BLM Arizona - helping students and recent graduates connect and gain job experience

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Student gains on-the-ground experience in vegetation management.

Do you enjoy nature? Are you passionate about protecting, managing and conserving our public lands? Would you like to explore a career field related to what we do here at BLM Arizona?  You can trade the classroom for the great outdoors as part of an amazing internship program, all the while learning from and working alongside experienced professionals in breathtaking locations across Arizona and around the country. This exciting opportunity will allow you to explore your passion for nature, discover new talents and develop your skills. With BLM's multiple‐use mission, you can truly make a difference!

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Native Youth Climate Adaptation Leadership Congress junior faculty

Internships include a wide array of opportunities for students and recent graduates:

  • Park/Refuge/Monument Management & Administration
  • Environmental/Civil Engineering/Urban Planning
  • Historical and/or Cultural Resource Management
  • Public Policy/Administration and Management
  • Geographic Information Science (GIS)
  • Cadastral Survey and Geological Sciences
  • Public Affairs/Communication
  • Natural Resource and Wildlife Management
  • Environmental Policy and Management
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Tourism and Hospitality Services 
  • Outdoor Recreation/Tourism 
  • Rangeland Management
  • Community and Public Outreach

Paid 2022 summer internships

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Bureau of Land Management Arizona Phoenix District Office field school students

High school students

Ongoing and recent graduate positions

For more information: contact Brooke Wheeler, Management and Program Analyst, at bwheeler@blm.gov