Environmental Science and Society

Mark Jefferson/Science Complex 301V

Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

Phone: 734.487.6723

[email protected]

ENVI Job Postings

  • Allegheny Mountian Institute Expand dropdown

    Posted December 1, 2021

    From May to October, AMI fully sponsors a cohort of passionate individuals to learn, live and study together on the Allegheny Farm in Highland County, VA.  Farm Fellows spend approximately 40-50 hours per week learning, studying, and working on the farm in a typical week, with occasional evening and weekend commitments for chores and AMI events. Learn more about fellowship opportunities on their webpage

  • Bee Joyful Shop Expand dropdown

    Posted December 1, 2021

    Michigan's first zero-waste shop and refillery is hiring Guides at their Dexter location! You can learn more about this sustainable shop on their webpage
    Application: https://beejoyfulshop.com/careers/ 


  • BLN Consulting Expand dropdown

    Posted March 15, 2022

    Beam, Longest and Neff, LLC (BLN), is searching for an Entry Level Geologist for immediate employment at their Wixom, MI office. Responsibilities may include carrying out site inspections, logging soil cores, sampling environmental media, mapping, and data analysis. Applicants should possess a degree in geology or a similar field. More information can be found on the BLN webpage. Contact Corey [email protected] with any questions regarding the position. 

  • City of Detroit Expand dropdown

    Posted February 1, 2022

    The City of Detroit is looking to fill Tree Artisan Helper, Tree Artisan, and Assistant Forester positions. The Tree Artisan Helper is the most entry-level position available. These are great opportunities for students interested in forestry work! See the attached links for more information. 

  • Detroit River-Western Lake Erie Cooperative Weed Management Area Expand dropdown

    Applications due January 15, 2022

    Invasive Species Biological Technician

    Detroit River-Western Lake Erie Cooperative Weed Management Area is seeking qualified applicants for invasive species management. This work focuses on the removal of invasive species from coastal wetlands and prairie ecosystems along the Detroit River and Western Lake Erie Basin (Michigan only) in efforts to return them to native habitat to benefit wildlife and fish species.

    Job and volunteer opportunities can be found on the DR-WLE CWMA webpage.

  • Geosyntec  Expand dropdown

    Posted March 29, 2022

    If you’re looking for a place to kick-start your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic employee-owned firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry-recognized professionals - Geosyntec is the place for you! As a Staff Environmental Engineer or Scientist at their contaminated site assessment and remediation practice, you will have the opportunity to apply your academic knowledge to real-world situations while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career. There are opportunities to join either of their offices in Ann Arbor or Detroit, Michigan.
    Apply here:  704929 - Staff Environmental Engineer or Scientist

  • GHD Expand dropdown

    Posted March 8, 2022

    GHD, located in Farmington Hills, is looking for an entry-level Environmental Engineer, Environmental Scientist or Hydrogeologist to join their team! This is an excellent opportunity to develop your professional skills by learning from the senior-level staff within their Waste Management, Emergency Response, and Contamination Assessment & Remediation service lines. See their webpage for more information about this opportunity

  • Herpetological Resource & Management (HRM) Expand dropdown

    Applications are due March 7th, 2022

    HRM is seeking well organized, responsible, adaptable, and dedicated individuals to join their team. Currently, they are seeking multiple seasonal full-time employees to assist with inventory, monitoring, headstart, rescue/translocation, and habitat restoration work focused on amphibians and reptiles throughout Michigan. Successful applicant(s) will also assist with long-term turtle conservation work. Preference will be given to applicants with previous herp-specific field work. View the HRM webpage for more information. 

  • Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps/AmeriCorps Expand dropdown

    Posted January 25, 2022

    The Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps/AmeriCorps stewardship crew is a traveling field crew for resource management and ecological restoration in Michigan State Parks and Recreation Areas. If you are interested in ecological restoration and natural resources management this may be the opportunity for you. A complete job description and application information can be found on the DNR webpage.

  • Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) Expand dropdown

    Applications are due May 18, 2022

    The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) is looking for an environmental quality analyst that will primarily be responsible for conducting inspections of regulated facilities on a district-wide basis, performing follow-up activities as well as responding to citizen complaints regarding regulated facilities, non-regulated sites, and pollution emergencies. Additional information can be found on the Government Jobs webpage

  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources Expand dropdown

    Applications are due February 21, 2022

    If you or someone you know is seeking valuable experience working in wildlife conservation – or just an interesting job that gets you outdoors – apply now for one of 60 summer positions with the DNR Wildlife Division. A complete job description and application information can be found on the DNR webpage.

  • Michigan Nature Association Expand dropdown

    Applications are due May 18, 2022

    The Michigan Nature Association (MNA) is seeking a Vernal Pool Partnership Coordinator that will help to 1) facilitate the Michigan Vernal Pool Partnership, a statewide public/private partnership dedicated to the protection of vernal pools, 2)  establish a new vernal pool collaborative across a multi-state region, and 3) work on related initiatives that promote vernal pool conservation. This is a unique opportunity to help drive the needed protection of these special wetlands in Michigan and the Great Lakes region. More information can be found on the MNA webpage

  • MSU Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Expand dropdown

    Applications are due March 31, 2022

    MSU Extension's Mobile Boat Wash program seeks applications for Mobile Boat Wash Technicians for summer crew leader and crew member positions. The Mobile Boat Wash Technician position holds responsibilities for stopping aquatic invasive species through boater education and hands-on outreach while traveling from lake to lake across Michigan.  

    Ideal candidates should be able to travel around the state with occasional overnight stays, have completed coursework in aquatic ecology or related fields, be interested in outreach and freshwater management, and have some experience in educational programming (although not required). Salary ranges from $15 - $16. Please email Kelsey Bockelman at [email protected] with any questions.
    See full position details and apply at careers.msu.edu; search for job #765752

  • Oregon Marbled Murrelet Project Expand dropdown

    Posted January 6, 2022

    Field Technician

    The Oregon Marbled Murrelet Project (OMMP) at Oregon State University is hiring twelve (12) seasonal field technicians from 4/18/22 to 8/12/22 to assist with a long-term, large-scale study of space use and nest success of the federally threatened Marbled Murrelet. 

    See the OMMP webpage for more information. 

  • Rochester Hills Parks Expand dropdown

    Posted March 8, 2022

    Rochester Hills Parks are currently recruiting seasonal Groundskeepers, Park Attendants, Laborers, and Lifeguards within their Parks Department. This is a great way to get exposure to sports management, general outdoor maintenance work and make connections along the way!

  • Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy (SMLC) Expand dropdown

    Applications are due March 21, 2022

    The SMLC is currently accepting applications for their Summer Stewardship Crew Leader and Stewardship Intern positions. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Julie McLaughlin, Stewardship and Outreach Manager, at [email protected].

  • US Fish and Wildlife Service Expand dropdown

    Posted December 13, 2021

    Invasive Species Team Technician

    The US Fish and Wildlife Service is hiring invasive species technicians to work out of three locations in Alaska (Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Soldotna). Alaska has relatively fewer invasive species than the lower 48 and they are working to keep it that way through prevention, early detection, and rapid response to incipient invasions. This is a well-paid position that will run from April to September 2022. More information can be found on USAJOBS.gov.

  • USGS National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP) Expand dropdown

    Applications are due February 18, 2022

    The USGS National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP) is currently soliciting resumes for current students or recent graduates with a background in Geoscience and/or GIS to serve in a contractor role. Expected job duties are as follows: 

    • Develop a database and “Status Map” of historic STATEMAP-Program performed geologic mapping. Develop procedures for updating the database and Status Map via automation or a workflow. Requires knowledge of GIS (e.g., ESRI suite, Google Earth Engine), automation techniques (e.g., python, JAVA) and ability to synthesize geologic data,
    • Build and populate a deliverable tracking database, focusing on external NCGMP-funded Programs, such as STATEMAP and EDMAP. Requires knowledge of database management, specifically those compatible with Microsoft Office Products or a database management software (such as PostgreSQL),
    • Synthesize and comprehend previously received and funded proposals to populate developed databases,
    • Validate and upload previously delivered .gdb files for the USGS’s GeMS Standard (Geologic Map Schema) as received from previous cooperative agreements. 

    The contract will last a period of 12 months with the possibility to extend. Training can be offered to develop required skillsets, particularly knowledge/expertise in the GeMS Database Standard. Position location is negotiable; however, if remote, excellent communication and organizational skills would be required. This position would also provide the opportunity to work on projects, other than those listed, across the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program, to network with USGS scientists, and to further your career. 

    If interested, please send inquiries and/or curriculum vitae via email to Dr. Jenna Shelton ([email protected])

  • Washtenaw County Water Resources Expand dropdown

    Applications due February 15 - March 8, 2022

    Washtenaw County Water Resources is hiring for a variety of positions including, Environmental Assistant, Rain Gardener Assistant, Rain Gardener and Outreach Assistant, Water Resources Assistant, Environmental Assistant Intern, and Drain Maintenance Laborer

  • Job Searching Sites Expand dropdown
    • EMU Career Development Center- The University Career Development Center has many resources to help you find a career. 
    • United States Bureau of Labor Statistics - Explains some environmental career tracks in detail, gives employment outlook for the careers and average wages, and provides job boards.
    • Green Jobs Guide Book- This guidebook has been created to help readers better understand exactly what lies ahead for job seekers in a renewable, sustainable and more efficient world.
    • Green America (National Green Pages TM) has the biggest pooling of green businesses in the nation.
    • Job Hero- Fresh ideas for your resume.
    • EnvironmentalCareer.com - Provides job seekers with comprehensive career, and staffing services in the environmental, sustainability, natural resources, energy, and green jobs sectors. 
    • EcoJobs- Job board for environmental and biology careers. 
    • Earthworks-jobs.com- Job board for a variety of science careers. 
    • Texas A&M Job Board- Positions in wildlife and fisheries sciences. 

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