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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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Info Session this week – $5K Innovation Internships for Summer quarter


Information sessions about the CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholars internship program will be held this week!

THURSDAY, 3/30, 3:30-4:20 PM, MGH 171

FRIDAY, 3/31, 12:30-1:20 PM, MGH 171

This is a unique program in which students can spend Summer quarter working as interns with UW faculty-led start-up companies, seeking to transfer research to real-world applications. Participants will build upon their strengths and learn about intellectual property and entrepreneurship through hands-on teamwork with an emerging company.

Each Innovation Scholar will receive a $5,000 scholarship and earn course credit.

Ten different internships are available this year, across a broad spectrum of engineering, health sciences, and natural sciences. Students with backgrounds in art, biology, botany, business, chemistry, civil & environmental engineering, computer science & engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, microbiology, linguistics, neuroscience, physics, public health, psychology, speech & hearing sciences, statistics, visual communications, web design and more should apply.

Students from all three campuses are invited to apply online by Monday, April 10. All internships will be at/near the Seattle campus. Only degree-seeking UW undergraduate students are eligible (students graduating in Summer 2017 or later are eligible; Spring quarter graduates are not eligible).

This program is made possible by CoMotion and the Mary Gates Endowment for Students.


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Paid internships and scholarships from Green Diamond Resource Company

Check out the attached flyers for paid internships and scholarships with the Green Diamond Resource Company!

Students can apply by submitting their resume, cover letter and application to

JD INTERN_Forestry Intern 2017-02-03.pdf
Forestry Intern Coversheet.pdf
GDRCo Opportunity Internship-Scholarship Application.docx

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Paid Summer Internship with Heronswood Garden

Heronswood Garden Horticultural Internship Program

Summer 2017

Heronswood Garden Horticultural Internships provide candidates the opportunity to expand their horticultural and plant identification knowledge, improve their gardening skills and use of horticultural tools and equipment, and develop their professional network. Interns work under the direction of Garden Director Dan Hinkley and alongside highly experienced professional gardeners in a working botanical garden.

Internships run three months, compensation $10/hour, and include free accommodations at the Garden. We will work with a candidate’s school calendar as needed.

Applications must be submitted to the address provided in the attached flyer by March 31st, 2017.

Find more info in the attached flyer!


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Field Ecology Internships 2017 (HilleRisLambers lab) at Mt. Rainier and North Cascades National Park

Mt. Rainier & North Cascades Field Internship Opportunities (2017)

HilleRisLambers Lab, University of Washington (Seattle)

The HilleRisLambers lab at University of Washington is looking for 5-6 undergraduate research assistants to help us conduct research at Mt. Rainier and North Cascades National Park this summer (2017). We study how rising temperatures and declining snow accumulation (i.e. climate change) will affect the forests and wildflower meadows of Washington, and are looking for enthusiastic and hard-working interns to assist us with 3 projects:

1) How will population dynamics be altered by climate change? To address this question, we have been collecting demographic data (since 1978) for tree populations in 18 stands within Mt. Rainier National Park.

2) What is the relationship between climate and wildflower phenology? We have established a citizen science program (MeadoWatch) which engages citizen scientists in collecting wildflower phenology data.

3) How will climate change influence communities? In collaboration with Dr. Amy Angert (UBC), we are resurveying communities at locations first surveyed in the late 70’s / early 80’s, and additionally establishing seed addition experiments in and around Mt. Rainier and North Cascades National Park.

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Spring Break 2017 Planting Poster

Spring Break planting opportunity at Pack Forest!

Housing and stipend provided. See attachment for details.
Spring Break 2017 Flyer_Alternate_w_quotes.pdf

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University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station is offering a new exciting course this upcoming summer academic session: “Drone Remote Sensing of Freshwater Ecosystems.” This 3-credit upper division course focuses on current methods in GIS and remote sensing for freshwater ecosystem monitoring and management application.

You don’t have to be enrolled at UM to apply; the course is open to students from all institutions and other professionals with prior experience or coursework in GIS and runs Monday-Friday 8-5 PM August 7-18, 2017. See more information about FLBS and the summer academic program.

Apply now online at

Scholarship materials are due April 3, 2017. Last day to apply/register for Summer Session 2017 is May 24, 2017. Fees are due May 31, 2017.

Take this course and live and study at Flathead Lake Biological Station for two weeks on the east shore of Flathead Lake, Montana.

Get out there and “Change it up!”,

FLBS Summer Session 2017 Drone course flier 2-27-17.pdf


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Natural Resources Career Fair TODAY, 1:00-4:00 pm in Anderson 207

Today the Society of American Foresters – UW Student Chapter will be hosting its 3rd annual Natural Resources Career Fair in the Forest Club Room from 1 to 4 p.m.!

SEFS master’s student Cole Gross, who is organizing the fair this year, has signed up 17 agencies and organizations, ranging from Weyerhaeuser and the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife, to King County Parks and The Nature Conservancy.

The fair will be a fun, informational and interactive process that will allow you to introduce yourself to these potential employers and learn about a wide range of opportunities in natural resource fields. You can come for any length of time during the three hours, and there will be periodic raffle giveaways (including several REI gift cards!), as well as free refreshments and snacks.

So update your résumé, do your research, and come learn about some great internship and career possibilities!

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Internship Fair – This Thursday, 2-6pm, HUB Ballrooms


Hello Huskies!

Are you looking to find an internship opportunity? Search no further! The Career & Internship Center’s Internship Fair is a great opportunity for students of all majors, class levels, and from all three UW Campuses to connect with corporate, small business, non-profit and government employers who are all looking for Huskies, like YOU, to fill their internship needs. Don’t miss out on this perfect opportunity!

2017 Seattle Campus Internship Fair


Thursday, February 16th, 2017

2:00-6:00pm, HUB Ballrooms

Students from all 3 campuses are welcome to attend


Use The Fairs App to access information about the Internship Fair (attending employers, positions, position types, majors, and class levels employers are looking to recruit at the fair). The Fairs App is available to download to your iphone/ipad from the Apple App Store or from Google Play Store for Android phones

Tips On How To Prep For The Fair:

  • Look at sample resumes in the Career Guide
  • Once you have your resume drafted, stop by for a Same-Day Session and/or ResumeFest to get some feedback on it
  • Submit your resume to the 2017 Internship Fair Resume Book! Select employers have purchased access to this book, in the hopes of identifying talented UW candidates. Whether or not you’re attending the fair, don’t miss this opportunity to stand out! Please see instructions below on how to submit your resume:

1.      Login to your HuskyJobs account at

2.      From the “Documents” tab on the your left hand side navigation pane, select “Opt-in Resume Books”

3.      Select the DropDown menu under the Resume Book you’d like to submit your resume to

§  Take a look at the attending employers (using The Fairs App)  and spend a few minutes researching the employers you are interested in meeting with by visiting their web sites and doing a quick review of them online. The list is updated regularly

§  Prepare and practice your introduction. What do you want the employer to know about you? Which of your skills and past experiences do you want to highlight?

§  Have a short 15-second “sales pitch” ready and make sure to build in some good questions of your own to ask the employer

§  Attend the Internship Fair Success workshop to learn how to prepare, what to bring, what to say, and how to follow-up

 What You Should Wear:

Your style of dress may vary according to the type of field you’re considering and the employers you plan to meet with. However, you’ll find that most employers will be wearing business-casual attire, which is a safe bet for you as well. For example, consider wearing pressed slacks or a skirt with a blouse, sweater, or collared shirt.

 The Day Of The Fair:

  • Bring 10-15 copies of your well-prepared resume to the fair
  • Greet employers with a smile and handshake
  • Collect business cards
  • Send a thank you note to interesting employers you talked with
  • Lockers or storage facilities are not available; to increase the ease with which you can move through the fair, we recommend trying to minimize what you bring with you
  • Please bring your Husky card and have it ready for check-in purpose

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INTERNSHIP – Mt. Cuba Center Arboriculture internship

Arboriculture Internship

Come study at Mt. Cuba Center, a premier botanical garden, where we embrace ecological gardening and celebrate native plants. Gain hands-on experience in your specific internship area while working one-on-one with our professional staff. Participate in group projects, educational programming, plant identification classes, and trips to other local horticultural organizations. Each intern will maintain a field notebook throughout the summer for review. The program runs from May 22 – August 11, 2017. Visit for more information and to apply online.

Learn first-hand how Mt. Cuba Center’s arborists manage our extensive collection of trees from planting to removal. Work in our gardens and natural lands areas on tasks including tree pruning, removals, groundwork, and risk assessment. Develop skills in plant health care, mapping, and record keeping. Learn how to use arboricultural equipment including ropes, knots, pole saws, and pruners. Optional training may include climbing (small trees) and the operation of a chainsaw and/or chipper.


Undergraduates planning to pursue a career or advanced degree in horticulture, plant science, landscape design/architecture, land management, ecology or a related field are welcome to apply. We prefer applicants who have completed their junior year prior to the start of the internship.


Pay is $11/hour for a 40-hour work week and on-site housing is optional. Interns may take limited non-paid vacation during their internship. Academic credit is possible but must be coordinated with the student’s college or university.

How to Apply

Please visit for more information and to apply online.

Application deadline is March 1, 2017 but please apply early.

Interviews will begin in early 2017, as applications are received, and will continue until positions are filled.

For more information email or call 302-239-8886.

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Summer Internship Opportunity with IHME


The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) has an internship opportunity for undergraduate students!

The IHME Internship is a structured program in which undergraduates can receive professional experience as well as education and training opportunities to enhance career readiness. This internship provides a unique opportunity for undergraduates to work in a dynamic and agile organization at the intersection of nonprofit work, technology development, academia, and research. Interns will have the opportunity to contribute to mission-critical work, learn from experts in the field, and interact with diverse and international staff.

IHME will offer internships in the following areas:

  1. Research
  2. Global Engagement
  3. Technology
  4. Financial Planning

Each area will provide a unique and customized experience where individuals have the opportunity to explore a specific professional domain, participate in collaborative projects, receive mentorship from experts, and learn a new set of skills and knowledge. Interns get hands-on opportunities to work on projects that are mission-critical to the success of our research and expansion of our organization. The IHME internship program is designed as an experiential learning opportunity intended to enhance personal growth, career development, and academic achievement.

Learn more about this opportunity here!

Apply here!

Questions? Contact IHMEinterns

Sean Lassiter

Education Program Manager

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation | University of Washington

2301 5th Avenue, Suite 600 | Seattle, WA 98121

Tel: +1-206-897-2832 | Fax: +1-206-897-2899 | Campus Mailbox: 358210

seanpl |

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Environmental Career Fair at 11-2 on Wednesday, Feb. 22nd in MGH

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Mary Gates Hall Commons, UW Seattle Campus
Hosted by the UW College of the Environment


Step up your job search game by attending the 2017 UW Environmental Career Fair!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Mary Gates Hall Commons, UW Seattle Campus
Hosted by the UW College of the Environment

Confirmed Employers
  • 3Degrees
  • A.I.S. Inc.
  • Alderleaf Wilderness College
  • Associated Recreation Council
  • Colville Confederated Tribes
  • Fund for the Public Interest
  • HDR Engineering
  • Integral Consulting
  • IslandWood
  • King County Parks and Recreation
  • King County Water and Land Resources Division
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • NewFields
  • NOAA’s Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
  • North Cascades Institute
  • Pacific Marine Research
  • Pacific Science Center
  • PIRG Campus Action
  • Port of Seattle
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Seward Park Audubon Center
  • Snohomish County
  • Solar Washington
  • SouthEarth Strategies, Inc.
  • Student Conservation Association
  • Taylor Shellfish
  • Trident Seafoods
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Washington Conservation Corps
  • Waste Management
  • West Sound Wildlife Shelter
  • Wilderness Awareness School
Be sure to update your resume and prepare to meet employers!
What to Expect
  • Explore post-graduation opportunities and learn more about the skills, education, and experience needed to land your dream job
  • Connect with potential employers and build your network for future career exploration
  • Share your resume with employers
  • Get Hired for internships and careers in environmental fields and discover volunteer opportunities or unpaid internships which build practical skills, allow you to network, and provide experience needed to advance your career
Make the Career Fair a Success!
  • Do your research – Review the organization’s website before the career fair so your questions are specific
  • Dress professionally – First impressions are important
  • Introduce yourself – Work on your brief elevator pitch and tell them what skills, education, and experience you have. Be specific about how these skills relate to the organization or position that you are pursuing.
  • Leave them with something – Provide them with your resume and contact information
  • Follow up – Ask for a business card or contact information and follow up with employers after the fair to thank them for their time and remind them of your interest.

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Science Job & Internship Fair: February 1st, 2-5pm, Mary Gates Hall


Are you an undergraduate science student at the UW – physical sciences, biological sciences, environmental sciences, ChemE or BioE, social sciences, and looking for a part-time, full-time, and/or an internship opportunity?  You don’t want to miss the annual Science Job & Internship Fair!

Seattle Campus Science Job & Internship Fair

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
2:00-5:00pm, MGH Commons

This fair will give you the opportunity to connect directly with recruiters who are looking to hire UW science students for job or internship opportunities. Please click HERE for information on how to prepare for the fair, to see a list of attending employers, and for details on majors and positions recruiters are looking to recruit at the fair.

Questions? Please email Donn Chen at or call 206-543-0535

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iSchool Career Fair


iSchool Career Fair

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017,

Open to all UW students 1:30 – 4:30 PM. Student Check-in closes at 4:00

*Please note- the fair is restricted to iSchool students only from 12:30-1:30, then open to all UW students 1:30-onwards)

Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballrooms, University of Washington (Seattle Campus)

Download the App!

· Career Fair App for iPhone and Android or search the Google Play Store or iTunes Appstore for “UW iSchool”

The iSchool Career Fair (ICF) is an opportunity to engage with employers interested in hiring a wide range of information technology and information science jobs and internships. Students will find job and internship opportunities in software development, application development, library science, taxonomy and information architecture, information technology consulting, user experience design, and much more. The fair is open to all UW students across campus who are seeking jobs and internships in the information science field.

Expectations of students attending:

· Come dressed up in business or business casual attire

· Bring multiple copies of your resume

· Bring your Husky Card

Additional information on the fair and attending employers can be found from the link below. Please note the career-prep events listed on this page are for iSchool students only:

Questions? Email

ICF 2017 Large Poster FINAL.pdf

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Advanced Computing for Earth Sciences (ACES) summer school/paid internships

Advanced Computing for Earth Sciences (ACES) summer school/paid internships

Advanced Computing for Earth Sciences (ACES), sponsored by the University of Virginia Advanced Research Computing Services (ARCS) group, NASA, and U.Va.’s Department of Environmental Sciences, is an exciting opportunity for students interested in computational modeling for atmospheric, ocean, climate, geophysical, and other Earth sciences. Students enrolled in the ACES program acquire hands-on application computing experience as well as training in the essentials of software engineering and high-performance computing.

A total of 20 students will be selected to attend the summer school on grounds at the University of Virginia. They will then be placed in 8-week paid internship programs at various NASA research centers across the country. Some previous programming experience is helpful but is not required. Students with advanced computer science skills who are interested in applications for Earth sciences are also encouraged to apply. Those admitted to the summer school will be provided housing, two meals per day during the work week, and a generous stipend for all other meals. Travel expenses are covered for up to a maximum of $750 per student. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. We accept graduate students and undergraduates who will be completing their third or fourth years of study.

Important Dates for ACES 2017:

Application Deadline: March 1

Summer School: May31-June16

Internships: June 19-August 11


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