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Summer Internship Opportunity in Turf Management

Posted here Feb. 3, 2022

Laurel Creek has a 15-week structured program where students will be introduced to the various components of turfgrass management. The program aims to instruct students in the principles of integrated pest management, water conservation, and the most up to date best management practices. Laurel Creek strives to create a positive work environment that is focused on promoting the career opportunities in the Turfgrass and Golf Course Industries.

For more information and how to apply download the Program Description

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Scholarship Opportunity - NJACD

Application Deadline April 15, 2022

Reducetarian Foundation is a new fellowship program for NYC-area undergraduates. This is a one-year experience with a $7,500 stipend for students wanting to create a more sustainable, healthy and compassionate food system. Download more information here.

Learn more about the foundation and how to apply here.


Industrial Hygienist - Job Opportunity

Posted here Feb. 1, 2022

CTSI is seeking an Industrial Hygienist with an understanding of Federal, State and Local laws in Environmental, Health and Safety. For more information about the position, download the Job Description

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Scholarship Opportunity - NJACD

Deadline May 2, 2022

The NJ Association of Conservation Districts (NJACD) is currently accepting applications for theirNJACD Memorial Conservation Scholarship. Applicants must be a NJ resident, full-time student and have completed at least four full semesters of study at an accredited college prior to scholarship award date. Undergraduate students meeting those criteria and majoring in agricultural and environmental fields should apply.

Apply here for the NJACD 2022 Scholarship Opportunity.

Climate XChange Spring Internship (Paid)

Internship Dates late Feb through May 2022

The State Climate Policy Network (SCPN) is hiring interns to support their climate policy efforts.

Apply Now. This is a remote, part-time, paid internship starting in mid-late February and running through May 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so apply now!


LEED Training

Online Webinars -- Trainings: Feb through May 2022

LEED is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. As buildings can become LEED Certified, people can become LEED Accredited! The best way to break into the sustainability space is to attain the LEED Green Associate. It also shows employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field. Since the LEED GA exam doesn’t have a stellar pass rate, the value of the extra letters behind your name will carry even more weight.

The LEED Professional Designation has helped past participants attain internships and jobs and now is a great time to add this credential.

Register for a live webinar or start today with our on-demand recorded workshop completed anytime at your own pace here - register. Students can use discount code 'green' for $50 off. Trainings run throughout Spring 2022.


Environmental Health and Safety Positions Available in NJ

PHASE Associates, LLC is currently hiring entry level Environmental Health and Safety Associate positions. Applicant should be a recent Environmental Science and/or Environmental Engineering graduate (BS or MS degree) and have completed the 40-hour HAZWOPER training certificate.

If you are interested in applying for this position - send cover letter and resume to Gary Schwartz. Email: Gary@phaseassociate.com

Internships in Watershed Management

Numerous internship opportunities are currently available in NJ. Review the document Internships in Watershed Mgt and contact Professor Van Abs (Email: vanabs@sebs.rutgers.edu) if you would like to apply for one or more of these internships.


Senior Environmental Quality Scientist

Apply Now (Posted here Dec. 15, 2021)

Middlesex county utilities authority is currently hiring a senior environmental quality scientist for their Central Treatment Plant facility. Download the job description here. To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume to Human Resources as soon as possible.


Green Teams Summer Internship Program (PAID)

Program runs May 31 - Aug 4, 2022. (Application deadline Jan. 4)

The PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies is pleased to announce that undergraduate student applications are now open to join our summer 2022 GREEN TEAMS Internship Program running from May 31 - August 4, 2022. This is the seventh year that this program brings together students from diverse backgrounds and majors to address sustainability challenges for a wide array of organizations including but not limited to corporations, local businesses, municipalities, community groups, government agencies, and non-profits. For more information, go to: https://www.montclair.edu/pseg-sustainability-institute/green-teams/.

Download the flyer for more information.


Internship and Employment Opportunities at NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife

Apply Now (Posted here Nov. 10, 2021)

NJ Department of Environmental Protection Division of Fish and Wildlife has a number of job and internship opportunities, including permanant and seasonal work. For more information go to: https://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/employ.htm


Yale Conservation Scholars - Early Leadership Initiative

Apply Now - applications due Nov. 17, 2021)

Yale Conservation Scholars - Early Leadership Initiative is a summer opportunity for undergraduates who are traditionally underrepresented in the conservation field and who are interested in careers in this sector. Applications due Nov. 17, 2021 - so apply now!

Any questions can be directed to YCS-ELI@yale.edu


Entry-level Chemist position at US Geological Survey

Apply Now (Job posting closes Oct. 29, 2021)

The US Geological Survey is currently looking for an entry-level chemist position in Middleton, WI. Environmental science and related majors with interest in analytical chemistry should apply. For more information and how to apply at USAjobs.gov go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/618155800 Apply immediately - job posting closes Friday Oct 29, 2021.


LSRPA Scholarships

Applications due October 31, 2021

The purpose of the LSRPA Elmeryl Davies Memorial scholarship is to encourage students to pursue careers in the environmental field and to provide students with opportunities to connect with LSRPA members through the LSRPA’s Student Member program to obtain internships and full-time jobs upon graduation. The LSRPA anticipates that the awards will be $3,000. Details are attached and students can apply here: https://www.lsrpa.org/lsrpa-scholarship-applications Applications are due no later than October 31, 2021.


Scholarships Available from the Garden Club of America

Deadlines in January and February 2022

Scholarship funds are available in conservation, ecology, horticulture, pollinator research, environmental studies, and related fields. Find out more at: https://www.gcamerica.org/scholarships.


Ecological Science & Engineering Graduate Programs at Purdue University

Virtual Open House - Wed. October 27, 2021

Ecological Sciences & Engineering (ESE) is an interdisciplinary graduate program at Purdue University. ESE students collaborate across disciplines to develop solutions to environmental issues while pursuing their MS or PhD degree.

ESE’s Virtual Fall Open House is a free event and a great opportunity to meet current students, staff, faculty, and alumni, and learn more about the ESE program.

ESE’s Virtual Fall Open House

Wed. Oct 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

RSVP online

If you have any questions please contact us at ese@purdue.edu


NJ Audubon Internships

Applications due Friday October 8, 2021

Numerous internships are currently available for this fall at NJ Audubon to start immediately (October 8). These include internships in:

  1. Forest Stewardship / Sanctuary Steward at Sherman Hoffman Wild Sanctuary (6-8 h/week)
  2. Wildlife Habitat & Naturalist at Scudder Preserve (8-12 h/week)
  3. Sustainability Ambassador (PAID) - Statewide (10-15 h/week)
  4. Environmental Education & Stewardship at Lorrimer Sanctuary (8-16 h/week)
  5. Enviornmental Education at Nature Center Cape May (15-20 h/week)
  6. Descriptions of each can be found in this Google Folder

    More positions are expected in Spring.


    Triumvirate Environmental Career Fair

    Event Sept 30, 2021 3:30 - 4:30 pm

    Triumvirate Environmental is hiring across the USA for a variety of positions. Attend the virtual career fair to learn more.

    The event will highlight entry-level opportunities which include Environmental Specialist, EHS Consultants, and many more.

    Register here


    Full-time organizer jobs at NJPIRG

    NJPIRG is currently hiring campus organizers to help recruit and train the next generation of activists to tackle climate change, single use plastics, hunger and homelessness and more. If you want to help students get organized, mobilized, and energized apply today.

    Learn more about Student PIRGs and how to become a campus organizer here


    Sustainable Action Costa Rica Program

    Travel dates: January 5 - 13, 2022

    Costa Rica has achieved renown for its environmental policy, often in the spotlight for its efforts towards carbon neutrality and conservation. The award-winning Sustainable Action Costa Rica program goes behind the curtain to explore this phenomenon in depth with 8 days of NGO visits, adventures, and guided discussions. The program takes travelers through Alajuela, Puerto Viejo, and Bri Bri, with the option of adding a week of Spanish Immersion at the beach before/after the program dates. You'll visit sustainable farms, local community development projects, nature and wildlife conservation initiatives, and more!

    If participating in this program, contact UPD - jschaefer@envsci.rutgers.edu to register for a spring course to earn 1 credit EBE for this activity

    Applications accepted until Oct. 31 or capacity is reached.

    For more information visit: https://www.interexchange.org/sustainable-action-costa-rica/


    Internship Opportunity at MIG Consulting

    Posted Aug 24, 2021

    MIG Consulting is a small engineering company in Highland Park, NJ. They are currently hiring interns to do field and office work. Interested students should contact Ravi Kolaventi at kolaventi@migconsulting.net. Ravi is often in the field. In that case, contact IP Singh at singh@migconsulting.


    Fellowships for Latinx students and young professionals

    Applications Due August 10, 2021

    Hispanic Access Foundation's MANO Project is offering enriching fellowship experiences nationwide for Latinx college students and upcoming professionals who are passionate about the outdoors, geography, community engagement, public lands, cultural resources and natural resources.

    They are currently accepting applications for the 2021 year-long Advanced Fellow fellowship in Falls Church, VA until August 10, 2021 with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters.

    Applications can be submitted through the MANO Project website.

    See the website above for more information. Interested candidates may contact us them by email with any questions regarding internships.


    Lab Technician - Level 1, 2, 3

    Passaic Valley Sewarage Commission

    Posted July 23, 2021

    PVSC is currently accepting applications for Lab Technicians. One example: Laboratory Technician I announcement. Additional positions can be found on their website.


    Internship Opportunity (PAID)

    Old Colony Group, LLC

    Internship may lead to full employment

    Old Colony is an environmental firm specializing in hazardous waste management and regulatory compliance. They are currently hiring interns in the following roles: Chemical Technician and Hazardous Waste Field Technician. Intern responsibilities include field services, general labor, cleaning of contaminated equipment, heavy lifting, extended hours and possible overnights.

    Applicants should be in their senior year and have completed the 40-hour OSHA certification (HAZWOPER).

    For more information about specific opportunities, download the flyer

    To apply, send cover letter and resume to: Dan Klein, evp@labpack.com


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