Forestry Careers

Career Opportunities in Forestry related fields

Forestry StudentsStudents who complete the AAS degree in Forestry ResourceTechnology work outdoors on private, state and federal forestlands.They work directly with the public or assist with administrativeand/or management activities. Many of these websites also offersummer jobs and internship programs that are designed to furtheryour knowledge and skills and earn college credit as well.

Listed below are examples of state and federalorganizations offering job opportunities. Most of thesejobs can be obtained with a 2 year AAS degree. For those who wishto further your education and job possibilities, our courses can betransferred to a variety of 4 year institutions enabling you toearn a BA/BS in your area of interest.

  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Oregon Department of Forestry
  • Oregon Forest Resources Institute
  • Oregon State Parks & Recreation
  • US Forest Service
  • Society of American Foresters
  • Deschutes Watershed Project
  • Nature Conservatory
  • Washington Department of Natural Resources
  • California Department of Forestry
  • Oregon Department of Agriculture
  • Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
  • Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
  • Oregon Department of Geology & Mineral Industries
  • Oregon Department of Land Conservation & Development
  • Peace Corps
  • Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
  • US Fish & Wildlife Service

Forestry ProgramGraduates
Many of our graduates have arenow working with a variety of private and public companies as wellas state and federal agencies. Some recent graduates are now working for the followingorganizations:

  • Oregon Department of Forestry
  • Bureau of Land Management - Prineville District
  • Crown Pacific
  • Malheur National Forest
  • Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest - Montana
  • Winema National Forest