- Ecological Society of America SEEDS program – offers fieldtrips, travel to ESA annual meetings, leadership meetings and SEEDS Partnerships for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) Fellowships. SEEDS – Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability – program is ESA’s flagship education and diversity mentoring program.
- Scientists in Parks Fellowship program, cooperatively administered by ESA and National Park Service
- Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)
- Botanical Society of America Preparing Leaders and Nurturing Tomorrow’s Scientists (PLANTS) program: Increasing the diversity of plant scientists
- Society for Freshwater Science Instars & Emerge Diversity and Mentoring Programs
- Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) in the Biological Sciences funded by the National Science Foundation
- Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) Multicultural Mentoring Program (SWaMMP)
Entry level jobs or internships are regularly found at these sites:
- Ecolog-L. The Ecological Society of America’s popular listserv and forum for the ecology community which regularly posts job opportunities, graduate assistantships, Research Experiences for Undergraduates and other seasonal opportunities.
- EE Jobs. Job opportunities in environmental education by the North American Association for Environmental Education
- Environment for the Americas Connects diverse people to birds and nature with many internship placements throughout the year for undergrad and early career scientists
- Go Government A project of the Partnership for Public Service, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. The site offers a one-stop shop for how to find and apply for federal government jobs. A Step-by-Step Guide on how to apply for government jobs is available.
- Green Jobs Network – a great source for all types of jobs
- Idealist – A good source for jobs in the nonprofit sector
- National Shellfisheries Association jobs board
- New Scientist Magazine Earth, Environment & Energy Jobs
- Pathways to Science by Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) – offers undergraduate, graduate, early career, and postdoc opportunities for STEM
- Society of American Foresters Career Center
- USA Jobs – the Federal Government’s official employment site
- Federal Pathways Program for Students and Recent Grads The Pathways Programs offer clear paths to Federal internships for students from high school through post-graduate school and to careers for recent graduates
Large organizations with environmental biology job posts
Disciplinary Association Job Sites
Job postings here are mostly for those with advanced degrees. However, they may also list graduate assistantships and other professional positions.
- American Fisheries Society Job Board
- American Association of Geographers Job Board
- American Society of Landscape Architects Job Board
- Botanical Society of America Job Board
- Ecological Society of America Job Board
- Society for Conservation Biology Job Board
- Society for the Study of Evolution Career Center