Hubbard Conservation Fellowship

The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska
Wood River, Nebraska
Job Category
Fellowships & Scholarships
$15 per/hour
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
The Nature Conservancy of Nebraska is proud to host The Claire M. Hubbard Young Leaders in Conservation Fellowship Program – a one-year program for selected recent college graduates in conservation-related fields. It is designed to provide a comprehensive set of experiences working with a conservation organization and bridge the gap between school and career. Fellows are housed at The Nature Conservancy’s Platte River Prairies Preserve near Wood River, Nebraska. Click here to see our brochure with more detailed information on the program and application guidelines. Applications for the 2024 Hubbard Fellowship are due October 9, 2023 (11pm Central Time). Apply at for job #54028. You can follow this link to see the job description. Be sure to follow directions in the job description for the cover letter and uploading of files. Fellows receive training and experience with prescribed fire, as well as many other land management and restoration practices. Hubbard Fellows are full-time employees of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) during their fellowship, with health insurance, housing, and work vehicle provided by TNC. Roughly half of their time is spent on land management and restoration, learning from experienced science and land stewardship staff. In addition, they work on research and other science projects, are involved in strategic planning discussions, communicate actively about conservation to a variety of audiences, and help out with fundraising and all other aspects of a non-profit conservation organization. Fellows travel to various offices and projects operated by The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska, but also attend conferences and field trips, both in Nebraska and beyond. “The Hubbard Fellowship was the perfect step for me to learn about the wide variety of work non-profit organizations like TNC do, and helped me see how my particular skills and perspectives could contribute to that mission” – Olivia Schouten, former Hubbard Fellow and current Land Steward, The Nature Conservancy – Indiana. For more information on the Hubbard Fellowship, check out The Prairie Ecologist’s latest post. This position pays $27,300 based on hourly rate of $15.00. Housing is provided on a Conservancy Preserve and the position includes excellent benefits (including comprehensive medical and available dental insurance). All travel required for this position is paid by The Nature Conservancy We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!
To apply visit and search for Job ID # 54028. Please follow directions carefully regarding the cover letter and upload your cover letter and resume as one document under the ‘Resume Required’ link. Please do not upload your cover letter separately. Cover letter should be 500 to 1,000 words and should express why you are interested in the Fellowship, why you are qualified, why nature and conservation are important to you, and how the Fellowship would help you with your future career. When applying for this position, please also specify the degree level you will possess by the end of December 2023.
Contact Person
Daisy Mora
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