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Biology interns surveying plants
  • Internships

    Summer interns locating invasive plants

    Internships are available in the areas of Biology, Vegetation Management, Visitor Services/Environmental Education, and Prescribed Fire.  Interns typically work for 9-12 weeks in the spring, summer or fall seasons.  

    We are currently recruiting for spring and summer internship positions.  The flyers below have detailed information and application instructions.  To learn more about our internships, contact the refuge at 515-994-3400 or

    Biology Internships

    Vegetation Management Internships

    Prescribed Fire Internships

    Visitor Services/Environmental Education Internships

  • Employment

    Employee with a bird

    Any available positions at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be advertised on USA Jobs.  

  • Youth Conservation Corps

    YCC removing invasive plants

    Summer employment for high school students ages 15-18. Students complete trail maintenance and improvements, help reconstruct prairie and savanna, manage invasive species, learn about conservation and much more! See the flyer below, or contact the refuge at 515-994-3400 or for more information.

    2016 Youth Conservation Corps Information

Last Updated: Nov 20, 2015
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