INHF's Internships

The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation offers internships for college students which cover a variety of fields, including statewide land stewardship, blufflands land stewardshipcommunications, graphic design and program support/grant writing. All INHF internships are paid and offer opportunities to take on interesting, challenging and professional projects. Check out each program's page for requirements, project examples and other information.

Questions? For questions regarding the Statewide Land Stewardship internship, please contact Tylar Samuels at 800-475-1846 ext. 34. Inquiries about the Blufflands Land Stewardship internship should be directed to Brian Fankhauser at (563) 382-2008. For Program Support/Grant Writing internship questions, please contact Andrea Piekarczyk at 800-475-1846 ext. 28. Contact Joe Jayjack (ext. 24) for inquiries about the Communications and Graphic Design internships. INHF is a laid-back office, and we don’t mind answering applicant questions by phone or e-mail.

Note: INHF's internship program is limited to college undergraduates or graduate students who are either from Iowa or attending an Iowa college. If you have questions about your eligibility, please contact us before submitting an application.


Below, hear four former interns tell of their experience.


INHF internships provide college students with great experience, a salary and the knowledge that they're helping protect Iowa's wild places.