University of Vermont

Job & Internship Exploration Resources

General Resources

Catamount Job Link
UVM Career Services' database of jobs and internships. Additionally a great resource to learn which organizations/companies/agencies have relationships with UVM.

Environmental Career Opportunities
Lists full time job postings and internship in conservation, policy, advocacy, natural resources, environmental sceince and international listings. To access all postings, use user ID (case sensitive): uvm Password: wood

The Environment Directory
Links to environmental organizations and their jobs in categories such as energy, forestry, land conservation, pollution, transportation, etc.

Sustainable Business.com
Provides extensive information on green business. Click on Green Dream Jobs from the homepage to search for jobs & internships.

The Orion Grassroots Network
Network of 810 environmental and community organizations in North America. Job & organization listings.

StopDodo
Global portal for environmental jobs.

ECOLOG
Archived list of varied job & internship postings - worth searching through!

Environmental Jobs & Careers
A basic site that features job postings as well as links to government agencies and recruiters.

Backdoor Jobs
Many outdoor jobs, summer jobs and international opportunities.

E Jobs
Variety of environmental job resources (consulting, conservation, non profit, government) search by state.

Jobiology
Compilation of many job search sites in categories such as State Jobs, Bird Jobs, Conservation Jobs, etc.

CoolWorks.com
Jobs in great places - search by category, state, season, etc.

Grist
Environmental news & commentary.

Student Conservation Association.
One of the oldest and largest existing conservation organizations in the country. Although famous for their internships, they also offer outstanding post-graduation experiences for all majors.

Land Trust Alliance
Job board for full and part time jobs with land trusts.

AmeriCorps
Opportunities to work with non profit organizations (many of whom focus on environmental issues) most often in 11 month positions.

Campus Career Center
A broad job/internship search engine - categories of jobs/internships include environmental, research, etc.

Diversity in Natural Resources

Ecological Society of America - Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability (SEEDS)
Education program of the Ecological Society of America (ESA).

Environmental Leadership Development Initiative
To enhance the leadership and career development opportunities available to minority students and minority environmental professionals.

Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources & Related Sciences
A national professional society that welcomes membership of people of all racial and ethnic group participation in agricultural and related sciences careers.

National Extension Diversity Center
Virtual community committed to developing educational institutions and agencies that are inclusive in make-up and practice.

RSENR Diversity Task Force
A group of RSENR students, staff & faculty who are committed to issues of diversity and the development of ideas for diversity initiatives in curricular and other programming in the School.

Environmental Sciences

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
Research opportunities for members of the academic community to participate in US military programs, projects and activities world wide.

US Geological Survey Student Employment
Internship and job opportunities with the USGS.

National Association of Environmental Professionals
An association website that lists professional development opportunities as well as job opportunities.

American Water Works Association
A broad water association that has industry information as well as job postings.

Society of Wetland Scientists Job Board
Full time and seasonal job postings.

Geospatial Technologies

GIS Job Clearinghouse
Just as it sounds - a great clearing house of GIS jobs.

Vermont Center for Geographic Information
A source for GIS data, information, and activities. VCGI is a public non-profit chartered by the State of Vermont to assist the Vermont GIS Community.

Environmental Education

Environmental Education Jobs
A job board & listing of environmental education websites helpful in learning more about the field and identifying environmental education jobs.

North American Association for Environmental Education
An association site with lots of information about careers in environmental education.

The Environmental Education Directory
Provides resources on graduate education, careers, international opportunities, and dozens of other links.

OutdoorEd.com
provides resources and job listings for outdoor & experiential education professionals.

Forestry

Forest Service
Administers national forests and grasslands and is responsible for the management of their resources. Cooperates with federal and state officials in the enforcement of game laws on the national forests and in the development and maintenance of wildlife resources. Under jurisdiction of Department of Agriculture.

Forestry Employment Opportunities
A great job board and informational site.

National Association of State Foresters
Another good job board.

Parks, Recreation & Tourism

National Park Service
Learn more about full time, seasonal jobs and internships with the National Park Service.

Resort Jobs
Listings of full time resort jobs worldwide, searchable by country and state. Provides links to resorts.

OutdoorEd.com
Provides resources and job listings for outdoor & experiential education professionals.

Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Organization website that has seasonal, full time and internship postings as well as links to other outdoor and hiking organizations.

National Recreation and Park Association Career Center
A great job board!

Vermont's Recreation Directory
Scroll down to "Industry Section" on the left; click on "Job Openings"

Vermont State Parks
Job/internship/volunteer postings for opportunities within the state parks. Hiring begins annually after the first of the year. The vast majority of positions are filled by late spring, with some supplemental hiring and backfilling of vacant positions as needed throughout the season. Hiring is concluded by the time the park season starts winding down in September.

Wildlife & Fisheries

Texas A & M Job Board
One of the best wildlife and fisheries job boards - full time, part time, seasonal, research positions posted.Society for Conservation Biology Job Board Another leading job board in this field.

ECOLOG
Archived list of job & internship postings, events and graduate opportunities.

The Wildlife Society
An informative society website, jobs are listed under "Jobs" link at the bottom of the page.

United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and natural habitats. Lead federal agency in conservation of nation's migratory birds, threatened and endangered species, and certain marine wildlife restoration grant programs. Under jurisdiction of Department of the Interior. Federal & State Government.

Environmental Jobs & Careers
Features job postings as well as links to government agencies and recruiters.

American Fisheries Society Job Board
A great job board with full time and seasonal job postings.

National Audubon Society
Career center and job search engine of the Audubon Society

Internships, Research & Seasonal Jobs

Catamount Job Link
UVM Career Services' database of jobs and internships. Additionally a great resource to learn which organizations/companies/agencies have relationships with UVM.

Student Conservation Association.
One of the oldest and largest existing conservation resource organizations in the country. Although famous for their internships, they also offer outstanding post-graduation experiences for all majors.

Environmental Career Opportunities
Lists full time job postings and internships in conservation, policy, advocacy, natural resources, environmental science and international listings.

National Park Service
Learn more about full time, seasonal jobs and internships with the National Park Service.

National Council for Science and the Environment
Hosts a great internship clearinghouse.

www.SustainableBusiness.com
Provides lots of information on green businesses. Click on Green Dream Jobs from the home page to search for green jobs & internships.

Campaign to Save the Environment.
A project of the Fund for Public Interest Research, work usually involves fund-raising and public education for progressive groups such as the state PIRGS, Greenpeace and the Sierra Club.

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) provides paid internship opportunities to students at Vermont colleges and universities to ultimately find permanent jobs in Vermont after graduation. VBSR matches bright, energetic students with growing VBSR member businesses.

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Youth, leadership, service, conservation and education organization.

Green Internship Book (Internships USA)
A great compilation of internships in a variety of environmental fields. username: Vermont password: Ver201213

The Nature Conservancy
A great organization and site to search for jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities.

Sierra Club
Select group of internship listings within the organization.

Smithsonian Institution Internships
A great site to explore internship and fellowship opportunities through the Smithsonian.

Summer internship/research opportunities in Ecology
Plant & Animal Biology and Animal Science summer internships.

Research Experience for Undergraduates
Supports active research participation by undergraduate students in National Science Foundation research focus areas. These are paid opportunities.

Vermont EPSCoR: Research on Adaptation to Climate Change Internships
Great local research/internship opportunities.

Advocacy/Non Profit Organizations

Idealist
One of the best sites to search for job/internship/volunteer opportunities with local, state-wide, national and international non profit organizations.

AmeriCorps
Opportunities to work with non profit organizations (many of whom focus on environmental issues) most often in 11 month positions.

GreenCorps
A one year full time paid field school for environmental organizing.

PeaceCorps
Volunteers travel overseas to make real difference in the lives of real people. Service areas include, but are not limited to, community development, agriculture and the environment.

USPIRG
Federation of state public interest research groups (PIRGs)

Fund for the Public Interest
National organization working to increase the visibility, membership and political power of the nation's leading environmental and progressive groups.

Vermont & Regional Resources

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Youth, leadership, service, conservation and education organization.

State of Vermont Jobs
State job board for full time, part time and seasonal positions.

Vermont State Parks
Job/internship/volunteer postings for opportunities within the state parks. Hiring begins annually after the first of the year. The vast majority of positions are filled by late spring, with some supplemental hiring and backfilling of vacant positions as needed throughout the season. Hiring is concluded by the time the park season starts winding down in September.

Renewable Energy Vermont
Vermont's only renewable energy trade association - great listing of renewable energy companies in the state and some job postings as well.

Vermont Natural Resources Council
Good resource to learn about local issues. Click on "Related Links" to see a great list of Vermont organizations.

Vermont Green Building Network
A great resource to learn more about green building in Vermont.

New England Grassroots Environmental Fund
Good links and local resources. Learn about grants you could apply for.

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) provides paid internship opportunities to students at Vermont colleges and universities to ultimately find permanent jobs in Vermont after graduation. VBSR matches bright, energetic students with growing VBSR member businesses.

State & Federal Government

To find jobs in state agencies across the United States - search online for "(state) human resources". You could also search for specific agencies, for ex. "Montana department of environmental conservation" to see if jobs are posted on department sites as well.

Go Government
One stop shop for how to find and apply for entry level government jobs and internships. Through this site, you can research the many federal agencies.

United States Department of the Interior
Includes Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, National Park Service, Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement, US Fish & Wildlife Service, US Geological Survey, Bureau of Indian Affairs, as well as others.

United States Environmental Protection Agency

United States Department of Agriculture

Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA)

United States Forest Service

United States Department of Fish & Wildlife

US Geological Survey

National Park Service