Internships

The ENS program highly encourages students to pursue internships while studying at UK. Please reach out to any ENS faculty member to discuss how best to apply to an internship or program. We are here to help you.

For answers to some frequently asked questions regarding internships, please visit https://www.uky.edu/careercenter/internship-FAQs

 

Kentucky:

Notable Organizations’ Websites:

https://www.kystudentenvironmentalcoalition.org/internships.html

The Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition accepts internships year-round for students interested in activism. Internships can be completed for course credit after discussion with your advisor.

 

Specific Positions Available:

University of Kentucky, Sustainability Internships: Apply by 4/18 (PAID)

Year-round position

https://www.uky.edu/sustainability/student-internships

 


United States:

General Job Searching Websites:

www.ecojobs.com

www.environmentalcareer.com

www.ecoemploy.com

Notable Organizations’ Websites:

https://www.fsd.org/programs/

Internship programs focus on sustainable development, cultural immersion, project planning, budgeting, proposal writing, and community assessment.

http://web.unep.org/vacancies/

The United Nations Environment offers both internships and career opportunities. Opportunities can be searched via category or UNEP division.

https://www.thesca.org

The Student Conservation Association offers internship opportunities to work directly under professionals in the designated field. 

https://www.epa.gov/careers

The EPA offers various environmentally focused internship and career opportunities. Positions can be searched by salary, location, and title.

http://sierranevadaalliance.com/volunteerintern/

Sierra Nevada Alliance offers internship opportunities in the non-profit sector. 

http://wri.csusb.edu/watershedManagementExperientialLearning.html

Full-time undergraduate students are able to apply to the USDA’s Water Resources Internship.

https://www.dm.usda.gov/employ/student/internship.htm

US Department of Agriculture offers internships for current students.

http://www.wrsc.org/eform/submit/get-involved

GENI advocates for renewable energy for everyone and an interconnection of electrical grids between nations. GENI offers internship opportunities both nationally and internationally.

 

Specific Positions Available:

American Conservation Experience, EPIC Internships: Available to recent graduates (PAID)

2-12 month program

http://www.usaconservation.org/programs/epic-internship/

 

The Nature Conservancy, GLOBE Internships: Apply ASAP (PAID)

Summer internship

https://www.nature.org/about-us/diversity/globe/index.htm

 

Housatonic Watershed, River Stewards of Tomorrow Internship: Apply by 2/28 (PAID)

Summer 2018 internship

http://www.hvatoday.org/assets/PDFs/RiverStewards2018.pdf

 

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative, Trail Crew Members & Leaders: Apply by 3/5 (PAID)

Summer 2018 internship

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=106640

 

Wetlands Institute, Environmental Education Internship: Apply by 2/12 (PAID)

Summer 2018 internship

https://wetlandsinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/2018_EnvironmentalEducationIntern_ApplicationForm.pdf

 

Stanford, Summer Undergraduate Research Internship: Apply by 2/15 (PAID)

Summer 2018 internship

https://jobs.carnegiescience.edu/jobs/summer-undergraduate-internship-global-ecology/

 

Trees Atlanta, Summer Camp Intern: Apply by 2/28 (PAID)

Summer Internship

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=106426

 

Urban Ecology Center, Land Stewardship Intern: Apply ASAP (PAID)

Summer Internship

https://urbanecologycenter.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=64

 

Urban Ecology Center, Green Building Management: Apply by 3/31 (PAID)

Summer Internship

https://urbanecologycenter.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=65

 

Stratford Ecology Center, Environmental Education Intern: Apply ASAP (PAID)

Summer or Fall Internship

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=106539

 

Los Angeles Dolphin Project, Marine Mammal Internship: Apply ASAP

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=106546

 

Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space, Land Steward Intern: Apply by 2/23 (PAID)

Summer Internship

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=106904

 

Sharon Audubon Center, Environmental Education Intern: Apply ASAP

Summer Internship

https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/3451/environmental-education-intern/job

 

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Urban Wildlife Intern: Apply by 2/23 (PAID)

Summer Internship

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tpwd/jobs/1959264/intern-clerk-ii-iii-iv-urban-wildlife-intern?keywords=urban%20wildlife%20intern&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

Adirondack Mountain Club, Summer Naturalist Intern: Apply ASAP (PAID)

Summer Internship

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=106547

 

Audubon Naturalist Society, Environmental Education Intern: Apply ASAP

Summer Internship (Part-time)

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=106806

 

Wilderness Awareness School, Summer Internship: Apply by 3/7 (PAID)

Summer Internship

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=106737

 

Westport River Watershed Alliance, Summer Internship: Apply ASAP (PAID)

Summer Internship

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=106804

 

Josephine Sculpture Park, Summer Internship: Apply by 2/17

Summer Internship (Part-time)

https://josephinesculpturepark.org/internships/

 

AmeriCorps, CivicSpark Fellowship: Apply by 6/1

Year-long internship for recent graduates

http://civicspark.lgc.org/

 

Teach For America: Apply by 3/2

Opportunity for recent graduates

www.teachforamerica.org

 

Invenergy, Summer Wind Internship: Apply ASAP

Summer Internship

https://invenergyllc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/invenergycareers/job/Blackwell-TX/XMLNAME-2018-Summer-Wind-Internship---Turkey-Track--Miami--Wake-Texas-1_R00548

 

North Coat Land Conservation, Stewardship Intern: Apply by 4/1 (PAID)

Summer Internship

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=107432

 

Eagle Valley Land Trust, Community Outreach Intern: Apply by 3/31 (PAID)

Summer Internship

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=107437

 

Institute for Sustainable Communities, Program Development and Research: Apply by 4/15 (PAID)

Summer Internship

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/28901

 

Community Energy Inc, Clean Energy Internship: Apply ASAP (PAID)

Summer Internship

http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?sec=7EW&AID=107113

 


International:

General Job Searching Websites:

www.aiesec.org

 

Young Sustainable Impact, Innovation Program: Apply by 2/15

Summer Internship

https://www.ysiglobal.com/program/

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