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Internships are a valuable experience in which students can make personal contacts and apply the knowledge they learn in the classroom. Students generally elect an internship experience in their junior or senior years.


Many graduates of the environmental science programs have work assignments in which they split their time between laboratories, offices and the outdoors. They have found employment, for example, with the Department of the Interior, the Division of Fish and Wildlife, W.R. Grace & Company, the Gillette Company, the Defense Mapping Agency and numerous environmental consulting companies. Some atmospheric science graduates obtain forecasting jobs, but many work with governmental agencies, perform air pollution studies or do research on the dynamics of the atmosphere.

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Please contact the following faculty members for information and opportunities concerning internships and careers in the environmental science field: