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Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals College Student Internship Programs

ITEP is pleased to host multiple internship programs for college students with a focus on recruiting and mentoring Indigenous students. More information can be found in each of the drop down boxes below.

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All Summer 2024 Student Internship Applications are Due February 1st, 2024.

The Air Quality Student Summer Internship (SSI) program is a paid 8-week summer internship and academic year internship opportunities for Indigenous college students. The purpose of this internship program is for students to gain hands-on skills and experience with EPA or other governmental and tribal environmental offices in managing and monitoring air quality. The internship program is funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Application information and program requirements found HERE.

Hosting an Air Quality Intern.

The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) received a generous grant from the Bay and Paul Foundations to support the work of the Tribes and Climate Change Program (TCCP) to build climate resilience and capacity within Indigenous communities by engaging Young Leaders through our internship program. The Indigenous Climate Internship Program will support up to eight Indigenous climate interns who are current college or university students: two during the academic school year and up to six interns for the summer. Through this program, we are investing in our Young Leaders and honoring our Elders and Leaders who have continually voiced the need to prioritize youth engagement as a form of Indigenous resiliency.

Application information and program requirements found HERE.

Hosting an Indigenous Climate Intern.

The Water and Land Summer Internship program is a comprehensive 8 to 10-week summer and academic year internship designed to provide students with valuable hands-on skills and experience. The program offers opportunities to apply learned skills through on-the-job training in various settings such as Tribal nations and organizations, state and federal agencies, as well as water or land management NGOs, non-profit organizations, and for-profit companies.

This internship program is made possible through the generous funding support of several organizations including the Catena Foundation, Mighty Arrow Foundation, the Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy, and Resolution Copper. Their contributions enable students to engage in meaningful projects and gain practical experience in their chosen field of interest.

Application information and program requirements found HERE.

Hosting a Water Resources and Land Management Intern.

Native American college students can apply for the Short Internship Program (SIP). Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and placements are made regularly.

Application information and program requirements found HERE.

Hosting an Short Internship.

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