Internships & Extra Credit

We l engage students in all that we do. Get some real world experience with us as part of paid and unpaid internships, jobs and extra credit opportunities.

Extra Credit

Looks for Extra Credit? Contact Suzanne DeCoursey, decourse@sonoma.edu

Internships and Jobs

Title Description Internship/Jobs Contact
Naturalist Training Five one-day trainings (40 hours) teach you how to lead educational tours of the Osborn Preserve. Interns are required to spend an additional 40 hours leading tours for 3-5 graders and adults. Fall and spring semesters. Unpaid, 2 units Suzanne DeCoursey
Land Management Training Five one-day trainings (40 hours) teach you hands-on land management skills needed to restore habitats in west Sonoma County. Interns are required to spend an additional 40 hours working on restoration projects with non-profit partners. Spring semesters. Unpaid, 2 units Suzanne DeCoursey
Preserve Management Works on all aspects of managing and administering the SSU Preserves. Completion of Naturalist Training or Land Management Training required. Year round. Paid. 2 positions Suzanne DeCoursey
Outdoor Summer School Program Works with K-8 teachers in Mendocino County to infuse outdoor learning into the Boonville summer school program. Completion of Naturalist Training Program required. Summer. Paid. 4 positions

Suzanne DeCoursey

Vegetation and Pollinator Surveys Conducts plant and pollinator surveys at the Osborn Preserve, Pepperwood Preserve and US Forest Service lands near Sacramento. Summers. Posted on Handshake when available Paid. 4 positions Chris Halle
Marketing and Communications Assists with social media, donor engagement, and tracking measures of success. Year round. Posted on Handshake when available. Paid. 2 positions Anne Reeves, Claudia Luke
Outreach Events Assists with Center workshops and events. Fall and spring semesters. Posted on Handshake when available Paid. 1 position Kerry Wininger