The following are opportunity announcements that have been shared with our department. Please directly contact those listed in the position announcement or on the specified website for more information on the opportunity. Where possible, jobs are listed in order by application deadline date, then by dates the opportunity is offered.

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Volunteer Opportunities, Field Courses, and Options for Undergraduate Course Study
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information
Intern Shades of Hope Wildlife Refuge Pefferlaw, Ontario, Canada Internships year round; May-Sept is busiest Interviews begin in January 2018 Shades of Hope Internship
Landscape & Livelihood Field Course

Swan Valley Connections

Montana August 27 - November 2, 2018  

Swan Valley Field Course Website

LANDSCAPE & LIVELIHOOD

3-day Wildlife Handling Course: Wildlife Handling and Chemical Immobilization for Wildlife Professionals Global Wildlife Resources

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

Aug 14-16, 2018 Register asap (course limited to 25 participants)

Global Wildlife Resources

Volunteer - Karner Blue Butterfly - Planting Native Nectar Species US Forest Service Baldwin/White Cloud Ranger District, Lower Michigan September Open Position Announcement
DANTA Tropical Biology Field Courses DANTA: Association for Conservation of the Tropics Costa Rica Multiple dates in Winter 2019  Dec 1, 2018

DANTA website

Course Descriptions

Wild Rockies Field Institute Courses WRFI (Wild Rockies Field Institute) off-campus in the Rockies multiple courses offered in  Fall 2018 multiple deadlines

WRFI Field Course Announcement

WRFI website

Credits received through University of Montana may be used as electives credits in your major.

SCUBA and free diving field course for career development Cape RADD (Research & Diver Development) Cape Town, South Africa    

Course Website

Development Opportunity Email

Study Abroad / Intern / Volunteer Eko Tracks Multiple locations in South Africa Year Round   Eko Tracks website
Volunteer internship or travel opportunities in organic agriculture Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, USA (WWOOF-USA) wide variety     WWOOF-USA website
Volunteers in whale, dolphin, african penguin, and shark conservation Marine Hope Conservancy Port Elizabeth, South Africa     Marine Hope Conservancy brochure
Semester by the Bay
Kachemak Bay Field Studies & Internships
Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College, University of Alaska Homer, AK Fall 2018   Semester by the Bay website
Paid Internships and Temporary Positions
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information
Multiple Internships Available Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Montana Check for Fall announcements multiple deadlines

MTFWP Internship website listings

Glacier Institute Field Camp Teacher/Naturalist The Glacier Institute Glacier Park Field Camp June to late September (may be flexible)  

Glacier Institute Website

Position Description

Glacier Institute Big Creek Teacher/Naturalist The Glacier Institute Big Creek Outdoor Education Center April to late October  

Glacier Institute Website

Position Description

(volunteer internship positions also available)

Summer Opportunity in mountain pine beetle chemical ecology Rocky Mountain Research Station Lab at MSU Bozeman, MT July and August   Position Announcement
Field Personnel (5 positions) Western Oregon Owl Prey Study Central Cascade Range of Oregon End of August to Mid-November, 2018  

Position Announcement

Visitor & Facilities Support American Prairie Reserve On the American Prarie Reserve (offices based in Bozeman, MT) April-October, 2018  

Position Description

Hunting Access Technician Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Based out of Missoula, MT
100% Travel
Early October - mid-December Deadline: August 26, 2018

Job Posting

Graduate School and Post-Doctoral Positions
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information
Research Associate / PostDoc USFWS Arcata Fisheries Program and the USGS California Coop Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, through Humboldt State University

Arcata, California

Start Date Early 2018

 

Job Announcement

 

Updated Job Announcement

MS Assistantship in Natural Resources Ecology and Management Iowa State University and the USGS Iowa Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit  

Expected start date: June 1, 2018

  Movements and Survival of Urban Canada Geese position announcement
Postdoc position in continental-scaled freshwater ecology Penn State University

State College, PA

  Open until Filled. Position Announcement
M.S. Assistanship: Elk Population Ecology in New Mexico and Arizona New Mexico Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at New Mexico State University

Eastern Arizona and Western New Mexico

Fall 2018 semester start

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Assistantship Announcement
Ph.D. Assistantship: Elk Population Ecology in New Mexico and Arizona New Mexico Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at New Mexico State University

Eastern Arizona and Western New Mexico

Fall 2018 semester start

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Assistantship Announcement
PhD Research Assistantship evaluating the stocking of Striped Bass in Bull Shoals Reservoir Missouri Cooperative Fish/Wildlife Research Unit, The School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

Start date of August 2018 or January 2019. Review begins April 1 and open until filled.  Assistantship Announcement
Post-Doctoral - Population genetics of endangered freshwater fishes in the Canadian Prairies Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Laboratory, University of Alberta, Canada

Alberta, Canada

Ideal start date:Fall 2018 Review begins July 2, 2018. Open until filled Position Announcement
Ph.D. & M.Sc. - Freshwater fish species at risk of extinction in the Canadian Prairies Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Laboratory, University of Alberta, Canada & Fisheries Oceans Canada

Alberta, Canada

Ideal start date: September 2018 Review begins July 2, 2018. Open until filled Position Announcement
Postdoctoral Position - Sabelfish Management Strategy Evaluation Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Various locations in Canada: see announcement for details

Available to start September 1, 2018 CV's accepted until position is filled Position Announcement
Paid MS Assistantship - Invertebrates University of Missouri, Columbia

Columbia, MO

Preferred start date: Fall 2018 Open until filled Job Announcement
Ph.D. Assistantship in Ecology & Environmental Sciences University of Maine

Orono, ME

September 2018 start Review will begin immediately Assistantship Announcement
Postdoctoral Research Positions - Biodiversity Conservation Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy at Princeton University

Princeton, NJ with reserach in India & China

One year with possibility of renewal. Review will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Position Announcement
Professional and Full-Time Positions
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information
Senior Science Specialist, Northern Great Plains World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Bozeman, MT     Position Description
Environmental Specialist I/II/III Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Services Program, Water Quality Monitoring Section Jefferson City, MO   Continuous Enrollment Vacancy Announcement
Instructor, Natural Resource Law Enforcement Department of Natural Resource Management, South Dakota State University Brookings, SD 9-month permanent position Position open until filled; full consideration given to apps received by May 4, 2018

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Job Posting

Program Associate, Sustainable Ranching Initiative World Wildlife Fund Bozeman, MT   Position open until filled: resume reviews begin mid-June

Job Posting

Wildlife Biologist

Region IV Research Coordinator

Alaska Department of Fish & Game Palmer, AK  

July 13, 2018

*Extended to September 17, 2018

Job Posting

Professor & Chairperson

Dept. of Fisheries & Wildlife

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI Anticipated start date: Aug 2019 Reivew will begin Aug 1, 2018;
Position open until filled

Position Announcement

Job Posting

Fish Biologist

Department of the Interior: BLM

Challis, ID   Deadline: August 20, 2018

Job Posting

Regional Representative

Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever

Texas Anticipated start date: September 2018 Deadline: August 22, 2018

Position Announcement

Private Land Conservationist

Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever

El Dorado, KS Anticipated start date: September 24, 2018

Deadline: August 23, 2018

Position Announcement

Senior Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist

Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever

Holyoke or Sterling, CO Anticipated Start Date: September 2018

Deadline: August 29, 2018

Position Announcement

Private Land Conservationist

Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever

Seneca, KS Anticipated start date: Ocotber 1, 2018

Deadline: August 31, 2018

Position Announcement

Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist

Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever/USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Oklahoma Anticipated start date: October 8, 2018

Deadline: September 3, 2018

Position Announcement

Freshwater Fish Habitat Research Scientist

Government of Canada

Multiple locations across Canada  

Deadline: September 17, 2018

Job Posting

Research Ecologist/Research Fish Biologist

Department of the Interior: Geological Survey

Seattle, WA  

Deadline: September 28, 2018

Job Posting

Assistant Professor of Water Resources

Annis Water Resources Institute

Muskegon, MI 12 month, tenure-track

Review will begin Oct 1, 2018;
Position open until filled

Position Announcement