News release: DNR looking to fill 200 paid summer internships

January 5, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for passionate and dedicated students interested in learning more about natural resource careers through paid summer internships. DNR summer interns gain valuable training, build meaningful experience and help create a healthy, sustainable, and inclusive Minnesota.

The DNR has a wide variety of internship opportunities throughout the state, including in fisheries, forestry, park operations, watercraft inspections, communications and more. Interns work 20 to 40 hours per week and receive a competitive wage of $19 per hour. To be considered for an internship, fulfilling an academic requirement or receiving academic credit is required.

To review the internship opportunities and apply for those of interest, visit the state of Minnesota careers website. “Search for jobs” from the toolbar. In the External Applicants box, select “Search for jobs now” and select “View all jobs.” Filter by “Natural Resources Dept” in the Agency category and “Student Worker and Internships” in the Job Family category.

Applications will be accepted thought Jan. 31. Positions will start in May and June.

The DNR is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. We celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusion. To request an accommodation or alternative format of the applications, contact us at: [email protected]; 651-259-5016; or call using a preferred telecommunications relay provider.

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