News  |  December 21, 2023

Exploring Soil Conservation Internship Opportunity with NRCS

Are you passionate about preserving our natural resources and eager to delve into hands-on conservation work? The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in partnership with AgCentric: Minnesota State is thrilled to introduce an enriching opportunity for aspiring conservationists: the Student Trainee/Intern program in Soil Conservation!

Position Overview:
Location: Field offices across Minnesota (Preference available)
Duration: May-August (Flexible schedule for students)
Compensation: $17/hr

What You’ll Do:
As a Student Trainee/Intern, you’ll be immersed in various soil conservation duties, guided by experienced mentors. From conducting surveys and executing field tasks to engaging in conservation planning, you’ll be an integral part of shaping sustainable resource management systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Training Focus: Intensive learning in soil and water conservation principles
  • Field Tasks: Setting stakes, performing surveys, and executing basic practices
  • Planning & Execution: Contributing to conservation plans for diverse practices
  • Data Gathering: Assembling crucial data for conservation applications
  • Support & Compliance: Upholding Civil Rights policies and safety protocols

Internship Highlights:

  • Structured Learning: Receive detailed guidance and hands-on training
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside NRCS professionals and community members
  • Fieldwork Experience: Navigate various terrains and weather conditions
  • Impactful Contribution: Support local conservation initiatives

Application Details:
To embark on this transformative journey, submit your resume and cover letter to Keith Olander at [email protected]

Important Dates:

  • Post Date: December 14, 2023
  • First Review: Week of January 8, 2024 (Applications accepted until 6 positions are filled)

Join us in making a tangible impact on soil and water conservation across Minnesota. Embrace this opportunity to gain invaluable experience and contribute to a sustainable future for our natural resources.

For more information, contact Keith Olander at 218-894-5163.

Don’t miss this chance to cultivate your passion for conservation and be part of a transformative internship experience! Apply now and become an essential part of Minnesota’s conservation legacy. 🌿🌎

To learn more Internship and Career opportunities within the NRCS, check out our Ag and Conservation Careers page.

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