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DNR looking for 200 paid summer interns

The positions are located throughout the state, and run the gamut from wildlife management to accounting. All pay $15 per hour.
A walleye like this 1-year-old who escapes the DNR nets the previous fall will devour hatchlings that are released into the secret holding ponds in the spring.

ST PAUL, Minn. — Passionate about the outdoors and the open air activities that make Minnesota a great place to live?

Maybe a career with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is in the cards. The DNR is looking for candidates to fill up to 200 paid internship positions for the coming summer. 

The internships are for college students who are fulfilling academic requirements or receiving academic credit for their work. The positions are located throughout the state, and run the gamut from wildlife management to accounting. All pay $15 per hour, and require between 20 and 40 hours of work per week. 

The DNR says summer interns not only gain valuable experience and training, they will help the agency create a healthy, sustainable, and livable Minnesota for future generations.

To apply, visit the state of Minnesota careers website and enter “intern” into the keywords field on the job search page. Select “Natural Resources Dept” in the Agency column on the left side of the page. Choose the internship(s) of interest and click the apply button to submit an application.

Applications will remain open until Jan. 31. Those selected will start their internships in May and June.

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