Opportunities & Internships

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Email the UPD: jschaefer@envsci.rutgers.edu


NJ Watershed Ambassadors Program

Apply by Aug. 16, 2019

The New Jersey Watershed Ambassadors Program (NJWAP) is an environmental stewardship-oriented AmeriCorps program designed to raise awareness about water concerns. The goals of the program: promote watershed stewardship through education and direct community involvement, and monitor the health of our waterways through conducting stream assessments. Twenty (20) Watershed Ambassadors serve from partner host agency locations, with one located in each of New Jersey’s Watershed Management Areas (WMAs). Ambassadors provide direct service to their local communities to improve the quality of New Jersey’s waterways, nurturing community-based environmental activities and empowering residents to make responsible and informed decisions regarding their watershed. Extensive training in highly sought-after skills in the environmental field is provided, including ArcGIS, fieldwork experience, grant writing, project management, and science communication. Members will exit the program prepared to further their career in the environmental field. Must have a bachelor's degree, a valid drivers licencse, and reliable transportation to field sites.

Download a factsheet about the program or a description about the position and requirements

Apply at: My AmeriCorps NJWAP


New Job Opportunities at NJ DEP

For more information NJDEP jobs

Apply by ~July 1, 2019 (see dates below)

Entry-level jobs include:
Environmental Engineer Trainee, within Climate & Flood Resilience Program open until July 1, 2019
Software Development Specialist (Hourly), within Water Resource Management Program open until July 3, 2019
Research Scientist 2, within Science & Research open until July 3, 2019

Open to all candidates that meet the requirements listed in the posting


New Job Opportunities at NJ DEP

For more information NJDEP jobs

Apply before June 28, 2019

Entry-level jobs include:
Environmental Engineer Trainee
Environmental Technician (hourly)


Job Opportunity: Analytical Chemist

Leading Pharma

Posted here June 4, 2019

Leading Pharma (Middlesex, NJ) is looking for an analytical chemist in the R&D group to perform laboratory work and sample testing to support formulation development of oral dosage pharmaceutical products. Applicants must have a BS in chemistry or related field and 0 - 4 years experience in analytical chemistry.

Download a flyer here

Contact: Suneel Rastogi, srastogi@leadingpharma.com


Job Opportunity: Entry-level Environmental Professional

Verina Consulting Group

Posted here May 13, 2019

Verina Consulting Group, LLC (VERINA), a professional consultancy firm specializing in environmental management, engineering, remediation and science, is seeking a detail-oriented, well organized, dependable professional with excellent interpersonal skills to join their team. This position requires strict adherence to health and safety requirements, attention to detail and established procedures, good work ethic, and a passion for high quality workmanship.

Must have B.S. degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, geology, or related field.

Download a flyer here

Contact: Sarah MacCarter, smaccarter@vcg-llc.com