Career and Student Opportunities2018-07-18T15:06:45+00:00

Careers & Student Opportunities

Development Director – Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Paul Region

Delta Waterfowl Foundation seeks to hire a seasoned development professional with a passion for conservation, a strong hunting ethic and a working knowledge of waterfowl/wetland biology to lead our Major Gift fundraising effort in the Chicago / Milwaukee / Minneapolis / St. Paul Region.

The incoming Development Director will have a significant role in planning, and the primary role in closing Major Gifts from Individuals, Foundations and Corporations in this Region, and will have the unique opportunity to significantly impact waterfowl populations and help shape a very positive future for waterfowl hunting for generations to come.

It is preferred that the Development Director base from the Chicago or Minneapolis / St. Paul area, but location is negotiable for the best candidate. Moderate travel will be required to fully embrace the breadth of opportunities that exist in the Region.

To apply, please submit a letter describing your fit and interest in the position, along with your resume’/CV and salary history to The position will remain open until the best candidate is identified.

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The Dave Ankney & Sandi Johnson Waterfowl and Wetlands Graduate Research Scholarship

The Dave Ankney & Sandi Johnson Graduate Research Scholarship was established in 2013. Two scholarships are awarded annually to graduate students working on waterfowl/wetland issues in North America, one to a MSc candidate and one to a PhD candidate. Click Here to learn more.