Employment Opportunities at the Game Refuge

A job with the McLean Game Refuge can be exciting, challenging and enriching. You’ll work closely with a talented team dedicated to preserving one of Connecticut’s most beautiful natural areas.

Join our team at the Refuge and make a difference in the future of our environment.

Current Openings


The McLean Game Refuge offers a semester-long unpaid academic internship to students studying ecology, forestry, wildlife science, and other related fields at an accredited college or university. Click below for full details. 

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The McLean Game Refuge is searching for four (4) Summer Forest Rangers to complete its 2024 Summer Forest Crew. Under the direction of the Crew Leader and the Game Refuge Director, the Summer Forest Rangers will aid in the research, education, conservation, and maintenance activities of the Game Refuge for the summer of 2024. Applicants must be current undergraduate students pursuing a course of study in forestry, environmental studies, biology, botany, outdoor recreation, or another related field. Recent college graduates may also apply given they are pursuing a graduate degree in a related field. This position is designed as an internship to provide professional skills for a future career in an environmental field. This is a 10-week program beginning the first week of June and concluding in August.

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