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Hubbard Fellowship

Hubbard Fellowship

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Join the Nebraska team and bolster your conservation and leadership experience through the Hubbard Fellowship. The work of this position will help build a healthy future for grasslands and rivers through land management and restoration, science, outreach, fundraising, and other conservation activities.

Designed for recent college graduates, the Hubbard Fellowship bridges the gap between school and career by providing a comprehensive range of experiences with a conservation organization. Land management will be prominent among the Fellow’s duties, including prescribed fire, invasive species control (including herbicide application), fence repair, seed harvest, and more. Additional work will include data collection, numerous outreach and communication activities, and fundraising. The Hubbard Fellow will travel to multiple Conservancy sites, attend conservation-related meetings and conferences, and shadow Conservancy and partner staff in various capacities. In addition, the Fellow will plan and conduct an independent project (research or other) catered to the Fellow’s individual interests and career objectives.See http://prairieecologist.com/hubbard-fellowship/ for more details.

This twelve-month (full-time) position will require irregular hours and will include extensive outdoor physical labor under adverse conditions. The Hubbard Fellow is supervised by the Director of Science and may oversee the activities of short-term staff and volunteers. This position is located at the Conservancy’s Platte River Prairies, in a rural part of central Nebraska at Wood River, Nebraska, and will run from February 6, 2023 through January 26, 2024. Housing is provided at The Nature Conservancy’s Platte River Prairies. Applications are due September 30, 2022.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS/AS/Technical or vocational degree in in biology, natural resources management, environmental studies, or related field, with graduation date of December 2022 or earlier.
  • Experience working in the outdoors.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Experience working effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Qualified as or able to meet qualifications for Prescribed Fire Crew Member (http://www.tncfiremanual.org/RXCM.htm).
Location: Nebraska
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Deadline: September 30, 2022
External website link: https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=52100&PostingSeq=1
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