Pollution Prevention (P2)

Internship Programs in Pollution Prevention

Pollution prevention internships give participants the opportunity to gain vital career experience while helping to protect human health and the environment.

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Campus to Careers Program, National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)
As an extension of the Campus to Careers mission, NCSE has created this environmental internship clearinghouse with support from the UPS Foundation. The clearinghouse enables university students to search for internships in the environmental field and provides a forum for internship providers to tap into a solid community of quality applicants.


Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP)
Northern Arizona University
PO Box 15004
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011
Phone: 928-523-9555


City of Palo Alto Summer Internship Program
City Manager's Office, Seventh Floor
250 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: 650-463-4910

Strategic Energy Innovations
Strategic Energy Innovations
185 N. Redwood Drive, Suite 188
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: 415-507-2184

Internship Opportunities in Environment - Berkeley University of California
CACS (CACS@nature.berkeley.edu)

UC Santa Barbara Environmental Studies Internship Program
4312 Bren Hall
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4160
Phone: 805-893-2968

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Boulder County Public Health Volunteer Service Program
Boulder County Public Health (BCPH)
3450 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304
Phone: 303-441-1100

also: Partners For A Clean Environment
Boulder County Public Health
Environmental Health Specialist
Phone: 303-441-1574

Solar Energy International
Solar Energy International
POB 715 (Shipping: 76 South 2nd St.)
Carbondale, CO 81623-0715

District of Columbia

Environmental Law Institute
2000 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-939-3878

Energy Information Administration
Energy Information Administration
Office of Resource Mgmt
Phone: 202-586-7595

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Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Environmental Resources Program Internship
Watershed Management & Planning Internship
Waste Management Program Internship
Water Facilities Program Internship
Administration/Technical Services Program Internship
Phone: 561-681-6740


EPA Pollution Prevention Intern Program
Office of Pollution Prevention
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
P.O. Box 19276
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9276
Phone: 217-557-8671

Governor's Environmental Corps Summer Internship Program
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
(Central and Regional Office Locations)

Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)
Center for Neighborhood Technology
2125 W. North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
Phone: 773-269-4055

Healthy Schools Campaign
Healthy Schools Campaign
205 W. Monroe, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-419-1810

Safer Pest Controls Project
Phone: 773-878-7378 ext 202

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Phone: 312-751-5174

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Iowa Pollution Prevention Intern Program
Pollution Prevention Services
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
502 E. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 515-281-8063

Iowa Waste Reduction Center
Suite 113, BCS Building
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0185
Phone: 319-273-8905

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Kansas Pollution Prevention Intern Program
Pollution Prevention Institute
7001 W. 21st Street North
Wichita, Kansas 67205
Phone: 316-722-7721
Phone: 800-578-8898

Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE)
Phone: 785-532-3322


Pollution Prevention Intern Program
Maryland Department of the Environment
Pollution Prevention Coordinator
1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 735
Baltimore, Maryland 21230-1720
Phone: 410-537-4119

*only for graduate engineering students at the University of Maryland, College Park

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Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Human Resources Dept.
100 Cambridge St., Suite 900
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-626-1019

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Pollution Prevention Retired Engineer Technical Assistance Program (RETAP) Student Internship Program
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Constitution Hall
1st Floor, North Tower
525 West Allegan
P.O. Box 30457
Lansing, MI 48909-7957
Phone: 517-335-0383


MnTAP Student Intern Program
Minnesota Technical Assistance Program
University of Minnesota
200 Oak St SE, Suite 350-1
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-624-4697 
Toll-free: 800-247-0015

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Missouri Pollution Prevention Intern Program
Environmental Assistance Center
University of Missouri
200 Engineering Bldg North
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: 573-882-5011

Missouri Environmental Assistance Center Paid Engineering Student Internship
Missouri Environmental Assistance Center
University of Missouri Extension
200 Engineering Bldg North
Columbia MO 65211
Phone: 573-882-5011

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Human Resources Program
P.O. Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102

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Citizens for a Better Flathead
PO Box 771
Kalispell, MT 59903
Phone: 406-756-8993

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P3: Partnerships in Pollution Prevention Program
Summer Internship for Engineering & Science Students
114 Othmer Hall/820 N 16th St.
P.O. Box 880642
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0642

New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire Sustainability Internship Program

UNH Clean, Sustainable Industry Internship Program

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North Dakota

University of North Dakota Energy and Environment Research Center
Energy & Environmental Research Center
University of North Dakota
15 North 23rd Street, Stop 9018
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9018
Phone: 701-777-5120


Southwest Ohio Pollution Prevention (P2) Internship Program
Butler County Department of Environmental Services
130 High St.
Hamilton, OH 45011
Phone: 513-887-3406

Hamilton County
Department of Environmental Services
250 William Howard Taft Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Phone: 513-946-7732

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Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Internships
Phone: 717-783-4759

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Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
L&C Tower - 12th Floor
401 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37243 – 0435
Phone: 615-253-4154

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The Southwest Network for Zero Waste
University of Texas - Arlington
9111 Jollyville Road Suite 911
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: 512-904-2287

Austin Energy
721 Barton Springs Rd # 316
Austin, TX 78704
Phone: 512-322-6554

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) - The Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program
Pollution Prevention & Education
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (MC-112)
P. O. Box 13087
Austin, Texas 78711-3087 


UW-Extension Solid & Hazardous Waste Education Center
161 W. Wisconsin Ave. Suite 6000
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: 414-227-3160

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