environment. Hunt Hill hires 5 Environmental Educators each summer to lead Day Camps and other educational nature programs throughout the summer.
Illinois DNR - Division of Forestry
Promotes and practices good stewardship of natural, recreational, and cultural resources on Indiana's public and private forest lands.
Illinois Foundation Seeds, Inc. Illinois Foundation Seeds is a Sweet Corn Research and Development company breeding superior sweet corn hybrids.  Our company has been in business for over 80 years.  We've had facilities in the central Wisconsin area for over 25 years.
Kramer Tree Specialists Kramer Tree Specialists has been caring for trees in the Chicago area for over 45 years. Located in West Chicago, Kramer Tree Specialists is a family owned business that is dedicated to providing safe, sustainable and efficient tree care services for both residential and commercial clients. These services include pruning, tree removal, root pruning, cable bracing, tree spade planting/transplanting, holiday lighting, tree risk assessment and plant health care applications. Kramer Tree Specialists also offers an array of mulch products.
We are an Accredited Tree Care Company through the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) and are members of the International Society of Arboriculture and the Illinois Arborist Association.  We have Certified and Board Certified Master Arborists on staff, as well as Certified Tree Care Safety Professionals through the TCIA
Lake Restoration, Inc. Lake Restoration has been providing aquatic plant and algae control services since 1977.
Lang Landscape LLC Landscape Design and Construction firm specializing in hardscape.
Lyme Great Lakes Timberlands The Lyme Timber Company LP is a private timberland investment manager that focuses on the acquisition and sustainable management of lands with unique conservation values.
Merjent Environmental consultants.
Midwest Hardwood Corporation Hardwood manufacturer
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources -              Division of Forestry MN DNR Division of Forestry-Tasked with public lands forest management, resource protection, and fire prevention.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Minnesota GreenCorps is a statewide AmeriCorps program coordinated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The mission of MN GreenCorps is to preserve and protect Minnesota's environment while training a new generation of environmental professionals. MN GreenCorps places AmeriCorps members with local governments, non-profits, and educational institutions statewide to carry out environmental-focused service projects. MN GreenCorps members serve for an 11-month AmeriCorps term, September to August. Learn more about the Minnesota GreenCorps program and sign up to be informed when the application is posted by visiting: http://www.pca.state.mn.us/mngreencorps
National Eagle Center The National Eagle Center is a world-class interpretive center located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Wabasha, MN. We are home to non-releasable bald and golden eagles. During a visit to the National Eagle Center, you can experience these magnificent creatures up close.
Eaglewatch, Inc. dba National Eagle Center is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit.
New Vision Wilderness New Vision Wilderness is a Wilderness Therapy program that provides mental health treatment to adolescents struggling with depression and anxiety.  Our employees are outdoor enthusiasts who bring an empathetic approach to working with others and are interested in helping teens heal through a wilderness journey.
North Lakeland Discovery Center Non-profit environmental education facility
North Star Camp Residential summer camp in Northern Wisconsin with strong wilderness trips program as well as programming in outdoor adventure/recreation, aquatics, sports and arts.
Peace Corps The Peace Corps two-year program is often called life-defining by the more than 220,000 Americans who have served. Get the chance to fully integrate into a host country community, where you will live and work side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation.
Portage County Parks Department The Portage County Parks Department manages 29 areas (including the Green Circle Trail) totaling over 2600 acres for outdoor recreation and natural resources management. Portage County Parks hire over 20+ positions each year for campgrounds, trails, mowing, etc.
Premium Tree Protection We diagnose and treat insect, disease and nutrient deficiencies in trees.
Prevention Genetics Founded in 2004 and located in Marshfield, Wisconsin, PreventionGenetics is a CLIA and ISO 15189:2012 accredited clinical DNA testing laboratory. PreventionGenetics provides patients with sequencing and deletion/duplication tests for nearly all clinically relevant genes. These tests include our powerful and comprehensive whole exome sequencing test, PGxome. PreventionGenetics also offers DNA Banking (PGDNABank), a long-term storage of a person’s DNA. DNA Banking is available direct-to-consumer.
REI Engineering, Inc.
REI Engineering specializes in exceeding client expectations in civil engineering, surveying, environmental and safety consulting.
Sargent's Landscape Nursery, Inc. Sargent's is a family-owned company that opened in Rochester, MN in 1971.  We are a design-build landscape department, greenhouse production and two retail locations.
SavATree, LLC SavATree’s mission is to take our passion for nature and keep this country’s outdoors beautiful and flourishing. Through our comprehensive tree, shrub, and lawn care we work hard to make sure our customers have attractive, healthy and cared-for green spaces to enjoy. Over the last thirty years, we have opened new offices across the country, and we are looking for people who want to grow with us.
Selner Tree and Shrub Care LLC tree service
Shulfer's Sprinklers & Landscaping Shulfer's does complete design/build landscape and irrigation projects for residential and commercial properties as well as lawn and landscape maintenance.  We also have a retail garden center that sells trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and bulk soil, mulch, and rock.
Steigerwaldt Land Services Steigerwaldt offers a full range of land and forestry-related services, ensuring we conveniently meet your every need.  Whether you need a professional to negotiate a purchase or sale on your behalf, appear as an expert witness or simply manage the resources on your land for maximum value, you can rely on Steigerwaldt.
Steven R. Bassett, Inc. Arborcare, Lawn & Landscape Works
Superior Fresh LLC Superior Fresh is an industry-leading aquaponic farm specializing in organic leafy greens, Atlantic salmon, and Steelhead. Situated on a 720-acre native restoration property nestled in the Coulee region of Wisconsin, our SQF-certified facility produces nearly 4 million pounds of safe, clean, organic food each year. Our mission is to grow food that is healthy, responsibly produced, and accessible to everyone. Learn more at SuperiorFresh.com
The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy is a global organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. In Wisconsin, the Conservancy has helped protect more than 234,100 acres since 1960, and we operate preserves around the state that are open to the public for recreation.
Tilth Agronomy Agronomy, Crop Consulting, Soil Sampling, Nutrient Management Planning
Tree Care Science Tree Science Research. It is an exciting time in tree health care. Thirty-five years ago when we started in this business, it was sort of like being a medical doctor in the 19th Century; for every advancement in treatment and understanding there were five setbacks perpetuated by misunderstanding and unscrupulous snake oil peddlers. Today, tree health care is guided by science and we are proud to be part of that revolution. We conduct more tree care research aimed at developing tools, improving operations, and solving your problems than any other company in the world. We also built a company around serving you – the one in the field talking with tree owners, performing treatments, and saving trees. We specialize in conducting research done by tree care professional for tree care professionals. Our crack science team is actively working on old and emerging issues you deal with to increase predictability, efficacy, and operational efficiency. From our perspective, trees deserve recommendations and products based on sound science.
Trees For Tomorrow Trees For Tomorrow is an accredited natural resources specialty school. TFT promotes sustainable management of our natural resources through transformative educational experiences. We work with groups of all ages and sizes both at our Eagle River campus and through outreach programs.
TruGreen We offer growth, both for your career and your community. TruGreen is the nation's largest and most comprehensive provider of lawn and landscape services. We are proud to have over 300 locations across the country so that you will find opportunities with us no matter where life takes you. Plus, we offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401k plans. With our small-company feel, tight-knit communities and 40 years of time-tested training, you will have everything you need to grow your career with us at TruGreen. Having trouble searching on this site? Please go to jobs.trugreen.com for a more optimized search experience.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service We at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are charged with protecting and enhancing America's treasured fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats. We work for the perpetuation of diverse and abundant wildlife because biodiversity is essential to maintaining the health of our environment, families and economy.
United Cooperative United Cooperative is a full-service cooperative offering feed, grain, agronomy and energy products to farmers and consumers in the Midwest. United Cooperative exists to provide its patron members with the best possible value and return on investment, and aims to provide all its customers with professional, exceptional service.
USDA-NRCS USDA - Agriculture
V3 Companies V3 Companies Ltd. is a multi-discipline, civil engineering firm based in Woodridge, IL. We have been providing transportation, construction, civil site, surveying, and environmental consulting services to public and private sector clients for 30+ years. We have been consistently recognized by Zweig White as one of the “Best Firms To Work For” in the A/E industry; in 2014, V3 ranked 6th among civil engineering firms. We attract, promote, and retain the best by offering challenging work assignments and long-term career growth opportunities.
Wachtel Tree Science Since 1935, Wachtel Tree Science has been providing exceptional tree care in Wisconsin. We offer total tree care, including: insect/disease diagnosis & treatment, pruning, removal, fertilizing, planting and consultation services by Certified Arborists.
Water and Environmental Analysis Lab WEAL was founded in 1972 to serve Wisconsin citizens, train future water quality professionals, and conduct water quality research.
WDNR - NHC WDNR - State Natural Area program is hiring summer interns to complete restoration fieldwork in multiple locations in Wisconsin.
WI DNR Our Vision: We excel at protecting and managing natural resources while supporting the economy and the well-being of the citizenry
William R. Kreznor & Associates, Inc. We conduct onsite soils investigations in Northeastern Illinois for clients that range from homeowners all the way to land developers. Once soil testing is done, we interpret the soils data so that it can be used by civil engineers and land planners to design/install on-site wastewater treatment systems, stormwater management devices, and land use zoning.
Wisconsin County Forests Association Wisconsin County Forests Association (WCFA) provides a forum for the consideration of issues, programs, and policies of the county forests. WCFA works with and represents interests of Forestry Committees of County Boards responsible for forestry programs in each of its 30 member counties.
Wisconsin DNR - Wisconsin State Park System The State Park System is looking for enthusiastic, hard working natural resources students to fill various seasonal positions in Wisconsin's beautiful state parks and other recreation areas.
Wisconsin Lake & Pond Resource LLC WLPR provides professional resources for management and development of lakes and ponds including; fishery management, water quality testing, nutrient management, invasive species control, pond construction, lake surveys, and stormwater management.
Wiscorps Wiscorps is a unique non profit organization with two distinct departments; Environmental Education and Conservation. Utilizing Americorps members from across the country we provide the public with environmental programs and conservation to improve land.
YMCA Camp Nan A Bo Sho YMCA Camp Nan A Bo Sho is a resident camp serving kids ages 5-17. Programs run from early June-mid August. Camp Nan A Bo Sho is a traditional resident camp that offers programming ranging from waterfront, arts & crafts, nature, sports, wilderness trips and more.

    • Natural Resources (College of Natural Resources)

      • Ecosystem Restoration and Management
      • Environmental Education and Interpretation
      • Environmental Science and Management
      • Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
      • Forest Management
      • Forest Recreation
      • Hydrology
      • Natural Resource Planning
      • Soil and Land Management
      • Soil Science
      • Urban Forestry
      • Waste Management
      • Water Resources
      • Wildland Fire Science
      • Wildlife Ecology and Management
      • Wildlife Education
    • Sciences (College of Letters and Sciences)

      • Biology
      • Chemistry
      • Geology
      • Geography