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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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

Montana Natural History Workshop

(All expenses paid. Optional credits for $155)

Univ. of MT Phillip L. Wright Zoological Museum/Montana Natural History Center/National Science Foundation

Missoula, MT

August  3-13, 2020

April 10, 2020

PDF Flyer

Website

Undergraduate       for-credit Research Experience Alaska Coastal Summer Institute

Kachemack Bay, AK

July 12-August 14, 2020

Open until filled

Website

PDF Flyer

Yellowstone Phenology Project Volunteers Yellowstone National Park

Gardiner, MT

Flexible dates April--October, 2020

Open until filled

Presentation  on Yellowstone Phenology Project to be held at Bozeman Public Library large meeting room on February 13, 6-8pm.

Website

PDF Announcement

Wildlife Conservation Study Abroad International Field Studies

Borneo, Malaysia

June 24-August 5, 2020

April 1, 2020

Website

PDF

2020 Summer Field Courses (Acquatic and Terrestial available)

University of Montana

Flathead Lake Biological Station

Summer 2020 (dates vary by class)

May 4, 2020.

Brochure

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

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

Association for Conservation of the Tropics

Osa Conservation,

Costa RIca

Several Summer Session classes available.

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

PDF Flyer

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

Fisheries Technician--Rotary Screw Trap Tender

Idaho Department of Fish and Game

McCall, ID

4/1/2020-11/16/2020 3/29/2020--Open until filled

Announcement

Fish District Management Interns

(multiple)

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Multiple locations in Oregon

Various dates between June-October, 2020 April 14, 2020

Announcement

Summer Internships (3) "Role of insect herbivores in grasslands"

Marquette University

Custer State Park, SD  and  Milwaukee, WI

Summer 2020 April 15, 2020

Announcement

Bear Conflict Technician

MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks Libby, MT Summer, 2020 March 30, 2020

Announcement

Sagebrush Stewardship Assistant

The Nature Conservancy Dillon, MT Summer, 2020 April 7, 2020

Announcement

Soil-Vegetation Field Technician

Yellowstone Ecological Research Center Bozeman, MT Mid-May--August 2020 Open until filled

Announcement

Avian Field Technician

Yellowstone Ecological Research Center Bozeman, MT Mid May -- August 2020 Open until filled

Announcement

RiverNet Science Field Technician

Yellowstone Ecological Research Center Bozeman, MT Mid-May--August, 2020 Open until filled

Announcement

Weddell Seal Project Technicians

Department of Ecology, Montana State University Antarctica Late September -- mid-December, 2020 April 1, 2020

Announcement

Laboratory Internship

(Freshman/sophomore)

Matson's Laboratory Manhattan, MT   Open until Filled

Announcement

Laboratory Technician

(part-time for Junior/senior student)

Matson's Laboratory Manhattan, MT   Open until filled

Announcement

Riparian Botanist

Montana Natural Heritage Program & BLM Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming June--September, 2020 Until filled

Announcement

Wildlife Interns

Baldwin/White Cloud Ranger District Baldwin, MI Mid May--Mid August, 2020 March 31, 2020

Announcement

Glacier Interns

Matanuska Glacier Park Matanuska Glacier Park (2 hours north of Anchorage) Mid-May to Early September, 2020 Open until filled

Announcement

Rangeland Technician

Turner Enterprises, Inc. Southern Kansas May-September, 2020 April 2, 2020

Announcement

Habitat Monitoring Technicians

University of Montana Bird Ecology Lab (UMBEL) near Dillon, MT Mid-May to August, 2020 Until filled

Announcement

STEM Content Creator for H.S.  Students

Numerade Position can be done remotely    

Apply here

Fisheries Naturalist Aides (25)

Department of Natural Resources Multiple locations in IN Various start dates beginning March 1, 2020 Open until filled

Announcement

 

Wildlife Caregiver

American Heritage Wildlife Foundation

Clark Fork, ID

Summer 2020 Open until filled

Announcement

Application

Additional Info

Job Detail and demands

 

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
Postdoctoral Research Associate University of Georgia Athens, GA Preferred start:  Spring 2020 April 13, 2020 Announcement
M.S. Research Assistantship: Recreational Disturbance and Desert Bighorn Sheep New Mexico Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit @ New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM Starts August 2020 April 15, 2020

Announcement

M.S. Research Assistantship Univ. of Wisconsin Cooperative Fishery Research Unit Stephens Point, WI Starts September 1, 2020 April 10, 2020

Announcement

MS Student in Infectious Disease Epidemiology of Animals Laboratory University of Wyoming Laramie, WY Starting Fall 2020 Open until filled

Announcement

Graduate Assistantship in Plant Physiological Ecology

Montana State University Bozeman, MT August, 2020 for 24 months April 1, 2020

Announcement

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

Quantitative Fisheries Scientist/Ecologist

The U.S. Geological Survey and Minnesota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit University of Minnesota--St. Paul campus   This is a Pre-Notice.  Application period to open in April.

Pre-Notice

Interdisciplinary Research Ecologist/Wildlife Biologists (2 Positions: GS 12 & GS 12-13)

Massachussetts Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, Dept. of Interior Amherst, MA   April 23, 2020

GS-12 Announcement

GS12-13 Announcement

Interdisciplinary Research Ecologist/ Wildlife Biologist

Oklahoma Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, Dept. of Interior Stillwater, OK   April 23, 2020

Announcement

Interdisciplinary Research Ecologist/ Wildlife Biologist

New York Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, Dept. of Interior Ithaca, NY   April 23, 2020

Announcement 

 

Senior Research Technician

(B.S. preferred)

Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Missouri West Plains, MO Preferred start date by 5/1/2020 March 31, 2020

Announcement

Wyoming Game Warden Wyoming Game & Fish Department Wyoming   May 11, 2020

Announcement

Exam Info

Applied Spatial Ecologist Utah Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit / Utah State University

Logan, UT

  TBD

Pre-Notice

Wildlife Laboratory Technician Matson's Laboratory

Manhattan, MT

  Open until filled

Announcement

Interdisciplinary Research Ecologist/Wildlife Biologist (Assistant Unit Leader) Nebraska Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, Department of Interior

Lincoln, NE

  04/02/2020

Announcement

Interdisciplinary Research Ecologist/Wildlife Biologist (Assistant Unit Leader) North Carolina Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, Department of Interior

Raleigh, NC

  04/02/2020

Announcement

Non-tenure Track Faculty 

(Applicant Pool)

 

Department of Land Resources & Environmental Sciences,

Montana State University

Bozeman, MT Contracted by Semester Open

Position Announcement

North Pacific Groundfish Observer Positions

Alaskan Observers, Inc.

Bering Sea/North Pacific, Alaska

Year round openings Rolling deadline

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