Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences

Student Opportunities

Jobs at CH2MHILL


$10,000 Master's Degree Funding Opportunity

If you know any seniors that are considering a Master’s in Environmental Engineering during academic year 2015-2016, please notify them that the E2F application is now posted online at:  http://www.engineeringmastersfunding.org/EMastersFunding/howtoapply.asp

The application deadline is December 15, 2014.

In addition, any of your Civil/Environmental Engineering students may apply (no experience required) to intern positions in Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Missouri, Oregon and Texas that are currently offered by E2F sponsoring organization, Black & Veatch.  Students can learn more about Black & Veatch and other E2F supporters at:  http://www.engineeringmastersfunding.org/EMastersFunding/sponsoringfirms.asp

Here is a link to the Black & Veatch Civil/Environmental Intern position (this page may require cookies to display properly):  https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?SID=^REt6V0kzpobY8nUopcu915woz45gUrC151e6ZkfR0yWr6LOjyDesDDBIRhEExNNj&jobId=810069&type=search&

American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) Career Center

The AAEES job board provides a comprehensive listing of opportunities in all aspects of environmental engineering and science. For more information, go to http://careers.aaees.org.

Wastewater Treatment Jobs

EEES graduates who are interested in working in the wastewater or water treatment field: Consider applying for jobs with one of the companies listed on the linked PDF.

DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) Disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM Disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas. The ultimate goal of the program is to engage a diverse, educated and skilled pool of scientists and engineers in HS-STEM areas and to promote long-term relationships between students, researchers, DHS and research facilities to enhance the HS-STEM workforce.




The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now accepting applications for its 10 week Summer Internship Program in a broad spectrum of research areas.  These internships are open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in homeland security disciplines related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM). Undergraduate and graduate students receive a stipend of $6,000 and $7,000, respectively, plus limited travel expenses

Research experiences are offered at: Argonne, Berkeley, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia National Laboratories; as well as at Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Customs and Borders Protection Laboratories and Scientific Services, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Engineer Research and Development Center, National Security Technologies Remote Sensing Laboratory, Naval Research Laboratory, and Transportation Security Laboratory.

Areas of Research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological/life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more. 

U.S. citizenship required

Deadline for applications: December 22, 2014 

For more information visit http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/ or contact DHSed@orau.org




University Partnerships Office



ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance research and education, protect public health and the environment and strengthen national security. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

The Yosemite Environmental Science Research Training REU


NSF-REU sponsored by the University of Virginia

Duration: 8 weeks during June, July, and August 2015 

Stipend: $2000 stipend plus all travel and lodging expenses in Limpopo Province, South Africa 

Research: Conduct community-based research at the interface between water, societal, and human health disciplines. 

To learn more and view application instructions go to http://faculty.virginia.edu/jasmith/reu

Application deadline: December 22nd, 2014.

Nation's Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt)

The Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Re-inventing the Nation's Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt) has several openings for paid undergraduate research positions for Summer 2015 through its Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program.  Positions are available at ReNUWIt's four partner schools: Stanford, UC-Berkeley, Colorado School of Mines, and New Mexico State University. More information about the program, including application requirements and instructions, may be found at http://www.renuwit.org/education 

Please contact Pam McLeod (pamelamc@stanford.edu) with any questions or concerns. The application deadline is February 15, 2015.