There are no open positions at this time.


Love the Boundary Waters? Want to help protect it? Get involved with the Friends as a volunteer! We can use help on a one-time or ongoing basis. Volunteers can help in the office, at events, or in almost any other way. Do you have a special expertise? Check out our volunteer job descriptions and apply to join our team. Thanks!


Friends of the Boundary Waters Internships, Duluth or Minneapolis, Minnesota

Want to get experience working in a high-impact conservation non-profit?  Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness offers a variety of unique internships that are an opportunity for you to gain practical experience and develop workplace skills in membership, policy, and communications. The Friends takes on 1-2 interns per semester/summer. Positions are typically part-time, about 10-12 hours per week for 10 to 12 weeks. Applicants typically have completed at least one year of college and must be at least 18 years old.  Stipends are available. Please email Cori to apply. Please send one PDF document to Cori that includes a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 2-3 references.

Internship sessions are structured as follows:

Session                                      Location              Deadline

Spring 2017: Jan-May                Minneapolis            Nov 14, 2016

Spring 2017: Jan-May                Duluth                     Nov 14, 2016

Summer 2017: May-Sep             Minneapolis            April 3, 2017

Fall 2017: Sep-Dec                     Minneapolis            July 14, 2017

Questions? Contact us at 612-332-9630 or email