Stateside Jobs and Opportunities

2024 U.S. Forest Service Public Land Corps & USDA ARS Internship Program

The Conference on Asian and Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) is now recruiting students and recent graduates with an interest or background in: natural resources, STEM, biology, forestry, etc.for the 2024 U.S. Forest Service Public Land Corps & USDA ARS Internship Program. This paid program includes weekly leadership seminarsCommunity Action Projects, and individual mentorship. Students have the opportunity to be considered for the U.S. Forest Service Public Land Corps Program and USDA ARS Internship Program. The U.S. Forest Service Public Land Corps Program consists of a 640-hour internship that provides students with hands-on field experience at one of U.S. Forest Service’s national sites as well as professional development opportunities. The USDA Agricultural Research Service Program consists of a 320-hour, STEM-based research internship in a USDA ARS field office. 

Qualified applicants should have a strong academic record and a demonstrated commitment to public service, including service to the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) community. All current students and all majors are welcome to apply. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with soft deadlines for each term (see below). Applicants can apply at: 

Application Deadline

Fall 2024: Friday, July 12, 2024 | 11:59 pm ET 

Any questions can be sent to

Willamette Resources & Educational Network (WREN) Volunteer Opportunities

WREN is a local nonprofit whose mission is to educate and promote land stewardship of the West Eugene Wetlands and surrounding habitats. Their current programs include a classroom based lesson series focusing on the wetlands for 4th and 5th graders, an after school program, and monthly Wetland Wanders–guided walks with ecosystem-specific experts. WREN is looking for volunteers to help with classroom activities, field trips, Wanders, community events, and more! If interested in volunteering with WREN, fill out the WREN Volunteer Form or contact by email at

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!

The Hardwood Centre: Warehouse Sales & Delivery

The Hardwood Centre is looking for a part time employee for warehouse sales and delivery. They are open 8am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday and 10am to 2pm on Saturday. They will work around your class schedule and are looking to hire someone for 20 hours a week (more hours available during the summer). The position entails basic customer service, helping customers pick out and load lumber, plywood, flooring, etc., deliveries to job sites (a good driving record required), etc. This job requires the ability to lift 50 pounds.

For those that are interested, please pick up an application: The Hardwood Centre – 29855 Hwy 34, Albany OR 97321. If you have questions, please reach out to Rachelle Borden:  

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!

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.


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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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