Job Summary

Naturalist Interns work a minimum of 20 hours/week for 10 weeks under the supervision of the Director/Naturalist. Experience will include teaching, field work, buildings and grounds maintenance and writing for the BNC newsletter.

Job Duties

  • Assist with environmental educational programs for organized groups and the general public

  • Coordinate and lead the summer VolunTeen program

  • Participate in conservation projects

  • Help with maintenance of grounds and trails

  • Clean and maintain nature center aquariums and terrariums

  • Staff building on assigned Saturdays

  • Attend BNC Annual Board Meeting

  • Write a minimum of one article for the BNC quarterly newsletter

  • Identify and complete one independent project in specific area of interest

Minimum Skills

  • High school graduate with a desire to work in environmental education or outdoor recreation

  • Ability to pass background check

  • Ability to work well both independently and with a group

  • Experience teaching or supervising children

  • Ability to present in front of an audience

  • General knowledge of native flora and fauna


  • $10.00/hour

  • Training in environmental education techniques, conservation projects and native plant and animal identification

  • Flexible work schedule

How to Apply

Brillion Nature Center employs one Summer Naturalist Intern each year. Candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to Brillion Nature Center, PO Box 85, Brillion, WI 54110 or