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Environmental Studies Internships

Start doing what you’re studying by taking advantage of internship opportunities in government agencies, not-for-profit organizations, and businesses in New York City. Incorporate hands-on learning in your course work. Internships in your career track give you an edge in employment and graduate school applications.

Internship Search Sites
Search "environmental," "sustainable," "conservation," etc.
Fordham University Internship Programs
Serving the City (paid internships only for Fordham students)
Project True (paid Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo internships only for Fordham students)
Student Research Program (grants available for research projects linked to internships)
Louis Calder Center (ecological research internships, contact Assistant Director, Alissa Perrone [email protected])
Fordham's Environmental Studies program has working relationships with many of the following organizations at which students have interned in the past. If a link does not go directly to the internship/volunteer page, search the site for volunteer/internship, jobs, or contact us.
NYC Government Offices
United Nations, NYC Offices
UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (Climate Change/Sustainable Development)
NYC Conservation and Education Institutions
Wildlife Conservation Society (zoological parks and aquarium, see internship/volunteer pages of particular locations)
Wildlife Conservation Society (general internship search site)
Prominent Environmental Organizations in NYC
Urban Green Council (Design, Energy Efficient Building)
Green Development, Sustainable Real Estate
(search "Sustainable Real Estate" or just "Sustainability")
Environmental Justice Organizations NYC
Urban Agriculture Organizations NYC
The Edible Academy (NY Botanical Garden)
Public Health Offices and Organizations NYC
Environmental Law NYC (search "internship environmental law new york")
Sustainable Businesses NYC
(Also search "sustainable businesses NYC" or search for NYC branches of large firms, e.g. Whole Foods)
K-12 Education NYC
The Edible Academy (NY Botanical Garden)
Education Programs at NYC Deptartment of Parks
Education Programs at above-listed conservation organizations and zoos
Search Handshake for tutoring/internships
Search Environmental Schools + NYC borough
Environmental Consulting/Renewable Energy Businesses
Summer Research Internships (paid), NYC area and elsewhere
NSF REU Program
Fordham University Louis Calder Center (Armonk, NY)
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (Millbrook, NY