Conservation Intern Opening – AmeriCorps Member – Hungry Horse, MT (near Glacier National Park)

Interested in gaining hands-on conservation field experience while building relationships with the Forest Service? We have a last minute opportunity for a Conservation Intern position with the Montana Conservation Corps located in Hungry Horse, MT. If interested, please apply ASAP (before March 30th)!


General Information:
MCC’s Conservation Intern program provides opportunities for college students and recent graduates to gain professional experience in a conservation-related field.  Conservation Interns serve at partnering federal, state, and nonprofit agencies across the state of Montana and neighboring states.

Location: Varies based on host site placement (MT & neighboring states) Position Dates:
Summer Term: 5/16/18 – 8/17/18
Extended Term:  5/16/18 – 10/5/18
Living Allowance: $504 bi-weekly
AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of the program.

Each internship is focused to help develop the interns’ professional skill set while providing expertise and valuable contributions to the host site. Conservation Interns (CI) are placed individually with a partner organization and work under the direct supervision of the Host Site Supervisor while coordinating with the MCC Program Manager to ensure successful completion of the program objectives.  CIs serve on a variety of projects including GPS and GIS projects, river ranger patrols, wildlife inventory, data analysis, public outreach and education, trails projects, research, and invasive weeds management.

– High school degree or GED
– Available for duration of entire term of service; commitment to completing term (MUST BE ABLE TO START ON MAY 16th!)
– US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident
– Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
– Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment
– Willingness to work long hard hours in all weather conditions
– Ability to meet the physical demands of the position, as determined by the host site and MCC
– Ability to provide personal transportation to worksites, housing, and training

Preferred Qualifications:
– Comfortable working and camping in a backcountry setting
– Experience with trail maintenance/building
– Crosscut and chainsaw experience
– Able to hike at high elevations for long periods of time
– Experience interacting with the public/relaying trail etiquette information

More Details:
– The available host site is located at a Forest Service Ranger District in Hungry Horse, MT. Hungry Horse is located just outside of Glacier National Park.
– Shared housing is provided


Please contact Mandy Hedstrom (Program Manager) with any questions at