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Hudson-Raritan Estuary Student Opportunities Board

This map of the Hudson-Raritan Estuary reflects the span in which internship and fellowships opportunities posted here are located.

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.

Click here for a Portal How-To-Use Guide, including a definition of terms section.

Click here to fill out our Submission Form if you have an opportunity to list in the portal.

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

OrganizationAge GroupPayLocationPosition KeywordsDurationDue Datehf:tax:payhf:tax:location
NJ League of Conservation Voters: Events/Fundraising InternCollege Undergraduates, College GraduatesCollege Credit, PaidHamilton, NJProgram Coordination or Management, FundraisingJanuary-June 2024Open until filledcollege-credit paidhamilton-nj
Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy: TIDES (Teens Interested and Dedicated to Environmental Stewardship)High SchoolUnpaidBrooklyn, NYStewardship Engagement10 weeksFebruary 2024unpaidbrooklyn-ny
BioBus, Inc.: Junior ScientistsHigh School, College UndergraduatesPaidNew York, NYEducation, Lab Research, Scientific ResearchJuly - June or Sept - JuneMarch 1, 2024paidnew-york-ny
The Green-Wood Cemetery: Research Fellowship in Urban Environmental ScienceCollege Undergraduates, College GraduatesPaidBrooklyn, NYScientific ResearchSpring, Summer, Fall, WinterJanuary 31, 2024paidbrooklyn-ny
City Parks Foundation: Multiple Internships AvailableHigh School, College UndergraduatesPaidNew York, NYEducation, Field Work, Stewardship Engagement9 or 12 monthsOpen until filledpaidnew-york-ny
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory: Climate Change Summer InternshipHigh SchoolPaidPiermont, NYCommunications and Outreach, Community Engagement or Advocacy, Conservation, Education, Field Work, Scientific ResearchJuly 1 - August 9, 2024 (6 weeks)March 1, 2024paidpiermont-ny
Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy: Wetlands FellowshipCollege Undergraduates, College GraduatesPaidQueens, NYCommunity Engagement or Advocacy, Conservation, Education, Field Work, Professional Development, Stewardship Engagement6 monthsMarch 4, 2024paidqueens-ny
CivicStory: Ecology-Justice FellowshipsCollege UndergraduatesPaidRemote (NJ-based)Community Engagement or Advocacy, Professional Development, Scientific Writing, Reporting14 weeksJanuary 22, 2024paidremote-nj-based
Hudson River Foundation: Polgar FellowshipCollege UndergraduatesPaidEntire WatershedScientific Research, Scientific Writinglate May - mid/late AugustMarch 4, 2024paidentire-watershed
NYC Audubon: Seasonal Environmental EducatorsCollege Undergraduates, College GraduatesPaidNew York, NYCommunity Engagement or Advocacy, Conservation, Education6 monthsOpen until filledpaidnew-york-ny
Interstate Environmental Commission: Multiple Internships AvailableCollege Undergraduates, College GraduatesPaidBrooklyn, NYField Work, Lab Research, Project Coordination or Management25 weeks (flexible) May-OctoberMarch 1st, 2024paidbrooklyn-ny
Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy: Wetlands FellowshipHigh School, College Undergraduates, College GraduatesPaidQueens, NYConservation, Field Work, Stewardship Engagement6 monthsMarch 4, 2024paidqueens-ny
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