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The State of South Dakota Intern Program provides opportunities for college and technical school students to gain work experience and first-hand knowledge of state government programs and services in various occupational fields.

With the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, students enter a work environment with professionals who have a passion for working in the outdoors. Experience first-hand how you can help sustain our outdoor heritage in South Dakota, by applying for a paid internship in the below areas:

  • Park Management
  • Park Planning and Development
  • Engineering
  • Law Enforcement
  • Outdoor Education
  • Wildlife and Fisheries Management
  • Habitat Management
  • GIS and Private Lands Management

Fall intern positions are currently posted here.