Jobs and Volunteer Opportunities

EIH: Field Logistics Support Specialist
The Field Logistics Support Specialist serves as primary logistical support for research staff performing highly complex maintenance, repair, and operation of environmental field data collection instruments and associated support gear (e.g., vessels, trailers, outboard motors, vehicles, ATVs). Primary responsibility is to insure all field gear is operational, safe, and available for use by research staff and students. May also assist field teams engaged in scientific studies. Grant funded position.

EIH: M.S. Graduate Research Assistant
Excellent opportunities exist for several new graduate students interested in freshwater, estuarine, and marine fisheries ecology and fisheries. Recruiting for RA starting spring 2019 session. Potential funding to support up to 3-5 M.S. students.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality: Natural Resources Specialist II
TCEQ is seeking a Natural Resources Specialist II for the Nonpoint Source (NPS) program of the Water Quality Planning Division.

Texas Community Watershed Partners: Manager, Stormwater Wetland Program
TCWP, a part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is hiring a manager for the Stormwater Wetland Program. This position will advance the use of stormwater treatment wetlands as a Best Management Practice for water quality and habitat improvement.

EIH: Garden & Habitat Volunteers
Earn volunteer hours every Tuesday from 9 - 11 a.m. No experience necessary.

EIH: Seed Collecting Project
Earn volunteer hours, improve your plant knowledge, and gain valuable field experience by collecting native prairie seed for prairie restoration work.

Houston Parks and Recreation: Natural Resources Management Volunteer Days
Four planting events and one invasive species removal event are planned for the fall. Join us as we restore native prairie and riparian habitat in Houston’s parks! Contact HPARD to RSVP if you plan to attend and/or for more information at  Tools and gloves will be provided. Children under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Volunteer: Fall Kids Fish Fest
With Fall just around the corner, it is time, once again, for the Harris County Precinct One Fall Kid’s Fish Fest event. As in years past, the event will be held at the Challenger Seven Memorial Park on Saturday, October 20, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (Volunteer Orientation is at 8 a.m. under the blue and white tent the day of the event.) Refreshments will be available to volunteers throughout the event. Volunteers from schools and universities can receive official letters for their participation, that can be used toward service learning hours needed.
Contact: Christina Hartman, or (832) 927-1175
Volunteer Registration Form

Internships and Fellowships

Texas Community Watershed Partners: Green Infrastructure Student Intern
TCWP, a part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is seeking applications for a Green Infrastructure Student Intern. This intern will work primarily in an office setting on projects related to Green Infrastructure outreach and Watershed Planning efforts.

Texas Community Watershed Partners: Planning Intern
TCWP, a part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has an immediate opening for a Planning Intern for the 2018 fall semester. Graduate students with major focusing in urban planning, environmental science, natural resources, public policy, or a comparable field of study.

NRC Research Associateship Programs
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. Limited graduate level awards are also available. Deadline: see website.

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships

  • Environmental Institute of Houston

    Phone: 281-283-3950

    North Office Annex
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 540
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

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