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Job/Internship Opportunities

Are you looking to gain experience in the environmental field?

The College of the Environment Career Opportunities page has plenty of jobs and internship positions that you may find interesting.

Click on the following link to find the right job/internship for you:


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STEM Research Internships in Germany: DAAD RISE Open


The DAAD RISE application for summer STEM research internships in Germany opens November 1. The deadline is December 15th, a full month earlier than most years. This year there are 548 internship positions for undergrads; students can search the positions on the DAAD Rise website.


DAAD RISE program for undergraduates is a summer internship program for students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences and engineering. The internship takes place for 2-3 months during the summer in Germany. Learn more at the information session and Q&A for all students.

– November 2nd at 4:30pm

– November 8th at 11:30am

– MGH 171


Assistant Director
Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Mary Gates Hall 171 Box 352803
Seattle, WA 98195-2803
emilys42 /

* Students, you can schedule scholarship advising appointments using Google Calendar. Follow the link,, and choose a time that works for you!

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Wildlife Centers

Are you looking to get hands-on experience at a wildlife center?

The link below shows a list of possible locations that you can volunteer/intern/get experience at!

Wildlife Centers


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Government Office & Internship Fair

Are you interested in gaining a full-time, part-time, or an internship opportunity with a government agency? Then you will definitely want to attend the UW Seattle campus Government Job & Internship Fair sponsored by the Career and Internship Center with support from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance Career Development Office.

Government Job & Internship Fair

Thursday, October 26th, 2-5pm

Mary Gates Hall Commons – Seattle campus

Open to all students and alumni from all 3 campuses

Click HERE for more details about the fair or download The Fairs App (available to download for FREE to your iphone/ipad from the Apple App store or from Google Play store for Android phones).

Questions? Please email Donna Chen at or call the Career & Internship Center at 206-543-0535.  We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, October 26th in Mary Gates Hall!

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Carlson Center Undergraduate Community Based Internship Application Materials AVAILABLE

The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is excited to announce that student application materials for our Undergraduate Community Based Internship (UCBI) program are now available on our website. UCBI provides approximately 40 undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in paid community based internship experiences with non-profit and public sector organizations during both winter and spring quarters. Internships begin January 3, 2018 and conclude June 1, 2018.  

The Undergraduate Community-Based Internship (UCBI) program, developed in partnership with the UW Career & Internship Center, provides opportunities for undergraduates to grow professionally and personally, examine issues of social justice, gain an understanding of the diverse communities in Seattle and explore career paths in the public and non-profit sectors.

Students can access more information and preview application materials via the Carlson Center’s web site at Students can view the application questions now to prepare their submission materials. The online application on Catalyst will officially open on October 9, and will include descriptions of internship positions and host organizations. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm on Monday, October 23rd.

We encourage students to visit during drop in hours for questions and assistance as needed.

  • Monday, October 16th, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Tuesday, October 17th, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 18th, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 19th, 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Questions? Email; give our team of Graduate Student Mentors a call at (206) 543-5514; or visit Mary Gates Hall 171 during drop in hours for additional application support and guidance.  




Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Mary Gates Hall, Suite 171 (The Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity)

206.685.2705 (office)

UCBI Flyer Poster 2018 FINAL.pdf

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Now Advertised! Paid Intern & Recent Grad Positions



Start your career with the Forest Service and leave your legacy on nature for future generations! The Forest Service is hiring student interns and recent graduates through the Pathways program. These paid career opportunities lead to permanent jobs upon successful completion of the program.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Online at USAJOBS, October 16-20; or
  2. In person during the 2017 Society of American Foresters Convention, November 15-16

The on-site hiring event takes place at the Double Tree Hotel, 201 Marquette Avenue Northwest, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Application intake is noon-6 p.m. on November 15 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on November 16. Convention registration is not required to apply.
Pathways Intern Indefinite Announcements (current students):

Recent Graduate Announcements:

The Pathways Internship program offers career development opportunities to students enrolled in qualifying educational programs or institutions. The Pathways Recent Graduate program is tailored toward those who have received a qualifying degree or certificate from an institution of higher education within the previous two years. Veterans whose military service obligations prevent them from applying within this period have up to six years to apply. Interns and recent graduates receive on-the-job training and mentorship. Upon successful completion of the program, student interns and recent graduates may be converted to a permanent position.

Visit the Forest Service SAF webpage for eligibility requirements, position locations and additional information. Questions can be directed to

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COASST Internships

COASST is hoping to recruit a few new interns for Autumn quarter.

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National Park Internship opportunity!


EKIP Seatte Project Assistant Announcement _0.pdf

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National Park Internship Opportunity!


The National Park Service in downtown Seattle is seeking to fill a position with the Seattle Every Kid in a Park (EKIP) Collaborative, a collective of Seattle federal agencies and non-profit organizations working to engage youth with our public lands. The Project Assistant Intern will work with staff to coordinate program logistics and provide program support. This position works directly with the project coordinator, park partners, park rangers as well as program facilitators, such as park volunteers. Please see attached position description for more details!

Thank you! – Kelsey Johnson, Park Ranger

The Seattle Every Kid in a Park Collaborative brings together nonprofits and land management agencies serving the Puget Sound region to develop strategies to ensure all fourth-grade students in the area (and their families) have opportunities to visit public lands and parks through the Every Kid in a Park initiative.

The Collaborative is working together to decrease barriers and increase engagement for Seattle youth with multiple outdoor engagement opportunities in addition to the 4th grader federal lands pass. We do this to connect youth with their community parks and federal lands to foster the next generation of environmental stewards.

EKIP Seatte Project Assistant Announcement _0.pdf

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TOMORROW: 2017 Business Career Fair – Open to all UW Students and Alums


Reminder of the 2017 UW Business Career Fair is tomorrow, October 11, 2017. We would greatly appreciate your help in promoting this event to your students!

What: 2017 Business Career Fair

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 2-6 PM

Where: HUB Ballrooms

Who: All UW Students, Alumni, and Community Members are welcome & encouraged to attend this event.

RSVP: No RSVP required. Attendees will simply check in at Student-Check In upon arrival.

Learn More: To learn more about attending employers, the areas they will be recruiting for, ways to prepare for this event (and more!), we encourage students to download and utilize The Fairs App.

Click here to view The Fairs App on the web:

Click to download the app:

Andy Rabitoy

Career Services Director: Undergrad and Specialty Masters

Michael G. Foster School of Business • University of Washington

Dempsey Hall Room 212 • Box 353223 • Seattle, WA 98195-3200

T: 206.221.8142 • arabitoy •

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Please help us recruit this year’s Husky Neighborhood interns

Want to work in the UW Community? Apply for this paid internship working in the North of 45thCommunity.

Husky Neighborhood Interns (HNIs) work on projects to improve public safety, promote civility and foster a greater sense of community for the students and permanent residents living north of campus.


Compensation will be $15/ hour with a maximum of 7-10 hours per week . Students must be able to work in the United States.

Time Commitment:

Must be able to attend weekly staff meetings and North of 45th Committee Quarterly meetings.

Desired Qualifications:

· Strong verbal and written communications skills.

· Outstanding organization and time management skills.

· Ability to manage projects and provide leadership.

· Ability to work independently to accomplish tasks and take initiative.

How to Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter addressing why you would like to work in the North of 45th area and what issues or concerns do you see facing this community to Aaron Hoard at ahoard by Noon on October 13th. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis after we receive resumes and cover letters. Interviews will begin on Oct 16th and decision letters will go out on Oct 20th. Please see attached for a detailed job description.

Community Standards & Student Conduct

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Schmitz Hall, room 447 Box 355836
Seattle, WA 98195-5836

HNI Job Description 2017-2018.docx

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Come Intern with the Queer Student Commission!

The QSC’s Intern Application Is Now Open!

Hello everyone! I hope your first few days of the new school year have been going well! Do your best, take all the time you need to care for yourself, and spend a minute to enjoy all the cool things happening this quarter. ð゚ヘツ

I’m so happy to announce that the application to be an intern for the QSC is now open! Definitely apply if you have any interest in queer activism, community building, event
planning, legislation, and collaboration with various organizations both on and off-campus. It’s a wonderful opportunity, and one of the best ways to get our amazing community involved in student government!

The positions I’m looking for are:

1. Programming Intern

2. Social Media & Outreach Intern

3. Legislative Intern

The link to the application is here:

The deadline for applying is October 13, 2017. I’ll be sending constant reminders about this application, but please make sure to apply on time if you’re interested! And spread the word to your friends, too!

If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with me via email, phone, or a visit to my office at HUB 131P.

Thanks everyone!

All the best,

Joshua T | Queer Student Commission Director


Associated Students of the University of Washington

E-Mail | Office Hours | Website | Facebook | Twitter

HUSKY UNION BUILDING 131P | (206) 685-4252

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Career & Internship Center: Workshops/Events Fall 2017

Attached you will find the Career & Internship Center Workshops and Events calendar for Fall 2017. Thank you for sharing this information with students and recent graduates via email, bulletin boards, social media, in-person meetings, etc. Also, our online calendar is another great resource to stay up to date with our programming.


Alison McCarty, M.Ed.

Career Counselor / Career & Internship Center

134 Mary Gates Hall / Box 352810 / Seattle, WA 98195

Office 206.543.0535 / Direct 206.685.4096

alisonm3 / Schedule an appointment

Fall 2017 Print Calendar.pdf

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Fiddleheads Forest School Volunteer Positions & Internships

Interested in spending more time outdoors? Love working with children? Join the University of Washington Botanic Gardens Fiddleheads Forest School staff at the beautiful Washington Park Arboretum (a 10 minute bike ride from UW Campus) in supporting the development and growth of the very first outdoor preschool in Seattle, a pioneering program
that has received international attention and acclaim (check out our profiles in Medium and The New York Times).

Interns gain valuable experience in early childhood development as well as nature-based education while working closely with teachers to create and lead fun, age appropriate, educational activities. This position will assist with activity development, and supervision of children ages 3-5 to provide a safe, enjoyable and developmentally appropriate
educational experience during our school day. Fiddleheads grows and changes with each passing year, and our internships allows for volunteers to participate in the creation and implementation of a uniquely dynamic, high-quality preschool experience in an extraordinary environment.


Interns and volunteers will have the opportunity to gain the following:

-Experience with early childhood behavior, and physical, emotional and social development.

-Time spent outside in an extraordinary environment, engaging children with the natural world through art, games, exploration, science, dramatic play and stories.

-Opportunity to develop skills in teaching and engaging children outdoors and an understanding of nature-based early childhood education

-Knowledge about our unique approach to helping young children develop self-regulation in an outdoor environment and access to a variety of self-regulation curriculum.

-Support from staff including access to resources, connection with experts and professionals in the field, and one-on-one time with the lead teacher to reflect on experience, seek feedback and discuss projects/connection to class work.

-Resume-building experience with an internationally known and respected program.


Volunteer: Commit to one day (or more!) per week for the duration of at least of one quarter from 8:45am-1:15pm.

School year begins: September 18th

Internships: We are equipped to support internships. We are happy to help create a specialized internship to suit your needs and interests!


Contact Kit Harrington at for more information about how you can participate and make a difference!

Kit Harrington

Fiddleheads Forest School Director

2300 Arboretum Dr E, Seattle WA 98112

PH 206.616.5261 EM

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Communications Intern with Sustainable Seattle

Summer internship opportunity, with a recent SAFS alum!

Sustainable Seattle is currently looking for a Communications Intern for the summer (and potentially longer if the person wants to stay on). The internship isn’t paid but can be completed for credit. The deadline for applications is May 12th. See attached flyer for more position details.

Visit the Sustainable Seattle website for more information:

Program information can be found there and if anyone has questions they can contact Nancy Huizar at

Communcations Intern 2017.pdf

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Washington State Legislative Internship Program Information Sessions, April 24 and 25


University of Washington-Seattle Undergraduates-

Come learn about the Washington State Legislative Intern Program! This is a paid, for-credit internship opportunity for college students of any major to work as staff at the State Capitol during the Legislative Session (January through March or April). About 70 students are hired each year from colleges around the state. Political experience is not necessary. Students from diverse backgrounds who are active leaders, engaged in campus communities, and excited to learn about government and gain practical job skills are encouraged to apply.

Information Sessions with the internship coordinators (Paula Rehwaldt and Emily McCartan) and some past interns will be held on the UW-Seattle campus in Gowen Hall, room 1A on April 24th and 25th. Any students who are interested or just curious are encouraged to come to the sessions to ask questions and get a good idea of the whole experience and application process.

Monday, April 24th sessions in Gowen 1A:

Tuesday, April 25th sessions in Gowen 1A:

The 2018 internship will run from January 3, 2018, through March 8, 2018. Applications for the internship will be due in October, 2017. Students must be enrolled juniors or seniors, in good academic standing, and receiving academic credit for the internship. Students of all majors are welcome and the internship provides amazing opportunities for networking, shadowing, and real-world experience in a wide variety of fields, from state government and politics to business, law, criminal justice, communications, social work, environmental policy, education, and public health.

More information about the Legislative Internship Program is available on their website at or on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Students are also welcome to contact the UW liaison (Mark Weitzenkamp) or set up an appointment with him at the POL S Advising Office: to learn more about the internship and the related credits at UW-Seattle.

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Tree Inventory Management Summer Internship Opportunity with SDOT

Over the summer SDOT is seeking to hire up to four undergraduate or graduate interns to collect updated information on SDOT and privately maintained street trees, and report on inventory updates. Intern will also work with iTree software to report on the social and economic benefits of Seattle’s street trees. The position will help the student understand how their coursework translates into the daily operations of a city urban forestry division, in particular, the collection of data and entry into the tree inventory, and analysis of GIS data to determine planting potential throughout the city.

The position is open all students, undergraduate and graduate students, who are enrolled in an accredited educational program preferably studying Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscape Architecture, Arboriculture, Horticulture, Natural Resource Management or with sufficient tree identification knowledge.

To learn more about the position, students can visit: and look at Tree Inventory Management Intern position.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Amazing Internship Opportunity in Seattle with the National Park Service


We’ve extended the deadline! We’ll be accepting applications through April 30th.

Please feel free to share this opportunity.

The National Park Service is currently looking for 3-4 interns to work as part of a team with the In My Backyard program. In My Backyard (IMBY) is an NPS program dedicated to environmental leadership development and youth outreach that strives to introduce Seattle youth to the opportunities available through the National Park Service (NPS). We enable young adults to give back to our shared community while creating relationships and sense of belonging within national parks.

This internship is unpaid and is applicable for credit. Public transportation subsidies will be provided to interns as a benefit of this opportunity. Hours can be arranged around interns’ schedules. Expected work hours are an average of 16 hours per week. The length of the internship is flexible, but is tentatively scheduled for 12 weeks from June through September 2017. Anticipated start date is June 12th, 2017.

If you’re interested in pursuing this opportunity, email your resume and cover letter toJimi Hightower at Jimi_Hightower by Sunday, April 30th.

See the attached document for more information and details on how to apply.


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Join the Pack Forest and ONRC Summer Crews!

Dear undergrads,

Every summer, a hardy crew of SEFS student interns heads down to Pack Forest for two months of hands-on field training in sustainable forest management. It’s one of our oldest field traditions, and also one of the most memorable, and this year there’s an exciting twist: We’re creating a second crew that will based out at the Olympic Natural Resources Center (ONRC) out on the Olympic Peninsula!

Specifically, we are looking for five to six Forest Resource Interns, who will assist with the management and stewardship of Pack Forest’s timber resources, research installations, roads and trails. These students will develop forest mensuration skills, practice species identification, participate in research programs, and participate in sustainable forest management. Also, for the first time we are looking for up to five ONRC interns to support forest and riparian research on remote watersheds in the Olympic Experimental State Forest.

All internships run throughout the summer quarter, from June 19 to August 18. Four ESRM credits are available, and all students receive a $200 weekly stipend along with free housing.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter—by Sunday, April 9—describing how the internship will fit into your program to Professor Greg Ettl at

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CHID Internship Info Sessions: Please share! SUM17

Please join us for an Information Session April 12th, or May 15th and learn more about CHID’s hybrid seminar/internship summer program!

12 Summer Credits PLUS a summer internship with a local organization!

Local Global.InfoSession.pdf

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