Natural Resources Careers Academy

June 23-28, 2019

Want to learn about careers in natural resources? Up to 30 high school current juniors and sophomores (rising seniors and juniors, will graduate in 2020 and 2021) will be selected based on scholastic achievement and their interests in the natural world, conservation and environmental studies. Applicants must be Missouri residents. Academy is free of charge.


  • To learn about a diverse array of careers in forestry, nature interpretation, fisheries, environmental science, human dimensions of natural resources management, soil and atmospheric science, and wildlife studies at the School of Natural Resources;
  • To connect high school students with natural resources professionals and introduce them to recruiting information.


Download the application here. Applications must be postmarked no later than April 26, 2019. Late submissions cannot be accepted.

For more information

Contact Dr. Christine Li, 573-882-0613,, School of Natural Resources, 105A, Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Building, Columbia, Missouri, 65211