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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The Montana Institute on Ecosystems has put together a list of internships and undergraduate research opportunities with their affiliates and partners as well.  
 
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
Conservation Study Abroad and Field Experience
Round River Conservation Studies

Varies:  Patagonia, Botswana, Mongolia, British Columbia, Belize, Sky Island Borderlands

Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters

Rolling Basis

 Fall 2022 Wildlands Studies Field Programs for Credit
Wildlands Studies

Varies:  Andes/Amazon River Basin, Namibia, Nepal

Varies depending on program

 

Rolling Basis

 

 

Wrangell Mountains Summer Field Studies (Credits Avaialable)
Evergreen State College

Wrangell--St. Elias National Park & Preserve, Alaska

June--August

Rolling Basis

"Safe Capture" Online Chemical Immobilization Course
San Diego Zoo Global Academy

Online

Ongoing

Ongoing

Primatology and Primate Conservation Online Course
Para La Tierra

Online

Individualized at student's own pace

Rolling deadline

Marine science career development field course opportunity
Cape RADD
Cape Town, South Africa
2- or 4-week field course (not for credit)
 Ongoing
Tropical Ecology Research Intern
Para La Tierra
Pilar, Paraguay
3-6 month program as it suits applicants
Rolling application period
Volunteer as student, post-graduate, early-career scientist, or marine biologist
Shark & Marine Research Institute
South Africa
almost year-round opportunities 
 
Study Abroad / Intern / Volunteer
Eko Tracks
Multiple locations in South Africa
Year Round
 
Volunteer internship or travel opportunities in organic agriculture
Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, USA (WWOOF-USA)
wide variety
 
 
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
International Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
NGOabroad
Many locations around the world
Year round opportunities
Rolling deadlines--for summer work, recommended application completion by March.
Paid Internships and Temporary or Seasonal Positions
Position Title
Organization
Location
Dates
Application Deadline
More Information

Watershed Field Tech Positions

USDA Forest Service--Custer/Gallatin
Bozeman, Montana
Summer 2023

Apply Online September 29--October 6, 2022

Forestry Technicians

USDA Forest Service--Beaverhead-Deerlodge 
Dillon, Montana
Summer 2023

October 6, 2022

Small Project Gene Expression Data Analysis 

Verhille Lab, Department of Ecology, MSU
MSU-Bozeman
120 hours

Open until filled

GIS Work Study position

Yellowstone Ecological Research Center (YERC)
Bozeman
Flexible schedule

Open until filled

BSWC--Americorps Member Opportunity

Big Sky Watershed Corps
varies
January 9--November 17, 2023

Reviewed on rolling basis with interviews beginning end of August

Biological Field Technician

WEST, Inc.
Bismarck, North Dakota
August 8--November 15, 2022

Open until filled

Biological Field Technicians (3)

WEST, Inc.
Nodaway County, Missouri
July 31--October 15, 2022

Open until filled

Field Technician

Centennial Valley Association
Centennial Valley--Seasonal housing provided
July 25--Oct. 28,  2022

Open until filled

Wildlife Technicians--Wetlands & Waterbirds

Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Inst., Univ. of IL

Forbes Biological Station, Havana, Illinois

Summer and/or fall

Open until filled

STEM Content Creator for H.S.  Students

Numerade
Position can be done remotely
 
 
Graduate School and Postdoctoral Positions
Position Title
Organization
Location
Dates
Application Deadline
More Information

Claire M. Hubbard Young Leaders in Conservation Fellowship:      Prairie Ecologist

The Nature Conservancy
Platte River Prairies, Central Nebraska

February 6, 2023--January 26, 2024

September 30, 2022

Postdoctoral Researcher:

BeeMachine Project

Department of Entomology, Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas

12-months with possible additional 12 months

Screening begins Oct. 3, 2022--open until filled

PhD Assistantship:  Conservation Genomics of Wild Turkeys in Nebraska

School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska

Starts August 2022 (or January 2023) for 4.5 years

Open until filled

PhD Assistantship: Behavioral Ecology of Wild Turkeys in Nebraska

School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska

Starts August 2022 (or January 2023) for 4.5 years

Open until filled

Post-doctoral Research Associate

Humbolt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation
Arcata, California

ASAP--2 years with continuation contingent on funding

Open until filled

PhD Assitantship Rangeland Grazing & Ecosystem Function

University of Wyoming
Laramie

January 2023 for 4 years

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

Mammal Ecology TT Assistant Professor

University of North Dakota Grand Forks, North Dakota Starts August 2023

Review begins October 15, 2022

Open until filled

Announcement

Conservation Education Director

Jack Creek Preserve Foundation Ennis, Montana  

Open until filled

Announcement

Invasive Species Coordinator

Native American Fish & Wildlife Society Remote Work 2 years + more with funding

Open until filled

Announcement

TT Assistant/Assoc. Professor of Biology

University of Montana Western Dillon, Montana August 1, 2022

Open until filled

Announcement

North Pacific Groundfish Observer Positions

Alaskan Observers, Inc.

Bering Sea/North Pacific, Alaska

Year round openings Rolling deadline

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