Learn by Doing

Get Hands-on Experience

The Department of Natural Resource Ecology Management is dedicated to setting our students up for success! In fact, all NREM students are required to obtain 400 hours of practical (paid or volunteer) career-related experience, approved by an academic advisor, prior to graduation. Learn more about NREM 104 hours and explore all career-related experience opportunities available!

NREM 104 Requirement

NREM Job Board

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Join a Learning Community

Learning communities are small groups of people with a common interest. They help by providing you built-in opportunities for study groups and building connections with your classmates!

NREM Learning Communities

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Explore Student Clubs and Organizations

Check out what clubs and organizations your fellow classmates are joining to add to your resume and build hands-on experience!

NREM Student Clubs

Graduate Student Organization

NREM Graduate Student Organization

The Graduate Student Organization provides a number of resources to fellow students including a regular seminar series and events designed to feature the research of others.

NREM Graduate Student Organization

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Montana Camp

The Rod & Connie French Conservation Education Camp was established through a donation by Rod and Connie French to Iowa State University. The facility is operated by Department of Natural Resource Ecology & Management as a space for hands-on field education in forestry, fisheries and wildlife.