The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has externships (unpaid internship) available to college students. The number of positions available varies from year-to-year, based on Department needs. DCNR is seeking majors in Environmental Sciences, Forestry Sciences, Information Technology, Recreation Management, Geology, Geography, and GIS.
Students interested in an externship with DCNR have the following to consider:
- Learning opportunities located throughout the state;
- Job responsibilities directly related to your field of study;
- Experience that can be used upon graduation when seeking full-time employment; and
- Gaining an insight into state government employment.
Students will gain the experience in:
Applicants can complete an application, if they are in good academic standing, and be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or university, which offers or leads to a B.A., B.S., or graduate degree.
To Apply: Complete the DCNR Externship Program Application on-line and submit to the Bureau of Human Resources. If you are unable to submit on-line you can complete the application, print it off, and mail to the address below. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
We appreciate your interest in employment with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. If you have any questions, please contact:
Bureau of Human Resources
PO Box 8768
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8768
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is
an equal opportunity employer.