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We’re building and adding to the Resource Portals and Common Career Path resources regularly so check back frequently for the most current updates.
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Find specialized sample resumes, job/internship sites, career tips, and more.
Career paths: environment, natural resources, and wildlife; engineering; scientific research and development.
Helpful websites to gain research experience in STEM:
https://www.pathwaystoscience.org/ is an excellent website to look for available research experiences for any field in STEM.
These are examples of organizations that have hired Lawrence interns in recent years.
- Lincoln Park Zoo - (Organization Website)
- Aldo Leopold Foundation - (Handshake Profile)
- Milwaukee Riverkeepers – (Organization Website)
- Duke University Superfund Research Center - (Organization Website)
- OMNNI Associates - (Handshake Profile)
- Urban Ecology Center - (Handshake Profile)
- The Nature Conservancy - (Handshake Profile)
- Harvard-MIT Summer Institute for Biomedical Optics – (Organization Website)
- Oak Ridge National Laboratory - (Handshake Profile)
- Wormfarm Institute - (Organization Website)
- Fermilab Undergraduate Internships – (Organization Website)
- Argonne National Laboratory Undergraduate Internships – (Organization Website)
Current Internships from Handshake
The following internships are pulled directly from Handshake and are updated regularly.
See more PHN internships in Handshake.
Conduct Summer Research
You can receive up to a $4,000 stipend to participate in intensive 10-week summer research projects either at Lawrence or major research institutions around the world. (Opens in early January.)
Funding for Experiences
Related Student Organizations at Lawrence
Related Professional Associations
Gain leadership and industry experience by actively participating in student organizations.
Keep up with the latest industry trends and make professional connections through national or regional professional associations.
- American Chemical Society (ACS)
- Association for Women in Mathematics
- Biodiversity and Sustainability Club
- Bomb Squad
- Cognitive Science Lawrence (CogSciLU)
- Society of Physics Students
- Lawrence University Womxn in Physics
- Lawrence Women in Science: A Scientista Chapter
- LU Geological Society
- Outdoor Recreation Club
- Sustainable Lawrence University Garden (SLUG)
See Lawrence’s Directory of Student Organizations.
- American Chemical Society
- Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
- National Society of Professional Engineers
- Society of Petroleum Engineers
- Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
- American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE)
- American Fisheries Society (AFS)
- Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
- Ecological Society of America (ESA)
- Center for Watershed Protection
- American Geophysical Union
- Geological Society of America
- American Association of Geographers
Articles for #PHN Careers
Read up on topics related to careers in the physical and natural sciences.
Want even more? See all articles tagged #PHN.
Current Jobs from Handshake
View active job postings from Handshake for this community; updated regularly.
See more PHN jobs in Handshake.
Upcoming events from Handshake
Events pulled directly from Handshake will appear below; updated regularly.
See more PHN events in Handshake.
General Job & Internship Resources
- Identify your job or internship target
- Learn to write a résumé OR use VMock SMART Résumé Platform
- Learn to write a cover letter
- Build your professional community and social capital (Network!)
- Prepare to interview
- Find out about academic internship
- Find OPT/CPT forms OR use Interstride
- Job search sites
- Identity-based resources