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 the Center.
Preschool Teacher | Part-time
Preschool Teachers, in conjunction with the teaching team, establish a nature-based early childhood program within the philosophical guidelines of the Nature Preschool and provide effective program implementation.
Summer Camp Intern (Preschool and School Age) | Part-time
This intern program is designed to provide undergraduate, new college graduates, or graduate college students with an opportunity to gain practical experience in nature education. 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.
Summer Land Steward | Seasonal, Full-time
The Summer Land Steward will provide support to the Center’s Resource Ecologists and help implement Schlitz Audubon’s Conservation Plan. S/he will gain professional skills related to the management and restoration of the Center’s lands.
Land Management Intern | Seasonal, 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.
Summer Research Intern | Unpaid, Part-time
Student interns will gain hands-on experience in ecological field research and citizen science to advance the intern’s professional goals. This internship position is designed to provide a grounding in a variety of professional skill-sets related to Nature Center based citizen science and ecological research. The knowledge gained will carry-over to other environments/systems. The Center’s Research Intern will assist staff Resource Ecologists and the Citizen Science coordinator with monitoring projects on lands under management by the Friends of Schlitz Audubon Nature Center.