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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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National

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.

Arizona

Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP)
Northern Arizona University
PO Box 15004
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011

Phone: 928-523-9555
ITEP/EEOP Internships

California

City of Palo Alto Summer Internship Program
City Manager's Office, Seventh Floor
250 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: 650-463-4910
Fax: 650-325-5025
Khashayar "Cash" Alaee (khashayar.alaee@cityofpaloalto.org)
www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/hrd/news/details.asp?NewsID=316&TargetID=137,138

Strategic Energy Innovations
Strategic Energy Innovations
185 N. Redwood Drive, Suite 188
San Rafael, CA 94903

Phone: 415-507-2184
Fax: 415-507-1975
Cyane Dandridge (sei@seiinc.org), Executive Director
www.seiinc.org

Internship Opportunities in Environment - Berkeley University of California
CACS (CACS@nature.berkeley.edu)
https://career.berkeley.edu/EnvIntern/Start.stm

UC Santa Barbara Environmental Studies Internship Program
Bren Hall
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4160

Phone: 805-893-2968
esprogram@es.ucsb.edu
es.ucsb.edu/student/internships

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Colorado

Boulder County Public Health Volunteer Service Program
Boulder County Public Health (BCPH)
3450 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304

Phone: 303-441-1100,
www.BoulderCountyHealth.org
www.bouldercounty.org/health/Volunteer/VSIInternOpportunities.htm
www.pacepartners.com
Bill Hayes (bhayes@co.boulder.co.us)
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

Rachel Connor (rachel@solarenergy.org)
Phone: 970-963-8855
Fax: 970-963-8866 www.solarenergy.org
www.solarenergy.org/workshops/worktrade.html

District of Columbia

Renewable Energy Policy Project
1612 K St. NW, Suite 202
Washington, DC 20006
www.repp.org/aboutus_internship.html
www.repp.org
Jerry Stevens (jerrys@repp.org), Research Manager
Phone: 202-293-2898 x. 204
Fax: 202-293-5857

Environmental Law Institute
2000 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Elissa Parker, Vice President Research & Policy
Phone: 202-939-3878
www2.eli.org/about/employment.htm

Energy Information Administration
Energy Information Administration
Office of Resource Mgmt

Monique V. Alexander, Mgmt & Program Analyst
Phone: 202-586-7595
Fax: 202-586-0552
www.eia.doe.gov/eiajobs/eiajobs_intern.html

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Florida

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
Nora Delosantos (Nora.Delosantos@dep.state.fl.us) , Office Operations Manager
Phone: 561-681-6740
www.dep.state.fl.us/southeast/admin/internship.htm
Florida Solar Energy Center
1679 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
www.floridaenergycenter.org/
Robin Vieira: (robin@fsec.ucf.edu)

Georgia

University of Georgia Extension Internship
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
111 Conner Hall
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: 706-542-1060
Tony Tyson (ttyson@uga.edu), Director Ext. County Operations
www.caes.uga.edu/academics/promise/extension.html

Illinois

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

Richard Reese (richard.reese@illinois.gov)
Phone: 217-557-8671
www.epa.state.il.us/p2/
www.epa.state.il.us/p2/internships/
www.glrppr.org/contacts/org_view.cfm?orgid=250
Pollution Prevention Internship Program

Governor's Environmental Corps Summer Internship Program
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
(Central and Regional Office Locations)
www.epa.state.il.us/gec

Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)
Center for Neighborhood Technology
2125 W. North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647

Stephen A. Perkins, Ph.D., Senior Vice President
Phone: 773-269-4055
Fax: 773-278-3840
www.cnt.org

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA)
645 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 990
Chicago, 60611
gehrendreich@mwalliance.org
312-587-8390 ext. 11
www.mwalliance.org/careers.php?career=3

Greenmaker Building Supply
2500 N. Pulaski Rd.
Chicago IL 60639
Phone: 773-384-7500
Fax: 773-772-1534
Ori J. Sivan (ori@greenmakersupply.com), President
www.greenmakersupply.com
info@greenmakersupply.com

Healthy Schools Campaign
Rochelle Davis (rochelle@healthyschoolscampaign.org)
Founding Executive Director
Healthy Schools Campaign
205 W. Monroe, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-419-1810
www.healthyschoolscampaign.org

www.healthyschoolscampaign.org/who/internships/

Safer Pest Controls Project
Phone: 773-878-7378 ext 202
Fax: 312-641-5454
Cerina Marlar (cmarlar@spcpweb.org), Program Associate
Rachel Rosenberg (rrosenberg@bpichicago.org)
www.spcpweb.org

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Phone: 312-751-5174
Fax: 312-751-5171
recruiter@mwrd.org
www.mwrd.org

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Iowa

Iowa Pollution Prevention Intern Program
Pollution Prevention Services
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
502 E. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Danielle Dilks (Danielle.dilks@dnr.iowa.gov)
Phone: 515-281-8063
Jeff Fiagle, Team Leader (Jeff.Fiagle@dnr.iowa.gov)
Phone: 515-281-5353
www.iowap2interns.com

Iowa Waste Reduction Center
Suite 113, BCS Building
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0185
Phone: 319-273-8905
Fax: 319-273-6582
John Konefes (konefes@uni.edu)
www.iwrc.org/

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
Laurie Fenimore, Internship Coordinator
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
505 5th Ave, Suite 444
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515-288-1846, ext. 11
Fax: 515-288-0137
lfenimore@inhf.org
www.inhf.org
www.inhf.org/inhf-internships.cfm

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Kansas

Kansas Pollution Prevention Intern Program
Pollution Prevention Institute
7001 W. 21st Street North
Wichita, Kansas 67205
Phone: 316-722-7721
Phone: 800-578-8898
Nancy Larson (nlarson@ksu.edu), Director
David A. Carter (dcarter@ksu.edu)
Phone: 785-532-4998
Sbeap@kus.edu
www.sbeap.org/intern-program/

Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE)
Laura Downey, Executive Director
Phone: 785-532-3322
www.kacee.org

Maryland

Pollution Prevention Intern Program
Maryland Department of the Environment
Laura Armstrong
Pollution Prevention Coordinator
1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 735
Baltimore, Maryland 21230-1720
Phone: 410-537-4119
Fax: 410-537-4477
larmstrong@mde.state.md.us
www.mde.state.md.us/programs/BusinessInfoCenter/Greening Your Business Facility/Technical Assistance/Pages/BusinessInfoCenter/PollutionPrevention/technical/index.aspx
*only for graduate engineering students at the University of Maryland, College Park

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Massachusetts

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
Pauline J. Christopher (pauline.j.christopher@state.ma.us), Personnel Analyst
Phone: 617-626-1019
Fax: 617-626-4900
www.ma.gov/envir

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Michigan

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
Dale Copedge (copedgdd@michigan.gov)
Phone: 517-335-0383
Fax: 517-241-7966
Pollution Prevention Retired Engineer Technical Assistance Program (RETAP) Student Internship Program

Minnesota

MnTAP Student Intern Program
mntap.umn.edu/intern/index.htm
Krysta Larson (kjlarson@umn.edu)
Phone: 612-624-4597

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Missouri

Missouri Pollution Prevention Intern Program
Environmental Assistance Center
University of Missouri
200 Engineering Bldg North
Columbia, Missouri 65211
Phone: 573-882-5011
Marie Steinwachs, Director (MOEAC@missouri.edu)
Phone: 573-882-5011
Leah Christian, Communications
Phone: 573-882-2268

Missouri Environmental Assistance Center Paid Engineering Student Internship
Marie Steinwachs, Director
Missouri Environmental Assistance Center
University of Missouri Extension
200 Engineering Bldg North
Columbia MO 65211
Phone: 573-882-5011
moeac@missouri.edu
www.moeac.net
Michele Radney (Michele.Radney@dnr.mo.gov)

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Human Resources Program
Attn: Michele Radney
P.O. Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102
dnr.mo.gov/hr/Internships.htm

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Montana

Citizens for a Better Flathead
PO Box 771
Kalispell, MT 59903
Phone: 406-756-8993
Fax: 406-756-8991
Mayre Flowers (mayre@flatheadcitizens.org)
Executive Director
flatheadcitizens.org

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Nebraska

P3: Partnerships in Pollution Prevention Program
Summer Internship for Engineering & Science Students
V. Nelsen (vnelsen2@unl.edu)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Partners in Pollution Prevention
www.p3.unl.edu/index.shtml
Department of Biological Systems Engineering
234 L.W. Chase Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0726
Bruce Dvorak, Ph.D., P.E. (bdvorak@unl.edu)
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Biological Systems Engineering
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska
Phone: 402-472-3431
Stacey Hawkey (shawkey2@unl.edu)
Phone: 402-472-2838

New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire Sustainability Internship Program
www.sustainableunh.unh.edu/internships

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Pollution Prevention Internship Program
des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/p2au/pps/ppp/p2-internship-program.htm

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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
www.undeerc.org
Darren D. Schmidt, P.E., Research Manager (dschmidt@undeerc.org)
Phone: 701-777-5120
Fax: 701-777-5181

Ohio

2008 Southwest Ohio Pollution Prevention (P2) Internship Program
Butler County Department of Environmental Services
130 High St.
Hamilton, OH 45011
Phone: 513-887-3406
Fax: 513-887-3777
www.butlercountydes.org

Hamilton County
Department of Environmental Services
250 William Howard Taft Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Phone: 513-946-7732
Fax: 513-946-7778
www.hcdoes.org

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Internships
www.depweb.state.pa.us/dep/cwp/view.asp?a=3&q=461135
Phone: 717-783-4759
DEPJobs@state.pa.us

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Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Ms. Jo McKee, ASA (Jo.McKee@state.tn.us)
TDEC/DHR
L&C Tower - 12th Floor
401 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37243 – 0435
Phone: 615-253-4154
state.tn.us/environment/employment-opportunities_internships.shtml

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Texas

The Southwest Network for Zero Waste
University of Texas - Arlington
9111 Jollyville Road Suite 911
Austin, TX 78759
www.zeroWasteNetwork.org
Thomas Vinson-Peng (tvinson@uta.edu)
Phone: 512-904-2287
Fax: 512-904-2288

Austin Energy
721 Barton Springs Rd # 316
Austin, TX 78704
Reeta M. Holmes, MPA, CCP
Senior Business Process Consultant
Workforce Development & Risk Management
Phone: 512-322-6554
Fax: 512-322-6519 (Attn: Reeta Holmes)
www.austinenergy.com/

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
Pollution Prevention & Education
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (MC-112)
P. O. Box 13087
Austin, Texas 78711-3087
The Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program
www.tceq.state.tx.us/admin_folder/employ/mickeyleland
Texas State University-TCEQ Internship Program
www.tceq.state.tx.us/admin_folder/employ/internship/
David James (djames@tceq.state.tx.us), Technical Specialist
Phone: 512-239-3184
Fax: 512-239-3165

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Wisconsin

UW-Extension Solid & Hazardous Waste Education Center
161 W. Wisconsin Ave. Suite 6000
Milwaukee, WI 53203
shwec.uwm.edu
Steve Brachman, Waste Reduction Specialist (Steve.brachman@ces.uwex.edu)
Phone: 414-227-3160

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