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COVID-19 Update: Dear Applicants and Potential Participants,

Our crews and individual placements have always been the foundation and driving force of this organization. The safety of our participants has always been our utmost priority. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 situation, we have activated an Incident Response Team and are working around the clock to monitor and manage the effects of the outbreak. Conservation Legacy and its programs are strictly following guidelines provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and local public health agencies. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your program or recruitment staff.

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We urge everyone to follow CDC and WHO protocols to limit the spread of the virus. We hope that you and your families are well.

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.

Monitoring Intern
(2 openings)
The selected individuals will also assist in conducting Range Readiness Assessments, Rangeland Health Assessments, compliance checks, trend monitoring, infrastructure mapping, and general administration duties. The position will be primarily field based, with some office work. Long days and irregular hours may be required to complete field work. Interns will have opportunities to work with other programs in the office to encourage growth and experience.
Taos, NMJune 21, 2022 - January 10, 2023Apply Here
Botany Specialist Internship
(1 opening)
The Bureau of Land Management in partnership with Conservation Corps New Mexico seeks to fill a need for a Botany Specialist out of the Carlsbad BLM Field Office. The successful applicant will provide support to the Carlsbad BLM Botanist and 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, NMMay 20, 2022 -
November 11, 2022
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Park Ranger
(2 openings)

This position will mainly focus on National Conservation Lands to include dispersed recreation, wilderness and wilderness study areas but may also provide assistance on other projects within the Taos Field Office Recreation Program. The main office is located in Taos, New Mexico. The recreation program at the BLM Taos Field Office is the largest New Mexico BLM Field Offices. The recreation program manages recreational uses within the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, the Sabinoso, Cerro del Yuta Wilderness and San Antonio Wildernesses, two wilderness study areas, dozens of dispersed recreation areas and a robust river program managing 3 Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Taos, NMMay31 2022 - April 28, 2023Apply Here
Natural Resource Assistant Intern
(3 openings)
This position requires: supporting or conducting on-site inspections of most phases of oil and gas operations; conducting research and gathering and maintaining environmental data relating to mitigation of surface impacts and reclamation of surfaces to a productive condition; conducting inventories and monitoring to support land use plans; assessing lease files, bonds, and inspection and enforcement action entries; and discussing methods of prevention or mitigation with operators and owners of facilities.
Roswell and Santa Fe , NMMay 31, 2022 -
May 26, 2023
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Geology Intern – Oil & Gas Adjudication
(1 position)

BLM’s Minerals Specialists and the Adjudication team to assist with oil and gas well adjudication across multiple databases and mediums for the oil and gas program. This position support includes confirming well status and location within the Automated Fluid Minerals Support System (AFMSS), LR2000, Trust Lease Database and through the use of geospatial (GIS) datasets. Completion of the project tasks will involve working with BLM staff specialists, other State and Federal governmental agencies, and external customers. This position will require the application of a full range of geospatial analytical techniques to identify, interpret and resolve well status and location issues.Norman, OKMay 31, 2022 - June 3, 2023Apply Here

Individual Placements Recruiter Contacts

SamJean Simmons, Individual Placements Program Coordinator


Phone: 575-202-4203

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