Career Opportunities and Resources
The Longleaf Alliance is searching for a new president to lead the organization. The President must have a passion for the longleaf ecosystem, as well as an excellent personal and professional reputation and credibility in the Southeastern United States conservation community. The ideal candidate would have working knowledge of and/or experience in: longleaf forest management and ecology, fundraising, nonprofit management, natural resource conservation and the broader role of forestland management in the Southeastern United States.
The TLIT Coordinator will be located in east Texas and will serve as the partnership’s leader in maintaining vision, focus, enthusiasm, and momentum of a network of conservation organizations dedicated to the restoration of longleaf pine in Texas.
The Student Conservation Association is seeking US Military Veteran Fire Corps candidates to serve in a Veteran Fire Corp program. SCA’s Veterans Fire Corps engages teams of military veterans in fire mitigation. Members work together for 12 weeks, focusing on fuels reduction, fire effects monitoring, educational outreach, and participation in prescribed fires.
The Southeast Prescribed Fire Update details how students and recent graduates can gain experience in wildland fire management.
A list of schools and programs in North Carolina related to fire science has been compiled from the U.S. federal government National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and FireScience.org also provides interviews with fire experts.
This FireScience.org Forestry Career Guide features career and employment information, internship listings, scholarships, instructor information, and a degree search tool.