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Environmental Studies: Potential Careers

Jobs and Internships

Student Conservation Association (SCA)
The self-proclaimed “leader in natural resource conservation” provides service opportunities, outdoor skills, and leadership training to students and recent graduates.
Environmental Careers Organization
The Environmental Career Organization homepage, this page has links to paid internships in different regions of the country.
EcoEmploy
Listing of environmental jobs in USA and Canada organized by region or organization type. Also contains career information and helpful resume and job application tips.
Idealist.org
Action Without Borders--Search for jobs and internships in the environment, energy conservation, wildlife and animal welfare, and more. International jobs too.
EarthNet Jobs & Internships
A job and internship database geared towards entry- and mid-level environmental and social justice jobs suitable for students and recent college grads.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Jobs and internships at the Environmental Protection Agency. U.S. citizens only.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Job listing search by location.
Environmental Career Opportunities (EcoJobs)
Frequently updated, neatly categorized environmental job board.
Environmental Career
Site contains environmental job search and other resources for job seekers.
Cyber-Sierra's Natural Resources Job Search
Has a "newest jobs" section and links to other environmental job boards divided by category (agriculture, environment, forestry, government, GIS jobs, international opportunities, natural resources, watershed, private sector, science, summer, watershed, and wildlife).
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Lists openings for jobs, internships, and volunteer positions.
Green Dream Jobs
Searchable database of jobs in private, public, and nonprofit sectors. Inclusion of job location, type, skill level, and date posted makes for a pleasant search experience.
National Council for Science and the Environment (NSCE)
Offers internships for students and recent graduates during the summer and academic year.
The Nature Conservancy
Job openings at The Nature Conservancy range from ecological restoration and GIS to finance and marketing.

Non-Profits and Volunteerism

Green Corps
Green Corps’ selective Environmental Leadership Training Program includes intensive classroom training, hands-on experience running environmental and public health campaigns, and placement in permanent leadership positions with leading environmental groups.
State PIRGs
The website for finding jobs with Public Interest Research Groups.
Orion Grassroots Network
Job board composed primarily of nonprofits--coalitions, conservation societies, universities, research institutions, environmental education, etc.

Adventure and Outdoors

CoolWorks
Seasonal jobs in fantastic places.
Environmental Careers Organization
Internship board and career advice for those about to enter the environmental field.
Appalachian Mountain Club
Full-time, part-time, seasonal, internships in locations all over the Northeast.