Internships provide valuable experience for young adults and help employers recruit and retain talented young people in our region. Existing employers in the Iowa Lakes Corridor region with internship opportunities are listed and linked below. You may also contact us directly and email an internship resume which we will share with other employers. We will do our best to find a great learning and work experience for you.
Current Internship Opportunities
Naturalist Intern Position – Dickinson County Conservation Board
Description: Under the supervision of the E. E. Coordinator, the Naturalist Intern will work with the naturalists and assist with developing, coordinating, and implementing environmental education presentations and activities; create displays and visual aids; assist in updating different medias; help with animal care; work at the reception desk. Must be physically able to lift 50 lbs. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends.
Qualifications: Applicants must be enrolled at a college working toward a degree in one of the following fields: elementary or secondary education; natural resources; wildlife biology; environmental education/interpretation; biology, ecology, or environmental studies. The applicant must also possess a current valid driver’s license and have the ability to get to and from the work-site.
Dates for employment: Position will begin mid-May and continue through mid-August. 12- 14 weeks. Pay: $10.00/hr, 40 hours a week.
Send resumes to Barbara Tagami, E. E. Coordinator, Dickinson County Conservation Board, 2279 170th Street, Okoboji, IA 51355 or.
Phone: 712 330-1080 if you have questions. DEADLINE APRIL 1st, 2013
|Buena Vista County|
|Buena Vista County Conservation Board||Peterson||712-295-7985|
|Central Insurance||Storm Lake||712-732-7030|
|Community State Bank||Spencer||Clark Cunningham||712-262-3030|
|Metal Works||Spencer||Bruce or Holly Nystrom||712-262-1372|
|Spencer Daily Reporter||Spencer||Randy Cauthron||712-262-6610|
|Eaton Corporation||Spencer||Scott Swier||712-264-3300|
|Simonsen Iron Works||Spencer||Larry Geisinger||712-262-4191|
|Williams & Company P.C.||Spencer||Rita Nelson||712-252-5337|
|Clay County Regional Events Center||Spencer||Scott Hallgren||712-580-3002|
|Spencer Hospital||Spencer||Michael Schauer||712-264-6642|
|Green Plains Grain||Everly||712-834-2238|
|Brown Medical Industries||Spirit Lake||Janet Brown||712-336-4395|
|Pure Fishing||Spirit Lake||Jodi Pottorff||712-336-1520|
|Two Old Hippies||Spirit Lake||Di Lorenzen||712-336-4257|
|Dickinson County News||Spirit Lake||712-336-1211|
|Aero Race Wheels||Estherville||Jody Lemke||712-362-3209|
|Art’s Way Manufacturing||Armstrong||Rod Coleman||712-864-3131|
|Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative||Estherville||September Dau||712-362-7870|
Also feel free to contact any of our major employers for internship opportunities.