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Internships are a great way to get experience and figure out where you would like to work in the field. We require students to complete a capstone project. An internship is one way to fulfill this requirement. Students are welcome to experience more than one internship for their own personal gain of knowledge and experience. To receive credit for the Major, students must register for ENVI 305  (Winter Semester) and ENVI 405 (Summer Semester). For those who are applying to an internship before they register for ENVI 305, but will take place after ENVI 305 need to contact Dr. Kovacs for an application. Those registered for ENVI 305 will be sent the application by Dr. Kovacs upon registration. After the application is completed, approval of the internship will be given by Dr. Kovacs.


Leslies Science and Nature Center

Fall, Winter Internships, Ann Arbor

Wildlife Curator, Educator, Early Childhood Education Intern

Goes until all positions are filled

Unpaid Internship

Wildlife Curator Intern        Educator Intern        Early Childhood Education Intern

For More Information

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Fall, Winter, and Summer internships, Lansing

Goes until all positions are filled

Unpaid Internship

Main Contact- Tom Occhipinti (occhipintit@michigan.gov)

For More Information

Tetra Tech

Summer, Ann Arbor

Study Hydrogeologist, Geologist or Engineering

For More Information

Thurston Nature Center

Ongoing, Ypsilanti Michigan

Unpaid Internship

Main Contact- Frank Commiskey (fcommiskey@comcast.net)


Internships with Deadlines

Ecology Center


Various Times

Current UM work-study recipient

2 Positions

For More Information

Michigan League of Conservation Voters

Fall 2014

Internship in Posting Development, Communications, or Legislative

Goes until all positions are filled

Unpaid Internship

Contact - info@michiganlcv.org

Applications for:   Development           Communication           Legislative

National Park Service: Sleeping Bear Dunes

Deadline March 1 2015

Summer (8-12 weeks), arrangements can be made for internships during winter (school year)

Natural Resource Management, Park Ranger, Facility Management, and Cultural Resource Management

Paid Internship


For More Information

Main Contact-matthew_mohrman@nps.gov

Recycle Ann Arbor

To be Announced

Unpaid Internship

Main Contact- Christine Chessler-Stull (christine@recycleannarbor.org)

For More Information


Deadline February 1

Paid Internship- $4,000 stipend

This 12 week program seeking research interns interested in environmental sustainability. Hands on experience will be take place in the Lake St.Clair-Detroit-River-Lake Erie corridor. In addition to the stipend, students will do an online publication of their results and and chance to present their research at the undergraduate research symposium. 

For More Information and Application

Study Abroad

Go Eco

Various times over the Holiday Season

Varies cost on week and amount of time


   Great White Shark Conservation

   The Big 5 Wildlife Reserve

   Wildlife Research and Conservation

and many more!

Holiday Season

The Institute for Sustainable International Studies

Term One: June and July, Term Two December 26- January 7 2015, Belize

Two week course $2,675, Two course session $4,225


    Tropical Marine Conservation Biology·

    Tropical Forests: The Management and Conservation of Biodiversity

    Wildlife Medicine, Biology and Conservation

    Tropical Ecosystems: New Approaches to Sustainability

    Ornithology in the Tropics: Birds of Belize

Main Contact- Cynthia Reece (creece@isisbelize.com)