We are seeking talented students from a wide range of career paths and backgrounds for employment with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. From arctic tundra to Aleutian coastline, we offer unique jobs conserving the nature of Alaska. You will gain valuable work skills and life experience at one of our national wildlife refuges, fisheries and ecological services field offices, or regional office.
Imagine a state the size of the Midwestern United States with a longer coastline than the other U.S states combined and fewer people than city of San Francisco. Imagine a place where herds of caribou out number people in many towns and villages, and salmon fill rivers from shore to shore on their migrations. This is Alaska
Imagine a state the size of the Midwestern United States with a longer coastline than the other U.S states combined and fewer people than city of San Francisco. Imagine a place where herds of caribou out number people in many towns and villages, and salmon fill rivers from shore to shore on their migrations. This is Alaska!
At the USFWS we protect wildlife using a large toolbox of disciplines including: biology, ecology, natural resource management,education, business, engineering, finance, and even public relations. . Could your be. . . READ MORE
The Service in Alaska hires numerous temporary/seasonal Biological Technicians and Park Rangers each field season to work on a variety of bird, refuge, trail, fire, wildlife and fisheries projects. These positions are usually advertised mid winter each year search USA Jobs for current vacancies. See current open positions with the USFWS.
The Service through partnerships and our volunteer program offer a wide variety of internship opportunities for individuals of all age and background, including international visitors who share a passion for Alaska’s Wildlife and would like to contribute.
You can search for current Pathways Internships on USA JOBS by clicking here.
The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a summer employment program for young men and women age 15 through 18, who work, learn, and earn together by doing projects on public lands. Work projects last approximately eight weeks. Enrollees work a standard 40-hour work week, 8 hours/ day. Each program is unique and each day brings its own set of challenges an experiences. Projects may include trail building, improving wildlife habitat, boundary sign posting, invasive plant control, bird banding, simple construction, office work and general maintenance activities.
Youth Conservation Crews in Alaska For more information or to submit your YCC application contact the appropriate work site.
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Arctic Village, AK)
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (Soldotna, AK)