Summer Internship - Tri-Basin NRD, Holdrege

Summer Internship - Tri-Basin NRD, Holdrege

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The Tri-Basin NRD in Holdrege, Nebraska, is seeking a summer intern. The Tri-Basin NRD Summer Internship program employs college students who have an interest in natural resources management. The purpose of the intern program is to provide students a wide range of natural resources-related work experiences.

These are full-time temporary positions (mid-May to mid-August). Working hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (sometimes later in evenings) Monday through Friday.

Work is mostly, but not exclusively, outdoors. Interns will work with staff from the Tri-Basin NRD, Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Job Duties:

  • Collect groundwater quality samples
  • Assist with invasive plant control efforts
  • GPS coordinate data collection and land survey
  • Wildlife habitat monitoring
  • Irrigation system efficiency testing
  • Assist with educational activities
  • Assist NRD staff with clerical work, plan documentation



  • U.S. Citizen
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent
  • Enrolled in Accredited College or University
  • Majoring in a Natural Resources Related Field
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be at least 18 years old

To apply, mail or email a cover letter and resume before April 1, 2021:

Tri-Basin Natural Resources District
1723 Burlington St.
Holdrege, NE 68949

Tri-Basin NRD General Manager John Thorburn: jthorburn [at]