Opportunities & Internships

Interested in earning academic credit for your student internship?

Email the UPD: jschaefer@envsci.rutgers.edu

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.


Entry-mid level Environmental Scientist needed

Brinkerhoff Environmental Services, Inc

Brinkerhoff Environmental Services, Inc. is looking to hire an entry-mid level Environmental Scientist right away. Location is our Newark, NJ Office.

Download the job description

Email cover letter and resume to resumes@brinkenv.com


Elmeryl Davies Memorial Scholarship

Undergraduate juniors and seniors majoring in an environmental field

Application Deadline: October 31, 2019

The NJ Licensed Site Remediation Professionals Association (LSRPA) awards a scholarship annually to undergraduate students in their junior or senior year that are majoring in environmental science or engineering fields. Applicants must be a student member of LSRPA - which is free of charge: Student Membership.

For more information and how to apply: Scholarship

Any questions: Kim Kimberly Skibo, Sr. Project Manager
Ransom Environmental, 2127 Hamilton Avenue, Hamilton, NJ 08619
Ph: (609) 584-0090 ext. 46; Fax:(609) 584-1190
Email: kim.skibo@ransomenv.com


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.


New Job Opportunities at NJ DEP

For more information NJDEP jobs


Entry-level jobs include:

  • Analyst Trainee, open until Nov 13, 2019
  • Assistant Geologist, open until Nov 7, 2019
  • Environmental Services Trainee, open until Nov. 7, 2019
  • Environmental Engineer Trainee, open until Oct 31 & Nov. 4, 2019
  • Program Specialist 1, open until Oct 31, 2019

Open to all candidates that meet the requirements listed in the posting


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.


SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program - Dept of Defense

Opens Aug 1, 2020 (Deadline: Dec. 3, 2019 5:00PM)


The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship-for-Service Program application portal will open on 01 Aug 2019 for Academic Year 2020. SMART is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and guaranteed civilian employment with the Department of Defense (DoD) upon degree completion

For more information SMART