Full & Part Time Positions

Naturalist Fellowship Position
Job Description (pdf)
Duration: September 4, 2018 - August 16, 2019
Application Proccess: Send a cover letter, resume, and completed questionaire to Teresa Root, Naturalist Fellowship Coordinator by email Troot@dodgenaturecenter.org
OR by mail
Dodge Nature Center
365 Marie Avenue West,
West St. Paul, MN 55118
Application Deadline: March 9, 2018 or until the 4 positions are filled.


Naturalist Fellowship

A Look at the Naturalist Fellowship Experience
The Naturalist Fellowship program provides a twelve month long learning opportunity for college graduates to develop knowledge of natural history and skills in interpretive teaching. To learn more or if you have questions, email Teresa Root, Fellowship Coordinator. TRoot@DodgeNatureCenter.org

Internship Opportunities

Dodge offers Part-time and full-time seasonal, internships in the following areas:

Summer Environmental Education Internship

Recruitment begins in January

The Dodge Nature Center provides environmental education and outdoor experiences for thousands of people each year, primarily K-8th grade students. We are looking for an individual with at least two years of college coursework in environmental education to help us provide educational experiences this summer. To learn more please email a letter of interest and resume to
Peter Cleary, Director of Environmental Education pcleary@dodgenaturecenter.org


Development Internship

To apply for consideration, email a letter of interest and resume to Rachel Hughes, Development Director RHughes@dodgenaturecenter.org

Marketing/PR Internship

To apply for consideration, email a letter of interest and resume to Kim Bauer, Marketing Coordinator KBauer@dodgenaturecenter.org



Recruitment begins in February

The farm internship has three seasons:  Spring (March-May), Summer (June –August), and Fall (Sept.-Oct.).  The nature of the work can vary considerably by season. The core of the internship is a general overview of small scale farming practices. Interns will learn to do the feeding chores, barn cleaning, basic animal medical/husbandry care, soil preparation, crop planting, cultivation, and harvest.  In addition there will be opportunities to work on bee keeping, a model aquaponics system, fence and building repair, composting, and maple sugaring- all only when seasonally appropriate.  The intern will learn a variety of farm practices in a wide variety of areas.

Farm interns gain experience in sustainable agriculture and horticulture, assisting with the daily care of our diverse farm animal population, preparation of bedding plants and planting, care and harvest of field crops.

The internship requires a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week, with at least one full day (8 hrs) included to ensure a breadth of experiential duties.To apply for a Farm internship, please email a letter of interest and resume to Don Oberdorfer, Farm Director.


To learn more about Dodge Nature Preschool internships, please email Marty Watson, Director of DNP.

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