Students seeking the Interdisciplinary Minor in Environmental Ethics are offered opportunities to serve in community projects that relate to the physical environment and stimulate critical thinking about how human ought to act. On this page, options are added as they surface, and students who choose to participate will have their services noted on the certificate of completion of the requirements for INEE. Service is a vital component of INEE which demonstrates our commitment to Marquette University's Mission.

Posted December 12, 2016 -- Internship opportunities at BeeKeepers and STEMHero program linking Laudato si' and water. Contact Sarah Curry for more information.

Posted November 29, 2016 -- Internship in the City of Milwaukee's Redevelopment Authority researching and assessing potentially contaminated properties. Contact Matthew Reimer, Senior Environmental Project Coordinator for information and application.

Posted September 30, 2016 -- Finding top jobs in alterntive energy, sustainability, and the emerging "green economy" Green Careers!

Posted September 14, 2015 -- The Wisconsin League of Conservation Voter is seeking interns during the Fall 2015 semester. See the announcement and access additional information at


Posted March 25, 2015--The USDA Forest Service in Milwaukee is seeking summer interns (paid positions) in the Urban Connections Outreach Program with urban youth to increase their awareness and underunderstanding natural environmental sources and issues. Application deadline is April 14! See announcement and contact for more information.

Posted March 17, 2013--Internship with the City of Milwaukee's Department of City Development(CDC) to promote economic growth in Milwaukee, working closely with DCD’s environmental and real estate staff and gaining exposure to a variety of environmental consultants. More information at and Karen Dettmer, Senior Environmental Project Engineer. Applications due March 31.

Posted July 3, 2012--The Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student to assist in the assessment and review of potentially contaminated properties or Brownfield sites located within the City of Milwaukee. This is a paid internship opportunity requiring 15-20 hours of work each week and a valid U.S. driver's license. The intern will be trained to research historical data and prepare reports for commercial and industrial real estate transactions, prepare Environmental Assessments to comply with federal regulations pertaining to the National Environmental Protection Act, and assist with grant writing and preparation. Send resumes to Karen Dettmer, Senior Environmental Project Engineer, City of Milwaukee by July 23, 1012.

Posted March 20, 2012--The Sierra Club is seeking applicants for the "Best Internship on Earth" through which to become an Outdoor Youth Ambassador. Access details from by Monday, April 2.

Posted March 20, 2012--Apply for training in sustainable leadership in politics and business to be held at Oberlin College April 6-8. Access information at

Posted January 31, 2012--Summer Positions at Lake Valley Resident Camp in Western Wisconsin
Inspire and cultivate Milwaukee’s next generation of young leaders in a unique Summer Resident Camp Program for Milwaukee's most underserved communities. Positive, high energy individuals with experience working with young people and facilitating group activities are needed to serve as counselors for boys and girls ages 7-17, to coordinate gardening and food growing, and to lead wilderness expeditions for teens. Must live at the camp. Access information about this opportunity at

Posted January 17, 2012--Internships at Urban Harvest in Houston TX
Applications are being accepted for internships in community gardening, business accounting, writing, and farmers market (internships).

Posted July 10, 2011--City of Milwaukee Internship
The Sustainability Director of the City of Milwaukee is seeking to fill a paid internship position by a student who can assist with sustainability projects. Access information from and contact Matt Howard for more.


Posted April 7, 2011--Our Earth Summer Internships
Our Earth is accepting applications for its 8-week internship program for undergraduate and graduate students this summer. This internship involves leadership training, entrepreneurial projects, and creating new content for the website. For an application and more information, visit

Posted September 20, 2010--EPA Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites applications for the Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for undergraduate environmentally related study for bachelor’s level students. Approximately 40 new fellowships will be awarded by July 29, 2011, providing up to $19,700 per year of academic support and $9,500 for internship support for a combined total of up to $48,900 over the life of the fellowship. Applications must be submitted by December 9. Obtain more information from

Posted April 6, 2010--Grassroots Campaigns is hiring graduating seniors to the post of Assistant Director of Canvassing on environmental issues. Contact Alison Bartlett (740) 591-5940.

Posted December 13, 2009--National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology Program is currently accepting applications for the Midwest Climate Action Network Fellowship. Undergraduate students in MI, OH, WI, IN, MN and the city of Chicago are encouraged to submit applications if they are interested in working with multiple colleges and universities to assist in collectively reducing greenhouse gas emissions both on campuses and in some cases, specific cities. The Fellow will serve a term of 2 semesters, Spring 2010 and Fall 2010, and receive a stipend of $2000.00 for their work. Applications must be submitted by December 20. Access more information from

Posted October 21, 2009 -- Environment America is in the process of hiring graduating students for its fellowship program aimed at helping change the direction in which the USA is addressing the natural environment. EA's Lindsay North will be on campus November 11 for an information session 12-12:30 in Career Services (Holthusen Hall) and interviews. See Job ID 9528 in MU Career Manager and information about EA

Posted August 25, 2009 -- Student Internships are available with Encyclopedia of Earth, a free, fully searchable onling source about Earth, its ecological systems, and their relationship to society. Deadlines are August 31, September 15 and September 30. Requirements and way to apply can be found from

Posted April 14, 2009 -- The Will Steger Foundation is seeking delegates who are passionate about climate change and between the ages of 18 and 26 who livein the Midwest to join EXPEDITION COPENHAGEN, a year of action in support of the internatonal climate negotiations to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark December 5-19. Delegates must commit to a year of participation beginning with training during the summer. Application deadline is April 30. 
Access more information and an application form at

Posted April 28, 2008 -- Internship during Summer 2008 maintaining, an interactive website through which Wisconsin citizens share knowledge about the natural environment. Contact Dr. McGee Young in the Department of Political Science. 

Posted April 16, 2006 -- The Alliance for the Great Lakes is seeking a part-time (15-20 hours a week) associate to manage the Adopt-a-Beach Program commencing in May and continuing through October with the possibility of renewal. Review the position announcement, e-mail the materials required by April 23 to Stephanie Smith (the Alliance's Education Programs Manager), and wait for a response. If you submit an application, please keep Dr. Schaefer informed about your progress.

Posted December 1, 2004 -- The Lake Michigan Federation is filling a part-time position in water resources conservation in the Milwaukee metropolitan area to span January - September 2005.  A bachelor's degree and experience in the field is desired.  Apply by January 3 by contacting Cheryl Mendoza, Manager of Water Conservation Programs ( 

Posted May 13, 2004 -- Full-time summer job opportunity with the Conservation Fund.  See the description and contact Megan Kelly for additional information.

April 26, 2003 -- Annual Milwaukee River Clean-Up 9 a.m.-Noon at Lincoln Park, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage District.  Bags will be provided.  Join the 20th year of this annual effort to remove tons of garbage and debris from the River.  Contact Lindsay Leiterman for additional details.

March-mid-April 2003 -- The Unitarian Universalist Church in Brookfield is seeking help in marketing an energy conference entitled "Moral Choices for Powering Our Future" to be held on April 12.  See and contact Denis Briley (262) 782-3535) to volunteer.  

July 14, 2002 -- Final date to apply for a fellowship from the National Wildlife Federation for a campus project aimed at securing an ecologically sustainable future.  See for details.

May 2002-June 2003 -- Paid internship position (part or full time) with the Friends of the Milwaukee River to assist the Milwaukee River Watershed Corridor Plan Director with daily office activities, curriculum development, membership outreach and web site development.  Contact Monique DiGiorgio at 414-476-6042 ( for information and application. 

Summer 2002 -- The US Forest Service is looking for four students with a background or interests in education, the natural sciences, forestry, environmental science, or related coursework to serve the Milwaukee area from the first week in June to August 9 as paid interns in the Conservation Education Outreach Program (CEOP).  The candidates must be able to work closely with others in a team situation, must have exceptional communication skills, enthusiasm, and creativity, and should have experience working with children.  Each team will visit groups of children located at community centers, city parks, day camps, and schools in Milwaukee as well as in some rural and suburban areas.  Candidates selected MUST be available for the mandatory week of training in Asheville, NC, June 3-7, 2002.  A valid state driver's license is mandatory.  For more information, call Amanda Dworak at 297-1135.  Applications can be obtained from Jean Claassen, America's Outdoors, 414-297-1394 and must be submitted by March 18.

Fall 2001-Spring 2002 -- Participating in the Conservation Fund's evaluation of land in the greater Milwaukee area aimed at minimizing future flooding risks.   Contact Megan Kelly for details. 

September 14, 2001 -- Helping WaterPartners direct 4th and 5th graders of Milwaukee schools who will be collecting debris from five of the Lake Michigan beaches.  This local project is part of an international effort to identify sources of pollution and to raise awareness of the need to act responsibly.  Contact Dr. Schaefer for further information.

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