Environmental Job Search Sites

 

eRecruiter logo

eRecruiter - a password-protected site for SNRE students and alumni

**SNRE Students and Alums: click on eRecruiter logo (above) and sign in as a Student/ Alumni.

UM Job Subscriptions

  •  The University Library has a subscription for all UM students to use CareerVault. Follow the instructions below to sign up and use it.
    • Click on the link: CareerVault (job board, career advice, industry information, and much more)
    • Sign in with your UM uniqname and password
    • Click on "Access Vault Library"
    • Under the "New to Career Insider?" heading, create an account. Use a non umich.edu email address (there's a problem with "password reminder" emails getting lost when sent to umich.edu addresses)
    • Now you have access to the Career Vault
  • The UM Library provides a subscription to "Career Search" a database of almost one million U.S. employers, including company profiles and contact information for a wide spectrum of industries. Searchable by product, service, geographic location, and industry size as well as keyword.

 

General Environmental Job Searches (All Fields)

  • Environmental Career Opportunities
  • Environmental Career Center Job Board
  • Stopdodo.com (Environmental Jobs)
  • Ann Arbor SPARK (job postings, local events, & a list of companies hiring); direct link to Job Postings
    • You can also sign up for a weekly newsletter (newsletter full of area career events and the latest job postings)
  • Society for Conservation Biology Job Database
  • TreeHugger.com Job Board
  • Earthworks
  • Environmental Jobs (engineering, science, policy, energy jobs + more)
  • Simply Hired (Environmental Jobs on Simply Hired)
  • Idealist.org (Great website for internship opportunities)
  • Orion Grassroots Network
  • Environmental Planning Association
  • Green Dream Jobs
  • Directory of Job Listings
  • Women's Environmental Network (click on the "newsletter" - jobs at the end of the newsletter)
  • Science Stage job board (do a keyword search: ex: "environmental," or "sustainability," or "Michigan" or "professor")
  • Careerjet.com (tip: use the keyword search or use the "Environmental" section of Careerjet.com)
  • You can search and apply for jobs on LinkedIn: Jobs for Students and Recent Graduates
  • Michigan Nonprofit Association Job Board
  • Environmental Recruiting Firms

    **These firms specialize in helping leading environmental organizations, agencies, and companies find top talent to fill open positions. Be sure to check them out as a job finding resource.

    • Allen and York
    • Acre--Green Jobs
    • Bright Green Talent
    • Transearch USA
    • Aerotek
    • Global Recruitment Specialists

 

Conservation Ecology

  • Environmental/ Ecology & Anthropology Listserv (EEANTH)
  • EcoEmploy
  • Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (Jobs, Funding, and Scholarship Opportunities)
  • Conservation Job Board
  • The National Wildlife Federation
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Oceana
  • Society for Conservation Biology Job Database
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • Conservation International
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • State Wildlife Agency Jobs
  • US Department of Energy
  • USDA Forest Service
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission
  • Land Trusts
  • Environmental Defense

 

Academia

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education
  • Academic 360
  • Higher Ed Jobs
  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
  • Academic Careers Online
  • Insight into Diversity
  • American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
  • Community Colleges
  • Postdoc Positions

 

Post-Graduate Fellowships

  • Presidential Management Fellowship--2 year Federal agency rotational program targeting Masters & PhD students (and recent graduates within past two years) with strong leadership potential.
  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education
  • ORISE PostDoc Fellowships with Federal Agencies
  • Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (Jobs, Funding, and Scholarship Opportunities)
  • Pew Leadership Year 
  • List of post-graduate fellowships (compiled by SNRE alumni at AAAS)
  • AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships 
  • Wyss Fellows Program--SNRE awards 2 two-year fellowships to masters students with strong leadership potential at NGOs and agencies focused on western land conservation.  Fellowship includes significant tuition support, $5K internship funding and significant post-graduate incentive to continue your career on western land conservation issues.
  • Capital Fellows--The 18 Assembly Fellows, 18 Senate Fellows, 18 Executive Fellows and 10 Judicial Administration Fellows receive an outstanding opportunity to engage in public service and prepare for future careers, while actively contributing to the development and implementation of public policy in California.

 

GIS and Remote Sensing

  • CONSGIS
  • The Society for Conservation GIS
  • International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE)
  • AGU EOS (requires membership)
  • Association of American Geographers (AAG)
  • Science Careers
  • Canadian Association of Geographers

 

CSR/ Sustainability

  • Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships
  • Good Food Jobs--great listing of sustainable food jobs; need to set up a free account to view full application details
  • Sustainable Food Jobs (type in "sustainable food" in keyword search)
  • Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety Job Search (ehscareers.com)
  • Science Society's Career Center (promoting career opportunities in the agronomic, crop, soil, and environmental sciences)
  • B Corps Jobs (B Corps are certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency)
  • CSR Jobs from BSR.org
  • Lifeworth (responsible enterprise and finance)
  • Net Impact
  • Ethical Performance Recruitment (CSR and Sustainability jobs)
  • JustMeans (CSR and Sustainability Jobs)
  • Development Crossing (CSR and Sustainable Development Jobs)
  • GreenBiz
  • Renewable Energy Jobs (renewableenergyworld.com)
  • Envirocruit.com (Job Board in the Environment, Renewable Energy, Clean Technology, Carbon Management and Sustainability sectors)
  • Environment Job (Renewable energy, carbon and climate jobs in the UK and globally)
  • Sustainable Careers by Green Gestures
  • Clean Energy Jobs (Dayaway)
  • Clean Energy Jobs in Massachusetts (Job board managed by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center)
  • BP
  • Seventh Generation
  • California Environmental Associates

 

Architecture/Green Building

  • Scientific Certification Systems
  • U.S. Green Building Council: click on "view jobs" (jobs in the green building field - multiple postings from multiple organizations)
  • AECOM--Student Opportunities
  • Stantech
  • Smith Group JJR
  • JFNew
  • Green Ideas Environmental Building Consultants
  • Civil and Environmental Consulting, Inc.
  • Underwriters Laboratories
  • American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Boston Society of Landscape Architects
  • Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture
  • Federal Jobs --enter "Landscape Architect" in keyword search
  • Sasaki Associates, Inc.
  • Public Transportation Jobs
  • Oehme, van Sweden & Associates
  • EDSA
  • Landscape Architecture Bureau
  • LEED Accredited Professionals Directory
  • City of Seattle Green Building Program
  • MESA Landscape Architects, Inc.
  • Planning Resources, Inc.
  • David Jensen Associates, Inc.
  • Low Impact Development Center

 

Sustainable Systems/Renewable Energy

  • Great Green Careers
  • GreenJobs.com: Renewable Energy Jobs
  • Underwriters Laboratories
  • American Wind Energy Association (wind jobs and internships)
  • New England Clean Energy Council (job and internship postings)
  • Clipper Wind, Inc.
  • AECOM--Student Opportunities
  • BP
  • PowerPlantPro (leading energy industry online job board for renewable and traditional careers openings)
  • URS
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • TetraTech
  • US Department of Energy
  • DNV-GL Energy
  • Public Transportation Jobs
  • Republicans for Environmental Protection

 

Environmental Justice

  • World Bank
  • Detroit Revitalization Fellows
  • Center for Health, Environment & Justice
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Global Water Fund
  • World Health Organization
  • World Resources Institute

 

Policy/Government

  • Student/ Recent Graduate Hiring--Federal Agencies
  • Public Transportation Jobs
  • Oceana
  • ORISE Fellowships with Federal Agencies (some are full-time post-graduate positions and others are summer internships)
  • White House Jobs
  • Federal Jobs
  • Federal Jobs Digest
  • Federal Agencies, Jobs for Attorneys, Illinois Agencies, and Much More
  • Millenium Challenge Corporation
  • Michigan Talent Bank
  • Michigan Jobs and Career Portal
  • National Governors Association
  • State Wildlife Agency Jobs
  • US Department of Energy
  • USDA Forest Service
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • US State Department
  • Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Job Opportunities
  • U.S. Senate, Job Opportunities
  • govtjobs.com
  • Environmental Defense
  • Republicans for Environmental Protection

 

International

  • United Nations Environment Programme
  • UN Jobs
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • World Bank
  • Global Water Fund
  • World Resources Institute
  • World Health Organization
  • Peace Corps
  • International Development Jobs (devex)
  • Environment Analyst Jobs
  • Guardian Jobs (Environmental and Sustainability Jobs - UK)
  • Jobs with Development Agencies
  • ICAGRAD Listserve for Graduate Students: This listserve is through the U-M International Center and is for education-abroad opportunities outside the US. Please email William Nolting (bnolting@umich.edu) at the International Center to suscribe to this listserve (Put "Subscribe" in the subject line).

 

Geographic Job Search Resources

  • Environmental Jobs by State
  • Article by The Green Economy Post "Find Out Where the Green Jobs Are in Your State"

Michigan:

  • Pure Michigan Talent Connect
  • State of Michigan (by Agency)
  • (Michigan) Progressive Job Bank
  • Michigan-Based Jobs: SPARK
  • MichAGAIN (for people living outside of Michigan looking to come back to Michigan to find employment)
  • Please refer to our State of Michigan Careers Website for information on employment opportunities with the state of Michigan.
  • Michigan Nonprofit Association Job Board
  • Intern In Michigan

Chicago:

Chicagoland Environmental Network (job posting board)

Pacific Northwest:

  • San Francisco Bay Area Progressive Directory
  • Pacific Northwest Jobs (listsev) - to subscribe send a blank email to: pnwJobSeekers-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Washington D.C. Area:

  • HillZoo.com
  • TheHill.com

Canada:

  • Environmental Jobs by Canadian Province