Careers/Internships

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center has a wide-variety of employment opportunities for individuals who are enthusiastic, hard-working, and dedicated to supporting our mission. Our staff is the foundation of our Center.

Interested in joining our team? Check out our current opportunities:

Careers & Internships

Director of Development | Full-time, exempt
The Director of Development is critical to planning, implementing, and supervising all aspects of fund development.  The Director of Development supervises the development department. The priorities of this position are to increase philanthropic giving to the Center and to expand the donor base. The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director and is an important member of the senior leadership team.

Preschool Director | Full-time, exempt
Schlitz Audubon’s Nature Preschool founded in 2003, is one of the first of its kind in the nation. Housed in the Center’s Gold LEED certified building, the preschool’s uniqueness stems from our strong commitment to both environmental education and active learning. The Preschool Director is responsible for the overall day-to-day operation, administration and programming for the Nature Preschool and other early childhood programs.  This is accomplished within the policies and procedures of Schlitz Audubon Nature Center and the Nature Preschool as well as the licensing regulations of the State of Wisconsin and the accreditation criteria of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Summer Camp Intern | Full or Part-time, unpaid
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center is offering up to three unpaid Summer Camp (School Age) Internships. This intern program is designed to provide undergraduate or graduate college students with an opportunity to gain practical experience teaching students from elementary through middle school. By working with professional Naturalist educators, interns will develop outdoor teaching skills and learn how to incorporate their knowledge of Wisconsin natural history into lesson plans for young students.  Schlitz Audubon’s Summer Camp Internship is a challenging and highly rewarding experience for someone considering a career in environmental education.

Land Management Intern | Full or Part-time, unpaid
Student interns will receive hands-on experience in natural areas management to further the development of the interns towards their professional trajectory.  This position is designed to ground the individual with professional skill-sets related to ecological land management.  The knowledge gained should carry-over to other environments/systems in their career futures.  The Center’s Land Management Intern assists the Center’s Land Manager with the ecological-restoration of the entire grounds.