Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Updates Job Qualifications as it Readies to Hire 42 New Staff
The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), part of the Agency of Natural Resources (ANR), recently updated the minimum qualifications for all Environmental Analyst positions. The DEC made the updates as it prepares to hire over 40 positions in the next few months. New staff will direct nearly $600 million in federal funds for water infrastructure and environmental remediation. Read the full press release.
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Our total compensation package includes benefits that are worth about 30% of your salary. We also offer a wide variety of career and growth opportunities, competitive pay, training programs, and more.
Undergraduate and graduate students often use internships to explore their career interests, build relevant skill sets, and make connections in their fields of interest. ANR strives to provide competitive and well-supported internship experiences for students throughout the year. Interns have opportunities to engage in learning experiences that inform statewide environmental initiatives. Internships may be for credit, paid or unpaid, part-time or full-time.
Questions about ANR internships should be directed to the Chief Operating Officer Kim Greenwood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internships with the Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation
If you are interested in an pursuing an internship with the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, please contact Operations Officer Agnes Barsalow at email@example.com.
Internships with the Departments of Fish and Wildlife and Environmental Conservation or the Agency of Natural Resources
Please note that we are not accepting interns from colleges or universities outside of established partnerships at this time. Interested students should reach out to their career offices.
ECO AmeriCorps: The Department of Environmental Conservation has created a service corps that will place members at host sites dedicated to working with communities on water quality issues.
ANR partners with colleges and universities to advance many mutually beneficial projects. Students have researched the effects of maple sugaring operations on wildlife, synthesized citizen-based water quality data, and developed assessment tools that evaluate the impact of recreation in town forests.
Service-learning is a teaching philosophy that combines service in the community with classroom instruction. Students in service-learning courses focus on personal reflection while developing civic and personal responsibility.
Instructors interested in partnering with ANR to conduct a service-learning course or project, contact ANR's Chief Operating Officer Kim Greenwood at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we are not accepting direct applications students from colleges or universities outside of established partnerships at this time. Interested students should reach out to their career offices.