Includes information on employment areas, employers, and employment strategies.
Every year, the Scientists in Parks work experience program places hundreds of aspiring professionals across the National Park Service system to work on natural resource management needs.
Ancestral Lands operates in local tribal communities, as well as within other programs. Rooted in the culture and heritage of these communities, Indigenous youth and young adults can join conservation and leadership development crews, individual placements and Hiking Clubs.
The Student Conservation Association
SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.
American Conservation Experience (ACE) - Environmental Service Corps
American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities for young adults and emerging professionals of all backgrounds to explore and improve public lands while gaining practical professional experience.
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)-National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds research opportunities for undergraduates through its REU Sites program. Each student is associated with a specific research project, and works with the faculty and other researchers.
Environmental Career Opportunities
Information about Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences careers can be found at http://www.ecojobs.com/. Primarily a subscription site, although there is limited job listing information available to non-subscribers. Receive over 500 current environmental jobs every 2 weeks at our password protected website by subscribing to Environmental Career Opportunities, the only comprehensive source of environmental job vacancies. Environmental job vacancies are from all sectors of the job-market including nonprofits, corporations, professional firms, institutions, and Federal, state and local governments.
Sustainability: Learn more about sustainability careers, salaries, and goals.
An overview of careers in sustainability, including a salary calculator that factors in position and location (city & state). http://www.sustainabilitydegrees.com/careers/
A college student action guide with over 10,000 words on building sustainability campaigns on campus, finding funding, and reaching goals.
Environmental Organizations & Resources
American Water Works Association can be found at http://www.awwa.org/
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply in North America and beyond.