Summer 2021 NRCS Pathways Student Internships

Unites States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service California Positions Position Series and Grade Location Student Trainee (Agricultural Engineer) GS-899-03 Elk Grove Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Auburn Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Bakersfield Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Indio Student Trainee (Soil Conservationist) GS-499-03 Oxnard Student Trainee (Public Affairs) GS-499-03 Davis Student Trainee (Soil […]

AFT is hiring a Water Resources Specialist

American Farmland Trust‘s Mission ( To save the land that sustains us by protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land Duties and Responsibilities The Water Resources Specialist position offers an exciting opportunity to help build AFT’s water-related programs across the country. This early career- to mid-level professional will work with […]

Director, Conservation Management and Field Operations

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is looking for someone to lead a team of 20+ staff and interns, collaborate with multiple partners, and oversee field restoration efforts. It is a great opportunity for someone who can inspire a team, works well with people, and has restoration experience. Qualifications  Leadership and mentorship: Committed to fostering […]

NRCS Pathways

The Pathways Student Intern positions were announced today on  Please share these announcements with any students who might be interested in working with NRCS.  Please encourage students to apply early as application numbers are capped this year. Pathways Student Trainee Soil Conservationist Positions: Pathways Student Trainee Engineering Positions:

WWF Lead Scientist position

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Global Food Lead Scientist, to work with the food sector to develop strategies that result in more sustainable production, landscape protection, reduction of food loss and waste, and sustainable consumer choices for healthy diets. The full announcement can be found here

Social media for sustainable agriculture jobs

The Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Program is looking for student workers to write, blog, tweet, video about things that are going on in our community that matter to U of I students.   If you have skills and interest and are up for 10-20 hrs of work per week  contact   

Summer Crew for Corn and Soil Health Project UIUC

Hello, the Bohn, Wander/Ugarte labs are looking for several students to participate in on-campus and on-farm organic research.  We work together so you will get experience with plant breeding, soil science, plant soil interactions, and ecosystem services (productivity and possibly even green house gas emissions).  Duties will include caring for research plots (including weeding), plant […]

Two Positions American Farmland Trust: National Women for the Land and Illinois

AFT is seeking a strong and collaborative leader to lead and expand its Women for the Land Initiative throughout the country.  They launched this national initiative in early 201 with a strategy  to: (1) conduct research to help us understand this audience and identify the barriers they face, (2) engage women landowners to learn more, […]

Assistant Professor – Soil Health UW River Falls

University of Wisconsin-River Falls College of Agriculture, Food and Environ Sciences Department of Plant and Earth Science Assistant Professor – Soil Health The University of Wisconsin River Falls, a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located in scenic west central Wisconsin, 30 miles from the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic cities of Minneapolis and St Paul. […]

Washington State University Fruit Extension Position

Join WSU’s Tree Fruit Extension Team.  Nationally, Washington ranks first in the production of apples, sweet cherries, and pears. The Washington tree fruit industry contributes more than $6 billion of annual impact to the state’s economy. The industry is committed to sustainable agricultural practices and conservation of water resources. Together with the state’s tree fruit […]