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Volunteers from Habitat for Humanity, Home Depot, Antioch Baptist Church, active and retired military veterans, and members of USDA’s NRCS joined Director of Bunchology James Bunch to build a high tunnel in a food desert neighborhood of Waterloo, Iowa, July 29, 2022.
(USDA/FPAC photo by Preston Keres)

Who We Are Looking For

NRCS is looking for dedicated people seeking the opportunity to preserve our natural resources.

NRCS opportunities include:

Student Interns

NRCS hires students under its Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) annually.  If you are attending college or graduate school, you may qualify.  You can work a flexible schedule while attending school.  You'll work for and learn from NRCS professionals in you field of study.  Participation in this program can open doors to exciting career possibilities. For more information, visit Student Employment.

Earth Team Volunteers

The Earth Team Volunteer Program needs your skills and talents.  The program offers outstanding and exciting opportunities for people in search of professional work experience or academic credit or who just want to do their part to preserve and protect the natural resources. For more information, visit Earth Team Volunteers.

Professional Career Positions

NRCS career professionals work with private landowners to develop conservation plans that meet their personal goals and objectives.

Entry Level Positions

NRCS Offers entry level positions for those who are seeking opportunities to explore various options towards a meaningful career.


Darlita Sarkilahti
Human Resources Manager
Phone: 701-530-2008