University at Albany


The Office of Environmental Sustainability has partnered with academic departments to provide internships for students.

Office of Environmental Sustainability:

Social Media Intern
The Office of Environmental Sustainability is seeking a motivated and energetic intern to capture photos and videos of sustainability engagement programs throughout the fall semester to be used in the monthly sustainability bulletin, the website, and social media outlets. The intern must work a minimum of 12-15 hours weekly. Although the internship is unpaid, the student may obtain academic credit through the Communications Department. Click here for a more detailed description of the internship requirements. If interested, please send a resume and letter of intent to Mary Alexis Leciejewski at

School of Computing and Information:

IST 668: Information Studies Internship
The student fulfilling this internship will serve as assistant webmaster to develop content and maintain the sustainability website. Interested students must meet the eligibility requirements and fill out an application with the Information Studies departmet



Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station in Rensselaerville, NY
The Huyck Preserve has announced several research opportunities for summer 2016 for both graduate and undergraduates students. They are also offering research grants that support work in ecology, conservation biology, taxonomy, animal behavior, evolution, geology, land use history and other natural sciences.

Middlebury School of the Environment

The MSoE is accepting applications for the summer 2016 session for those interested in a for-credit program that combines coursework in environmental studies with leadership and professional skills training involving two tracks of study—sustainability & understanding place, and systems thinking & environmental analysis. Financial aid is available!

Graduate Scholarships in Solid Waste Research
The Environmental Research and Education Foundation has opened up scholarships for full-time master’s and doctoral students who have demonstratedan interest in slid waste management research. Applications are due on May 4th, 2016.

Post-Landfill Action Network
PLAN is looking to fill 6 internship positions and a Campus Coordination Fellow for the Summer 2016. The application deadline is March 11, 2016.

Food Recovery Network

The Food Recovery Network is searching for candidates for 2016-2017 Fellowships, a Communications Associate and a Programming Associate on a rolling basis through April 8, 2016.