Environmental Internship & Career Fair Wednesday February 6 1-4pm North Star Ballroom St Paul Student Center

Environmental Internship & Career Fair

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Employer Booklet Now Available!  All of our employers attending the fair have been finalized.  View our PDF iconEmployer Booklet to see who is hiring for internship and jobs, descriptions of the companies, and a floor plan so you know exactly where to find them at the fair.

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

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. Connect with us using #MNEnvFair

Employers Registered*

Antea Group USA
ATC Group Services LLC
Barr Engineering Co.
Bay West LLC
Biome | Community Tree Service
Capitol Region Watershed District
Carp Solutions
Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center
Carver County Water Management
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve
CFANS Alumni Relations
CFANS Landscape Arboretum
City of Cottage Grove, MN
City of Plymouth - Park Maintenance & Forestry
City of Saint Paul - Operations/Natural Resources
Clean Harbors
Clean Water Action - Minneapolis
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Dakota County - Employment
Dakota County - Volunteer/Internships
Dodge Nature Center
Frogtown Farm
Geronimo Energy
Gerten Greenhouse and Garden Center
Global Treks and Adventures
Hennepin County
Lake Restoration, Inc.
Landscape Dimensions LLC
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Forestry
Minnesota Environmental Health Association
Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Assn. Foundation
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Minnesota Pollution Contral Agency - MN GreenCorps
Minnesota Sea Grant
MN Department of Agriculture
National Park Service - Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Natural Shore Technologies, Inc.
Novel Energy Solutions
Pace Analytical - LabOps
Rainbow Treecare
Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District
Rice Creek Watershed District
Rmb Environmental Laboratories
SciTechsperience Internship Program at the Minnesota High Tech Association
Sustainable Systems Cropping Lab
Three Rivers Park District
Tree Trust
U.S. Compliance Corporation
USDA Forest Service - Eastern Regional Office
Washington Conservation District
Wilderness Inquiry
Wildlife Management Services
Wildlife Science Center
Work for Progress - Environment America

*updated weekly, see GoldPASS for recent additions

For Students

Pre-register for the fair on GoldPASS powered by Handshake by Thursday, January 31 for a chance to win a $25 gift card to the UMN Bookstore!  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 4 from 4:00-5:00pm, 203 Green Hall. Pizza will be served, so please RSVP to save yourself a slice!

Resume Review Mania: a drop-in resume review event on February 5 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

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.

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.

Early Bird Registration Fees: (Early Bird Deadline: December 14, 2018)

Registration deadline: January 18, 2019

  • Private Industry: $250/table ($300 after December 14, 2018)
  • Government/Non Profit: $150/table ($200 after December 14, 2018)
  • 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

11:00-12:00 Set up; shuttle service from parking lot to Exhibit Hall available
12:00-1:00 Employer/Faculty lunch
1:00-4:00 Career Fair
4:00-4:30 Take down, shuttle service to parking lot available