Internships enhance your learning by linking coursework to practical experiences. Internships also help our students explore career and lifestyle choices. Cornell alumni working throughout the world and their disciplinary breadth provide a strong network for finding internship opportunities.

More information about internships

  • Summer Undergraduate Research in Geoscience and Engineering Program (SURGE)
  • Stanford University
  • Environment America
  • Cornell Biological Field Station
  • Equitable Infrastructure Corporation, Wall Street
  • WE ACT for Environmental Justice, Harlem, NY
  • Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, NY
  • Smithsonian Zoo
  • US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
  • US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Sustainability Management Analyst
  • Jane Goodall Institute, Uganda
  • Rust2Green, Civic Research Fellow
  • Shoals Marine Lab

An ideal internship should reflect the integrative nature of the E&S curriculum and support interactions and professional engagement with potential colleagues in work settings. Your internship would also involve some combination of creative problem solving, acquisition of technical knowledge and skills, professional networking, and self-discovery. Consult early with your advisor to plan for an internship.

Sample opportunities