About Environmental Science Internships

International environmental science internships is a progressive field that includes hands on project management of a wide range of environmental initiatives and activities. In your environmental internship, you could have the opportunity to reach out to individuals, media outlets, organizations, and decision-makers to build visibility and gain their support for various environmental causes. Take a look at our sample list of placements to get a good idea of what our environmental internship entail, and what kind of an adventure you could be having.

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Research Intern in Marine Science Institute

Research Intern in Marine Science Institute

This Sydney-based marine institute is a center-point for research and conducts multidisciplinary marine research across five core research themes urbanization, biodiversity, climate change, ocean resources, and marine management. The organization also collaborates with universities and supports their marine science students and research initiatives. Internship tasks may include lab research, monitoring phytoplankton samples, analyzing samples by microscopy, conducting growth experiments, participating in field research as needed, and assisting in a lab environment.

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Coastal Environmental Advocacy Internship

Coastal Environmental Advocacy Internship

This government-run advocacy and community resource center is responsible for maintaining an environmental sustainable community in the Sydney suburb of Manly Beach. Interns with a background in environmental policy and community development will obtain firsthand experience with the interaction between private businesses and local government in sustainable practices

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Environmental Management Policy

Environmental Business Practice in Sydney

Founded over 20 years ago, this company began its journey on raising awareness on the role of environment management industry. It has since been appointed a global network partner for sustainable development, become a founding partner in the establishment of the Australian Business and Biodiversity Initiative, and numerous other environmental advocacy actions.

The ideal candidate will have background in policy writing and sustainable solutions. Candidates are expected to conduct research and draft reports to be developed in discussion.

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Million Trees Project Coordination and Implementation

Million Trees Project Coordination and Implementation

Founded in 1991 by world-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, this program is designed to educate youth about environmental issues and humanitarian values with special focus on group interaction. The program originated in Tanzania and has expanded to 130 countries with a global network of 9,000 groups. In Shanghai, this internship is with the Million Tree Project, which fights climate change. The intern will assist with organizing and leading planting trips, help with project-oriented fundraising events and assist with reports drafting for all sponsors, compose and polish institutional or project-related news or articles, and help on fund application with some researching work and proposal drafting.

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Field Intern at Ecology Research Lab

Field Intern at Ecology Research Lab

This ecology lab focuses on research that explores the interaction between benthic ecosystems and human development. The research has led to major advances in understanding how key human activities, such as coastal development, pollution and climate change, interact to influence marine biodiversity and its important socio-economic values. They use manipulative field experiments to investigate effects of global and local change, often producing results that could not have been predicted using theoretical or modelling approaches. Sample tasks may include actively performing fieldwork and supporting research projects, such as those that study invasive species, ecosystems and foodwebs. The ideal candidate will have a background or interest in environmental science, biology, ecology, or conservation. An interest in marine science is helpful.

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Environmental Advocacy

Environmental Advocacy

A national environmental agency is looking for an intern with a passion for environmental preservation and policies. They will find this placement to be an amazing introduction to research in this field. Some tasks included but are not limited to: research and reports, organize media events, and more.

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Field Internship for Environment NGO

Field Internship for Environmental NGO

This organization acts as a strong advocate on a broad range environmental issues, including promoting energy efficiency, protecting our open spaces, cleaning up our air and water, and to advancing global warming solutions. They speak out and take action at the local, state, and national levels to protect our precious natural resources. Intern tasks vary by season, however, responsibilities can include conducting research into critical environmental problems and preparing investigative reports, coordinating media events, assisting in the preparation of news releases and opinion pieces and even working with coalition partners and state-based environment federations.

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Environmental Advocacy

Environmental Advocacy

A national environmental NGO based in Washington is looking for an legislative intern to help in the fight for environmental policy reform! Students with a passion for environmental preservation and politics will find this placement to be an amazing introduction to legislative lobbying and research in the nation's capital. Some tasks included but are not limited to: research and reports, organize media events, build national coalitions, and lobby governmental or corporate decision-makers in support of specific policy proposals.

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International Environmental Advocacy

International Environmental Advocacy

This international environmental organization is based in Washington,D.C. with branch offices in Beijing, Shanghai, and Wuhan. Founded in 1996 by a group of scientists and professionals concerned with China's environmental problems, the company aims to ensure a healthy global environment and continued economic development by helping China solve its environmental problems. Interns conduct research on environmental issues related to China, contribute to research papers and reports, and attend some seminars/meetings, etc. in town and submit summary reports from these events.

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The Cities listed above are just a sample of what is available. Even if you don't see the location that you're looking for, doesn't mean that a placement there is unattainable. Think about where you can professionally thrive during your time abroad. Want to find out the top cities for your career field? Inquire now and one of our knowledgeable Admissions Counselors will get in contact with you.

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