Opportunities for Undergraduates
Internships at the Office of Sustainability
The Office of Sustainability is currently accepting applications for their internship program. Internships in this program are very hands-on and students get some professional education tips through the program. More information and application instructions are at https://sustainability.wisc.edu/student-intern-program/. Applications are due by midnight on February 7th. Interviews will be set up for selected candidates during the first two weeks in March.
Slow Food UW Internships
Slow Food has released their Spring 2021 internship application. The Slow Food To-Go Market Basket program may be an interesting opportunity for some majors. More information about the programs can be found at https://slowfood-uw.org/join-our-team/. Click here to apply for an internship.
Environmental Jobs Board
The Nelson Institute has an Environmental Job Boards that has information about several openings and is updated frequently. The jobs board is at http://www.nelson.wisc.edu/careers/jobs.php.
Click here for more information about the application process.
CALS has international internship opportunities for CALS majors. Many of the internships have application deadlines in November and December. Click here for more information about the internships that are currently available to students.
Jobs with U.S. PIRG
U.S. PIRG has open positions for campus organizers and U.S. PIRG fellows. Campus organizers work on three to six campaigns in a semester, such as working to pass clean energy legislation, increasing youth voter turnout on campus, fighting hunger and homelessness in the local community, and other important public interest campaigns. U.S. PIRG fellows work closely with experienced advocates and organizers, and learn to make the case for reform through targeted research, coalition building, outreach to citizen activists and the media, and direct lobbying of decision-makers. Please visit http://jobs.uspirg.org to apply.
- Undergraduate scholars are U.S. citizens, full-time undergraduate students majoring in NOAA-related disciplines, including, but not limited to, oceanic, environmental, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including, geography, physics, hydrology, or teacher education that support NOAA’s programs and mission.
- The Scholarship recipients receive an OEd funded award that includes academic assistance, a 10-week paid internship, housing assistance, conference travel and round-trip travel to the internship site.
- The NOAA OEd Undergraduate Scholarship Programs provide NOAA with a valuable mechanism to achieve its vision, mission, and goals of the NOAA Strategic Plan. The Undergraduate Scholarship Programs supports the Agency’s cross-cutting priorities of “promoting environmental literacy” and “developing, valuing, and sustaining a world-class workforce.”
- For more information on the EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program go to http://epp.noaa.gov and for the Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program go to http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/Hollings_info.html.
Opportunities for Graduates