Environmental internships can offer valuable work experience for students enrolled in environmental and/or science-related disciplines, which can include biology, geology, chemistry and engineering.
As an environmental intern, you could be working on a project in clean technology, sustainability, nature conservation, ecology, wildlife management, air quality, and environmental consulting.
There are plenty of environmental internship programs available, including international internships, which are highly-competitive programs for ambitious students.
The following is a list of internships at popular environmental organizations:
Alaska Conservation Foundation - Conservation Intern Program
Global Green USA Internships
International Maritime Organization
Lenntech Environmental Internship
Marine Conservation Biology Institute Internships
Patagonia Environmental Internship
ProWorld Internship Thailand
Rainforest Foundation Internships
Shell Conservation Internship Programme
UNCCD (United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification) Internship Program
UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) Internship Programme
UNFCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) Internship Programme
UN-HABITAT (United Nations Human Settlements Programme) Internship Programme
Wildlife Conservation Society Internships