Jobs & Internships: Ecology, Environment and Conservation

Below you will find links to various websites that list job and internship opportunities. It includes links to Pennsylvania state agencies, federal agencies, scientific societies, non-profit organizations, and university career sites. Some of these sites also list graduate education opportunities.

General Information

  • Shippensburg University's Career and Community Engagement Center can help you with application processes, interviewing skills, resume writing, grad school information, and much more.
  • Internships may also be called summer employment or student positions.
  • Many internships are volunteer positions; the pay is in the skills that you develop.
  • There are also several links to grad school information and advice.

Government Listings

Other University Job Bards

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates (REU)

  • The National Science Foundation funds a large number of summer research opportunities for undergraduate students through its Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. The REU program provides a unique experience for a student to become involved in a scientific research project.
  • Students apply directly to REU sites around the country (there are also some international sites). Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel.
  • For a list of REU sites, visit the NSF REU website.

Societies, Associations, and Other Resources 

Ecology Listserv

  • You can subscribe to the Ecological Society of America’s listserv to receive a steady stream of e-mails, including job, internships, and graduate assistantship opportunities
  • Find more information and subscribe here