College Bound & College Students

Keep checking back for new scholarships, internships, and career opportunities.

EENC Scholarship

This year, EENC is planning to give away $4000 in scholarships, including two inclusion scholarships. Scholarships are awarded based on both need and merit, and new this year, we're offering alternative ways to submit your responses. Learn more about scholarships here.

Careers in Conservation Scholarship Program

To increase the number of qualified people committed to working in the field of soil and water conservation. Eligible applicants can receive up to $5,000 a year for each year. The selection committee typically awards 10 to 15 scholarships per year at $1,000 per student. For more information and deatils click here.


North Carolina Farm Bureau awards the R. Flake Shaw Scholarship to students pursuing higher education in an agricultural-related discipline.

Since 1967, we have awarded more than $3,000,000 in scholarships to youth pursuing a future in the agriculture industry. We believe assisting our industry’s future leaders in obtaining higher education is an investment in the future and is an integral part of fulfilling NC Farm Bureau’s mission. To learn more click here.

Summer 2020 Science Communication and Outreach Intern Position

The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership is looking for a motivated North Carolina-based undergraduate or graduate student to join us this upcoming summer as our Science Communication and Outreach Intern!

Learn more at the website.

EE Positions Available at The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville

The North Carolina Arboretum, an affiliate of the University of North Carolina System, is seeking two individuals to join our team of environmental educators.

Both positions will include leading on-site programming for school groups incorporating a range of ecological science topics. One position will also include delivering ecoEXPLORE citizen science programming at local libraries, on site and throughout Western North Carolina.

For more information about these positions and directions on how to apply please visit: https://www.ncarboretum.org/about-us/employment/.

We hope you'll consider joining our team!

Summer Employment with MarineQuest

MarineQuest is now hiring for summer 2020!

In 2020, MarineQuest will be celebrating its 40th year of marine science environmental education outreach. We are looking to put together a talented team for this special summer. We are hiring:

Please visit the respective links to find out more about the different positions and to access the online application system.

Why should you apply to join our team? You might want to ask one of our many former employees who work around the globe stewarding our ocean planet.

We aspire to excellence and our reputation makes the mention of MarineQuest on a resume stand out. You can check out some of our grant research projects and see some of the creative work we do. https://uncw.edu/marinequest/grantsprojects/index.html

And working with us is lots of fun!

If you have questions, please contact us at marinequest@uncw.edu

Dr. Kezios

Sue Kezios, PhD

Director of Youth Programs & UNCW MarineQuest

Watson College of Education - STEM Learning Cooperative

STEM SENC Ecosystem

University of North Carolina Wilmington

(910) 962-2118


Summer Camp Support Staff - Outdoor Program, City of Asheville, NC

The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2020 Parks & Recreation department summer staff. Outdoor Programs focus on both outdoor adventure and environmental science based activities. We are looking for staff who are energetic and engaging, have strong leadership skills and ability to model responsible mature behavior as they facilitate a variety of outdoor activities for youth and teens in our summer camp programming.

Shift hours are 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM, with some overnights and weekends. Salary: $13.65/Hour. Staff agreements include paid staff training. There is no housing option provided for this position. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Dates of Employment: Employment begins Monday, June 1, 2020 through Friday, August 7, 2020. Outdoor program leaders will typically work 8:30am-6pm with some overnights and weekends

Visit our website www.Ashevillenc.gov/jobs and submit an application. Job is listed as Summer Camp Support Staff - Outdoor Program. If you have questions, contact outdoorprograms@ashevillenc.gov or 828-251-4080. Application Closing Date: Applications for the summer will be accepted until 5/1/20 or until all positions are filled.