The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources

Career Exploration

General Links

"Off the Beaten Path"

Diversity in Natural Resources

Environmental Sciences

Environmental Education

Forestry

Recreation Management

Wildlife & Fisheries Biology

 

Vermont & Regional links

Internships & Seasonal Jobs

National Organizations

Non-profit

 

International

Fellowships

State & Federal Government

General Links

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

EnvironmentalCareer.com brings together leading environmental employers with the best candidates to work for a better environment. The current edition of the Green Careers Journal is now available via the website at http://www.environmentalcareer.com/gcj.htm. To view this month’s issue, enter the current password “GREENBUILD09 to access the publication.

Research Experience for Undergraduates Supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation.

Cyber-Sierra's Natural Resources Job Search Links from this site provide access to job postings in categories such as GIS, Environment, Forestry, Natural Resources, Watershed, Wildlife.

Environmental Organization's Web Directory Links to environmental organizations and their jobs in categories such as energy, forestry, land conservation, parks and recreation, animals, pollution, recycling, transportation, water, weather and wildlife.

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.

The Orion Grassroots Network is a network of 810 organizations environmental and community organizations in North America. Network member organizations are recognized in their communities as leaders in the fields of conservation, restoration, education, democracy, justice, health, and economics. o

StopDodo Global portal for environmental jobs and resumes

ECOLOG  Archived list of varied job & internship postings, events, graduate opportunities
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"Off the Beaten Path"

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Grist Environmental news & commentary, about green issues and sustainable living.

CoolWorks.com Jobs in great places.

Delaying the Real World A Twenty-Something's Guide to Seeking Adventure en Path" sites "Off the Beaten Path" sites So come explore, dream, discover and do!

Diversity in Natural Resources

Minority 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 society that welcomes membership of people of all racial and ethnic group participation in agricultural and related sciences careers.

National Extension Diversity Center The National Extension Diversity Center is designed as an interconnected web of collaboration linking all land-grant institutions’ diversity efforts.

Environmental Sciences

Vermont Center for Geographic Information website, your 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.

Geo Web GIS Marketplace A great site to identify GIS (Global Information System) positions.

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, or ORISE-Maryland, provides research opportunities for members of the academic community to participate in U.S. military programs, projects, and activities worldwide.

US Geological Survey Student Employment pages

Wise Earth Site Provides education on permaculture and links to organizations.

Environmental Education

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

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

North American Association for Environmental Education

North American Association for Environmental Education job links

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 Careers and employment

National Association of State Foresters

Recreation Management

National Park Service (Seasonal Jobs) Temporary jobs can be very competitive, especially at the larger, well-known parks. But one seasonal job can lead to the next permanent one!

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.

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy posts seasonal staff positions and links to other outdoor and hiking organizations.

National Recreation and Park Association Career Center

Vermont's Recreation Directory Scroll down ot "Industry Section" on the left; click on "Job Openings" http://www.voga.org/

Wildlife & Fisheries Biology

Texas A & M Job Board

The Wildlife Society

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

Restoration Marketplace Bringing together the restoration community to restore one million acres of coastal and estuarine habitat by 2010

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

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

Wildlife Conservation Directory

US Fish and Wildlife Service Search

Vermont & Regional links

Vermont Jobs

Vermont State Parks

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Acts as steward of Vermont's natural resources - managing natural systems and fostering public understanding.

Renewable Energy Vermont

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

Vermont Green Building Network

Consulting Foresters Association of Vermont Consulting Foresters assist private landowners in identifying and achieving goals for their woodlands such as managing for forest products, wildlife habitat, recreation, water resources, and aesthetics.

New England Grassroots Environmental Fund The New England Grassroots Environment Fund (NEGEF) is designed to foster and give voice to grassroots environmental initiatives in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The Fund provides grants to fuel civic engagement, local activism, and social change.

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

JobsInVT.com How Vermont Gets To Work! This website contains jobs in Vermont, employment opportunities and career advice for VT job seekers. All permanent and temporary jobs advertised on this site must be located in the state of Vermont.

Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce Welcome to the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce internship clearing house Our goal is to facilitate connections between employers and potential interns. We will list only paid internships and act as a central location for finding work force resources in our community.

Vermont Businesses for Social ResponsibilityVermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) will provide internship opportunities to students at Vermont colleges and universities to ultimately find permanent jobs in Vermont after their graduation. VBSR is currently setting up paid internships and matching bright, energetic students with growing VBSR member businesses.

Internships & Seasonal Jobs

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 (Seasonal Jobs) Temporary jobs can be very competitive, especially at the larger, well-known parks. But one seasonal job can lead to the next permanent one!

National Council for Science and the Environment NCSE’s Campus to Careers program advances environment professionals through fellowships, internships, and other means.

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.

The Orion Grassroots Network is a network of 810 organizations environmental and community organizations in North America. Network member organizations are recognized in their communities as leaders in the fields of conservation, restoration, education, democracy, justice, health, and economics.

Intern Jobs National database of internships for students and recent graduates searchable by keyword and location.

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.

National Organizations

Smithsonian Institution Internships

The Nature Conservancy

Trust for Public Land

Land Trust Alliance

Audubon Employment opportunities

Non-profit

Idealist and Action Without Borders is arguably one of the best nonprofit web-based resources. You can search by state, country, area of focus, job category, job description, or job type.

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.

Peace Corps Promotes world peace and friendship. Volunteers contribute to the social, economic and human development of interested countries

National Council of Nonprofit Associations Employment pages

International

Idealist and Action Without Borders is arguably one of the best nonprofit web-based resources. You can search by state, country, area of focus, job category, job description, or job type.

World-Wide opportunities on organic farms

Adventures Great & Small Adventure travel jobs, working abroad, and volunteer opportunities

Fellowships & Funding Resources

Green Corps. This field school for organizing offers one-year paid fellowships for those seeking to launch their environmental careers. Fellows have been placed in such exciting locations as: Greenpeace, the PIRGS and Rainforest Action Network.

Chesapeake Environmental Management Fellowships. Fellows experience the interaction of science, policy, and management in the restoration effort of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Kate Sherman Peace and Environmental Fellowship. The goal of this fellowship is to provide an educational, challenging and productive experience in public policy work on a wide range of peace and environmental issues.

National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship Program. Sponsored by the EPA, this fellowship opportunity offers a practical research experience and increased awareness of environmental careers.

The Explorers Club – Promoting exploration and Field Sciences

New England WIldflower Society Promoting conservation of North American native plants through education,
research, horticulture, habitat preservation, and advocacy.

Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program is pleased to announce its 2007 competition. The program is a collaboration among Canon, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the US National Park Service. Thanks to a generous commitment by Canon, the program will be awarding eight US$80,000 scholarships to Ph.D. students throughout the Americas to conduct research critical to conserving the national parks of the region. Applications must be received by 3 May 2007.

State & Federal Government

Vermont Jobs

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Acts as steward of Vermont's natural resources - managing natural systems and fostering public understanding.

Vermont Environmental Board

Vermont Geographic Information Systems

Vermont State Parks

Vermont Water Resources Board

Governor's Office

State Government Jobs provides links to jobs in state government, searchable by state. TIP: From the State's home page search "Human Resources"

Federal Internship DirectoryTake advantage of this valuable resource and search for internships that match your interests, experience and skills. This directory provides information on many fellowships and internships available during the school year as well as the summer.

Federal government opportunities - internships, fellowships, summer jobs. Searchable database. Can upload resume and receive email messages when openings exist in your area of interest.

Call to Service/Partnership for Public Service - The Call to Serve Initiative is dedicated to helping young people learn more about careers in the federal government. The resources found here will help you become familiar with the public sector and the types of rewards it has to offer promising young talent.

US Office of Personnel Management Links and resources for student interns, summer opportunities and full-time jobs in the Federal government.

www.bestplacestowork.org The most comprehensive and authoritative rating and analysis of employee satisfaction in the federal government.

www.usajobs.opm.gov Click on "Create a Resume" where you can create and store a specially formatted Federal resume. Prepare one NOW so you can quickly respond to Federal openings which typically have short deadlines.

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www.fedworld.gov/jobs/jobsearch.html

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Works to prevent or mitigate adverse human health effects and diminished quality of life resulting from exposure to hazardous substances in the environment. Under jurisdiction of Department of Health and Human Services

Bureau of Land Management Administers public lands that are located primarily in the western United States under jurisdiction of Department of the Interior.

Congressional Research Service Works exclusively and directly for members and committees of Congress in support of their legislative, oversight and representative functions.

Corporation for National and Community Service Engages Americans of all backgrounds in community-based service which addresses the nation's educational, public safety, human and environmental needs.

Department of Agriculture USDA operates rural development, credit and conservation programs.
Entities within the Department of Agriculture that may be of specific interest:

Department of Commerce Promotes job creation, economic growth, sustainable development, and improved living standards. Works in partnership with business, universities, and communities. Entities within the Department of Commerce that may be of interest include:

Department of Energy Responsible for research, development, and demonstration of energy technology; marketing of federal power; energy conservation programs; nuclear power programs; energy regulatory programs, and a center energy data collection and analysis program.

Department of the Interior Protect and provide access to nation's natural and cultural heritage. Manages the nation's public lands and minerals, national parks, national wildlife refuges and western water resources.

Department of State Advises the President in the formulation and executive of foreign policy.

Department of Transportation Develop and improve a coordinated national transportation system consistent with other national objectives such as environmental protection.

Environmental Protection Agency Protects and enhances nation's environment. Control and abate pollution in the areas of air, water, solid waste, pesticides, radiation, and toxic substances.

Federal Emergency Management Agency Emergency planning, preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery.

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.

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.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Develops, constructs, tests and operates aeronautical and space vehicles; conducts research for solution of problems of flight within and outside Earth's atmosphere; conducts activities required for exploration of space.

National Imagery and Mapping Agency Addresses array of requirements related to imagery, imagery intelligence and geospatial information. Under jurisdiction of Department of Defense.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Explores, maps and charts the global ocean and its resources and predicts conditions in the atmosphere, ocean, sun and space environments.

National Park Service Conserving natural and cultural resources of the National Park System.

National Science Foundation Promotes the progress of science and engineering through programs that invest billions of dollars annually in research and education projects in science and engineering.

Peace Corps Promotes world peace and friendship. Volunteers contribute to the social, economic and human development of interested countries.

Smithsonian Institution Independent trust of the US holding over 140 million artifacts and specimens in museums, galleries and the National Zoo.

United States Geological Survey Perform research and provide information that contributes to wise management of America's natural resources. Works with other organizations to provide reliable, impartial, scientific information to resource managers, planners and other customers. Under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior.