State Natural Areas Restoration Ecology Internship

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

The State Natural Areas programs in Eagle and Fitchburg will be hiring interns through the State of Wisconsin Diversity Internship Program. The program provides students with racial or ethnic minority backgrounds, students who identify as women, students with disabilities, and veteran students an opportunity to work in a professional work environment within state government.

The position will be full time and pays $15-17 per hour. Duration is 3-6 months based on intern availability. Current students and graduating seniors are encouraged to apply.

Gain hands-on experience conducting ecological restoration with the Nation’s longest-running State Natural Areas program. Assist Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation field staff on all aspects of on-going field projects related to habitat and property management on State Natural Areas throughout Wisconsin.

This work includes but is not limited to: invasive species control, habitat restoration and management, plant and animal inventories and monitoring, fencing and boundary marking, small engine operation, and trails and infrastructure maintenance.

This is an excellent opportunity to get to know several State Natural Areas, as well as to learn, identify, and manage some of the rarest habitats and associated species remaining in Wisconsin!

For the full postings and more information on how to apply, please see pages 37-47 of the catalog on the website provided. Position titles are “Conservation Biologist” and “Wildlife Technician.”

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