Salmonid Restoration Federation

Restoration Career Resources

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This general guide to working in Wildlife is applicable to many jobs in the restoration and natural resources career fields. It contains lots of crowd-sourced information, including job boards and graduate school advice.

Job Boards

Please check out the SRF Restoration Job Board to see current job postings related to fisheries restoration and natural resources in California

ECOLOG hosted by Ecological Society of America (ESA) 

Conservation Job Board

Texas A&M Job Board (Fish and Wildlife focus)

American Fisheries Society

USA Jobs

CalCareers (California State Jobs)

Josh's Water Jobs

Society for Conservation Biology

California Society for Ecological Restoration

Entry-level Programs

Watershed Stewards Program

Student Conservation Association


California Conservation Corps

Pathways - Federal Jobs for Students and Recent Graduates

Article: "How to Find a Job as a Recent Grad in 2020"

The Wildlife Society Native Student Professional Development Program

Verterans Corps Fisheries Program with NOAA and California Conservation Corps

Climate Corp- Fellowships throughout California 

Ecological Workforce 

Higher Education

How to Join a Lab article

CBJ Network: Environmental Graduate Programs

The Gentle Guide for Applying to Graduate School

Graduate Resume Guide

Research Experience for Undergraduates (paid summer research opportunities)