Careers and Internships

Put your skills and talents to work conserving wild places.

We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package, including health and dental insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. If one of our openings interests you, please send your resume and other requirements as requested in the posting. 

The Wilderness Society is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees and constituents regardless of differences based on an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristic. 

Employment Opportunities

The Wilderness Society is currently recruiting for the following positions:

COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING

Communications Manager, California - Full Time
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Communications Manager, Four Corners - Full Time
Location: Denver, CO

Constituency Building Associate - Full Time
Location: Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, Denver, CO, or Seattle, WA

CONSERVATION

Wilderness Inventory Technician - Full Time, Temporary
Location: Boise, Idaho

PHILANTHROPY

Southwest Regional Philanthropy Officer - Full Time
Location: Denver, CO

Internship Opportunities

The following internships are available at The Wilderness Society.  Each opportunity is designed for undergraduate or graduate students in the summer, spring, and fall semesters; please see individual postings for semester-specific information and application deadlines.  Unless otherwise noted, all internships are unpaid.

Communications Internship (Paid Summer Internship)
Location: Washington, DC

Communications Internship (Paid Summer Internship)
Location: Denver, CO

Government Relations Internship (Paid Summer Internship)
Location: Washington, DC

Philanthropy Internship (Paid Summer Internship)

Location: Washington, DC

Click here to learn more about our internship program

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