Earth/Environmental Science and Sustainability

Explore careers in the environmental field by exploring the links below. Found a career you're interested in? Stop by our office or make an appointment via Handshake with a career advisor and begin networking to learn more.

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Quicklinks: Job and Internship Resources | Student Organizations and Departmental Resources | Alumni to Know

Job and Internship Resources


  • AG Careers - Jobs and internships in agriculture, food, and biotechnology
  • USDA - Jobs and internships with the Department of Agriculture


Environment & Conservation



  • A BAR A Ranch - Opportunities include & are not limited to: culinary/food, children counselor, housekeeper, gardener, grounds crew, and fishing guide.
  • Backdoor Jobs - Job board with listings organized by geographic location
  • CoolWorks - Job board organized by category, state, and season, also includes national parks jobs
  • Moondance - Adventure trips for teens, they hire trip leaders for summer trips to locations worldwide

Student Organizations & Departmental Resources

Graduate Program Partnerships

  • Washington and Lee + O'Neill Partnership - W&L's partnership with Indiana University's O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs provides benefits for W&L graduates. Qualified graduates receive priority admission, a 25% tuition reduction and an application fee waiver. Choose from a range of graduate programs, including the unique Washington, D.C. Accelerator program that lets you complete your second year in the nation's capital.