All EVST majors must complete an internship with an environmental studies focus. These internships must be completed with consultation from the office of Career Disocvery and Internships. To learn more about internships please contact Ms.Leigh Lassiter-Counts at

Sea Life Park- Hawaii
Sea Life Park Hawaii, located on the island of Oahu, offers various internships for those interested in marine biology and aquatics, marine mammal training, veterinarian studies, seabird rehabilitation and marine education. For more information, click here

Oceans Campus- Your Gateway to Wild Africa
Are you interested in white sharks? If so, Oceans Campus has the perfect job for you in Marine Research and Wildlife Film-Making in South Africa. They offer a month long program in Mossel Bay, South Africa in the areas mentioned. For a complete list of the internship and volunteer programs that are offered, click here.

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Foundation-Scott Henderson Research Fellowship
The Scott Henderson Research Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for a student to gain valuable experience with some of the research and monitoring projects on game and nongame species in Arkansas.  The student will work with Program Biologists assisting with projects involving a variety of game and no-game animals.  
Details: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Foundation

Southface Internship
"Southface internship positions provide work that is both meaningful and challenging, in a supportive, friendly and collaborative work environment. Candidates should expect to commit six full months to the program and be able to work full time (40 hours per week, 9 AM to 5 PM, with occasional evening and weekend assignments)." 

The Echinacea Project
A 12-month paid internship for students with a bachelor's degree in biology, botany, entomology, or a related major and commitment to conservation. Salary starts at $11/hr.
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Sierra Club "Best Internship on Earth"
The Sierra Club is selecting young adults for Internships at two locations, the Legislatvive Office in Washington D.C and the National Headquarters Office in San Francisco. 

Bald Head Island Conservancy 
The Bald Head Island Conservancy offers multiple internships for students. Interships range from Deer Capture Intern to Sea Turtle Protection. 

GoEco Volunteer Abroad Internship
A variety of abroad internships offered by the Go Eco group involve helping biology students and faculty find valuable volunteer opportunities for projects in some of the world's most diverse locales.  Opportunities include working at Wildlife Orphanages in Zimbabwe or on Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica.  The duration of the internship is flexible, with a minimum of two weeks required, and funding may be available.

Wildland Gardens Internship
Melissa Cowper-Smith at the Wildland Gardens in Morrilton, AR is looking for enthusiastic garden aficionados to participate in a summer internship at the Wildland Gardens' 4 acre ecological farm.  The gardens grows a variety of annual and perennial vegetables, herbs, grains, seeds, flowers, cotton, fruit trees, and berries.  They also have a small flock of egg laying hens, honey bees, and two horses. 
Contact: Melissa Cowper-Smith at 501-722-7763

Local Farm Internship Opportunity
Andy Olson and Katie Beaton, owner/operators of Weal and Woe Farm - a 2 acre vegetable and flower farm in Toad Suck, Ark., (10 miles from campus) will be offering a summer internship opportunity to students interested in sustainable farming or a general interest in how local food grows and goes to market.

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Internship
The Hood College Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies in Frederick, MD is offering a one-year full-time internship ($15,500 living stipend) as a Chesapeake Conservation Corps Intern.  The internship starts on August 25th and includes hands-on environmental, leadership, and technical training opportunities with research and outreach projects during the one year of service.

The Student Conservation Association
The Student Conservation Association is an organization dedicated to creating the next generation of conservation leaders. The organization offers a wide variety of internships.

Orion Grassroots Foundation
The Orion Grassroots Foundation is committed to well being of the planet and its environment.
Details: Click Here

Hendrix Office of Career Services
The Hendrix Office of Career Services provides students with the tools they need to find internships and jobs after graduation.
Details: Click Here

The Washington Center
The Washington Center offers students the chance to intern with a wide range of both private and federal organizations in a wide variety of topics.
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Rattle's Garden
Rattle's Garden is a USDA certified organic garden that grows vegetables and cut flowers. 
Details: Click Here

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
The SULI program places students as paid interns in science and engineering research activities at DOE national laboratories and facilities, working with laboratory staff scientists and engineers on projects related to ongoing research programs. Appointments are for 10 weeks during the summer term, are open to US Citizens and US Lawful Permanent Residents, include a weekly stipend, reimbursement for one round trip domestic travel to the participant’s host DOE laboratory, and possibilities for a housing allowance. More than 850 internships are sponsored annually. That's right, 850 internships! 
More InformationClick Here

Arkansas GardenCorps                                                                                                                         Arkansas GardenCorps is an AmeriCorps program hosted by the Access to Healthy Foods Research Group at the Arkansas Children's Research Institute. The mission of Arkansas GardenCorps is to promote the use of school and community gardens to provide nutrition education with the purpose of reducing childhood obesity and to increase environmental awareness and sustainable agriculture practices in Arkansas communities. Members earn a living stipend, and assist Service Sites located across the state of Arkansas with the following objectives: 

  • Development and maintenance of school and community gardens
  • Garden-based nutrition education for youth and adults
  • Recruitment of volunteers to support sustainability of gardens
  • Increase access to fresh produce grown in gardens                                                                                    More information: Click here

St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge                                                                                                               The refuge Florida (south of Tallahassee) has an opening for an intern in their environmental education program from Oct 1-Dec 14 with a week off for Thanksgiving. The refuge provides housing and a $150 a week stipend. The staff there is amazing and the refuge itself is a remarkable ecosystem.                                                           More information:

The Green Program                                                                                                                                           As the greenest country on our planet, Iceland produces 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources. Complemented with exclusive access into the nation’s leading renewable energy facilities, Iceland is the premier location for a truly hands-on educational experience and professional launch pad into the fields of renewable energy & sustainability. This program's focus is on renewable energy and sustainability.                                         Details: click here

UT-Austin summer REU in 'The Science of Global Change and Sustainability'
The Environmental Science Institute (ESI) of the University of Texas at Austin announces an NSF-funded program during the summer for undergraduates interested in environmental science research. Students will participate in a weekly research seminar series, portfolio creation, and professional development activities. They will also participate in field excursions related to scientific research. The summer program will conclude with a research poster session and open house.
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