Opportunities for Youth
Northeast Region
Opportunities for College Students
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College students like you are the best future we have to ensure environmental conservation is a priority for the American Public.

We offer many opportunities for students within the Service including internships, seasonal employment, volunteering, and educational programs. Working with young people is an important aspect of accomplishing our mission in wildlife conservation. Together we learn from each other and move forward to develop the best and most effective strategies to save natural resources.

Learn more about how to become involved with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service while still a student.

Pathways Program

The Pathways Internship Program is designed to provide students enrolled from high school through graduate level, with opportunities to work in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS, while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent job in the USFWS or other federal agencies.

Learn more about the Pathways Program here.

Career Discovery Internship Program

Our Career Discovery Internhip Program (CDIP) is an award winning program created in partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) to help prepare the next generation of wildlife professionals and managers.

Learn more about the CDIP here.

Last updated: April 3, 2017