Internship Opportunities

Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies students have the opportunity to utilize their experiences and education outside of Gustavus through a vast array of environmental interest organizations. Additionally, some students are given the opportunity to assist professors on research projects during the summer.

Some potential employment and internship opportunities include:

  • AAAS Professional Network
  • American Fisheries Society Jobs Bulletin
  • American Society of Limnology & Oceanography
  • American Zoo & Aquarium Association
  • AmeriCorps
  • Audubon Center of the North Woods
  • Careers & Jobs in Marine Biology
  • Conservation Centers of Minnesota (Long Lake, Deep Portage)
  • CSIRO Employment Opportunities in the Australian Govt. Science Agency
  • Cyber-Sierra’s Natural Resources Jobs in forestry, wildlife, soils, etc.
  • Deep Portage Conservation Center
  • Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
  • EdOp Net fish and freshwater internships
  • Environmental jobs in advocacy, education, and technical positions
  • Environmental Careers Organization
  • Environmental Learning Centers of Minnesota (Wolf Ridge, Eagle Bluff, Red Wing)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • EvolDir assistantships, molecular positions, and field opportunities
  • United Nations’ fisheries or agriculture agencies
  • Federal Jobs Digest
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Greenpeace
  • Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources
  • League of Minnesota Cities
  • Marine Conservation Biology Institute jobs and internships page
  • Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
  • Minnesota Environmental Partnership
  • National Network for Environmental Management Studies
  • National Wildlife Refuge System
  • Nature Conservancy jobs page
  • NextStep (Minnesota Sustainable Communities Network Job Board)
  • New Scientist Job Search
  • NOAA: National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
  • NOLS: National Outdoor Leadership School
  • Organization of Biological Field Stations job board
  • Peace Corps
  • Round River Conservation Studies
  • SCA: Student Conservation Association
  • The School for Field Studies
  • SEEK
  • Sierra Club
  • Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources
  • U.S. Federal Employment
  • Wild Rockies Field Institute
  • World Fish Center

Additional information may be attained by contacting any of the ES faculty or visiting the Career Center, located on the upper level of the Johnson Student Union.

Links to several internships: