The value of internships and fellowships in the environmental sciences is indisputable. Students gain practical skills, essential work experience, and the chance to build connections in the field. Participating organizations gain an extra pair of hands and a chance to help engage and train the next generation of environmental professionals.
This searchable database is intended to connect high school and undergraduate students to open internships and fellowships to help organizations reach an expanded and more diverse pool of applicants. Listings are located within the Hudson-Raritan Estuary watershed – an area we define as stretching from the Troy Dam near Albany, NY to the Sandy Hook-Rockaway Point transect. This includes the Passaic and Hackensack Rivers, the Lower Raritan River, and Jamaica Bay. All positions listed below are in fields relevant to careers in environmental science and policy.
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Please note that the Hudson River Foundation is not endorsing any organizations or positions listed here. To learn more about an opportunity, please click on the linked website for details such as the position description and how to apply.
Please Be Advised: “Position Keywords” are used for searching and a quick overview; click the “Organization” links for full position summaries and application details
Student Opportunities Board
|Organization||Age Group||Pay||Location||Position Keywords||Duration||Due Date||pay_hfilter||location_hfilter|
|Alley Pond Park||High School||Unpaid||Queens, NY||Field Work||Summer||5/15/2023||unpaid||queens-ny|
|Bronx River Alliance: Ecology Intern||College Undergraduates||Paid||Bronx, NY||Field Work, Lab Research, Communications and Outreach||Summer, Fall||paid||bronx-ny|
|Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University||High School||Paid||Piermont, NY||Field Work, Professional Development, Environmental Education||Summer, 6-weeks||3/30/2023||paid||piermont-ny|
|City Parks Foundation||High School||Paid||Brooklyn, NY||Education, Field Work, Stewardship Engagement||Spring, Summer||Open until filled||paid||brooklyn-ny|
|Randall's Island Park Alliance: WATERS College Apprentice||College Undergraduates||Paid||New York, NY||Scientific Research, Professional Development, Field Work||Part-Time, Year-Round for 3 Years||Open until filled||paid||new-york-ny|
|NYNJ Baykeeper||College Undergraduates||Hazlet, NJ||Field Work, Lab Research, Conservation||Summer; May-August||Open until filled||hazlet-nj|
|NJ League of Conservation Voters: Policy and Outreach Intern||College Undergraduates; College Graduates||College Credit, Paid||Hamilton, NJ||Community Engagement or Advocacy, Policy and Law, Outreach||July-January||Open until filled||college-credit paid||hamilton-nj|
|NJ League of Conservation Voters: Events/Fundraising Intern||College Undergraduates, College Graduates||College Credit, Paid||Hamilton, NJ||Program Coordination or Management, Fundraising||July-December||Open until filled||college-credit paid||hamilton-nj|
|NJ League of Conservation Voters: Communications Intern||College Undergraduates, College Graduates||College Credit, Paid||Hamilton, NJ||Communications and Outreach,||July-December||Open until filled||college-credit paid||hamilton-nj|
|USEPA - Region 2, Laboratory Services and Applied Science Division (LSASD)||College Undergraduates; Graduate School||College Credit, Unpaid||Edison, NJ||Field Work, Professional Development, Scientific Research||Summer; 12-weeks||4/2/2023; Open until filled||college-credit unpaid||edison-nj|
|Riverkeeper||College Undergraduates, College Graduates||Paid||Kingston, NY||Field Work, Lab Research, Scientific Research||May-April; 23 weeks||4/30/2023; Open until filled||paid||kingston-ny|