Fellowship, Internship, and Research Experiences – Nicholas School Undergraduate Programs

Fellowship, Internship, and Research Experiences

Summer Opportunities/Internships
Amir – Sustainability and Farming Summer Positions
Clemson University – Summer Camp Sewee Counselor Position
Duke Environmental Innovation & Entrepreneurship – Summer Funding Opportunity
Duke Lemur Center – Summer Internships
Duke Nicholas Institute – Outreach, Communications, and Research Assistant Summer Position
Duke Nicholas Institute – Student Assistant USFS Project – Ecosystems
Duke University Energy Initiative Internships
Environmental Policy Innovation Center – Endangered Species and Data Intern – NEW!
Falling Creek Camp – Summer Job Opportunity
Flathead Lake Biological Station, Univ. of Montana – Summer Program
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Internships
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Scholars Connect Program
NC Electric Cooperatives – Government Relations Intern
Nicholas Institute – Ecosystems Services Project Intern – NEW!
NOAA Summer Intern, Seattle, WA – NEW!
Oceana – U.S. Communications Intern
Stanback Internship Program – Duke Nicholas School of the Environment
Stroud Water Research Center – NSF REU in Fluvial Biogeochemistry – NEW!
Univ. of Central Florida – NSF REU Belize – NEW!
Work with the Fund – Summer Position – NEW!


Fulbright Fellowships
Green Corps – Paid Environmental Organizing Fellowship
Meridian Institute Ruckelshaus Fellowship Program
Rachel Carson Fellowship Program

See also Duke Office of Undergraduate Scholars & Fellows

Job Opportunities

Looking for a job on campus?

  • See the list of current openings below
  • Visit MUSER, which connects undergraduates with positions in research labs
  • Visit the University-wide job posting site: Dukelist
  • The Duke Career Center has resources for finding jobs, internships, volunteer opportunties

Job openings for graduates:

Archbold Biological Station – Research Assistant Position in Plant Ecology –NEW!Deadline April 4
Florida Resilient Coastlines Program Assistant Position
Georgia Department of Natural Resources Positions – NEW!
NCPIRG – Campus Organizer Position – NEW!
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Vacancy
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – 1 Year Paid Internship 
Univ. of Georgia – Marine Education Intern Position – NEW!

Graduate Schools

Masters Programs:

Clemson University – MS in Agricultural Science and Research Assistantship – NEW!
Duke Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University – Master in Environmental Management
Duke Kunshan Environment – International Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP)
UC Davis – Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management
Univ. of Eastern Finland – School of Forest Sciences
Univ. of Miami – MS/PhD School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

PhD Programs:

UCLA – Environmental Science and Engineering Program
Univ. of California, Irvine – PhD in Earth System Science
Univ. of Eastern Finland – School of Forest Sciences
Univ. of Miami – MS/PhD School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Univ. of Penn – School of Veterinary Medicine

Funding Opportunities
NC Native Plant Society – Shinn Grants
NSOE Earth and Environment Undergrad Funding Emails

Research Opportunities
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education – Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE) program

At Duke:

Bass Connections – Environmental Implications of Artisanal Gold Mining in the Peruvian Amazon
Bass Connections – DECIPHER: Decisions on the Risks and Benefits of Geoengineering the Climate
Bass Connections – Regenerative Grazing to Mitigate Climate Change

Volunteer Opportunities
The Duke ELEMENT Program – mentoring K-5 kids from Durham Schools