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Job, Internship, Research Opportunity Resources

Specifically for GES majors!

GES CoM held a summer job/internship/research meeting on Dec. 5 where we shared resources for finding these types of opportunities for GES majors. Check out the resources below and feel free to post your own tips and tricks in the comments!

(These resources are both for summer and other times of the year.) 

1. GES Majors listserv

If you are not already on this mailing list, sign up here.  GES professors send out job, internship, graduate school, research, and more opportunities to this list.

2. Environmental Career Opportunities

The GES Department subscribes to this approx. biweekly newsletter.  Follow these steps to access:
1. Go to the UMBC Library's homepage
2. Click "A-to-Z Journal List" and type "environmental career opportunities"
3. A new window opens, click "publisher website"
4. Another window pops-up and asks for subscribers login info.
Username: geography
Password: umbc

3. UMBC Career Services Center

Main website can be accessed here.  The advisor for GES majors is Jeremiah Sawyer (jsawyer2@umbc.edu).  Jobs and internships are posted via the searchable UMBC Works website.

4. UMBC Office of Undergraduate Research

Webpage specifically about research opportunities for GES majors can be found here.

5.  The Student Conservation Association

The SCA offers over 2000 expense paid conservation internships each year. Internships last from 12 weeks to 12 months, start at all times throughout the year, and are found all across the country.  Interns have the opportunity to work with agencies such as the National Park Service, National Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Army Corps of Engineers, and other state and local agencies.

Explore their website for other SCA programs besides internships too.

6.  Urban Resources Initiative Internships

Internships in Baltimore in the fall, spring, and summer.

7.  Check out other university's environmental program websites that might post various opportunities

UM College Park Environmental Science and Policy program has an internship page 

Posted: December 5, 2014, 3:46 PM