Environmental Internship & Career Fair Friday February 7 11-2pm North Star Ballroom St Paul Student Center

Environmental Internship & Career Fair

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Fields Represented: Biology | Ecology | Environmental Science, Policy & Management | Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology | Food Systems | Forestry | Natural Resource Sciences & Management

PDF iconEmployer Booklet is now available!

Network with 50+ employers for internships and full-time jobs.  Free and open to all undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni.  Bring a great resume, have your personal commercial or elevator speech ready, and dress professionally.

Employers Registered*

Applewood Nursery and Landscape Supply
ATC Group Services LLC
Barr Engineering Co.
Bay West LLC
Braun Intertec
Capitol Region Watershed District
Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center
Carver County Water Management
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve
CFANS Office of International Programs
City of Minneapolis - Public Works
City of Plymouth - Park Maintenance & Forestry
City of Saint Paul- Operations/Natural Resources - Forestry
Clean Water Action - Minneapolis
Como Park Zoo and Conservancy
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Dakota County - Employment
Dodge Nature Center
Geronimo Energy
Gerten Greenhouse and Garden Center
Global Treks and Adventures
Hennepin County
Lake Restoration, Inc.
Landscape Dimensions LLC
Metropolitan Council
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Forestry
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - MN GreenCorps
MN Department of Agriculture
National Park Service - Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Natural Shore Technologies, Inc.
Novel Energy Solutions
Pace Analytical - Scientific Professional Services
Prairie Restorations, Inc.
Rainbow Treecare
Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District
Rice Creek Watershed District
Sargent's Landscape Nursery, Inc.
Spark-Y Youth Action Labs
The Davey Tree Expert Company
Three Rivers Parks District
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
University of Minnesota - Landcare
USDA Forest Service
Westwood Professional Services
WI DNR Division of Forestry
Wilderness Inquiry
Wildlife Management Services
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota
Wildlife Science Center

*updated weekly, see GoldPASS for recent additions

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For Employers

The Environmental Internship and Career Fair connects you with over 400 undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni, looking for internship, volunteer and professional job opportunities in the biological, environmental, horticultural/landscape and natural resources fields. This career fair event is a partnership between Career and Internship Services and the College of Biological Sciences.  Employers register on GoldPASS.

Who Should Attend?
If you are a biological, environmental, natural resources organization or your company has an environmental sustainability initiative, do not miss out on this exclusive annual opportunity to meet students and alumni from all University of Minnesota campuses.


Employers register on GoldPASS
Registration Deadline: January 17, 2020
Early Bird Registration Fees (ends December 15, 2019; add $50 for registration after this date)

  • Private Industry: $250/table
  • Government/Non Profit: $150/table
  • Start Up Company/University: $75/table

Registration fee includes a 6x2 foot table and 2 chairs, lunch and parking for 2 representatives (when indicated), shuttle service from parking lot to exhibit hall.


Gold Level: $500 (additional fee)
Maroon Level: $250 (additional fee)
Includes a front booth, logo on marketing materials and an ad in the Employer Booklet. This is a great way to get your company brand in front of students!

Schedule for the Day

9:30-11:00 Set up (shuttle vans and loading dock volunteers available)
11:00-2:00 Career Fair
11:30-1:00 Lunch available
2:00-2:30 Take down (shuttle vans and loading dock volunteers available)

For Students

Pre-registration on GoldPASS powered by Handshake is encouraged and drop-ins are also welcome.  This fair is free and open to all UMN students and alumni.

Attend Our Prep Events

Environmental Internship & Career Fair Prep Session: Monday February 3 from 3:00-4:00pm, 375 Borlaug Hall.

Resume Review Mania: a drop-in resume review event on February 3 and 6 from 8:30-4:00pm.  No appointment necessary, just stop by 198 McNeal Hall.

Additionally, check out our career fair preparation tips.

For Volunteers

We value our volunteers and encourage you to sign-up!  There are many opportunities to help with this fair and we look forward to having you volunteer with us.

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com