Comprehensive Natural Resources/Environmental Sites
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State Agency Web sites
- Conservation/environmental protection state agencies (all 50 states
and District of Columbia) with direct links to pages the display current
SGR Job Board - "Strategic Government Resources" (SGR) bills itself as the nation's 2nd largest government job board. Vacancies are listed by category, including Animal Services; Code Enforcement; Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources; and water/wastewater.
Conservation Job Board - The
Conservation Job Board profiles the latest jobs from the fields of
conservation, ecology, wildlife biology, marine science, forestry,
environmental education, protected area management and more.
Warnell School of Forest Resources
- A list of positions with openings in Forestry, Wildlife, Fisheries
Soil/Water resources and Recreation/Tourism. The listings can be quickly
sorted by discipline!
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) - An explanation of career options and opportunities for students. APHIS tackles a wide range of problems ranging from control of invasive plant and animal species to nusiance wildlife. APHIS is a diverse agency with equally diverse career prospects!
WILENET (Wisconsin Law Enforcement Network) - Job postings for law enforcement positions throughout Wisconsin.
Careers in Forestry and Natural Resources - This
site, supported by the outreach component of a National Science
Foundation grant, provides a comprehensive overview of Forestry and
related career options and is intended for audiences including teachers,
counselors, advisors and students, at the high school and middle school
levels, a resource for guiding potential college-bound students to
programs that offer forestry and natural resource degree programs.
Air & Waste Management Association
- The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a
nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that provides training,
information, and networking opportunities to 12,000 environmental
professionals in 65 countries. This site does contain a link to job
listings, but membership is required to review the openings or to post
your resume. Links are offered to other sites that post openings,
however, and this is a good site for monitoring industry trends.
Texas A&M Jobs Board - Full time, seasonal, Graduate Assistantships, Volunteer opportunities, scholarships and fellowships!
Wisconsin Green Industry Federation
- Look for the link to "Industry Job Listings" for openings with
Wisconsin employers for landscape, greenhouse, tree/turf care and
Green Jobs - Focusing on the Renewable Energy industry
EE Link - Jobs, grants, and additional resources for student and professional Environmental Educators!
Orion Grassroots Network
- Internship and full time listings with over 400 grassroots
organizations. Opportunities focus on conservation, education,
restoration, and environmental justice.
Green Jobs Network
- Connecting people seeking jobs that focus on environmental and social
responsibility with available opportunities and resources.
- Created as a targeted resource for job seekers and employers in Life
Science. Biology jobs within Academic / Educational Institutions, Non
Profit Organizations, and Conservation Jobs can be posted on Biology
Jobs .com for free. Jobs include Agriculture, Conservation, Ecology,
Environmental Science Jobs, Genetics, Marine Science, Natural Resources,
Pharmacology, Toxicology, Veterinary Medicine, and Zoology.
EPA Employment Information
Explore this site learn about EPA's workforce demographics,
compensation programs, Quality of Worklife programs, student and intern
opportunities, permanent federal job opportunities, and much more.
Bureau of Land Management Home Page
- The BLM, an agency within the U.S. Department of the Interior,
administers 264 million acres of America's public lands, located
primarily in the 12 Western States. This home page offers links to web
sites for each of those 12 western states offices, and these state pages
usually offer information on summer and seasonal jobs.
Green Dream Jobs - Business Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Environmentally Responsible Employers.
Center For Alaskan Coastal Studies
- Look for the link to their "Employment, Internship and Volunteer
Opportunities" page, where you will find positions for Naturalists and
The Sustainable Business Network
- The mission of the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) is to promote
the growth and development of environmentally and socially responsible
businesses, providing the tools and information necessary to make
sustainable business a prominent global economic force. The SBN provides
opportunities for individuals and businesses to find venture capital,
business partners, and information on goods and services that promote
responsible business practices. The SBN is also the premier site where
individuals can seek employment opportunities with businesses and
organizations that share their environmental and social values.
Environmental Jobs and Careers
- Links to environmental opportunities in the USA and Canada.
Employment includes careers such as environmental engineers, nature and
wetlands scientists, GIS, technicians, chemists, earth sciences /
geologists, policy and law, wildlife conservation, planning, education,
wastewater treatment and operations, program and project management,
etc. This is an amazing site, with links to dozens of organizations that
make their job listings available to the public; membership is not
required. There is even an option that enables you to review employment
opportunities by state!
Peace Corps Home Page
- Descriptions of Volunteer opportunities, recruiting procedures, news
and information pertinent to the Peace Corps, and collected stories from
The Job Seeker Homepage
- The Job Seeker is a specialized job posting service that focuses on
jobs pertaining to the environment. This web page offers late arriving
jobs that didn't make the deadline for inclusion in their biweekly jobs
EnviroOne - A significant collection of links covering a wide range of environmental topics, including jobs!
Environmental Career Center
- Environmental and natural resources job information and career news
from the publishers of the NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT.
Student Conservation Association
- The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America's largest and
oldest provider of national and community conservation service
opportunities, outdoor education and career training for youth. SCA
volunteers and interns annually perform more than one million hours of
conservation service in national parks, forests, refuges, and urban
areas in all 50 states. Their site identifies both volunteer and paying
jobs brokered by SCA.
Environmental Organization WebDirectory
- The largest exclusively environmental organization directory on the
Web, including thousands of sites from over 100 countries. Their wide
range of topics include education (graduate programs!) and employment
opportunities. You can post your resume on this site for employers to
Environmental Career Opportunities:
The web site for the employment newsletter with the same name. Jobs
appearing on this site are a limited representation of those found in
their biweekly bulletins. This bulletin is available for viewing at the
Career Services Office.
Cool Works - Summer & winter jobs in national parks, ski resorts, cruise lines guest ranches, camps and more.
The Environmental Careers Organization (ECO)
- A non-profit organization that sponsors paid internships as part of
their overall environmental effort. Internships are listed on the web
site and occur nationwide for a wide range of majors.
American Planning Association
- Career information for Urban and Regional Planners, salary surveys,
and jobs (including internships) for Planning, Zoning and GIS grads.
Environmental Yellow Pages
- The Environmental Industry's worldwide telephone directory. Search
for specific industries or organizations, jobs, news or issues. NOTE:
Be sure to check out the "Big Board" sites on the web that list
opportunities in a wide array of occupations. UWSP's Career Services web
site has a page that lists many of the "Big Job Boards". You should also register with Career Services if you have not already done so!
Updated: July 15, 2014