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Sciences and Environment

American Association for the Advancement of Science Career development programs provide information, training, and opportunities for internships and fellowships.

APS Foundation Offers two Frank L. Howard Undergraduate Research Fellowships to support undergraduate research in plant pathology. Posts outdoor and environmental education jobs in California and links to other job resources for environmental educators.

The Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education Posts outdoor and environmental education jobs in California and links to other job resources for environmental educators. is a resource for job seekers in the life sciences. Biology job categories in the database include Agriculture; Anatomy / Physiology; Bioinformatics / Biotechnology; Botany; Cell Biology; Conservation; Ecology; Environmental Science; Genetics; Marine Science; Medicine; Natural Resources; Pharmacology; Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; and Zoology.

The Biomedical Research Summer Internship Program The Summer Internship Program (SIP) at the NIH provides an opportunity to spend the summer working side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.

BioRole Recruiting service for the biopharmaceutical industry. No fee, but login to job seeker account required.

Boston Scientific Summer internship and co-op opportunities in the field of medical technologies.

Coastal and Marine Sciences The Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program offers summer research opportunities at marine laboratories or field research facilities.

Conservation Contest  A Student Conservation Association multimedia contest seeking submissions for projects to help build conservation leaders by engaging the intelligence and passion of young people to help restore and protect our natural world.

Earthlands Internships at the Earthlands Program Center, an educational and retreat facility in Massachusetts focusing on Earth education; self-empowerment; community lifestyles; and personal and planetary healing. Eco everything, including jobs.

Educational and Research Experiences Search national and international database for science-related academic fellowships and scholarships, research experiences, sabbaticals, and internships.

EE-Link Awards and grants for college and graduate students seeking opportunities with an environmental focus.

EJobs links to environmental opportunities in the USA and Canada. The employment section includes careers such as environmental engineers; nature and wetlands scientists; GIS; technicians; chemists; earth sciences / geologists; policy and law; wildlife conservation; planning; education; wastewater treatment and operations; program and project management; natural resources, etc.

EnvironmentalCareer A jobs service on the Web, launched on Earth Day 1995.

The Environmental Careers Organization Paid internships for juniors, seniors, and college graduates in private industry, government, and nonprofit organizations interested in the environment. Brought to you by The Environmental Education Directory, this site provides many great links to careers in the environmental field.

The Environmental Scholarship Guide An online article covering where to look for environmental scholarships and how to win them.

The Food Project Opportunities in sustainable farming and homesteading include jobs, fellowships, and internships in Canada and the U.S.

Foresight Design Initiative Offers unpaid internships and an experiential learning program in environmental, social, and economic sustainability. Located in Chicago.

The Good Life Center at Forest Farm Opportunities to work at Forest Farm include stewardship, apprenticeship, and volunteer.

IGERT Search national database of summer research opportunities for undergraduates in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.

Journal of Young Investigators
A very interesting and well run peer-reviewed science journal for undergraduates. Also has career links and feedback.

Kelly Scientific Recruiting agency for scientists based in Australia.

National Science Foundation The Science and Technology Centers Summer Internship Program offers undergraduates research opportunities in biological sciences; computer and information sciences; engineering; geosciences; and mathematical and physical sciences.

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates
The National Science Foundation funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through this program. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel.

National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences' career advice and links. A large and slightly imposing Web site filled to the brim with articles and resources on the world of science.

New England Small Farm Institute Click on “Programs and Resources” for internships/stewardships.

National Science Foundation The Science and Technology Centers Summer Internship Program offers undergraduates research opportunities in biological sciences; computer and information sciences; engineering; geosciences; and mathematical and physical sciences.

North American Association for Environmental Education A wealth of resources of environmental education information for teachers, professionals, and students.

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association The Sustainable Green Pages has information and listings of people and organizations offering environmentally-friendly products and services in the Northeastern U.S.

Quaker Camps Outdoor Education Programs and camps affiliated with the Quaker faith.

Science Careers A lot of in-depth information about science careers.Yes, there are career postings and tools to help locate science jobs by region or concentration, but there is also a lot of personal advice in the form of articles and opinion pieces on what it means to be a scientist.

Science Jobs has vacancies in academic research and management fields.

Shelburne Farms Internships for college credit and post-graduate apprenticeships.

Shoals Marine Laboratory Offers undergraduate internships in sustainable engineering, seabird conservation, as well as a variety of field research internships. Located in New Hampshire.

Solar Living Institute Four-month, unpaid internships in California, gaining experience in renewable energy, green building, sustainable living, permaculture, and organic gardening.

Spannocchia Three-month farm internship or guest services internship on an organic farm in Tuscany, Italy.

Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture Internships and apprenticeships in livestock and sustainable food production. Located 30 miles from Manhattan.

Summer Research Program in Ecology Opportunity for students to participate in research at the Harvard Forest, including field sampling, laboratory studies, data analysis, and scientific writing. Seminars and workshops also offered. 

The Smithsonian Conservation and Research Center See the "Training" and "Internship/Volunteer" pages.

"The Amazing Environmental Web Directory!"Offers a list of environmental agencies and organizations.

The Orion Grassroots Network The Orion Grassroots Network connects students with cutting-edge environmental and social change work. The Web site lists internships, jobs, apprenticeships, and Americorps opportunities by state, as well as by most recent posting. The site also includes some opportunities abroad. This is a fabulous and very accessible Web site for anyone interested in conservation, education, restoration, agriculture, or activism.

The Student Conservation Association The Student Conservation Association offers students, as well as other adults, extraordinary opportunities to serve our nation's most prized public treasures: its natural and cultural resources. With thousands of volunteer and intern positions available throughout the U.S. in a wide variety of conservation disciplines, SCA may have just the right opportunity for you!

Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship  Scholarship awards for African American juniors interested in furthering their science education and in pursuing biomedical science careers.

World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms International volunteer opportunities working on organic farms in exchange for room and board.




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