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
City Parks Foundation: Multiple Internships AvailableHigh School, College UndergraduatesPaidNew York, NYEducation, Field Work, Stewardship Engagement9 or 12 monthsOpen until filledpaidnew-york-ny
Bronx River Alliance: EELS Internship ProgramHigh SchoolPaidBronx, NYConservation, Education, Field Work, Scientific Research, Scientific Writing, Stewardship EngagementSpring, Summer, Fall, WinterApril 8, 2024paidbronx-ny
Rockaway Initiative for Sustainability and Equity (RISE): Summer Science Research Internship (Environmentor)High SchoolPaidArverne, NYConservation, Education, Field Work, Lab Research, Scientific Research, Scientific Writing7 weeksOpen until filledpaidarverne-ny
New York-New Jersey Trail Conference: Conservation CorpsCollege Undergraduates, College GraduatesPaidHarriman, NYCommunications and Outreach, Community Engagement or Advocacy, Conservation, Field Work, Professional Development, Stewardship Engagement4-6 months Open until filledpaidharriman-ny
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