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Internship Opportunities

Aldo Leopold Nature Center offers many opportunities for meaningful internships for a semester, summer or longer time frames. Click on the position titles for more information!

Seasonal Internships

School Year Education Internship
Now accepting applications.
Each semester ALNC seeks 1-2 Education Interns to work on a variety of projects, observe (and eventually teach) hands-on outdoor programs, and assist with program coordination duties. School year internships are unpaid. For more information, click here or contact Heather Merewood, Program Coordinator, at (608) 216-9370 or by email at

Summer Education InternshipNot accepting applications at this time.
Each summer ALNC seeks 2-3 Summer Education Interns to run around with kiddos in our prairies and forests all summer!  Sound fun?!  Then you should apply! For Summer 2017, 3 positions were available; see description for more details. For more information, contact our Program Coordinator, Heather Merewood, by phone at (608) 216-9370 or by email at

Special Events Management / Non-Profit Development Internship
Throughout the year, ALNC offers a Special Events Management/ Non-Profit Development Internship to assist with fundraising and events. For more information, or to apply for an internship, please click here or contact Kelley Van Egeren by phone at (608) 216-9373 or by email at

Climate Education & Exhibits Internship
Not accepting applicants at this time – please check back at a future date.

Assist the Aldo Leopold Nature Center with the facilitation of climate education exhibits, curriculum and programs in the new Climate Education Center, designed to teach children, their families and teachers about climate science, renewable energy and sustainability. For more information, or to apply, please click here for more information or contact Brenna Holzhauer by phone at (608) 221-0404 x 5 or by email at

Communications Intern
Not accepting applications at this time.
Help the Aldo Leopold Nature Center promote environmental education and the benefits of connecting with nature by joining our team as a Communications Intern! The Communications Intern will be responsible for promoting Aldo Leopold Nature Center (ALNC) programs and events, curating content on ALNC’s social media platforms, maintaining website content, producing marketing material, maintaining community relationships through promotional partnerships and other projects as Intern’s interests and ALNC’s needs align. For more information, please contact Cara Erickson, Marketing & Communications Manager, at (608) 216-9384 or