Internships & Opportunities

The College of Liberal Arts encourages undergraduate students to participate in internships to prepare for their future careers. Students can apply the core skills they learn in their degree programs—how to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively—in real-world professional settings. 

The college actively collaborates with Temple’s Career Center and employers across a range of fields and industries to help cultivate professional development opportunities for its students. Additionally, Temple’s location in Philadelphia allows students to pursue internships across an array of organizations in the region.

Explore how an internship can help expand your opportunities after graduation

Environmental Studies Internship Opportunities

Temple is committed to providing a holistic academic experience, inclusive of both classroom and hands-on learning opportunities.

Environmental Studies students pursue internships in a variety of fields. The department's internship coordinator and student services coordinator are available to help students take advantage of these opportunities. The department works closely with several notable education, government and nonprofit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region. 

Most recently, environmental studies majors have interned with City of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, Clean Water Action, the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society and the Philadelphia Zoo

Students can receive credit for their internship to satisfy major requirements or free electives.


The skills gained from a liberal arts degree are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. Apply the experience and knowledge acquired in the Environmental Studies Major to your professional pursuits across many organizations and industries, including academics, cultural institutions, government agencies or the social sciences. The versatility of this program’s curriculum helps you graduate with valuable skill sets sought by many employers. 

Career opportunities for environmental studies students include the following. 

  • Academic or industry research
  • Education
  • Environmental conservation
  • Environmental law
  • Nonprofits and NGOs
  • Resource management
  • State and local government
  • Urban gardening

Temple’s environmental studies students land internships and careers with the following organizations. 

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