U.S. Fish and Wildlife Recruiting College Students

In 2018, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will partner with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) for the FWS Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP). DFP provides undergraduate rising seniors and graduate students who are interested in conservation or other related careers with a full-time, 11-week opportunity that supports FWS conservation priorities.

Undergraduate rising seniors and seniors who will not yet have completed their degree requirements prior to the completion of their fellowship are eligible to apply for all 55 projects. Graduate students are eligible to apply for 8 of the projects, which are identified below, throughout the SCA Application process, and on FWS Work for Wildlife website. Projects include 40 biology or fisheries projects, 12 outreach or human dimensions projects, and 3 in other fields.

Questions? Contact a FWS Recruiter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To fill out an application, learn more about eligibility requirements, or find out about specific opportunities, click here.

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