Assistant Professor in Natural Resource Management

Northern Michigan University is seeking to fill a two-year, full-time, position for an instructor or assistant professor (not tenure-earning) in Natural Resource Management within the Department of Earth, Environmental & Geographical Sciences (EEGS). The successful candidate will teach courses including Physical Geography, Soils (lecture and labs), Wetlands (lecture and lab), Hydrology (lecture and lab), and Environmental Impact Assessment for undergraduate students. A master’s degree in Environmental Science, Conservation of Natural Resources, Soil Science, Forest Science, or a related field is required; however, a Ph.D. is preferred. Apply before April 8, 2024.

Network Manager

MiCAN (Michigan Climate Action Network) is seeking a full-time Network Manager to build, support, and coordinate their growing network. This is a full-time position with virtual work options within the state of Michigan. MiCAN states that they “serve as the megaphone for the statewide climate movement, and their primary mission is building a well-trained, well-coordinated, strong network of advocates that demand equitable climate action.” This position will work on member services, engagement, administrative operations, and team support. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Fellowship Available at Milkweed Editions

Milkweed Editions, the independent publishing house well known for such books as Braiding Sweetgrass, The Home Place, The Seed Keeper, and Conversations with Birds, is accepting applications for their 12-24 month fellowship where the fellow will “learn the trade of book publishing” catering towards individual strengths, such as concept mapping, design and layout, research, editing, grant-writing, or marketing and public relations. This paid, one- to two-year immersion program is designed to offer the tools, experience, and exposure necessary to pursue a career in book publishing as well as, provide an alternative route to leadership in an industry where the prerequisite to an entry-level position is typically an unpaid internship. No prior experience is required. This position is based on-site in their Minneapolis office. Applications will be accepted March 11–May 13, 2024.

History, Art, and Archives Internships with the U.S. House of Representatives

Within the US House of Representatives, the Office of the Historian and the Office of Art and Archives have internships available for undergraduate and graduate level students. They are looking for candidates with a background in history, political science, library science, and art history. The interns will spend approximately 24 hours a week working on historical and biographical research, educational content creation and outreach, archival and object processing, object, photo, and record preservation, and curatorial content creation. While the offices are located in Washington D.C. there is potential for in-person, hybrid, or virtual work. This internship is unpaid; however, interns may work with the intern coordinator to accommodate scheduling relating to potential academic or work requirements. These internships may be available for the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. Applications for Summer of 2024 are now open.

Aquatic Ecologist and Technology Transfer Specialist

The Aquatic Ecologist and Technology Transfer Specialist at the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University and the Institute for Water Research (IWR) is a full‐time, 12-month fixed-term position with 10% research, 20% teaching, 60% extension/outreach, and 10% leadership/service assignment roles. The teaching expectations will include a 3-credit class (to be negotiated with Fisheries and Wildlife leadership) that potentially includes lecture and a lab each academic year. The selected candidate will provide leadership on IWR’s efforts to train users on tools developed for water management. An earned MS in limnology or an allied field (e.g., fisheries, aquatic community ecology, conservation biology) with specialization or experience with inland lakes and rivers is required. However, a Ph.D. in similar fields is preferred. Review of applications begins on 03/15/2024.

Public Affairs Specialist

As a public affairs specialist at the St. Pete Coastal and Marine Science Center, in Florida, you will work with the United States Geological Survey. This position is responsible for assisting project chiefs to improve communication through development of web pages, social media content and press releases. The public affairs specialist will also host stakeholders and provide technical assistance and training. Public events at the science center will also be the responsibility of this position. Those interested in communications and environmental science may especially find interest in this work.

A Ph.D. or prior work in at the GS-09 level in the federal government is required for this position. A combination of graduate study and experience may also be used.

The application will close on 3/11/24.

Conservation Social Sceine Specialist

The Conservation Social Science Specialist in Fish and Wildlife Division at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources position provides scientific support for survey research on people across species, geographies, human populations, and habitats of the state. This position assists the wildlife research staff and populations and regulations unit staff. In this position you will work with others seeking to obtain generalizable knowledge of stakeholders’ psycho-social and behavioral attributes. The salary range of this position is $24.92 – $36.34 /hourly. The application closing date is 03/13/2024.

To apply, please visit the MN Careers website, and locate job number 74111.

Climate and Clean Energy Specialist

Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities is seeking a Climate and Clean Energy Specialist to support the Climate and Environment Program in northern Michigan. The Climate and Clean Energy Specialist will be a visible, credible leader on policy issues who will work with key stakeholders to achieve 100% clean energy commitments from local schools, tribal nations, businesses and government entities. This is a full-time position with flexible hours, generous vacation and health benefits, retirement contribution matching, and a competitive salary range. The salary of this position is in the program specialist range of $52,000 – $57,000, commensurate with experience. To apply, please send a one-page cover letter and résumé to: with the subject line: Climate and Clean Energy Specialist.

Applications will be accepted until noon on Friday, March 1, 2024. Target hire start date: April 8, 2024.

Graduate Assistantship in Sustainable Communities

  • Graduate Assistantship in Sustainable Communities
    • Northen Arizona University’s Sustainable Communities Program seeks a graduate student for a two-year, fully funded graduate assistantship during the 2024-2026 academic years.
    • The student will be an integral part of a faculty/student team that is developing a new USDA-NIFA-funded project, “Addressing Barriers to HSI Student Retention through Community Engaged Sustainable Food Systems Education.”
    • The Graduate Assistant will work toward an MA degree in Sustainable Communities while helping to coordinate and oversee a team of funded undergraduate interns who will work in Flagstaff public school gardens.
    • Because the project focuses on underserved populations, the Graduate Assistant is required to have a high level of Spanish-language fluency.
    • This position requires working 20 hours per week on the project during the two academic years, and 40 hours a week during the intervening summer. 
    • Interested students must first apply to and be accepted into the Sustainable Communities MA Program. 
    • Please direct questions to Kari Henquinet ( or program PI Peter Friederici (

Because of Her Story Cohort Internship Program

  • American Women’s History Initiative
    Paid 2024 Because of Her Story (BOHS) Cohort Internship Program
    • As part of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum (SAWHM), the Smithsonian will host a cohort of up to 14 Because of Her Story interns in Washington, D.C.
    • Through a variety of experiential learning opportunities, including a hands-on internship with a designated Smithsonian unit, Because of Her Story interns will gain a deeper understanding about museum and educational best practices, and will help further the work of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum.
    • Undergraduate Students who have a commitment to women’s history and are at least 18 years old with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are welcome to apply.
    • The program lasts for eight-weeks from June 10-August 2, 2024, with a weekly $400 stipend, provided housing in Washington, D.C., and reimbursement for travel to and from Washington, D.C.
    • Applications open January 8—February 7, 2024
      • The application will close when the system receives 400 applicants or
        5pm ET on February 7, 2024, whichever comes first.