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COVID-19 Update: Dear Applicants and Potential Participants,

Beginning January 1, 2023 Conservation Legacy will no longer require COVID-19 vaccination for members, staff or volunteers.

COVID-19 vaccinations are still highly recommended and encouraged by the organization, and we will closely monitor the national picture as well as our own trends and protocols as we continue to navigate the pandemic.

In Service,

Conservation Legacy and Program Staff


Please see the table below for open positions with Conservation Corps New Mexico. Click the 'Apply Here' link for more information and instructions to apply. If there are no open positions for a particular program or position, please check back soon!

See all Conservation Legacy program position openings here.

General Intern Application - OngoingNot sure current openings are a good fit for you? Use this general intern application to share your resume and interest letter and we will match you to positions as they become available.Multiple Locations in New Mexico; Oklahoma; West TexasTBDApply Here

Wildlife and Natural Resource Management Intern
(1 opening)
This position will be assisting the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Department of Defense-Wildlife & Natural Resources Program, with scientific surveying, invasive species removal, and planting native species.Abilene, TXJuly 8, 2024 - November 22, 2024Apply Here
Biological Science Intern (1 Opening)This position will assist Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge with conducting research and management activities on the Federally Threatened Wright's marsh thistle. Free housing is provided onsite.Roswell, NMMid-July 2024 - Late June 2025Apply Here
Invasive Species Specialist Intern (2 Openings)This position will assist Aransas National Wildlife Refuge with invasive plant management. Free housing may be available, more info will be given during interview. Austwell, TXSeptember 9, 2024 - March 7, 2025Apply Here
Botany Support Specialist Intern (2 openings)This position will provide support to the Botany Program including, but not limited to support field-going Botany crews, assist with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) actions, and monitor/manage for Special Status Plant Species (SSPS).Carlsbad, NMAugust 5, 2024 - February 14, 2025Apply Here

Individual Placements Recruiter Contact

SamJean Simmons, Individual Placements Program Coordinator


Phone: 575-202-4203

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