MN DNR looking to fill 200 paid summer internships

Looking to fill your summer with adventures learning about the outdoors? The Minnesota DNR is still looking for 200 interns to work with, and the positions are paid!

Right now, the DNR is calling on passionate and dedicated students who are interested in learning more about natural resource careers. The DNR says partaking in their summer internship helps students gain valuable training, build meaningful experience, and share knowledge and perspective to help create a healthy, sustainable, and inclusive Minnesota.

A wide variety of internships are available throughout the state; including in fisheries, forestry, park operations, watercraft inspections, communications, and more. Interns work 20 to 40 hours per week, and are paid $15 per hour. To be considered, applicants must be enrolled students fulfilling an academic requirement, or receiving academic credit.

To apply, follow these steps:
• Go to the State of Minnesota careers website.
• Select “Search for jobs” from the toolbar.
• Select “Search for jobs now” in the External Applicants box.
• Select “View all jobs.”
• Filter by “Natural Resources Dept” in the Agency category and “Student Worker and Internships.”

Applicants have through January 31. Positions will start in May and June of 2023.