Career Exploration and Academic Enrichment

Academic Enrichment (go beyond the classroom)

      UM Office of Academic Enrichment


      National Student Exchange 

      Education Abroad (Study Abroad)

      Service Learning/Civic Engagement

      Register with Volunteer Missoula

      Get involved on a Research Project


Chat with a DBS faculty member about careers

If you are interested in exploring one of the following careers, feel free to contact the DBS faculty member to schedule a time to chat:

Health and Medicine:  Mike Minnick (

Industry: Jay Evans (

Research/Academia: John Maron (

K-12/Public Education: Anna Sala (

Natural Resources: Winsor Lowe (


Exploring Jobs and Careers

Exploring Careers in the Biological Sciences:

Alternative Biology Careers

American Institute of Biological Sciences--Careers in Biology

American Society for Microbiology--Careers in Microbiology

Careers in Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology

Careers in Genetic Counseling

Careers in Dentistry

Careers in Medicine

Careers in Public Health

Careers in Veterinary Medicine

Experiential Learning & Career Success (Career Services)

DBS degrees/careers

Internship Services

Searching for Jobs:

UM's "Handshake" is available through both Internship Services and Career Services

Student & Recent Graduates - Jobs in Government

USA Jobs

W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation's job search

Exploring Local Jobs, Internships, and Volunteer Opportunities 

These are a few of the relevant local businesses and non-profits in the Missoula area.  Contact one of them to talk about creating your own internship.

Animal Wonders


Blue Marble Biomaterials

Community Medical Center

Ecology Project International

Flagship Program


The UM Herbarium

International Wildlife Media Center & Film Festival

Internship Services

Matson's Lab

Missoula Butterfly House & Insectarium

Montana Conservation Corps

Montana Natural History Center

MPG Ranch

National Wildlife Federation

Phillip Wright Zoological Museum

Raptors of the Rockies

Rocky Mountain Laboratories

Simbiotic Software

SpectrUM Discovery Area

St. Patrick's Hospital

UM Jobs (after graduation)

Watershed Education Network

Wilderness Institute

Wild Rockies Field Institute

Wind River Bear Institute