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Internship Opportunities at Duke Farms

Applications accepted until April 1, 2022

Duke Farms is now accepting applications for thier Duke Farms Internship Program. For information go to Internships to learn about all the different Internship programs available this summer (June 1 - Sept 1, 2022).

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


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


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:

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: 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:

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:

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

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 go to: 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: 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:

Summer Internship Opportunity (Paid)

"Evaluate and Rethink Waste"

Application Deadline: June 17, 2021

Looking for students passionate about protecting the environment and sustainability and interested in conducting primary and secondary research on integrating waste reutilization into a circular carbon economy model. The interns goal over the summer is to uncover current challenges in waste reduction practices and to help develop recommendations for real-world solutions.

Open to Undergraduate Juniors and Seniors and graduate students.

Download the description with instructions on how to apply:Rethinking Waste Internship

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

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 - 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:

    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 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,

    Help Needed Immediately: Undergraduate Summer Student Interns

    The Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program located on Cook Campus in New Brunswick is seeking several motivated individuals to assist with research on green stormwater infrastructure, help with rain garden design, construction, and maintenance, and conduct watershed surveys to identify stormwater management problems. No experience is necessary, but an environmental sciences, engineering, and/or landscape architecture major is preferred. Must have a valid NJ drivers license. Work begins immediately. 35-40 hours per week. Hourly pay is $15.

    Please contact Dr. Christopher Obropta via email at

    USDA Research Opportunity in Environmental Science (Paid)

    USDA Sustainable Agrictural Systems Laboratory in Beltsville, MD

    Application Deadline: July 15, 2021

    A research opportunity is currently available with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory (SASL) located in Beltsville, Maryland. The selected participant will have the opportunity to refine their skills with hands on research, being involved in executing experiments under the Organic Research and Education initiative Weed and Insect Management in Organic Rotational No-Till Agriculture. The mission of our group is to address agronomic challenges (e.g., crop, pest and soils) while reducing tillage in organic field crop production.

    For information about this opportunity and how to apply go to: USDA-ARS Research Opportunity

    Summer Internship Opportunities

    Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (Posted May 19, 2021)

    Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission has 4 summer internship positions which need to be filled immediately. These paid positions offer laboratory opportunities in analytical chemistry and microbiology.

    Download the descriptions with instructions on how to apply: Analytical Chemistry Internship and Microbiology Internship flyers.

    Native Restoration Project - Part-time or Full-time Employment

    Participate in a restoration project on 200 acres in the NJ Delaware Water Gap close to Pennsylvania to create and maintain a sustainable environment. Work includes removing invasive species and replanting with native trees, shrubs, and perennials to attract local mammals, birds and insects. The first delivery of 1,600 native plants were received last week. Help is needed to plant and maintain these native species.

    In addition to reforestation, this group will be building an organic vegetable garden and fruit orchard with an emphasis on heirloom varieties. The project manager, Brad Silver-Smith has maintained organic certification with New Jersey for 20 years and he is looking for someone who would be interested in hands on experience in this field. They are starting construction on a 5,000 square foot greenhouse for food and native plant production to make this material available year round.

    This is a multiyear project and they are looking for students with an interest in reforestation, organic food production, and ornamental horticulture. Pay is $15 - $20 per hour depending upon education and experience.

    To apply contact: Brad Silver-Smith at email:

    Summer Internship - Environmental Permitting

    Application Deadline: April 21

    EnBW North America is a global clean energy company focused on developing offshore wind in the New York and New Jersey area. They are currently looking for interns to fill their growing Environmental Permitting Team.

    New York and New Jersey have set ambitious climate and renewable energy goals, and EnBW is committed to helping the states meet them. Beyond developing clean energy technologies and projects themselves, EnBW is working to educate and expose students and young professionals to the growing importance and opportunities within the U.S. offshore wind industry. Applicants to this role should be undergraduates, recent graduates or first year Masters students. They will support the environmental planning, permitting and fisheries engagement work. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is Wednesday, April 21 at 6:00pm EST.

    For more information go to EnBW Open Positions

    To apply, submit a resume and cover letter describing your experience and interest in the position to Isabel Kaubisch at email: (Subject Line Include: "EnBW North America Offshore Wind Environmental Planning /Permitting Intership")

    Part-time Summer Employment

    AWT Environmental Services, Inc is a well established 2nd generation, family owned, site remediation contractor. They are currently looking for part-time workers for summer employment in various positions.

    To apply, send your resume to Joseph Postorino:

    Sustainable LEED Workshops & Training

    LEED is 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. A short introductory video is available on YouTube:

    Webinar and Online self-paced options are available starting March 27 and running through the end of August

    Register here -

    For more information, contact the instructor Lorne Mlotek directly at

    Sustainable Action Costa Rica

    July 31 - August 8, 2021

    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!

    Application deadline: April 30th

    For more information visit:

    Part-time Employment Opportunity

    MIG Consulting (Posted here 3/10/2021)

    MIG Consulting is a full service environmental consulting firm in Highland Park, NJ serving a variety of federal, state and private sector clients primarily in Mid-Atlantic regions. They are seeking a part-time field technician to join their team.

    For more information, download the flyer.

    To apply send your resume to Stacey Wiswall at email:

    Scholarship Opportunities

    NJACD Memorial Conservation Scholarship Fund (Deadline May 1, 2021)

    Must be a NJ resident and an undergraduate enrolled in a curriculum major of agriculture or natural resource conservation, including agronomy, soil science, plant science, forestry, geography, agricultural education, environmental science, wildlife or fisheries management, environmental engineering, agricultural/resource economics or other major related to conservation.

    Information about the scholarship and how to apply:.

    Internship Opportunities

    Interstate Environmental Commission

    The Interstate Environmental Commission (IEC) is seeking seasonal interns to assist with water quality monitoring projects in western Long Island Sound and New York Harbor, as well as a communications intern to assist with development of website and social media content, email newsletters and reports to stakeholders, partners and Commissioners.

    Full descriptions of the available positions and information on application procedures can be found at:.

    Summer Internships in Turf Management

    Laurel Creek Country Club

    Undergraduate internships are currently available at Laurel Creek Country Club. These internships provide diverse, hands-on experience applying environmental science to turfgrass management. Interns will gain experience in integrated pest management, water conservation, soil ecology, conservation programs, and technology. For more information, download the Laurel Creek Summer Internship Program flyer

    To apply: email a personal statement and resume to Luke Kringler, email:

    Seasonal Assistant - Mosquito Control

    If you enjoy working outdoors and have an interest in field biology, environmental science and/or public health, this is a great seasonal job for you. The Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission (MCMEC) is hiring seasonal employees to assist in the control of mosquitoes for the 2021 season. We are looking for motivated, responsible individuals with the desire to be a part of an environmentally conscious team of professionals serving the residents of Middlesex County. No experience is necessary - field training will be provided for all aspects of the job. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Supervisor. The season runs from May through August.

    For more information and how to apply, download the Job Announcement.


    Application Deadline April 1, 2021

    The Master Gardener Association of Monmouth County is offering several $1,000.00 scholarships to undergraduate students that are residents of Monmouth County. Students that apply must plan to major in Horticulture, Environmental Sciences, Plant Biology/Botany, Environmental Planning and Design or related Agricultural fields and must be accepted to matriculate at a college/university for the fall semester of 2021.

    For more information, download the Scholarship Flyer

    If you have any questions, please email us at

    Jr-Level Scientist/Geologist Position

    Environmental professionals are needed to join an expanding team in Morris County, NJ. Candidates must possess a BS degree in environmental science, geology, engineering or a related discipline, have completed OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training and have 1 to 4 years of relevant experience and background with an environmental, engineering and/or remediation company.

    For more information, download the Job Announcement.

    To apply, contact Bob Grant at Resource Options:

    Remote Internships with NJPIRG

    NJPIRG Students is a student organization here at Rutgers University that works to protect the environment, fight hunger and homelessness, and promote civic engagement.

    NJPIRG Students has volunteer and internship opportunities doing outreach, organizing events, and spreading the word through media and social media.

    Apply here.

    Environmental Specialist - Entry Level Job Opening

    Triumvirate Environmental (posted Jan 19, 2021)

    Triumvirate Environmental is currently hiring an Environmental Specialist. This position is an entry-level position, requiring a BS/BA degree in Environmental Science and related fields. This position provides hands-on foundational knowledge needed to develop and advance as an environmental professional.

    Learn more about the position and how to apply Environmental Specialist Flyer


    Citizens Climate Higher Education

    Citizens Climate Education is a nonpartisan non-profit organization focusing on climate advocacy to reduce carbon emissions. Internships for 2021 are currently available.

    Applications for Summer Internships are due March 30.