Interns and Fellows Build Conservation Skills
The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin offers internships and fellowships for students and young professionals.
Are you looking to start your career in the conservation field? The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin offers internship and fellowship positions for students and young professionals. You’ll gain valuable real-world experience and skills while you help us make progress on critical issues like protecting wildlife habitat, addressing climate change, feeding the world sustainably and keeping our water clean!
- Internships: 12-week summer positions, paid hourly, in fields such as land stewardship, water quality, sustainable agriculture, marketing, and fundraising.
- Fellowships: One-year paid positions in a variety of departments open to recent graduates. Start dates vary depending on need, with one to two positions each year.
How to Apply for an Internship
Summer internships are typically open for applications in February each year. The intern application period for 2021 is closed. Our summer 2021 internships include:
- Baraboo Land Stewardship Intern
- Door Peninsula Stewardship Intern
- Mukwonago Land Management Intern
- Northeast Wisconsin Outreach and Engagement Intern
Check out the TNC careers page for the latest opportunities (select the button below and use the map or search “Wisconsin”).
In these past 10 weeks, I’ve gotten a chance to learn more applicable skills than I ever will in a classroom.
Learn More about Fellowships with TNC in Wisconsin
Fellowships are one-year, full-time, paid positions open to recent graduates from a college or graduate program. They offer meaningful work experience on a tangible set of projects and opportunities for independent work and professional development. Topics range widely from conservation science and program planning to marketing and more. One or two positions are hired each year.
The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin offers competitive compensation and has a friendly and flexible office environment, including opportunities to get outdoors. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to a diverse and culturally competent global workforce.
My fellowship with TNC helped open the door to a rewarding and exciting career in sustainable agriculture. The people I met and lessons I learned along the way have been invaluable and I am so grateful for the experience.