Following is a list of several links that lead to databases
and search engines designed specifically for internships and seasonal
jobs. Most have a variety of internships, and others are centered
around those that are environmentally based.
Experimental Programs in Chemistry
founded by the American Chemical Society and is a search engine for a
variety of experiences including co-ops, fellowships, internships,
part-time work, and summer jobs. It is not only for chemistry
majors, but includes many areas of science. Students can search by region
and area of interest as well as by which experience they would like to do.
The University of Career Services at
The University of Virginia
UCS receives numerous
independent notices of internships from organizations throughout the
country. These are listed and linked to their page. There is also a
variety of information about what internships really are, where to look,
and how to apply.
The Washington Intern Foundation
The Washington Intern Foundation is a
non-profit organization dedicated to assisting individuals locate and
successfully perform internships in the Washington, DC area and on Capitol Hill. They also list many currently available internships on their web
site both on "the Hill" and off. In addition, students may post
their resumes on the web site as well.
Rising Star Internships
Rising Star has listings of
internships in alphabetical order by positions varying in Accounting to Zoology. Employers are given the opportunity to post their
job offerings and students may, in response, post their resumes.
E Jobs is a great
place to look for information on internships as well as permanent
positions in environment related fields. Environmental Career Planning for
College Students is an excellent page where there is abundant information
available. If you are interested in an environmental science major
or unsure in what direction you are heading, check out this page to
gain helpful insights.
Ubiquity Environmental Careers Page
Environmental Career Page was founded for people who are interested in
a career that is dedicated to the environment. Find advice in picking an
environmental career that is right for you, find environmental jobs, learn
how to apply for them, and more!
Cyber-Sierra's Natural Resources Job
Search has job and internship postings as well as many links. There
are many categories under Natural Resources including environment, water,
summer, GIS and forestry.
Iowa State's Internship Page
Iowa State's Internship
Page through their biology department lists a variety of positions for
internships through universities, zoos, and clinics. Although specific
environmental or conservation fields are not mentioned, many of the
listings allow one to do research projects of their own
The Environmental Careers
The Environmental Careers Organization
(ECO) is a national, non-profit, educational organization. ECO's mission
is to protect and enhance the environment through the development of
diverse leaders, the promotion of careers, and the inspiration of
individual action. This is accomplished through internships, career
advice, career products, and research and consulting. ECO provides
environmental career information and services to over 50,000 people each
year. There are also a number of paid internships listed by region.
The Department of Natural
Resources and Environmental Sciences Internship Program assists
students with securing internship positions in natural resources and
environmental sciences. The mission of the department is to establish and
implement research and educational programs that enhance environmental
stewardship in the management and use of natural, agricultural, and urban
systems in a socially responsible manner. They give links to employment
and internship listings.
Offering a wide variety of information on college, grad school, med
school, business school, law school, and careers in general, Review.com,
a division of the Princeton Review, is worth a few minutes of your time.
In addition, they have a great internship search engine that allows you to
search by region, field of study, and weekly compensation. There database
is large and lists many opportunities as well as details about each. Look under their
'career' link from their main page to browse information on internships.
CareerPlanit and Jobweb
CareerPlanit is a
web site devoted to helping college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors
explore careers and learn about employers who offer internship,
cooperative education, and other experiential education opportunities. JobWeb
is a job search engine for graduates.