Internships - get paid to help us protect Missouri's natural resources.

The department will announce 2019 intership positions later this year. Be sure to keep checking back for more information.

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources' 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 department's mission requires a diverse workforce statewide, which also includes 91 state parks and historic sites. Opportunities with the Summer Professional Development Program exist statewide. Candidates can apply to any or all of the internships within the Division of Environmental Quality, Missouri State Parks and Missouri Geological Survey.


Please direct all inquiries regarding internships to Tiffani Martin via email or by calling 573-522-1503 or mailing to:

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Human Resources Program
PO Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102