ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE RELATED LINKS
Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences
This site is directed towards the faculty, staff and students of Environmental programs in North American and around the world. Members of this association seek to strengthen teaching, research and service in Environmental Studies and sciences.
Ecological Society of America
The objective of this society is to bring together ecologists in applying ecological principles to the solution of environmental problems and informing others of current research through journals.
Green Careers Guide
This side provides information on careers that are green. Jobs that are environmentally friendly or working to make the workforce a more green-friendly place are spotlighted. Resources, articles, and opportunities are all available.
The SMCM website has resources available to students that pertain to sustainability, check it out!
OCCUPATION/ MAJOR EXPLORATION
CollegeBoard: Environmental Studies
Provides students with information on what an Environmental Studies major entails and if the program is right for them.
EnvironmentalPrograms.Net: Pursuing a Degree in Environmental Studies: Where will it lead?
This article, written by Environmental Education Specialist Carol Ruhl, offers strong advice to students interested in becoming Environmental Studies majors. Ruhl gives background on her personal experience as an Environmental Studies major and offers answers to questions such as: What is Environmental Studies?, What to Expect as an Environmental Studies Major, etc.
Environmental Studies/Science: What can I do with this degree?
Contains a list of career areas, employers and strategies for obtaining a job related to Environmental Studies/Science.
Environmental Science Jobs in the Federal Government
Offers examples of Federal Government careers that can be obtained with a degree in Environmental Science, detailing what the job involves, the location and the salary range.
CC: Environmental Studies Graduate Programs
Provides students with a list of graduate programs that are separated into these categories: Northeast, Southeast, Midwest & Rockies, West Coast, and Other Region & International Programs.
EnviroEducation.com: How to Get into America's Top Environmental Graduate Schools
For those seeking graduate study in Environmental Studies, this site offers advice on how to get into the best school.
Environmental Graduate Schools
This site offers a list of Environmental Studies graduate programs.
EMPLOYMENT/ INTERNSHIP RESOURCES
Guardian Jobs provides job seekers with links and information on new jobs available relating to the field of environmental studies
EcoEmploy.com: Environmental Jobs and Careers
Provides job seekers with a variety of links to career information that is environmentally related. Links are split up into categories entitled: Special Opportunities, Employer Web Site Directory, Government Jobs, Resume Tips, Environmental Agencies, Career Information and other sites.
eco.ORG: Search Jobs
For those seeking a job that is environmentally related, this website offers a search that allows an individual to look for a specific position. A few choices include academic, environmental science, and wildlife.
Environmental Career Opportunities
Contains a list of job openings for those seeking an environmental career. Other links are provided to those looking for a specific position, such as Natural Resources & Conservation Jobs, Environmental Science & Engineering Jobs, Outdoor & Environmental Education Jobs, etc.
Environmental Protection Agency: Browse Vacancy Listing
Offers lists of job postings through the EPA for those interested in becoming involved with this organization.
EPA Jr/Sr Year Fellowships (Apply in the Sophomore Year)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) program, is offering thirty GRO undergraduate fellowships for bachelor level students in the environmental fields of study. The deadline for receipt of applications is December 10, 2009. Eligible students will receive support for their junior and senior years of study and for an internship at an EPA facility during the summer (overall award is approximately $26,000).
List of Science-Related Internships in DC (federal and otherwise)
Information about summer internship programs in Washington DC as well as direct links to internship opportunities in the Sciences in the DC area.
Maryland Nonprofit Leadership Program
The Walter Sondheim Jr. Nonprofit Leadership Program offers paid summer internships for students interested in nonprofit management.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities
ORAU administers a number of fellowships, internships, and research programs that are open to students (click above) from all institutions, as well as to recent graduates (click here). Science, technology, and math students might also want to check out the programs administered by the American Society for Engineering Education.
REU: NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates
REU provides the opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in active research in the sciences and social sciences. The REU website allows students to search for individual sites by area and location.
Student Conservation Association: Hot Internships and Employment
Being directed towards students, this association offers internship and employment postings for those interested in a career related to conservation.
NNEMS: National Network for Environmental Management Studies
Fellowships are available for students interested in environmental careers. NNEMS provides a comprehensive fellowship program opportunity for students to participate in a fellowship project in their field of study. Deadline for submission of application packages is February 5, 2010.
Smithsonian-Mason Global: Center for Conservation Studies
A semester resident program is available at the National Zoological Park Conservation and Research Center. The semester is a 16-creit integrated learning community (5 courses). Students with upper-division standing (60 credits) and an introductory science course are eligible to apply. Applications for Spring 2010 are due no later than December 1. Recommended by November 15
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