Lakeside Lab job opportunities

Come work at Lakeside Lab! We offer summer internship positions, summer kitchen staff positions, AmeriCorps member positions and more! Check below for positions we are currently hiring.

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Apply for a 2024 Lakeside Internship!

Applications are now open for the 2024 Lakeside Lab Internship.  Interns receive a free 4 credit hour class, free room and meals and $10/hour pay.  Looking for students in environmental studies, public relations, chemistry, environmental education and public health.  Applications open until January 27, 2024.

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Kitchen help wanted!

Come work in a fun laid back environment this summer! Iowa Lakeside Lab is looking to hire kitchen help for summer 2024. Starting pay is $15 - $17/hr. We can accommodate to any schedule if need be. Positions could be 20-40hrs a week. Call 712-260-1474 for more information or email Matt Fairchild at

External job opportunities

Check below for job opportunities from some of our community partners! These positions may be located in NW Iowa or throughout the state.

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Woodbury County Conservation seasonal positions

Woodbury County Conservation Board is hiring a variety of seasonal positions for the upcoming Summer. Click here to see their flyer and the link below to learn more.

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Prairie Resource Center temporary/seasonal position

The Prairie Resource Center is hiring a temporary/seasonal position and is looking for people who are available as early as the end of February to those planning to graduate in the spring. Click here for more information.

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DNR Environmental Specialist

Are you passionate about science and safeguarding water resources? If so, the Department of Natural Resources has an exciting opportunity for you! Our Water Quality Bureau is seeking individuals to join the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Section as an Environmental Specialists.