Summer Jobs & Internships

(positions filled for 2018)

During the summer months, Duke Forest typically hires 1 – 2 college students to assist with the maintenance and operation of the Forest.  Typical duties include:

  • Road and trail maintenance
  • Timber inventory and harvest prep
  • Invasive plant management including herbicide application
  • Gate and sign improvement
  • Boundary line marking
  • Data and records organization
  • GPS data collection
  • GIS data entry

Review of applications usually begins in March; email resume and cover letter with subject line: Summer Job to Sara Childs, Duke Forest Director, at

(positions filled for 2018)

Duke Forest’s management internship (1 – 2 years) targeted towards students that have recently completed an associate or bachelor degree in a forestry or natural resource related program.  Position details and instructions for applying are included in this announcement.  Cover letters and resumes should be sent to Sara Childs, Duke Forest Director, at with subject line: 2018 Duke Forest Management Intern.

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