Additional Opportunities

Summer Undergraduate Opportunities for
Minority and Underrepresented Students in
Energy, Environment, Oceanography and Atmospheric Science*


Oakland Institute Intern Scholar Program (policy think tank focused on social, economic and environmental issues)

National Audubon Society Wings Internships

The Nature Conservancy:  GLOBE Internships

Smithsonian Minority Awards Program

US Department of Energy: Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program

Environment / Education

Dauphin Island Sea Lab – State of Alabama Marine Science Institution, Environmental Education Internship in Marine Science

National Park Service / Student Conservation Association– Cultural Resources Diversity Internship

Student Conservation Association:  National Parks Service (NPS) Academy

Earth Science / Oceanography / Ecology

Association for Women Geoscientists – Minority Scholarships

Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Summer Internship Program

National Park Service – Mosaics in Science Internship Program

Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory Summer Education Program (REU)

Stanford University, School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, Summer Undergraduate Research in Geosciences & Engineering (SURGE)

US Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy: Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship

University of Massachusetts, Boston:  Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology

University of Washington, College of the Environment: Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Minority Fellowship

Woods Hole Partnership Education Program


University Consortium for Atmospheric Research, SOARS Program

Maine Space Grant Consortium

University of Washington, College of the Environment: Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)

Other Programs to Consider

American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Internship Program

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Center for Science in the Public Interest Internship Program

Bigelow Laboratories for Ocean Science Research Experience for Undergraduates

Pathways-to-science- Education and career training opportunities in Science, Technology & Mathematics (STEM)

Harvard Forest Summer Research Program

National Renewable Energy Laboratory:  Research Participant Program

Resources for the Future Summer Internship Program

Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship -UC San Diego (earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences)

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center:  Internship Program in Environmental Studies

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Organization of Biological Field Stations

University of California, Santa Cruz (summer research on scientific effects of climate change in terrestrial and marine environments

US Department of Energy: Scholars Program

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):  Paid and Unpaid Student Internships

Washington DC Internships in Environmental Policy and Agriculture

*These programs are either exclusively for students from minority and underrepresented groups or that explicitly encourage students from diverse backgrounds to apply.