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PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES-FIND YOUR PATH

Deadline:
Employer:
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Job Field:
Fisheries
Forestry
Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism
Water and Soil Resources
Wildlife
Other
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location:
Minnesota
Job Description:

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), one of Minnesota’s largest state agencies,offers a broad range of paid internships for college students. Internships are available at locationsacross the state. As an intern you’ll work with dedicated professionals to create a healthy, sustainable,livable Minnesota for generations to come.

Minnesota DNR is offering up to four intern positions this field season.  SCUBA certification is required as we will be spending considerable time with surveys and monitoring of sites on big rivers – Mississippi River in MN, WI, IA and Illinois and the St Croix River in MN. Interns will also get experience associated with propagation and rearing of mussels at our lab and with setting up reintroduction sites on smaller rivers in MN.

Internships Offer:

  • Competitive salary of $15.00 per hour
  • 20-40 hours per week
  • Starting dates in May and June
  • Opportunities located throughout the state of Minnesota
  • Academic credit may be available
Miscellaneous:

We are currently seeking up to 200 interns in the following areas:

  • Accounting

  • Automotive Technician

  • Aquatic Invasive Species

  • Aquatic Plants

  • Douglas Lodge

  • Engineering

  • Facilities Management

  • Fish Habitat in Streams

  • Fisheries Education

  • Forestry Management

  • Human Resources/ Diversity

  • Interpretive Naturalist

  • Lake Habitat Restoration

  • Land Survey

  • MinnAqua

  • Mississippi River Fish

  • Mississippi River Vegetation

  • Mussel Survey and Monitoring Diver

  • Natural Resource Management

  • Naturalist Corps

  • Outreach and Information

  • Park Operations

  • Park Security

  • Watercraft Inspector

  • Waterfowl Banding

  • Wildlife Management

Salary:
$15.00 per hour
How to Apply:

TO APPLY:

  1. Log onto the Minnesota Careers website at www.mn.gov/careers

  2. Enter “intern” in the Keywords field on the Job Search Page

  3. Select "Natural Resources Dept" inthe “Agency” column on the leftside of the page

  4. Choose the internship(s) you’reinterested in

  5. Click the apply button to submit your application