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Jobs and Career Resources

Jobs and Career Resources 

Now that your AZCC term is over, it is time to look for your next job! Here are some resources to help you out with your job search. 

Corps Jobs 

Did you love your AZCC term but want to see what conservation corps work is like in a different part of the country? 

Conservation Legacy: AZCC is not the only Conservation Legacy program! Conservation Legacy has programs and internships across the country. 

Conservation Corps Jobs: A great place to see many conservation corps jobs from many different organizations and locations! 

The Corps Jobs Exchange: Connects youth corps members with career-oriented opportunities where they can build on their corps experience. Be sure to check out Recent Posts by Others to see additional opportunities from our partners and sponsors! 

The Corps Network: Want to work for a Corps? There are always new openings at Corps across the country. Check to see if a Corps near you is hiring! 

Other Conservation Jobs

Conservation Job Board: Find jobs in conservation, natural resources, ecology, wildlife, forestry, botany, marine biology, fisheries, and environmental education. 

Texas A&M: A great place to find biology and conservation related jobs. 

National Wildlife Federation: You can search for jobs, internships, fellowships, and volunteer opportunities. Internship opportunities are nationwide and in the areas of conservation, education, fundraising, communications, legal work, and publications. 

Grand Canyon Trust Youth Job Board: Listing of open conservation positions from Grand Canyon Trust and associated partners across the Colorado Plateau. 

Government Jobs 

Want to work for the National Park Service, the Forest Service or the BLM? The place to look for all of those jobs, and more, is USA Jobs! 

Applying for jobs on www.usajobs.gov can be a little tricky. It is highly recommended that you read up on some tips before creating a profile. The USA Jobs help center has some helpful tips. There are also plenty of great tutorials on YouTube

State Jobs: Also consider looking into state jobs! Most states have a website where state jobs, including jobs in state parks, are listed. Check out the Arizona State Jobs website

Other Outdoor Jobs

Love working outdoors but tired of swinging a pick all day? There are tons of opportunities that will get you outside! Consider working with a guiding program, working at a resort, working as an environmental educator, or working at a summer camp. 

Backdoor Jobs: has listings for short-term adventure jobs and international opportunities. 

Coolworks: Jobs in great places! Features short-term jobs, summer jobs, and non-government jobs within many national parks. 

Outdoor Industry Jobs: Includes winter sports, bike industry, and flyfishing jobs, as well as many others! 

Outdoor Ed: A list of current outdoor education jobs. 

Resort Jobs: Features worldwide resort jobs with ski and snowboard resorts, camps, national parks, cruise ships, restaurants and hotels 

NOLS Alumni E-mail List: specifically for alumni of a NOLS course or a Wilderness Medicine Institute course, but a great resource for outdoor jobs. 

Non Profit Jobs

Idealist.com: A job search engine for non profit jobs across the country. 

Nonprofit-jobs.org: Listings of current non profit openings. 

Indeed.com: A more general job search engine, but a great way to search for jobs by region or interest, and can be filtered to show non profit openings. 

Career Resources

Need help creating a resume, working on a cover letter, or other application tips? 

Guide: Nonprofit and Education Outdoor Career Opportunities: Introduction and guide to pursuing a career in outdoor nonprofit or outdoor education. Courtesy of Transforming Youth Outdoors in Partnership with US Fish & Wildlife Service. 

Guide: For Profit Sector Outdoor Career Opportunities: Introduction and guide to pursuing a career in the for-profit sector in outdoor recreation or natural resources. Courtesy of TYO:Transforming Youth Outdoors in Partnership with US Fish & Wildlife Service. 

Resume-help.org: Has plenty of sample resumes to look at, as well as helpful tips. 

Georgetown University: Has a simple guide for writing a cover letter. 

Also, if you are a current or former college student don't be afraid to reach out to your college's career center! Most colleges and universities have folks on staff who can sit down with you and help you build or edit your resume.