Summer Internship Opportunities

  • Summer Internships at Social Impact Organizations. Developed by a Echoing Green, a nonprofit organization that supports and develops social entrepreneurs.
  • Pulitzer Center Internship Program. The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting seeks general and education interns to get the word out about their international reporting projects.
  • American Public Health Association. The Environmental Health program in the Center for Public Health Policy offers interns an opportunity to work on issues impacting the public’s health, including environmental health systems, the built environment, water quality and security, environmental justice and health equity.
  • Idealist: Environmental internships in non-profit organizations.
  • SustainableBusinesses.com. Business and environmental jobs and internships with sustainable employers.
  • Citizens’ Climate Higher Education. Empowers students, educators, administrators, and others in higher education to build political will for carbon pricing legislation. CCL offers internships with its staff both remote and onsite.
  • Conservation Job Board. Career website in conservation, ecology, forestry, wildlife, and fisheries. Internships and jobs in the ares of consulting, ecology, environmenal education, non-profit development, policy and law, wildlife and more!
  • Student Conservation Association (SCA). Paid conservation and field internships primarily in U.S. Government Agencies (National Park Service, Fish & Wildlife, USGS, etc.).
  • Pathways Program. Federal internship and employment opportunities for current students, recent graduates and those with an advanced degree.
  • National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates. Supports active research participation by undergraduate students research funded by the National Science Foundation. There are two mechanisms for support of student research: (1) REU Sites are based on independent proposals to initiate and conduct projects that engage a number of students in research and (2) REU Supplements may be included as a component of proposals for new or renewal NSF grants or cooperative agreements or may be requested for ongoing NSF-funded research projects.  Students apply directly to REU Sites or to NSF-funded investigators who receive REU Supplements. To identify appropriate REU Sites, see the directory of active REU Sites.

Students can also explore environmental internship opportunities shared on Ziprecruiter.com. Available for local opportunities and positions nationwide for students interested in summer work experience! Completely free to search and apply.