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.**

Precollege Programs Hiring for Summer 2022

Announcement from Precollege Programs:

Hello students!

Want to teach kids how to use Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math to be inventors and to travel across Oregon this summer?

Oregon State University has an exciting opportunity for you to make a difference in the lives of middle school students all around the state of Oregon! As an Invention Educator* you will connect with our community of STEM and invention partners in a variety of locations across the state and help build youth learners’ entrepreneur, design, invention, and engineering skills. You and your co-mentors will support youth in teamwork, leadership, and communication, as well as help them solve a real-world problem within their community or for a specific user!  

The pay is $15/hr and there are opportunities for full-time summer employment.  Training is over the Spring Term and is virtual through Canvas.   This summer we will be hosting camps at Oregon State University, Hood River, 4 Rivers, Waldport, and several other locations.  Food stipends and housing is provided when traveling.  

*Invention education refers to the “deliberate efforts to teach people how to approach problem finding and problem-solving in ways that reflect the process and practices employed by accomplished inventors”. Invention education is known to be a powerful, engaging, and inclusive educational approach that helps prepare students for a rapidly changing future! Be part of this new, exciting, and growing field!

STEM Leader Program Assistant

Hiring STEM Leader Program Assistants for the academic year 2022-23! The position is for 10 hours/week but depending on WS status, students can work up to 20 hours during the school year and 40 hours during the holidays.

The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Website maintenance and content creation
  • Updating and redesigning marketing and outreach materials
  • Auding in the development and planning of coursework

Job listing:

OSU KidSpirit

             NOW HIRING FOR SUMMER 2022!

Will you be in Corvallis for the summer? Looking for a job?

  • Have a Summer You May Never Forget!
  • Challenge Your Comfort Zone 
  • Be Where the Fun is At!

What are the benefits of working at KidSpirit?

  • Develop leadership skills
  • Improve written and oral communication
  • Develop teamwork and problem solving
  • Work in positive community and create a positive impact on a child’s life

KidSpirit summer day camp offers recreational and educational enrichment experiences in science, engineering, art, sports, gymnastics, archery, in-person & virtual culinary arts & nutrition, sewing, swimming and much, much more! There are openings for head & assistant instructors, camp counselors, office and marketing staff, there are many opportunities to build your professional skills while working in a positive environment with youth! 

At KidSpirit, we provide our staff with the opportunity to instruct and mentor youth, create lesson plans, learn safety and first aid, and develop skills in database and business process management. There are full and part time employment options. KidSpirit is hiring staff in all majors and with any level of experience (or no experience)! KidSpirit has opportunities to fulfill internship and experiential learning credits.

 Our Summer Day Camp runs from June 20th through September 2nd (with the employment period beginning June 13th) and is located on the Oregon State University Campus. Join our team and help make a difference in a child’s life! Apply here!

Western Oregon Outdoor School Seeking Field Instructors

Seeking field instructors for all programs who will aid in teaching base programs throughout April, May and June 2022. Students reside onsite are able to earn up to 4 credits and a $500/week stipend. Training is provided. Learn more about Western Oregon Outdoor School on this website! Apply here!

State of Oregon Hiring Frenzy!

The State of Oregon is hiring and has a plethora of jobs open RIGHT NOW, whether you want to be a State Park Ranger or work for ODFW- Check out their website to see what openings are best suited for you! Be sure to look at the Forestry Department or the Parks and Recreation Department jobs!


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.)

Hardwood Centre Now Hiring

The Hardwood Centre is looking for a part-time forestry student to help in their warehouse and with deliver. Currently looking for summer help that can transition into part-time during the upcoming academic year.

Please contact Rachelle Borden for details and how to apply:

Multiple Job Openings: Trackers Earth

Trackers Earth is seeking seasonal employees for Summer 2022. Applications are open for multiple positions that afford great experience in teaching and nature interpretation. If you want to go farther afield, there are also jobs available in Washington, California, and Colorado!

Questions can be sent to

Montana Conservation Corps

Check out all of the MCC’s job listings here!

Community Engagement & Leadership Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for projects to volunteer and get involved? Visit the Community Engagement & Leadership (CEL) page to see what types of projects and leadership experiences are available. Current projects include Habitat for Humanity, Heartland Humane Society, Corvallis Parks & Rec. and Starker Arts Garden for Education.

Word has gotten out- The State of Oregon is HIRING NOW!

The State of Oregon is hiring and has a plethora of jobs now open, whether you want to be a State Park Ranger or work for ODF- Check out their website to see what openings are best suited for you! Be sure to look at the Forestry Department or the Parks and Recreation Department jobs!

Community Service Projects 💛

Benton Habitat for Humanity

Projects vary from home builds, home repairs, or serving at ReStore – no experience required! Have a fun and rewarding time volunteering at Habitat, while helping families create safe, decent and affordable housing.

Wednesdays 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Heartland Humane Society

Activities will vary each week in response to pandemic safety and weather, but will always include playtime with dogs as a way to thank you for your work and to help the dogs socialize. Most often, you’ll be helping maintain a clean and safe outdoor environment for dog activities, so please dress for the weather.

Tuesdays 9:30am to 12:00pm

Corvallis Parks & Rec

Visit an array of parks, trail and urban forests within the Corvallis city limits while volunteering to enhance them and keep them beautiful. Project activities will vary based on the location each week, but may include activities like spreading rock, maintaining trails, pruning trees, weeding, route marking, path surfacing, etc.

Thursdays 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Starker Arts Garden for Education (SAGE)

Help grow fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables that will be donated to families in our community who cannot afford them – SAGE provide thousands of pounds every year to hungry people.  Tasks may include one or more of the following: vegetable harvest / wash / pack, transplanting vegetables, weeding, bed preparation, mulching, pruning, greenhouse construction, winterization, etc.

Fridays 12:30pm to 3:00pm

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