Get Involved


Volunteering, serving as an intern, or working for the Refuge are great ways to learn more about the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the work being done to protect the nation’s public lands for the benefit of future generations.


Check the Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges website for current volunteer opportunities at all 16 Alaskan wildlife refuges. Past volunteering opportunities have included welcoming visitors and leading nature walks at visitor centers, participating in bird banding efforts, and helping to implement education projects in local schools. 

See Current Volunteer Opportunities

Internships and Employment

Contribute to the conservation of arctic and subarctic landscapes in Alaska by seeking an internship or job at the refuge. Search for federal employment opportunities on the USA Jobs website or contact refuge staff to learn about potential internship and job/or opportunities.

Learn More about Working in Alaska

Find Current Employment Opportunities with the US Fish and Wildlife Service