Stateside Jobs and Opportunities

Student Employment Opportunities

Student Services posts current job and internship opportunities that are relevant and interesting to students. Check out the College of Forestry’s own Student Employment Opportunities Job Website to find your next job or internship!

**Oregon State makes no representation, warranty or guarantee about the positions listed. We do not prescreen employment or internship opportunities that are submitted. You assume full responsibility for your safety, security, wages, working conditions, etc. of any off-campus employment/internship opportunities.**

Job Boards

Check out these company’s job boards for updated opportunities!

CAL FIRE Forestry Aide Info Sessions

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is recruiting to fill a total of approximately 25-30 Forestry Aide positions at the following Demonstration State Forests: Jackson, LaTour, Soquel, Boggs Mountain, Emigrant Gap, and Mountain Home. Apply by October 20th, 2023.

Presentations will be hosted on the positions at the following times:

  • September 26th, 2023; 7 pm – 9 pm; join here
  • October 26th, 2023; 7 pm – 9 pm; join here

Research Opportunities

Looking for ways to get involved in research… and get paid? Check out these projects that need undergraduate assistance. Or check out opportunities with URSA Engage!

Linn County Search & Rescue & Incident Management Internship

We are excited to announce that Linn County (Oregon) is offering an internship opportunity with their Search and Rescue team! This would be a great opportunity for students pursuing the Conservation Law Enforcement Option or interested in a career as a Park Ranger, Park Manager or career paths that include managing emergency response. Please see below for details and how to submit your application. NOTE: You can discuss with your advisor how you might petition to use this internship for academic credit in your specialization if applicable.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce the opportunity for OSU students to participate in a new Search and Rescue (SAR) Internship. This internship program offers an invaluable experience for aspiring individuals seeking to develop their skills in SAR and emergency operations. The program will run from August 1 to December 15 for 180 hours (6 credits), providing hands-on training and real-world experience. The internship will include functional SAR skills training, administrative work, and incident response. Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years old to apply. Applicants should be willing and able to do strenuous physical activity including but not limited to hiking in rough terrain with a backpack at elevation, potentially overnight. INTERNSHIP IS UNPAID.

Please send your cover letter and resume to no later than October 1. Only complete applications will be considered.

American Forest Management: Multiple Internships!

American Forest Management is currently interviewing for multiple positions beginning in Summer 2024. Opportunities range from temporary internships to full-time permanent postings. See here for the full list!

Self-paced Sustainability Course

OSU’s Sustainability Office in partnership with OSU’s Sustainability Double Degree Program, is offering a new, two-part leadership program designed to provide a structured, practical and meaningful experience for students who wish to explore sustainability in a flexible, cost effective framework. Students can complete the Canvas-based Program at their own pace without committing to the time or expense of a for-credit course. Learn more here.


Update your profile and upload your resume on Handshake to connect with employers, schedule interviews, and register for career fairs and events. Need to make an appointment with Career Development Career Advisor, Britt Hoskins? You can do that on Handshake too (click the schedule appointment button under the career center tab)!

OSU Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Current research projects at OSU that are in need of undergraduate assistance! These projects are spread out over a wide variety of disciplines, with a mix of in person/remote and paid/unpaid work. Check out this website to get more information and see if your skills, abilities, and interests are a match for these positions! (Deadlines Vary.) If no application link is provided for your project of interest, email the associated faculty member!

CEL Spotlight

Beaves Volunteer:

Help grow food for low-income families, provide emergency meals & housing, enhance parks & trails, maintain space for animals (with doggie playtime), or work toward affordable housing and housing equity. Projects address multiple social issues alongside community partners: Benton Habitat for Humanity, Heartland Humane Shelter & Care, Corvallis Parks & Recreation, Room at the Inn, & Starker Arts Garden for Education (SAGE). Read more about these projects on our Beavs Volunteer webpage.

CEL Events and Opportunities:

Did you know that Community Engagement & Leadership offers many opportunities in the Corvallis area? If you’re looking to get involved with your community, check out their newest opportunities here.

Space Grant Internship Opportunities

Interested in space and looking for ways to get involved? Consider an internship with NASA. Visit NASA’s One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) here. OSSI offers students the opportunity to apply for nearly all of NASA’s student internships in one place, using one simple application!  The OSSI website also makes it easy for students to find opportunities and apply to multiple programs with one simple application form.

For more information on the Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium’s (OSGC) available student opportunities please visit our website here.

To get involved with the Oregon Internship Opportunity Network (OrION) and connect to internship opportunities please visit OSGS’s website here.

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