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We offer educational internships and job opportunities throughout the year allowing students and young adults the chance to learn organizational and management skills in outdoor recreation and a foundation on which to build their resume for future employment.

We’re Hiring for Summer 2021 Jobs at The Nature Connection!  

JobSummer '21
March 10, 2021

Trail Crew Lead

Job Summary: Applicants with a positive attitude and excited about introducing kids to the love of trail sports and the responsible stewardship of singletrack are highly encouraged to apply. Position…
JobSummer '21
March 10, 2021

Summer Backpacking Lead

Job Summary: Do you want to change the lives of local youth this summer through an introduction to outdoor adventure in the wilderness? Successful applicants will serve as the lead…
Nature Connection - Custom ProgramsJobSummer '21
March 10, 2021

Summer Camp Lead

Job Summary: Are you looking to spend your summer outside by helping kids connect with nature? The Generation Wild Lead is a contributing member of The Nature Connection’s (The Nature…

For All The Nature Connection Summer Internship Opportunities, please fill out the following application here.

Top candidates will be selected for an interview by The Nature Connection Directors in May.

Camp Counselor Internship

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Summary: Do you want to be outside this summer assisting kids ages 7-14 with fun activities involving nature and the outdoors? Interns will help supervise campers while teaching games and…

Summer Backpacking Internship

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Summary: Are you passionate about hiking and being around kids in the mountains? The Nature Connection is hiring backpacking interns to help plan and lead youth backpacking trips in the…

Water Sports Internship

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Summary: Do you love being in and around water in the summertime? Do you like SUPing or have you ever wanted to try outdoor adventures all while sharing your excitement…

Wilderness Trail Crew

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Summary: Work with the United States Forest Service on a camping based crew for four days, three nights per week in the backcountry on the Gunnison National Forest. Responsibilities: Crew…

Mountain Bike Internship

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Summary: Do you want to learn the essentials in how to maintain a functional MTB (mountain bike) and build technical job skills while interning at The Nature Connection headquarters? Interns…

Wilder Bunch Trail Crew Internship

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Summary: Do you want an internship where you work hard and have fun with a team outside, everyday? The “Wilder Bunch” is a high school trail crew where you will…

Social Media Internship

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Summary: Create a Snapchat account for The Nature Connection to connect with students on social media and build our following and audience among a diversity of user groups. Brainstorm new…

Healthy Forests Science Internship

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Summary: Learn how to camp and have fun in the outdoors while completing a field research project with the US Forest Service and Colorado State University near Crawford.  Responsibilities: Interns…
Lifeguard Training
February 19, 2019

Scholarship for Water Safety Instructor Training

Scholarship for Water Safety Instructor Training The Nature Connection offers partial scholarships to help cover the cost of a Water Safety Instructor Training at Bill Heddles Recreation Center. Once completed,…
Lifeguard Training
February 19, 2019

Scholarship for Lifeguard Training

Scholarship for Lifeguard Training The Nature Connection offers partial scholarships to help cover the costs for lifeguard training at Bill Heddles Recreation Center, so that students can work during the…
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