Internship Opportunities in Environment
Sites with Current Internship Listings
Search Handshake for internships in this field. Also try these sites:
- CA.gov Seasonal Employment
- Environmental Career Opportunities
- Green Dream Jobs
- Student Conservation Association
- USAJOBS - US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Parks Service, Environmental Protection Agency, etc.
Below is a sampling of internship programs; more can be found using the internship directories listed above.
|Air||Clean Air Council|
|Conservation||The Nature Conservancy|
|Education||National Environmental Education & Training Foundation|
|Energy||California Energy Commission|
|Law and Policy||Earthjustice|
|Marine||California Coastal Commission|
|Parks and Recreation||National Park Service|
|Policy||Institute for Policy Studies
Resources for the Future
|Water||California Department of Water Resources|
|Wildlife||The Wildlife Society|
Develop Your Own Internship
If you have not yet secured an internship through an established program or listing, try consulting websites of organizations that interest you; you may just uncover an internship. If not, you can approach them to Develop Your Own Internship.
Below is a sampling of organizations that are engaged in work relevant to this field.
- Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education - Environmental outdoor education conferences, jobs and resources.
- Association of Environmental Professionals, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter - Active local professional group which welcomes students to their monthly meetings and events.
- California Association of Environmental Professionals- Links to chapters located statewide. Includes a directory of members.
- WEN, the Women's Environmental Network - Nonprofit organization that links over 520 women in the Bay Area and Northern California who support and work for protection of the environment. Free weekly e-newsletter.
To identify other organizations to approach, use these resources: