MoDNR internship opportunities

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources 2023 Summer Professional Development Program will begin accepting applications in October 2022!

The Summer Professional Development Program is designed to provide college students or recent graduates with real-life experience working alongside the department’s engineers, scientists, natural resource managers and other professionals. There are paid and unpaid opportunities. Most majors will be considered with special consideration given to: Agriculture, Architecture, Atmospheric Science, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography, Historic Preservation, History, Interpretation, Landscaping, Museum Studies, Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation, Tourism, Accounting, Business Administration and Human Resources.

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources' mission is to protect our air, land and water; preserve our unique natural and historic places; and provide recreational and learning opportunities for everyone. The department's mission requires a diverse workforce statewide and includes 91 state parks and historic sites throughout Missouri.

Opportunities with the Summer Professional Development Program exist statewide. Students can apply to any or all of the following programs with opportunities: Division of Environmental Quality, Missouri State Parks, Missouri Geological Survey, Division of Energy and Division of Administrative Services (for non-science majors).

Be sure to view MoCareers to find the listing of the department's internship positions.