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Interested in finding out about internships and job opportunities related to the environment, design, or sustainability? Whatever your interest, we invite you to join the [ENVIRO] listserv administered by the Center for the Environment; simply email enviro@smith.edu and ask us to sign you up today!
We receive many, many more descriptions than we can keep current on a web page and we'd love to share them with you. We also send job and grad school listings out to interested alumnae. If you aren't on one of our lists and want to be, just drop us a line!

Visit the Lazarus Center for Career Development for more openings and updated application deadlines.

Smith-NOAA Summer 2016 Internship Program

Smith's Environmental Science and Policy Program (ES&P) and the National Oceanic and Atmosheric Administration (NOAA) have a memorandum of understanding which provides Smith students with summer internship opportunities each summer. Over the years our students have worked at various NOAA labs and field sites all over the United States including (but not limited to) Washington, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, New Jersey, and Maryland. Student interns have participated in research on marine mammals and birds, seagrass, salt marsh ecology and restoration, fish biology/ecology, and climate change. Students in this program have the opportunity to gain valuable experience working in a research lab, performing data analysis, developing outreach and educational tools, and more - all while working side by side with policy makers, scientists and others working to address current environmental questions and issues.

The program requires a 10-week commitment with a flexible start date. Fellowship stipends of $4,000 are provided by the Agnes Shedd Andreae Fund. *You must be a Smith College student to apply to this program.* The application deadline for summer 2016 is Friday, February 26, 2016.

How to Apply

Interested Smith students should submit an application packet, which includes: 1.) An application form. 2.) A cover letter which explains your interest in the internship(s) and how the opportunity relates to your academic and career plans. 3.) An unofficial transcript. 4.) A letter of recommendation from a faculty member (must be in sealed, signed envelope and can be submitted with the application or sent directly to us by recommender).

Completed applications are due Friday, February 26, 2016, and can be sent electronically, in person, or by campus mail to: Anne Wibiralske, Program Coordinator, Environmental Science and Policy Program, 107 Bass Hall, awibiralske@smith.edu.

Please download the application form and use Adobe Reader to fill-out and save the completed form. Other pdf readers, such as Preview on Apple computers will not work with this form.

Current Opportunities

Link to: 2016 NOAA Summer Internships

This page will be updated by the end of January each year.