Opportunities & Internships

Interested in earning academic credit for your student internship?

Email the UPD: jschaefer@envsci.rutgers.edu

Summer Internships at Publix (Paid)

Publix's summer internship lasts 10 - 12 weeks, between May and August, at Publix' company facilities primarily at Lakeland, Florida. Interns are offered competitive pay and are generally expected to work 40 hours per week, although this varies by department. Publix partners with Florida Southern College to provide housing for out-of-town interns.

Internship opportunites are posted online in February at publix.jobs/currentopenings.

For more information please download the flyer and visit publix.jobs/internships

Summer Internship Program

Apply immediately

Central Hudson Gas and Electric has an internship opportunity for students in environmental science and engineering fields. Interns will gain valuable, real-life experience working side by side with professionals at Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation. The internship is open to undergraduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Download the announcement here

Visit the website for more information and to complete the online application here

Deadline: April 17, 2020

Summer IBES-Leadership Alliance Internship (PAID)

June 1 - July 31, 2020, Brown University

The Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES) invites highly motivated rising college juniors and seniors to participate in the IBES-Leadership Alliance summer internship program. This 9-week, full-time paid internship includes a competitive stipend, housing, and travel. Participants will gain hands-on research experience and mentoring with an IBES faculty advisor.

Download the announcement here

Complete the application here

Email questions to samiah_moustafa@brown.edu or elizabeth_fussell@brown.edu

Internship Availability Immediately (PAID)

Environmental Strategies & Applications, Inc

Environmental Strategies & Application, Inc is an environmental consulting firm conducting environmental studies involving contaminated soil and groundwater. They are looking to hire an intern to perform field work, write reports, perform GIS work, data analysis, and GPS data entry.

Download the announcement here

Send your resume to Doug Auld, LSRP; dauld@askesa.com

Environmental Strategies and Applications, Inc
495 Union Avenue, Suite 1-D
Middlesex, NJ 08846

Entry level Environmental Specialist needed

Triumverate Environmental

Piscataway, NJ Location

Download the job description announcement here

For more information about Triuverate go to: www.triumverate.com

Scholarship Awards - Spring 2020

Vegetable Growers’ Assoc of NJ (VGANJ)

The Vegetable Growers' Association of NJ is offering one $2,500 scholarship and one $1,500 scholarship. If you are qualified, based on the following criteria, you are encouraged to apply.


  1. Open to Class of 2021 & 2022 enrolled full-time in SEBS majors in plant science, biotechnology, agricultural science and related fields. Open to all academic majors.
  2. Important: Must have demonstrated interest in vegetables with either academically related or work experience.
  3. Academic performance and some financial need
  4. Candidates selected are encouraged to attend the Association Board Dinner Meeting during the spring semester.
To Apply, submit the following:
  • Part A) one-page typed statement outlining career goals and demonstrated interest in vegetables (Your RU ID Must Be Included).
  • Part B) resume
  • Part C) one faculty or advisor recommendation.


Submit application Materials to Office below or Email: scholarships@sebs.rutgers.edu
Ms. Laura Mitchell, SEBS Academic Programs, Martin Hall – First Floor – Room 109, Cook Campus.


Entry level Environmental Scientist needed

Brinkerhoff Environmental Services, Inc

Seniors graduating in Jan or May 2020 should apply!

Brinkerhoff Environmental Services, Inc., Newark office, has an opening for an entry to mid-level technical professional. Firm provides Environmental Consulting and Engineering Services.

Position offers opportunity to work, and advance, with team of knowledgeable individuals. Training and continuing education are emphasized. Salary and responsibilities commensurate with experience.

Download the job description

Email cover letter and resume to resumes@brinkenv.com

Summer Internship Opportunity (Paid)

Monster Tree Service

Posted online 11/21/2019

Monster's Internship program provides students with hands-on, real life experience in the operation of a residential and commercial tree care business. Students learn about the industry, learn the equipment and safety procedures as they work alongside Monster's tree crews to observe, train, and perform tasks for proper pruning, removals, and clean up.

Download the flyer

Email your resume to Careers@whymonster.com to apply.

To learn more about Monster Tree Service whymonster.com

PSEG Institute for Sustainable Studies

Application Deadline: Jan. 22, 2020

The PSEG Institute for Sustainable Studies and NJHEPS is accepting applications to join the summer 202 GREEN TEAMS internship program running June 1 - Augst 6. The internship brings together students of diverse backgrounds and majors to address sustainability challenges for corporations and nonprofits.

Download the flyer

Apply online. The deadline is Wed. Jan. 22, 2020.

Internship Opportunities at NJ DEP

Water Monitoring & Standards Internships

Must be a enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school. Consider submitting your resume to NJDEP's resume pool of internship candidates. Go to Internship Opportunitiesfor more information on how to apply.

Paid Research Opportunities in Costa Rica

Sophomores and Juniors - all majors welcome

The GREAT Project is recruiting sophomores and juniors to participate in a research program centered around the Talamanca Mountain Range in southern Costa Rica. Students accepted into the program will:

  • Participate in a seminar in Spring 2020
  • Travel to Costa Rica – 5 weeks Summer 2020 and 1 week January 2020
  • Participate in Aresty Research Assistant Program during 2020 – 2021 academic year

Students will receive:
  • Course credit: 1 credit Spring 2020 and 3 credits Fall-Spring 2020/2021
  • Stipend and Travel: $2500 and travel expenses in Costa Rica

For more information and how to apply: GREAT project

Internship Opportunities at NJPIRG

NJPIRG Students is the largest student-run, student-funded organization in the state of New Jersey. Since 1972, NJPIRG has trained students to organize and advocate for practical solutions to some of the country’s most pressing problems, including fighting climate change, working to make sure higher education is affordable for everyone, and protecting public health.

This semester NJPIRG Students are working on several campaigns including:

  • Banning single-use plastic bags in New Brunswick
  • Tackling hunger and food insecurity on campus
  • Stopping the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms
  • Making voting easier
  • Transitioning our school to 100% renewable energy

For more information and how to volunteer, apply for internships, summer jobs, and full-time careers.