US Fish and Wildlife summer youth jobs announced |

US Fish and Wildlife summer youth jobs announced

Youth participating in summer work on wildlife refuges or other public lands say they had fun, learned a lot and some experienced a dramatic cultural shift and understanding of the natural environment through their work.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to hire more than 2,000 young people this year to work on a national wildlife refuge or other public land, mimicking 2010’s numbers. Most internships include a stipend, and others are volunteer positions.

Student employment opportunities are available through partners such as the Student Conservation Association and AmeriCorps, with some applications available directly on the refuge system website. Others can be found using the system at

The Department of the Interior also advertises permanent and temporary conservation job opportunities within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service and other technical bureaus at

Learn more about the job opportunities at

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