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NASA DEVELOP is a paid summer program for undergraduates, recent graduates, graduate students interested in Earth observations and remote sensing for enhanced policy and decision making.   Application deadline March 1st. 

Postdoctoral Position in climate change and the global hydrologic cycle, with a focus on heavy precipitation and drought, at UCLA. [Posted February 17, 2019]

Postdoctoral Research Scientist Position in atmospheric sciences at Columbia University. [Posted February 17, 2019]

Research Coordinator with the North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center in Boulder (Colorado). Application deadline February 22, 2019.

Hourly Position Forestry Assistant in data analytics and development with the New Jersey Forest Service. [Posted February 17, 2019]

Sigma Xi Student Research Showcase is a science communication competition for undergraduate, graduate, and high school students. Abstract deadline February 22, 2019.

Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research program for undergraduate and graduate research in climate science. Application deadline March 15, 2019.

Sixth International Summer School on Geoengineering Governance, August 5-11, 2019, Banff, Canada. For graduate students and early-career researchers. Sponsored by The Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, UCLA School of Law.

PhD positions in data assimilation and inverse modelling of the carbon cycle at Lund University (Sweden). Application deadline February 17, 2019.

PhD position in regional climate system analysis and modeling at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemunde (Germany). Application deadline February 28, 2019.

Research Fellow in atmospheric science and climate extremes at Monash University (Australia). Application deadline March 4, 2019.

Postdoctoral Scientist in mesoscale meteorology with a focus on convective processes and cold pools at The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Germany). Application deadline March 4, 2019.

Tenure-track professorship in atmospheric and climate dynamics at the University of Graz (Austria). The position holder will be co-leader of Wegener Center’s Regional Climate Research Group. Application deadline February 27, 2019.

Assistant Lecturer in atmospheric sciences at Monash University (Australia). Application deadline March 6, 2019.

Social Scientist and Physical Scientistpositions at the North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center (Colorado). Position will assist the CASC in managing, tracking, monitoring, and supporting the implementation of the NC CASC research  program and related activities in support of natural resource managers  in the North Central region. Application deadline February 22, 2019.

Undergraduate Internships with the Environmental Enforcement Section of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. [Posted February 10, 2019]

Funding opportunity from the Department of Energy ARPA-E for floating offshore wind turbines. Deadline for questions March 8, 2019. Deadline for concept papers March 18, 2019.

Funded position in MS in Data Science at the University of Delaware. Application deadline February 22, 2019. To apply send a brief letter of interest, unofficial transcript, and copy of CV (including GPA and GRE scores) to mondalp(at) by February 22, 2019 prior to formally applying to UD Graduate School.


Environmental Economist at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Application deadline February 15, 2019.

Five PhD studentship positions in data science to tackle challenges around environmental challenge at Lancaster University (England). Application deadline February 11, 2019.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Climate Research Division of Environment and Climate Change Canada. Application deadline February 28, 2019.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in climate costs of boreal forest clear-cutting at Lund University (Sweden). Application deadline February 17, 2019.

Postdoctoral Scientist in research to improve understanding of convention and its large-scale environment at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Washington). (Job ID 308808.) Application deadline February 28, 2019.

Artificial Intelligence Post-doctoral Researcher in Earth Sciences at the Barcelona SUpercomputing Center (Spain). [Posted February 3, 2019]

Professor of Climate Change and Societal Impacts at the University of Graz (Austria). Application deadline March 13, 2019.

Various paid summer internships available with Rutgers Gardens. Application deadlines February 22, 2019 and March 1, 2019.

Application for the U.S Department of Energy DOE Scholars Program at the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) is now open. The Scholars Program introduces students or recent college graduates to DOE's mission and operations.

The Rutgers Graduate Student Association (GSA) advocates graduate student concerns to the Rutgers administration and community. We also host social events, provide financial support to various grad student organizations on campus, and keep grad students informed of funding opportunities, academic and non-academic events, campus services, and other great resources that are available. Join the events mailing list here.

The Rutgers-Eagleton Washington Internship Award Program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to outstanding Rutgers undergraduate students for summer internships in government/public service in Washington, DC.  Rutgers undergraduates from all campuses and all majors are invited to apply by February 3, 2019. More information is available at

Postdoctoral Position in Sub-seasonal Forecasting at George Mason University (Virginia) . Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Postdoctoral Researcher for climate services on agriculture/water management at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center. Application deadline February 28, 2019.

Postdoctoral Fellow in the forced response of the ENSO-Indian monsoon teleconnection at the IBS Center for Climate Physics at Pusan National University (South Korea). Candidate will carry out a large ensemble simulation experiment on an Earth system model (CESM), the data from which enables the analysis of the forced response of climatic teleconnections. To apply send a cover letter, including a statement of your research interests, curriculum vitae, the names of 2 references, and possibly three publications to u_jeongs(at) by May 12, 2019.

Program Associate at the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in New York City to assist in the coordination and implementation of the RGGI CO2 allowance auctions, including management of auction calendar, state approvals, external contractor work flow, and other projects. [Posted January 23, 2019]

Undergraduate Summer Research $2,000 Minigrant Opportunity through the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium Proposals Due March 28, 2019.

NSF CAREER Workshop for faculty who are planning on submitting a proposal for the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) on Thursday, March 7th, at 1pm – 3:30pm, in Busch Student Center, Multipurpose Room A. Register here.

NFWF and Wells Fargo Resilient Communities Request For Proposals. Preproposals due February 19, 2019.

The Global Center on Adaptation has announced a Young Leaders Program for currently enrolled graduate students. The Internship Program seeks candidates in the following fields: economics, finance, human development (public health, education, nutrition, population), social sciences (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, engineering, geography., law, social psychology and planning, natural resources management, private sector development, and other related fields. Students will conduct their work for a period of three months at the Global Center’s Netherlands offices, either via term 1 running January 15 – April 15, 2019 or term 2 running May 15- August 15, 2019.More information here.

Research fellowships at the Center for Resilient Landscapes. Open to currently enrolled Rutgers graduate students. Application deadline February 15, 2019.

Summer School on sea-level change; observations, processes and modelling will take place from July 1-5, 2019 in Delft, The Netherlands. Application deadline March 1, 2019.

Research Internships at Arava Institute for Environmental Studies for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. Fall 2019 application deadline April 17, 2019.

Masters student in the School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida to work with historical hurricane documentation to extend the Florida hurricane database back in time, and then conduct a spatiotemporal analysis of this database that will result in GIS-generated maps of hurricane impact density along the east Florida coast. Application deadline February 15, 2019.

Moore Inventor Fellows program for outstanding inventors and innovators who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care. Nomination deadline February 11, 2019, and full application materials deadline March 4, 2019.

The Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award is intended to identify outstanding scientists at the formative stages of their career and assist them in launching an innovative research program with a defined impact in the environmental health science. Letter of intent due January 30, 2019.  Application deadline February 28, 2019.

Legislative interns with the House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats. Summer 2019 application deadline April 5, 2019.

The Democratic Staff of the House Energy and Commerce Committee seeks qualified undergraduate and recent graduate student legislative internsSummer 2019: May/June—August/September (Application deadline April 5th). Complete information.

MS student in a flood modeling project sponsored by the National Science Foundation at the University of South Carolina. To apply send a statement of interest that includes academic status and expected graduation date, list of courses, brief description of prior research experiences and relevant work experiences, motivation for participating, expected personal gains, and career plans after graduation; resume, and unofficial copy of current transcript as a single PDF to samadi(at) Application deadline July 1, 2019.

The Land Conservancy’s Scholarship Program awards two Scholarships annually, the Russell W. Myers Scholarship and the Rogers Family Scholarship. Applicants must be a resident of the State of New Jersey, a full-time student in good standing at a college or university pursuing a degree in environmental science, natural resource management, conservation, horticulture, or a related field, considering a career in New Jersey in an environmental field, and have a cumulative academic average equivalent to 3.0 or higher. Application deadline April 1, 2019.

Climate Data Analyst in Climate Analysis and Monitoring at Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (Canada). Application open until position is filled.

The NextGen Consortium and Challenge opens in September 2018. Led by Starbucks and McDonald’s, the challenge aims to identify and commercialize existing and future recovery solutions for environmentally friendly single-use hot and cold paper cups, ensure single-use cups are recaptured with the highest material value through recycling and/or composting, minimize raw material use, and encourage reusability.

User Engagement and Training Specialist at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (Canada).