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

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

CONSERVATION

Enterprise GIS Manager
Location: Seattle, WA

Government Relations Director, Energy
Location: Washington, DC

Lead Ecologist
Location: Anchorage, AK

PHILANTHROPY

Southwest Regional Philanthropy Officer
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
Location: Washington, DC

Communications Internship
Location: Denver, CO

Government Relations Internship
Location: Washington, DC

Legal Internship - Part Time
Location: Washington, DC

Philanthropy Internship
Location: Washington, DC

Click here to learn more about our internship program

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  • Neil Shader

    The new guidance requires analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) has to include effects on climate change – including resource extraction and timber harvesting on federal lands.

  • Emily Linroth

    Montanans from all walks of life announced today that they will continue to defend a beneficial forest restoration project responding to several groups’ repeated attempts to derail it in court.

  • Michael Reinemer

    That legislation carried a number of conservation provisions to safeguard natural, cultural, and historic sites in more than 25 states. “Today, Congress has given the American people an enduring, irreplaceable gift by protecting a number of wild places to explore and celebrate across the country.