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National Forest Foundation Career and Contract Opportunities
The National Forest Foundation is an equal opportunity employer maintaining a policy of nondiscrimination in all recruiting and employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, genetic information, age, disability, veterans, or any other protected class identified by federal, state, or local law. All employees are respected, accepted, and appreciated for their unique and important contributions to the mission. The National Forest Foundation offers an excellent compensation and benefits package for regular, full time employees.
The National Forest Foundation (NFF) invites master’s and doctoral students to apply to the
Conservation Connect Fellowship Program.
Conservation Connect Fellowships aim to build experience, knowledge, and skills within the next
generation of collaborative and conservation leaders to support each other and advance the field.
We are striving to build a cohort of emerging professionals will go on to do important work with
communities and public lands in the future!
Do you want to match the knowledge you are acquiring through your academic work with practical,
hands-on experience and contribute directly to collaborative stewardship of our National Forests?
Here’s what you will gain by being a Conservation Connect Fellow:
For example, depending on the project, fellows may work with diverse stakeholders,
support and facilitate collaborative efforts, coordinate and implement projects, conduct
research to improve conservation programs, and develop training curricula and strategic
Environmental Policy Act and U.S. Forest Service, and other topics;
Fellowships include a summer 2022 or academic year 2022-2023 practicum, which may be at a
specific location or virtual depending on the project. Fellows will be compensated at a rate of
$18/hour for up to 360 hours over the one-year fellowship.
Learn more about this opportunity and former fellows here. The NFF will accept applications
through February 18, 2022.
Questions? Email Leah Zamesnik: firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Forest Foundation welcomes a diverse pool of applicants and maintains a policy of