Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities

Deadline: September 15, 2021. The project will develop and conduct research with and for Tribal Nations/organizations relevant to the SE CASC mission “to deliver science wildlife, ecosystems, and people adapt to a changing climate.”  This includes evaluation of current Southeast CASC research portfolio for relevance to Tribal Nations/Organizations, support for developing a Northeast/Southeast CASC Tribal Climate Resilience Engagement Strategy, and technical support to better leverage, translate, communicate, synthesize and share CASC research with Tribal Nations/Organizations. To apply, visit

Applications will be accepted until September 23, 2021. More information is available by email at

The following 10 NRCS positions are planned to be included within three separate announcements for eligible 1994 college students:

  1. Student Trainee Soil Conservationist – 7 Positions
    Duty Locations: Vacaville, California; Salina, Kansas; Culbertson, Montana; Devil’s Lake, North Dakota; Holdrege, Nebraska; Coville, Washington; Lancaster, Wisconsin
    Desired Majors and Academic Level: Agriculture , Natural Resources Management, Agronomy, Environmental Science or related with disciplines with Plant and Soil Science curriculum/a; Sophomores to Seniors
    Salary: Student Trainee GS 2/3/4
  2. Student Trainee -Range Management Specialist – 2 Positions
    Duty Locations: Buffalo, Wyoming; Sells, Arizona
    Desired Majors and Academic Level: Range science, range management; Sophomores to Seniors
    Salary: Trainee GS 2/3/4
  3. Student Trainee - Engineer – 1 Position
    Des Moines, Iowa
    Desired Majors and Academic Level: Civil or agricultural engineering; Sophomores to Seniors
    Salary: Trainee GS 2/3/4

Positions open until filled. The CASC Network is offering seven postdoctoral research positions as part of the Climate Adaptation Postdoctoral Fellows (CAP Fellows) Program. This program aims to provide management-relevant research on the effects of climate change to fish, wildlife and ecosystems through a nationally coordinated postdoctoral research program. Learn more.

Become a Climate Solutions Fellow and help communities take climate action, gain leadership experience, and learn more about local climate strategies! Community Climate Solutions is offering fellowships to college students with an interest in taking action to help advance climate solutions and work with local community and city sustainability leaders. The Fellowship is an unpaid, 10 hours/week program running 10 weeks. As a Climate City Fellow, you will get to: Help city sustainability leaders meet Climate Action Goals through community climate solutions programs. Build leadership skills by running meetings with community leaders and creating your own campaign plans. Gain community engagement experience by supporting faith communities, youth groups, educators, and other organizations in taking climate action together. Help hundreds of families take action to reduce carbon emissions and save money! Create media and communications materials to encourage participation. Sign up for an information session.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis (but note SUNY fall/spring application deadlines). Graduate Study Opportunity Integrating Indigenous and Scientific Knowledges for Environmental Sustainability. The Center for Native Peoples and the Environment at the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Environmental Science & Forestry is recruiting students for graduate study in diverse environmental sciences from ecology, sustainability, conservation biology to restoration and environmental engineering. As a member of the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership, the program provides funding for full tuition and stipends for Native American students pursuing MS and PhD degrees. Applications are open so please join us in this exciting initiative. Additional information can be found online or contact Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer at