Open Positions at NACD
NACD is currently seeking candidates for a Natural Resource Policy Specialist. To view the full position announcement, please click the title above. To receive priority for interviews, please submit a resume and two writing samples by Friday, April 6.
Internships at NACD
NACD interns typically work with NACD’s government affairs and communications staff to advance the association’s legislative agenda. They are given hands-on learning experiences that enhance their understanding of Congress and the legislative process; the work of federal natural resources and environmental agencies; and the roles conservation districts and state conservation agencies play in the development of natural resources, agricultural and environmental policies.
NACD interns are typically college juniors or seniors who are interested in natural resources policy, environmental science or agricultural fields. They traditionally work for 10 weeks during the summer or 15 weeks during the fall or winter, and are expected to work full time – although special arrangements can be made. A performance-based stipend is awarded at the end of the internship.
- Assisting in summarizing and disseminating policy information to conservation leaders;
- Assisting with coordinating grassroots outreach efforts;
- Representing NACD at meetings, press conferences, receptions and other events;
- Helping write and edit newsletters and other special reports relative to policy and programs;
- Attending hearings and briefings on subjects relative to private lands conservation funding and policies;
- Interpreting data and creating reports and charts; and
- Performing any and all related duties that advance the mission and purposes of NACD.
How to Apply
NACD accepts applications year-round for three sessions:
Fall Session: 15 weeks, September through mid-December
Summer Session: 10 weeks, June through mid-August
Winter Session: 15 weeks, January through March