Minnesota DNR offers 200 internships to college students

International Falls, MN - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is offering 200 internships to college students throughout the state of Minneosta. From Accounting to Aquatic Invasive Species, Park Security to Waterfowl Banding - the DNR has something for everyone. For opportunities in May and June, applications must be submitted by 1/31/2020.

Minnesota DNR's Matt Olinger gave Kris Norton an in-depth look at opportunities and what they're looking for in a qualified candidate.

DNR's Matt Olinger

Internships range throughout the state, including International Falls. The DNR is looking for applicants to work 20-40 hours per week at $15 per hour. Applicants must receive course credit for their internship experience.

If you, or someone you know, is interested in working with the DNR, follow the instructions to apply:

  1. Log onto the Minnesota Careers website  beginning Thursday, Jan. 2
  2. Enter “intern” in the Keywords field on the Job Search Page
  3. Select "Natural Resources Dept" in the “Agency” column on the left side of the page
  4. Choose the internship(s) you’re interested in
  5. Click the apply button to submit your application materials
    TIP: Prior to submitting your application – be sure that you have attached all of the required documents identified in the “How to Apply” section of the job posting.  Applications with missing materials will not be considered.