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Internship and Job Opportunities

Start practicing what you’re studying now by taking advantage of internship opportunities in New York City, abroad, and in our special Bronx River Stewardship and Internship Program.

Incorporate internships in your course work and senior thesis.

Professional experience documented in your resume gives you an edge in employment and graduate school applications.

Explore the following opportunities which past students have taken advantage of.

Bronx River Alliance
New York Botanical Garden
Wildlife Conservation Society (Bronx Zoo)
American Museum of Natural History
Sustainable South Bronx
Audubon Society
EarthJustice: Because the Earth Needs a Good Lawyer
New York City Environmental Justice Alliance
Student Conservation Association
Center for Humans and Nature
New York Restoration Project
The Gaia Institute
Partnership for Parks (Dept. of Parks and Recreation)
Department of Parks and Recreation
Gateway National Park
Natural Resources Defense Council
Sierra Club: NY City Chapter
NYC Million Trees Project
Human Impacts Institute

Community Gardens and Environmental Justice
Contact Fordham’s Center for Community Engaged Learning for opportunities at Crotona Park Nature Center, Bainbridge Urban Garden, Bissel Community Gardens, and Sustainable South Bronx.

Urban Agriculture
WWOOF-World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms USA
Just Food-CSA in NYC
Bissel Community Gardens
Manhattan Battery Urban Farm
NYC Community Gardens List

Public Health
Pre-Health Program Volunteer/Internship Opportunities

Sustainable Business
Westchester Green Business Challenge
Great Forest Sustainability Solutions
Karbone, A Renewable Energy and Environmental Markets Firm

Urban Planning and Environmental Design
NYC Department of Planning
NY City Dept. of Design and Construction
NY State Energy Research and Development Authority
Design Trust for Public Space
Fordham University Neighborhood Housing Program (contact Joseph Muriana, Associate VP for Government Relations,
Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation
Mosholu Preservation Corporation

Environmental Engineering
CA Rich Environmental Specialists

Westchester County
Federated Conservationists of Westchester County

State and Federal Agencies
New York State Government Internship Program
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
United States Environmental Protection Agency
National Park Service
National Forest Service
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Geological Survey
American Conservation Corp

Funded Summer Research Internships
NSF REU Program
Fordham University Louis Calder Center (Armonk, NY)
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Mianus River Gorge Preserve
NYC Department of Environmental Protection
NYC Department of Parks
Student Conservation Association
Eco-Practicum in the Catskill Mountains, NY
New York State Government Internship Program
World Wildlife Fund

Washington, D.C. Programs
Environment America
Washington Internship Institute
Center for American Progress
League of Conservation Voters
National Council for Science and the Environment

Study Abroad Internships
Global Engagement Studies Institute
Foundation for Sustainable Development