Conservation Summer Park Intern

Posted 1 month ago

Winneshiek County Conservation is accepting applications for summer park internships with a variety of work and training. Spend your summer with a fun, professional staff while building your job skills and your resume.


Position will offer opportunities in maintenance of county areas and facilities, including mowing, trimming, cleaning, painting, etc., as well as assisting with natural resource management and naturalist programming. Intern will receive valuable practical experience and training during employment. Position begins May and ends August with 40 hours/week (non-routine week including some weekends, evenings, and holidays). Exact start and end dates are flexible for the 12-14 week position.


Applicants must be enrolled in or have a degree in one of the following fields: ecology, environmental studies, recreation, park management, biology, forestry, or other natural sciences. Must be 18 years old, have the ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., possess a valid Iowa driver’s license, and maintain an acceptable driving record. Certification in First Aid and CPR desired but not required. Applicant will undergo a background check in reference to their driving record.


$11.00-13.00/hr., depending on qualifications. No benefits.



Send a completed application, resume, cover letter, and three references to the address below. Applications can be found at

Barbara Schroeder, Director

Winneshiek Co. Conservation

2546 Lake Meyer Road

Fort Atkinson, IA 52144

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Applications must be postmarked or delivered to the WCC office by Friday, February 25, 2022.

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