Job Boards

To find open positions in the fields of ecology and environmental sciences, check out the collection of job boards and databases below.

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy job & internship listings:

American Fisheries Society – A list of fisheries related job announcements and graduate school opportunities (Permanent, Professional, PhD, Student, and Temporary):

American Geophysical Union – A list of Earth and space science careers within multiple disciplines, job types, and other opportunities:

Americorps and other programs offered through the Corporation for National Service:

AquaFish Educational and Employment Opportunities Network –

Association of American Geographers – A list of geography related opportunities in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors including jobs, studentships, and post doc opportunities:

Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography – A list of limnological and oceanographic positions for faculty, staff, technicians, and post docs:

Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography – A list of limnological and oceanographic positions for students only:

Back Door Jobs – Focuses on short term jobs including environmental education jobs.

Botanical Society of America

Chronicle of Higher Education – A list of faculty and research positions within and outside of academia:

Conservation Job Board

Cyber-Sierra Resources Job Search – A list of job boards specific to the following categories: agriculture, environment, forestry, government, GIS jobs, international, natural resources, non profits, private sector, science, wildlife, water, and summer jobs:

Department of Homeland Security:

Ducks Unlimited – Excellent opportunities in the field of wetland and waterfowl conservation includes internships to chief scientist positions in multiple locations:

Earthworks – A list of numerous categories compiled includes jobs in oil, energy, mining, geoscience, seismology, geodesy, biogeochemistry, earth science, earth system science, environmental science, environmental engineering, remediation, contaminated land, agriculture, forestry, ecology, plant science, meteorology, atmospheric science, oceanography, marine science, geography, hydrology, hydrogeology, soil science, remote sensing, GIS, geomatics, geotechnical / civil engineering, transport, asbestos surveying, renewable energy, carbon management, EIA, EMS, waste management, sustainable development, electrical engineering, maintenance engineering & related subjects:

Ecological Society of America (Physiological Ecology Section) Job Listing

Ecolog (Ecological Society of America

Environmental Career Opportunities – A list of jobs and internships in natural resources, conservation, environmental science and engineering, renewable energy, outdoor and environmental education, environmental law, policy and regulations jobs, environmental advocacy jobs, international environmental jobs, higher education, environmental internships, and environmental degree programs:

Environmental Careers Center – A list of full time, temporary, part time, seasonal jobs in forestry, natural resources, biology, ecology, environmental science, water quality, wetlands, watershed/stormwater, environmental impacts, environmental education, environmental protection, sustainability, advocacy, climate change, energy, green business, and cultural resources:

EPA undergraduate research fellowship:

Inner City Fund – A multi location consulting firm hiring in environment, communication, energy, health, IT, and more:

International Society for Ecological Economics – A list of graduate student and post doc positions, research, staff, faculty, lecturer, and tenure-track opportunities:

Maine Land Trust Network – Lists current positions available at land trusts and associated entities.

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Internship Program:

MOFGA apprenticeships: Hands on Farming Experiences (

NASA-supported internships, fellowships and scholarships:

NOAA – A list of opportunities within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration programs (marine sanctuaries, environmental satellites, global climate change, and ocean exploration initiatives to climate, weather, and water services):

National Wildlife Federation – A list of career opportunities, internships and fellowships:

Nature Jobs – A list of jobs positions as a research associate, staff, post doc, faculty, and PhD studentships:

Nelson Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Pathways to Science – Graduate and Undergraduate Job Board listing –

Rhode Island Environmental Opportunities –

Round River – A list of study abroad opportunities around the world focusing on large-scale conservation and jobs:

Save the Bay –  Narragansett Bay (Rhode Island) internship opportunities:

Science Magazine – A list of full-time and contract positions ranging from post doc to tenure-track opportunities (national and international):

Social Science Research Network: Groups/networks that may have info on energy jobs within their disciplines:

Society for Conservation Biology – A list of opportunities in academic/research, nonprofit, aquarium/zoo/botanical, consultancy/private sector, training/education, and government:

Society for Freshwater Science

Society of Wetland Scientists – A list of wetland related job announcements and graduate school opportunities:

Soil and Water Conservation Society – A list of jobs in academic/faculty, agricultural engineering, soil/water, biological sciences, conservation education, engineering and design, internships, parks, recreation, research, and watershed specialist:

State of Rhode Island – A list of government jobs for the state of Rhode Island:

Student Conservation Association:

Sustainable Ag and Food Systems Jobs:

TAMU – Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Job Board from Texas A & M University:

UCAR Earth Science Opportunities Listserve – Archived listing or subscribe to the email list from the Earth Science Job Board:

USA Jobs – The comprehensive list of U.S. government jobs:

US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Clean Energy and Jobs Planning website:

US Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars program:

US EPA’s career website:

Veteran Job Listings.com 

WOOFING: Live and Learn on Organic Farms  (

Farm Work: