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An additional list of potential funding sources for graduate students has been compiled by our own graduate students.
Volunteer Opportunities, Field Courses, and Options for Undergraduate Course Study
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information
   

EcoAcademy Workshops

Natural Resources Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

January 13-17, 2020

June 14-27m 2020

 

Open Until FIlled

Website

 

PDF Flyer

Undergraduate

Volunteer Summer Fieldwork

Master's Field Research 

Rock Creek (Skalkaho Pass) and Big Hole (near Phillipsburg)

Mid-May through early August Open until filled

Announcement

Research Summary

3-Credit (UM) Winter Break Field Science Course

Caribbean Ecosystem Field Studies

Mexico

December 27, 2019--January 16, 2020 Open until filled

Flyer

Syllabus

DANTA Field Course:   "Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation" 

Association for Conservation of the Tropics

Osa Conservation,

Costa RIca

Winter Session:  Dec. 28, 2019 --Jan. 12, 2020 

Several Summer Session classes available.

Winter Session:  December 1, 2019 

Summer Session earliest deadline: May 15, 2020  (See announcement for specific course deadlines.)

Program Announcement
Marine science career development field course opportunity Cape RADD Cape Town, South Africa 2- or 4-week field course (not for credit)  Ongoing Cape RADD website
Tropical Ecology Research Intern Para La Tierra Pilar, Paraguay 3-6 month program as it suits applicants Rolling application period Position Description
Volunteer as student, post-graduate, early-career scientist, or marine biologist Shark & Marine Research Institute South Africa almost year-round opportunities    Research Program Overview
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
Volunteer Internship Montana Grizzly Encounter Bozeman, MT minimum time commitment: 3 months Applications accepted on rolling basis; flexible work hours for students.

Internship website

Can stop in and talk to Amy or Paige in person.

Wildlife and Conservation Field Study in South Africa African Insight Academy South Africa Year round opportunities Year round rolling deadline

Website

International Environmental Volunteer Opportunities NGOabroad Many locations around the world Year round opportunities Rolling deadlines--for summer work, recommended application completion by March.

Website

Paid Internships and Temporary or Seasonal Positions
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information

USFWS Conservation Fellowship 

(Available to both undergrads and grad students)

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Multiple locations available

Summer 2020 January 10, 2020

3 different places to apply depending on duties/location:

Announcement 1

Announcement 2

Announcement 3

Aquatic Monitoring Technicians, Crew Leads, and Riparian Botonists

Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University

Idaho, Nevada, & Wyoming

06/01/2020 for summer field season Screening begins 12/01/2020 with closing of 02/01/2020

Announcement

Conservation Photography Intern

Cindy Goeddel Photography, LLC

Big Timber, MT (75% can be done remotely)

Spring Semester plus summer 2020 ASAP

Announcement

Working Lands Internship Program for undergraduates

DNRC

Ranches across MT

Summer 2020 February 1, 2020

Program Announcement

Application

MSU Orientation Leader MSU Admissions

Montana State University

Bozeman, MT 

Summer, fall, and spring   2020-21 orientation dates Nov. 27th by 5:00 pm

Flyer

Application

Multiple positions in Youth Programs, Wildland Restoration, Field Crews Montana Conservation Corps   Varying dates, mostly April or May start dates  

Field Crew

Youth Program Leaders

Wildlife Restoration Team

Crew Member

Vegetation and Soil Survey with BLM

Southwest Conservation Corps Las Cruces or Carlsbad, NM

July 15-December 22

Rolling deadline

Position Announcement

Graduate School and Postdoctoral Positions
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information

USFWS Conservation Fellowship 

(Available to both undergrads and grad students)

 US Fish and Wildlife Service  Multiple locations available  Summer 2020 January 10, 2020  3 different places to apply depending on duties/location:

Announcement 1

Announcement 2

Announcement 3

Jerry O'Neal Research Fellowship

Glacier National Park Conservancy

Glacier NP, Grant-Kohrs Ranch Natl. Historic Sight, or Little Big Horn Battlefied Natl. Monument

2020 February 20, 2020

Program Announcement

Ph.D. Student position in stream fish community ecology

Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA

  Open until filled

Announcement

M.S. Graduate Assistantship

The School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine

Orono, ME

January 1, 2020 (possible earlier start date optional) Not specified

Announcement

Masters Degree Scholarship for North Central Tribal Members  "Tribal Climate Leaders Program"

North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center, Univ. of CO--Boulder

Boulder, CO

Fall 2020-2022 December 2019

Announcement

MS Graduate Research Assistantship

Department of Watershed Sciences & The Ecology Center, Utah State University Logan, UT Negotiable but preferred Spring 2020 Open until filled.

Position Announcement

Professional and Full-Time Positions
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information

Angler Survey Specialist

(Part-time/benefits Eligible)

MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Bozeman, MT

  January 1, 2020

Announcement

Wildlife BIologist (x2)

MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Dillon & Livingston, MT

  December 31, 2019

Announcement

Director, National WIldlife Research Center

USDA/APHIS Wildlife Services

Fort Collins, CO

  Approx. February 2020

Pre-Announcement

Riparian and Fisheries Habitat Technician

MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Dillon, MT

February 1, 2020 December 31, 2019

Announcement

Aquatic Biologist IV (SCUBA)

State of Hawaii--Land and Natural Resources

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

ASAP Open until filled

Position Announcement

Non-tenure Track Faculty 

(Applicant Pool)

 

Department of Land Resources & Environmental Sciences,

Montana State University

Bozeman, MT Contracted by Semester Open

Position Announcement

Assistant/Associate Professor in Aquatic Ecosystem Health

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgea

Athens, GA

Not later than Aug. 1, 2020 December 16, 2019

Position Announcement

Assistant Professor of Biology

University of Minnesota

Morris, MN

August 17, 2020 December 3, 2019

Position Announcement

PDF

Assistant/Associate Professor in Aquatic Ecology

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

August 15, 2020 December 4th, 2019

Announcement

North Pacific Groundfish Observer Positions

Alaskan Observers, Inc.

Bering Sea/North Pacific, Alaska

Year round openings Next training: Dec. 2019--Rolling deadline

Website

Assistant Professor of Remote Sensing

Department of Land Resources & Environmental Sciences,

Montana State University

Bozeman, MT August 2020 December 15th, 2019 Position Announcement

Assistant/Associate Professor of Watershed Analysis

Department of Land Resources & Environmental Sciences,

Montana State University

 Bozeman, MT  Upon search completion

December 20th, 2019

 Position Announcement

Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental Systems Science

Department of Land Resources & Environmental Sciences,

Montana State University

 Bozeman, MT  Upon search completion December 9th, 2019 or until filled Position Announcement