Natural Resources Seasonal Jobs
States are now posting for seasonal employees for their summer seasons as well as seasonal college interns.
If you have a student who is wanting to get into the natural resources field, then a seasonal job is a great way to earn some experience, establish yourself as a smart worker, and make connections for future employment possibilities.
To search for natural resource jobs by state:
- Do a Boolean search in your search engine of choice type in state name+Parks and recreation association job board to find job boards specific to your state. For example, California+parks and recreation association.
- Scroll past the advertisements.
- Ignore the aggregated commercial job boards.
- Look for .org endings and non-profit names ending in society or association such as California Parks and Recreation Society.
- Click on that link and begin your search.
Natural Resources Jobs in Indiana. Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia
To find natural resources jobs in Ohio:http://ohiodnr.gov/jobs
To find natural resources jobs in Indiana:https://www.in.gov/dnr/3243.htm
To find natural resources jobs in Kentucky:https://forestry.ca.uky.edu/forestry-jobs
To find natural resources jobs in West Virginia:http://www.wvdnr.gov/admin/personnel.shtm
National Natural Resources Job Boards
Check out the Conservation Job Board:https://www.conservationjobboard.com/
National Recreation and Parks Association has an extensive job board. https://careercenter.nrpa.org/jobs
National Association for Interpretation (Naturalists):https://www.interpnet.com/nai/interp/career_center/nai/_resources/career_center/career_center.aspx?hkey=2ff5e8bf-f88e-4124-8284-ef07c5b14054
Purdue University’s Agriculture Forestry and Natural Resources job board is intense. https://ag.purdue.edu/fnr/lists/job%20posting/allpostings.aspx
The WILDLIFE SOCIETY also has job and career lsitings: https://careers.wildlife.org/
Your best options are to stick with job boards that are on state, association, society, or university sites rather than generalized aggregate systems.
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