It’s clear that issues related to the environment will be a source of concern, debate, and opportunity for the foreseeable future. Some have argued that this single field will define the next generation.
If you are considering a career in an environmental field (sustainability, consulting, regulatory, advocacy, etc.) please make an appointment with Michelle Shaw to discuss your interests and your goals.
In the meantime, consider exploring these links to see internship, fellowship, volunteer, networking and career opportunities that may be of interest.
On Campus and External Resources
Here are some links for those interested in careers related to the environment.
CES has a library full of materials on environmental organizations, policy issues, and alumni activities. They host Log Lunches that bring alums to campus to speak about their careers and the issues about which they care the most.
The Zilkha Center researches, investigates, supports, promotes and implements sustainability programs and educational initiatives.
The Big Green Internship Book: Internships and Summer Jobs for the Environment. The Internship Series Online lists organizations by state and includes address, phone, website, organization description, program, majors desired, stipend, term, application procedure, additional information. The username and password for this site is listed on your Rte2System home page.
U.S. Green Building Council –The USGBC is a non-profit organization which established the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system– the current industry standard for achieving high performance in sustainable building, construction, design, maintenance and operations.
American Planning Association (APA identifies itself as an independent, not-for-profit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities)