Opportunities With MSI

Mountain Studies Institute is a growing research and education center focused on developing science that people can use to address environmental issues facing the San Juan Mountains. 

We are committed to hiring and empowering a diverse work force at all levels of our organization thereby creating a culture that allows us to better serve our community, our partners and our employees. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results.

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Interested in working with us in mountain environments?

Four Corners - Federal Lands Internship Program (FC-FLIP): This paid summer internship program places around 10-12 interns with regional land management agencies (USFS, BLM, & Mesa Verde) and with Mountain Studies Institute for 11 weeks - late May - early August.
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PARTNER INTERNSHIPS Frontiers of Science Institute - University of Northern Colorado Greeley, CO.

FSI is designed for high-school sophomores and juniors (rising juniors and seniors) with a strong interest in and aptitude for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). FSI activities are designed to give students a better understanding of STEM and the nature of scientific investigations.

MSI is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.