Opportunities for field experience or cooperative education are essential programming components. A sample of internships held by current Environmental Science students includes:

  • Limnological research technician, Sustainability Sciences Institute,  UW-Stout
  • Watercraft Inspector for Beaver Creek Reserve, Fall Creek, Wis.
  • Wisconsin Sustainability Intern for Dunn County Solid Waste and Land Conservation
  • Assistant for City Monitoring for Environmental Monitoring Center of Harbin, China
  • Arborist Assistant for Expert Tree Service and Science, Amery, Wis.
  • Garden Intern for Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Minn.
  • Research Data Technician for Idaho Fish and Game
  • Land Management Intern for Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
  • Vegetation/Water Quality Intern for the Minn. Department of Natural Resources
  • Citizen Monitoring Intern for the Red Cedar Basin Monitoring Group, Wis.
  • Community Intern for the Third Millennium Alliance, Ecuador
  • West Wisconsin Land Snail Survey Intern,  Physics Dept., UW-Stout
  • Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Position;Iron County Land & Water Conservation Dept., Wis.
  • Arborist Trainee; Hayden's Ridge Tree Service, Wis.
  • Environmental Health Intern; City of Minnetonka, Minn.
  • Farm Intern; Growing Power, Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Food and Dairy Sanitarian; Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection; Wis.
  • Forestry Field Technician; Pennsylvania State University, Pa.
  • Honey Bee Immunology Intern; UW-Stout, Wis.
  • Injectcare Technician; Rainbow Treecare, Minn.
  • Invasive Plant Species Control Intern; 4 Control, Menomonie, Wis.
  • Environmental Health Intern, Health Impact Assessment of Frac Sand Mining; UW- Eau Claire, Wis.
  • Mycological Researcher; UW-Stout, Wis.
  • Seasonal Seed Collector in Ely, Minnesota; Chicago Botanic Garden; Ill.
  • Summer Camp Assistant; St. Croix Montessori School, Minn.
  • Water Resources Intern; City of Eagan, Minn.
  • Wetland Research Technician; Chippewa Moraine Ephemeral Ponds Project, UW-Stout, Wis.