Environmental Internships in the Pacific Northwest

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Northwest Service Academy
position summary:

Northwest Service Academy – Mt. Adams Center www.nwserviceacademy.org

The Northwest Service Academy Environmental Intern program is an opportunity to engage in national service (AmeriCorps) while gaining professional experience in the fields of natural resources management, environmental education and public outreach.

Over 30 positions located in Seattle, Portland, Olympia, Bellingham, Ellensburg, Hood River and others . . .

View open positions at: www.nwserviceacademy.org/position.cfm

Personal and professional growth opportunities abound, including:

• Networking with agency and community experts

• Educating the public on important environmental issues

• Managing restoration, conservation and education projects

• Refining communication skills including speaking and writing

• Learning to live and work outdoors

• Exploring the beautiful landscapes of the Pacific Northwest

• Developing leadership skills

Internship Placements:

• Mt. Hood National Forest

• Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

• Cascade Land Conservancy

• National Forest Foundation

• Columbia Riverkeeper

• Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District

• Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust

• Snohomish Conservations District

• Underwood Conservation District

• Friends of the Columbia Gorge

• Stewardship Partners

• Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association

• Coos Watershed Association

• Department of Natural Resources

• Mount St. Helens Institute

Intern Benefits:

• A Modest Living Allowance totaling $11,400 ($1036/mo. before taxes)

• Money for College - $4725 AmeriCorps Education Award

• Help with Student Loans – Forbearance and interest paid

• Health Insurance

• Child Care Assistance

• Valuable Certifications and Skills

Internship Dates:

January 12 – November 21, 2009

Apply Today!

1. Complete all of the application materials found on the "How to Apply" page at


2. Send application materials and resume` to [email protected] or call 509-395-3465.

OR you may mail them to: Stephanie Ludlow, NWSA 2453 HWY 141 Trout Lake WA 98650

Salary / Pay Rate:$11,400
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer
website link:www.nwserviceacademy.org