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Additional Resources

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These external resources are excellent sources of information on careers in natural resources, federal hiring, and federal internship programs.¬† If you have any questions about pursuing a career in natural resources management, we’d be happy to speak with you or connect you to someone who can help.¬† You can reach us by emailing or calling 208-426-3784.

A How-To Guide for Pursuing a Career in Natural Resources

  • Produced by the Colorado Youth Corps Association and Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education, this guide provides useful advice for students seeking federal and state careers in natural resources fields.

Go Government’s guide to the federal application process

  • Concise advice on federal resume writing, application questionnaires, the interviewing process, and more.


  • A suite of career resources for young adults sponsored by the Department of Labor.
  • Take an interest assessment, review occupation profiles, and learn how to structure a cover letter.

O*NET: Browse Green Jobs

  • O*NET maintains detailed career profiles that project the Department of Labor’s outlook for demand and list common skill sets, areas of knowledge, and average educational attainment.

University of Idaho Masters of Natural Resources Environmental Education and Science Communication 

  • U of I offers a one year master’s degree (or a certificate program) in science communication and environmental education. More information at the U of I website. U of I offers two scholarships designed to support diversity and inclusion efforts.