Career Pathways

Join the next generation of environmental stewards


Discover Your Forest is committed to providing valuable experiential learning for young adults through field based paid internship and trainee programs. Along with these highly mentored opportunities, we provide instructional workshops on federal jobs resume building, USAJobs application process, shadowing with experts in the field, and a variety of other professional resources to help get into a career on their public lands. It’s our goal to reach all students in Central Oregon and break down barriers to learning. See below for our open opportunities.

For more information about how you can develop your skills to enhance your career pathway, please contact us.

Young Women's Natural Resources Career Camps

Discover Your Forest partners with natural resource specialists from public and private land management organizations to deliver multi-day, hands-on learning experiences for female-identifying students entering grades 10-12. These day camps serve as an introduction to the various careers in natural resources and provide opportunities for professional mentorship. During specialist sessions, campers learn from female natural resources professionals in careers such as recreation, timber management, fisheries, wildlife biology, engineering, public affairs, wildland fire, and more! Empowering each other, building camaraderie, and forging friendships are focal areas of this camp!

woman in the forest coiling a firehose

Resources for Youth Development

Check out these resources for youth interested in learning more about conservation, training, or employment opportunities.

Other Youth Development Opportunities

There are no current career pathway opportunities at this time. 

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