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.

A list of potential funding sources for our graduate students can be viewed here.
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
Intern Wolves & Moose of Isle Royale Isle Royale National Park, Michigan Approximately 4-5 weeks between early-May and mid-June March 1, 2018 Internship webpage
Four-week Field Program for Undergraduates: "Landscapes of the Deep Time in the Red Earth of France: Research Training in Paleoclimate" University of Oklahoma along with University of Nantes (France) Norman, OK and field work in France Mid-May through June, 2018 March 1, 2018 Program website
River Ranger Intern Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Smith River State Park April 16 - July 6, 2018 March 2, 2018 MTFWP Smith River Intern
Student Leadership Team Experience Rocky Mountain Sustainability and Science Network Academy Based out Denver, CO May 16-30 March 25, 2018

Academy Announcement

Application link

Ecological Methods & Research in Reptile Ecology courses (12 credits) Western Washington University Oregon June 19-August 3, 2018 April 1, 2018

Course Information

Application and more info

Credits may be transferable as Upper-Division electives

Educational Volunteers (Teaching, Clinical Health, Animal Health) iChange Peru Multiple locations in Peru 4- or 5-week projects in Summer 2018 April 3, 2018 iChange Peru Flyer
21-Day Backcountry Field Studies Course Rocky Mountain Field Institute / Earth Corps Colorado wilderness July 23-August 13, 2018 April 27, 2018 RMFI Course Website
Caribbean Ecosystem Field Studies Course Ecosystem Field Studies   June 7-27, 2018  

EcoFS 2018 Course Announcement

Courses available for transferable Upper-Division credit through UM

Colorado Ecosystem Field Studies Ecosystem Field Studies   July 25- August 14, 2018  

EcoFS 2018 Course Announcement

Courses available for transferable Upper-Division credit through UM

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
Paid Internships and Temporary Positions
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information
Undergraduate Research Assistant Trowbridge Lab in the Plant Growth Center at Montana State University Bozeman, MT Summer 2018  

Position Announcement

Conservation Intern Montana Conservation Corps Montana Summer 2018  

Conservation Intern Program overview

AIS Watercraft Inspector (multiple positions) Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks multiple locations Summer 2018 Positions open until filled; multiple deadlines around mid-February, 2018

Multiple Job Listings

MTFWP Info Release

Raptor Migration Outreach Intern (2 positions) Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Marin Headlands, Sausalito, CA July-December, 2018 February 21, 2018

Intern Description

Organization Website

Range Rider Centennial Valley Association Dell, MT May 1 - October 31 (dates flexible) February 23, 2018

Range Rider Job Announcement

Yellowstone Summer Wildlife Ecology Program Intern Ecology Project International Based in Missoula, MT May - August, 2018 February 25, 2018

Position Announcement

Yellowstone Wildlife Ecology Summer Field Instructor Ecology Project International Based in Missoula, MT May - August, 2018 February 28, 2018

Position Announcement

Wildlife Field Technician Navajo Nation Desert Bighorn Sheep Ecology and Management Project Navajo Nation March 25 - June 25, 2018 March 1, 2018

Desert Bighorn field tech position

Summer Resources Intern (2 positions) Grand Teton National Park Grand Teton National Park Between mid-May and Early September, 2018 March 1, 2018

Internship Announcement

Raptor Migration Field Intern (3 positions) Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Marin Headlands, Sausalito, CA July-December, 2018 March 1, 2018

Intern Description

Organization Website

Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Intern (24 positions) Montana Institute on Ecosystems   May 1 - July 15, 2018 March 2, 2018

IoE Opportunity

Field Botanist Northern Arizona University National Forests of AZ & NM Mid-June- - September, 2018 March 2, 2018

Position Announcement

Small Mammal Research Technician (multiple positions) Northern Arizona University National Forests of AZ & NM June - September, 2018 March 2, 2018

Position Announcement

Small Mammal Field Crew Leader Northern Arizona University National Forests of AZ & NM June - Sept or Oct, 2018 March 2, 2018

Position Announcement

Vegetation Technician (multiple positions) Northern Arizona University National Forests of AZ & NM June - September, 2018 March 2, 2018

Position Announcement

Ecological Technician (multiple positions) Environmental Surveillance, Education, and Research Program at the Idaho National Laboratory Site Idaho Falls, ID 2018 summer field season March 9, 2018

Position Announcement

Sagebrush-Obligate Bird Technician (multiple positions) University of Waterloo, Natural Gas Reclamation in the Sagebrush-Steppe Project Based in Buffalo or Sheridan, WY 2018 field season (1 position to start April 1) March 15, 2018

Job Advertisement

Research Data Technician (4 positions) Idaho Department of Fish and Game Salmon, ID May 21 - October 5 (dates flexible) March 16, 2018

Position Announcement

Fisheries Research Technician Montana State University & Montana Institute on Ecosystems Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park May - October, 2018 March 18, 2018

Position Announcement

Fish & Wildlife Tech II (2 positions) Alaska Department of Fish & Game Southcentral Alaska May 1 - August 31, 2018  

ADF&G shorebird and small mammal research tech positions

Applicants must be Alaska residents

Intern ANR Group, Inc. Based in Richland, Washington    

ANR Internship flyer

ARN Intern website

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
Graduate Research Position / PhD Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph
Great Lakes Fishery Commission

Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Spring 2018

(still looking for candidate as of 1/17/18,  when announcement received by our department)

Job Announcement
M.Sc. Position Stream and Riparian Research Lab in the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences at the University of British Columbia

Vancouver, Canada

Anticipated start date for field work is May 2018

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Position Announcement
PhD Student (3 positions) University of Florida Program of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Gulf of Mexico coast

Start summer or fall semester 2018

  U of FLorida PhD Oyster project
Postdoctoral Fellow, Human Dimension of Community-Based Monitoring (particularly fish projects) University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Open Date: 1/22/18

  Position Announcement Website
Masters level graduate student University of British Columbia

BC, Canada

Preferred start date: September 2018

February 28, 2018 White Sturgeon larval drift Masters, BC
PhD student / Scholarship (2 positions) Deakin University

Australia

  March 7, 2018 Fish eco-physiology scholarship announcement
Board of Regents PhD Fellowship School of Renewable Natural Resources at Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University

Starting Fall 2018 March 31, 2018 Fellowship Announcement
Professional and Full-Time Positions
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information
Executive Director Nothern Rockies Conservation Cooperative Jackson, WY   Extended beyond initial January 25, 2018 deadline NRCC Executive Director Job Description
Shorebird Biologist Manomet In proximity to the Georgia Coast, USA open immediately  

Job Opportunity website

Administrative Assistant (30 hr/week) Montana Conservation Corps Bozeman, MT Start Date: February 26, 2018 (flexible) Open until filled

Full Job Description

MCC position announcement

Conservation Specialist American Bird Conservancy Buffalo, SD   Open until the position is filled Position Description
Regional Director, Rocky Mountain West Region Wildlife Conservation Society Ft. Collins, CO or Bozeman, MT     WCS Job Posting
Fisheries Staff Biologist Missouri Department of Conservation Sedalia, MO     MDC Job Announcement Webpage
Molecular Lab Manager at SNARL (50% position, April-September) Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL) Mammoth Lakes, CA April 2018 Open until filled; Review of applications starts February 6, 2018 Online Job Posting
Adaptation Program Manager Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Washington, D.C.   February 21, 2018, or until a suitable candidate is found. Job Announcement
Habitat Specialist (3 positions)

Habitat Forever, LLC,
Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

Kansas (3 different parts of the state) Start Date: March, 2018 February 22, 2018 Job Vacancy Announcement
Iowa Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist

Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever,
USDA Natural Resources Consevation Services,
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

Home office in Carroll, IA Start Date: April 1, 2018 February 23, 2018 PF Farm Bill Biologist, IA
High Divide Program Coordinator Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative MT/ID (remote position)   February 23, 2018 Job Description
Career-Track Professor (Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice) School of Natural Resources and the Environment (SNRE) at the University of Arizona Tucson, AZ Begins August 13, 2018 Review of applications begins on March 1, 2018 Job Announcement Website
Private Land Conservationist Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever Oberlin, KS Anticipated Start Date: March 12, 2018 Application Deadline: March 2, 2018 Job Vacancy Announcement
Coordinating Wildlife Biologist (multiple positions) Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever Based in Throckmorton & Floresville, TX Anticipated Start Date: April 2, 2018 Application Deadline: March 2, 2018 Job Vacancy Announcement
Research Associate - Fisheries Biologist Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, WA Start Date: ASAP March 2, 2018 Application & Description
Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever Long Prairie, MN Start Date: March 26, 2018 March 5, 2018 Job Vacancy Announcement
Aquatic Programs Coordinator Swan Valley Connections Condon, MT   March 15, 2018 Position Announcement
Instructor, American Indian Studies and Environmental Studies University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND   May 15, 2018 (but posted in December, so early applications are better) Position Announcement