Careers & Job Opportunities

97% of our graduates are employed or in graduate school; 85% of those work in the field they studied in

67% of graduates working in their field work for federal or state agencies

More than 95% of our students students work and intern in natural resource professions while they're earning their degrees; more than 80% of those internships are paid.


Job search through the College of Forestry and Conservation

UM Career Services

Job Search Resources

Supervisory Park Ranger (Closes 1/20/22)

Scientists in Parks Program - multiple (Close 1/23/22)

Native Species Coordinator (Closes 1/26/22)

Appalachian Trail Conservancy Ridgerunners and Caretakers (Close 1/31/22)

Raptor Conservation Internship (Closes 1/31/22)

Bob Marshall Wilderness Summer Positions - multiple (Close 2/1/22)

Assistant/Associate Specialist - Fire Ecology/Fire Science - Environmental Science, Policy and Management (Closes 2/4/22)

Groundwater Hydrologist (Closes 2/5/22)

Range Rider (Closes 2/10/22)

MCC Conservation Fellow - AmeriCorps Positions (Close 2/13/22)

Research Associate I (Closes 2/15/22)

Montana FWP Intern Program - multiple (Close 2/18/22) - Includes internships in fisheries, GIS, tourism, and wildlife

Seasonal Forester - multiple (Close 2/18/22)

Forestry Technician (Recreation) - multiple (Close 5/13/22)

Adventure Camp Staff (Open until filled)

Camp Activity Specialist (Open until filled)

Camp Field Instructor (Open until filled)

Forester/Forest Technician (Open until filled)

Gap Year Camp Mentor (Open until filled)

Pronghorn Habitat/Vegetation Sampling Technician, Central MT (Open until filled)

Reclamation Crew Foreman (Open until filled)

Reclamation Field Technician (Open until filled)

Reclamation Laborer (Open until filled)

Social Science/Visitor Use Management Intern (Open until filled)

Stormwater Field Technician (Open until filled)

Stewardship Assistant Crew Lead (Open until filled)


Video presentation on USA Jobs, presented by Amber Kamps, USFS Outreach, Recruitment and Retention Program Specialist, at UM in Nov. 2017

Top 5 tips when applying through USAJobs (pdf)

Steps to Success: Navigating the National Park Service Hiring Process (pdf)

Learn How to Become: Find Internships Locally and Abroad

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