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Aprovecho- Aprovecho Research Center, hands-on programs in organic gardening, appropriate alternative technologies, and sustainable forestry. Ten-Week Long Internship in Sustainable Living Skills.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation- Search for internships MANY opportunities. CBF is the nation’s leading regional environmental organization and the largest, independent conservation organization working to improve the health and productivity of the Chesapeake Bay. Applicant must be a college student, or recent college graduate. Background in biology, ecology, education, marine science, or liberal arts helpful but not required.
Eco.org-The Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) is a national, non-profit organization that develops professionals for the environmental field through paid environmental internships that provide highly professional, on-the-job learning experiences for bachelor's students and recent graduates.
Sierra Club Internship Opportunities: Washington, DC Legislative Office
Student Conservation Association (SCA)-The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America's largest and oldest provider of national and community conservation service opportunities, outdoor education and career training for youth by service in national parks, forests, refuges, and urban areas in all 50 states.Over 400 listed.
USDA Forestry Service-The Forest Service mission is captured by the phrase "Caring for the Land and Serving People." Student programs and opportunities.
Wetlands Institute In Stone Harbor, NJ. Promotes the conservation and preservation of coastal ecosystems by providing a fun and educational experience for families, school groups and vacationers of all ages. An extensive array of educational and internship programs available throughout the year.
(The) Wintergreen Nature Foundation Internships- The Nature Foundation's summer internships provide exciting learning opportunities for students. This program offers a highly motivating experience for undergraduates as they complete their requirements and begin to consider graduate school possibilities.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation (from the agency’s website): The Chesapeake Bay Foundation takes pride in offering hands-on, challenging, and rewarding internships to students with a passion for the environment and our mission.
AGI Geosciences & Public Policy Internships- summer and semester internship opportunities for geoscience students (undergraduates and Masters students) with an interest in public policy and in how Washington impacts the geosciences community
National Council for Science and the Environment- (NCEC) a non-profit organization listing of environmentally focused internships around the U.S. This site has a very nice search function. This function searches not only key U.S. Government offices but also many other non-profit organizations.
Association for Computing Machinery. ACM delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. This page of Internship links strictly relevant to the Information Technology (IT) student: Computer Science Internships, MIS Internships, BIS Internships, etc.
The Rice University Summer Institute of Statistics (RUSIS) will train and mentor 12 selected junior and senior underrepresented minority students, and students with no easy access to a career experience at their institution. RUSIS can only accept US citizens or permanent residents. The underlying motivation for the Institute is the fundamental interest in attracting more underrepresented minority students into graduate work in the Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, and facilitating their transition into research work.
The Washington Center for Internships-Full-time internships in DC for a semester or summer . This site links to a unique opportunity of internship that practically guarantees employment afterward. They help with every level of pre-employment process. Check the unique statistics and Math opportunities they have in DC. Must pay to participate but scholarship are available for MD students.
WISE-Washington Internships for Students of Engineering-To qualify for consideration, applicants must be juniors, seniors, or entering their final year of undergraduate studies in engineering (or computer science).
Montshire Museum of Science-Prerequisites include an interest in science and a desire to work with people. Familiarity with natural and physical sciences, communications and education are useful. The 15 week, full-time internship program is held during all seasons of the year.
Summer Internships in Science & Technology for Minority Students-This Fermilab summer program focuses on giving opportunities in science and technology to the minorities that historically have been underrepresented in science in the United States of America. This program is for undergraduates currently enrolled in four-year colleges in the US.
PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to receive academic credit for any internship you must contact & receive prior approval from your major academic department.