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Job Opportunities

University of St. Francis Recreation, Sport and Tourism Management department full-time faculty position: available in August, 2015. See the complete posting at Application review will begin October 30, 2014.

Illinois State University Assistant Director of Adventure Programs - See complete description here.
Texas Christian University is seeking qualified applicants for the open Assistant Director of Outdoor Programs position. This is a fantastic program and department to work for! Please direct all questions to Sheldon Tate, or 817-257-7529. Interested candidates must apply through the TCU Human Resource website at 

University of St. Francis Recreation, Sport and Tourism Management department full-time faculty position: available in August, 2015. See the complete posting at . Application review will begin October 30, 2014.
University of Georgia Assistant Director for Outdoor Recreation, This position is an integral part of the department's leadership team. Reporting to the Associate Director for Programs, the Assistant Director for Outdoor Recreation is primarily responsible for the development and direction of five outdoor recreation program areas within the Department of Recreational Sports including the trips and clinic program, the challenge courses (indoor and outdoor), the Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) (equipment retail, resale merchandise and resource material), climbing wall and bouldering courtyard and the first-year experience program, Dawg Camp Adventure. Anticipated start date is January, 2015. 

University of Utah Faculty Positions - The Society, Water and Climate cluster at the University of Utah is seeking to fill tenure-track faculty positions, including Social Scientist, Snow Hydrologist and Climatologist.

Grand County, Colorado - The Grand County Water Information Network is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director.   

The Basalt, Colorado - based Roaring Fork Conservancy is seeking a full-time, seasonal intern to work on their Summer 2015 River Rendezvous.   

Funding for Agencies and Non-profit Organization Internships:  Environmental Stewards (ES) once again offers land and water management agencies and non-profit organizations opportunities to accomplish specific projects and provides individual placements for young people “Stewards” interested in gaining experience in natural and cultural resource management. Stewards are placed with state and federal agencies or non-profits in 10-week to year-long positions throughout the United States for assignment like the following:

  • Water/Vegetation monitoring
  • GPS use and GIS mapping
  • Grant Writing
  • Interpretive Services
  • Program Development
  • Invasive Species Management
  • Outreach and Education
  • And other hands-on work related to environmental stewardship

For more information, here's a summary of the 2013 Environmental Stewards Summer Program and a new “How to Partner With Us” about the Environmental Stewards program
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Internships, Seasonal and Part-Time

Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Entry-level QDNR Internship position to work half time as a field technician in QDNR while working toward obtaining a college degree. This is a technical and developmental position created to train and develop a young, goal-oriented Quinault member into a professional resource biologist, forester, or natural resource professional. Closes July 24, 2014

Seasonal Marine Educator - City Parks Foundation, New York, NY 

2-month position, 24-32 hours per week, 4 days per week (including some weekend days during the summer) (posted 6-10-14)

The Center for Adventure & Experiential Learning (CAEL) at Garrett College (western Maryland)  is currently seeking qualified interns for the spring, summer and fall of 2014.  We are looking for enthusiastic team members to be part of this developing and multifaceted college and community based program. See attached: 

Complete CAEL Internship DescriptionCAEL Internship Application and CAEL Internship Announcement.  Spring, summer and fall positions are available until filled.

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