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Opportunities for Summer Research


The Amgen Scholars Program

The Amgen Scholars Program provides hundreds of undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on summer research experience at some of the world's leading institutions.


Opportunities in Vermont and New England



Vermont State Government Jobs

At this site you will find a list of current Vermont State government jobs open for application to the public and current state employees; internship opportunities are also listed.

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Service Jobs

Look here if you are interested in employment opportunities with the Department of Environmental Services, State of New Hampshire.

New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission

Since 1947, the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission has been a leader in the fight for clean water. As a not-for-profit interstate agency, it serves and assists its member states (CT, ME, MA, NH, NY, RI and VT) by coordinating activities and forums that encourage cooperation among the states, educating the public about key water quality issues, supporting research projects, training environmental professionals, and providing overall leadership in water management and protection.

JSC Job Placement web site

The Johnson State College Advising and Career Center coordinates a variety of programs and services that encourage students to be active participants in their own educational and career development.

Vermont Job Link

For Job Seekers, we've introduced an improved Job Quick Search feature. The new search has job search by city, with a radius around the city that can be changed. Changing the radius can expand the job search if the right jobs aren't found on the first try. The search results also show a map that pinpoints each job's location.
 

Jobs In Vermont.com

JobsInVT. com is a source for real jobs in Vermont. Don't just search for jobs, be found! Become a registered user today. Add your resume to the Applicant Database and be found by employers before the job is posted. Consider looking at North Country Help Wanted.com.

Green Mountain Club

Every year the Green Mountain Club has dozens of paid seasonal jobs – summer and fall; they also have unpaid (but cool) internships. If you already have a "real job" but still want to work in the woods for a week or two then take a "volunteer vacation" with the Volunteer Long Trail Patrol.

Appalachian Mountain Club

The AMC offers a range of fun and rewarding employment opportunities — from full-time to seasonal positions and internships — in terrific locations throughout the Northeast.

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

If you are looking for a great job, where you can make a significant contribution to young people and our environment, and you are looking for good pay and great benefits, then you should work for the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC). The VYCC will hire over 50 leaders to work as Park Managers, Camp Directors, and Crew Leaders. Many of the VYCC staff members go on to become national leaders in the fields of youth and outdoor leadership, experiential education, trail construction, and park management.

Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG)

VPIRG offers a variety of internship positions.

Vermont State Parks

Looking for seasonal employment with an energetic organization in the best of environments? Have you considered one of the many volunteer positions at a State Park? This is a wonderful way to learn about Vermont State Parks and the team of people who make them nice places to visit.
Vermont Center for Geographic Information Job's List
If you are looking for a GIS Job in Vermont, then here are some tips and resources to help you in your search.

LANDS Internships

The Land Stewardship Program (LANDS) crews provide on-the-ground support to land management agencies, and in exchange receive tremendous real world education, as well as a modest stipend.


Opportunities Around the Country


Texas A&M University Job Resources

This site posts jobs related to environmental issues from industry and academia.

Environmental Career Opportunities

A fantastic site with a wide variety of appropriate job opportunities.

USA Jobs

USA Jobs is the U.S. Government’s official system/program for Federal jobs and employment information. Searches may be conducted by field of interest and location.

Earthwatch Research Expeditions

Do some interesting research this summer. Earthwatch Institute engages people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.

Multicultural Environmental Leadership Development Initiative (MELDI)

MELDI's faculty and staff conduct research on environmental workforce dynamics and provides resources to help enhance the leadership and career development opportunities available to students, activists and environmental professionals. It also provides resources to help workers in the emerging green-collar sector gain a foothold in the environmental workforce and establish connections to environmental institutions.

Careerjet: Jobs and Careers in the USA

Careerjet is a job search engine designed to make the process of finding a job on the internet easier for the user. It maps the huge selection of job offerings available on the internet in one extensive database by referencing job listings originating from company websites, recruitment agency websites and large specialist recruitment sites. Using a fast and straightforward interface, users can query this database and save themselves the trouble of visiting each site individually. The job offerings themselves are not hosted by Careerjet and users are always redirected to the original job listing. Essentially, Careerjet acts as traffic driver to those sites. Careerjet's job search engine network encompasses over 50 countries, featuring separate interfaces that are translated into 20 languages.

Fund for the Public Interest

Looking for job where you'll make a difference this summer? Ready to roll up your sleeves, tackle pressing environmental and human rights issues? We need people like you — lots of people like you — to go out in communities around the country this summer and help make change happen. If you’re good with people and feel passionately about the environment and human rights, you’ll make money working with the Fund. If you relish the idea of working with social, like-minded people, you’ll make great friends. And if you give it your best effort every day, you’ll make a tangible difference on some of the most critical issues of our time. Not a bad way to spend your valuable time and energy.

NatureJobs.com

Naturejobs is the worldwide career resource for scientists, providing a wide range of career advice and information across Nature Publishing Group journals as well as centrally at naturejobs.com.

Applying Global Experience for People-Oriented Results

ARD plans, designs, implements, and evaluates projects, and conducts research in five service areas: governance and institutional development; natural resources and the environment; agriculture and rural development; infrastructure, especially water supply, sanitation and environmental health; and information and knowledge management.

Environmental Jobs

Another resource to search for jobs. Their motto is: "Saving the planet on job at a time".

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

At this site you will find a list of jobs, internships, fellowships and other opportunities.

Soil and Water Conservation Society

Several newly posted jobs; jobs are added daily so check back often.

United States Geological Survey: Employment

Welcome to the U.S. Geological Survey Employment Website. Here is all the information you need to find your next job, internship, or volunteer work with the USGS, one of the premier scientific organizations in the world. Also, look at the USGS Online Automatic Recruitment System.

Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, and news

This listserv is moderated by the Univesrity of Maryland. One can search the archives or join the listserv. Teaching positions, student positions, jobs, and more are posted on this site.

New Scientist Magazine job listing

Search for science related jobs or sign up for their email distribution about job opportunities.

The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network

The LTER Network is a collaborative effort involving more than 1800 scientists and students investigating ecological processes over long temporal and broad spatial scales. The Network promotes synthesis and comparative research across sites and ecosystems and among other related national and international research programs. Internships and job opportunities are available.

Earthwatch Institute Education Awards

Join environmental and cultural conservation research expeditions around the world.

The Student Conservation Association

SCA is your chance to join the more than 5,000 people who each year enjoy exciting and challenging work and service opportunities in national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, urban greenways, and wildlands managed by nonprofit conservation organizations.

Yosemite Student Intern Program

The educational experience of spending the summer in Yosemite in the role of Park Ranger is one that cannot be duplicated in another academic environment. It is the opportunity to apply all those things you have gained in the academic environment to real life situations. Many universities require an internship for graduation.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has developed unique partnerships with IBM, NASA, and other employers to meet their human resource needs. Working with its partners, AAAS identifies and screens undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing degrees in science, engineering, mathematics and computer science, and places them in paid summer internships.

Careers in the USDA Forest Service

The Forest Service offers careers in protecting and improving the environment of the country and the planet. We have the largest forestry research organization in the world. We create and communicate the scientific information and technology needed to protect, manage, and use the natural resources of our Nation's forest and range lands.

SummerJobs

SummerJobs.com features summer job opportunities for students and temporary workers.

Geological Society of America

The Geological Society of America is looking for experienced earth science professionals and students to work with national park and forest staffs to help them understand and manage the geologic resources. Geoscience expertise is desperately needed on America's public lands. The Geological Society of America has provided internship opportunities to students since 1997 and is expanding the program. The expanded program, called GeoCorps America, offers positions for all levels and kinds of geoscience expertise. Required qualifications vary by position. All positions are temporary. Most positions occur during the summer months, but some are available at "off season" times of the year.

Idealist.org: Action without borders

Action Without Borders is a global coalition of individuals and organizations working to build a world where all people can live free, dignified and productive lives. Action Without Borders is independent of any government, political ideology or religious creed. Its work is guided by the common desire of its members and supporters to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect.

Coolworks.com

Find an internship or a job – live where most people can only visit.

Camp Jobs (seasonal and full time)

A simple matching service that provides job listings and opportunities to post your resumé.

Jobs with the EPA

EPA employs approximately 18,000 people in locations across the country, including its headquarters in Washington DC, 10 regional offices, and 17 laboratories. If you are interested in helping us protect the global environment for this generation and generations to come, we invite you to explore this site further.

EPA Environmental Education

To train educational professionals in the development and delivery of environmental education programs.

Monster Track

The company has formed partnerships with and provides private-label, co-branded job listing and resume databases for more than 1,000 college and university career centers, alumni associations and MBA programs nationwide.

Peace Corps

Join the Peace Corps; work with people that have one common goal: to better our world, one community at a time.

Geoscience Careers and Employers, From the American Geological Institute

The goal of AGI's Guide to Geoscience Careers and Employers is to present information that addresses issues in choosing, maintaining, and advancing a career specifically in the geosciences; and provides useful geoscience-employer information that students need in order to find geoscience employment. The Guide is designed to be a "living" publication, and employers are encouraged to contact AGI to be added to the listings. Students and geoscience professionals are welcome to make suggestions for improving the site to make it more useful.

Sustainable Business

Business Jobs ... Environmental Jobs ... Environmentally Responsible Employers... Use their database to find internships or jobs in your field of interest.

Environmental Careers Organization

The Internet is stocked to overflowing with good information about environmental careers. A few of the ECO favorites can be found at their site (click on the 'Career Center').

Environmental Jobs and Careers

An interesting web sites with links to jobs that can be selected by state or agency. Click here for links to jobs in Vermont.

Summer Jobs with the National Park Service

Every year, millions of people from the United States and abroad visit our national park areas. To protect park resources and to serve the public, the National Park Service employs a permanent workforce and an essential temporary workforce. Temporary jobs are very competitive. The number of applicants is usually far greater than the positions available every year, particularly at larger, well-known parks. Some positions are filled by experienced temporary employees who have worked previously for the National Park Service.

Schoolspring.com – The Employment Ste for Educators

SchoolSpring.com is a FREE source of teaching jobs and other education job listings. We offer the most detailed job descriptions and job search options on the Internet. Search for your next education job or post your resume and let the jobs find you! PLUS: paid positions in state parks and national forests in New England.

Federal Jobs at USAjob.com

Here you can search for about 16,000 Federal jobs and build a resume that is appropriate for these types of jobs.

The Outdoor School

Unlike traditional schools, The Outdoor School (TOS) is not confined to indoor classrooms in schools far removed from the wilderness. Nor does TOS have all the responsibilities that traditional schools have. Rather, TOS is in, and about, nature – the woods, the lakes, the stars. And it has one responsibility: to help parents and educators meet their children's outdoor education needs. The outdoor school is always looking for student interns to help out.

Earthwatch: Environmental Jobs and Careers

Earthwatch Institute’s mission is to promote sustainable conservation of our natural resources and cultural heritage by creating partnerships between scientists, educators and the general public. To realize this mission, Earthwatch Institute has three recognized areas of focus: Research, Education and Conservation. This year, Earthwatch will sponsor over 130 scientific field research projects in 49 countries and 18 American states, making estimated volunteer field grants of $3.7 million.

National Wildlife Federation

Use the NWF job and internship search tool to find an opportunities in selected geographic regions and specializations.

Outdoor Industry Association

Find jobs in fields related to outdoor activities. The Association was founded in 1989 and provides trade services for over 4000 manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives and retailers in the Outdoor Industry.

National Recreation and Park Association

The mission of the Association is to advance parks, recreation and environmental conservation efforts that enhance the quality of life for all people. The Association lists a lot of jobs.

Outdoor and Experiential Education

The purpose of OutdoorEd.com is to provide a rich community for professional outdoor and experiential educators to come together and share their knowledge, ideas, questions, and issues. They provide a good job search engine.

Association for Experiential Education

This site claims to have the latest largest, and most complete experiential education job listings free at the AEE Jobs Clearinghouse On-line. They have hundreds of job listings updated daily from organizations around the world.

North American Association for Environmental Education

Grants and scholarship search engine for a wide variety of environmentally related issues.

Outdoor Education Research and Evaluation Center

This site provides links to many other job listing services.


Majors That Pay You Back

Your choice of major can have a big impact on your post-graduation earnings. See PayScale’s list of college majors by salary potential.

 


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