Jobs @ EIH

Equipment Maintenance Technician
The Environmental Institute of Houston is seeking a motivated individual who enjoys hands-on work with vehicles, vessels, and the environment. The equipment maintenance technician is responsible for performing basic maintenance and repair of field gear that support research tasks (e.g., vessels, trailers, outboard motors, vehicles, ATVs). This position is critical to the success of our research program which is engaged in aquatic studies state-wide in Texas. Open until filled.

Job Opportunities

US Army Corps of Engineers: Regulatory Project Manager
The USACE Galveston District is seeking a Regulatory Project Manager based out of Corpus Christi, Texas. The division ensures that permit decisions are in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act and other environmental laws and regulations. See job posting for complete job description.

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center: Forestry Natural Resource Specialist
The Arboretum seeks an experienced, well-organized, detail-oriented person for the position of Forestry Natural Resource Specialist. The Forestry Natural Resource Specialist will be in charge of completing field work and research projects related to conservation and restoration ecology, managing and analyzing GIS data, and working weekly with staff and volunteers to maintain the site--this includes invasive species control, trail maintenance, gardening, and other site duties as needed. The position requires a balance between computer and outdoor work, and can be physically demanding at times. This is a full-time position, Tuesday-Saturday schedule, with occasional evening meetings and assistance in staff-wide Arboretum events throughout the year.

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center: Native Landscape Technician
The Arboretum is seeking a part-time Native Landscape Technician to work with conservation staff and volunteers to develop, maintain and enhance ecologically landscaped garden beds and assist with the native plant grow-out program. This is a part-time hourly position, schedule of Monday-Thursday and fourth Saturday of each month, with occasional opportunity to work additional hours during staff-wide Arboretum events throughout the year.

Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board: Natural Resources Specialist III
Feral Swine Control Pilot Program. TSSWCB has a job opening in the Temple headquarters. Natural resource planning and project management. Statewide and overnight travel is required. Open until filled.

Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board: Administrative Assistant II
TSSWCB has a job opening in the Wharton Regional Office. Performs routine administrative support or technical program assistance work. Open until filled.

Scholarships, Internships and Fellowships

Comptroller of Public Accounts: Natural Resources Intern (Austin)
Join the Natural Resources Program's 2022 paid summer internship program. Gain professional work experience while reviewing natural resources policy and research, developing outreach materials and collaborating with diverse stakeholders. Current students and recent graduates with school or work experience in natural resources, environmental science, ecology or geography are encouraged to apply.

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center: Conservation & Ecological Restoration Summer Intern
HANC is looking for an undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in conservation, ecological restoration, and ecosystem research for a summer internship position. This internship is designed to help a student perform research, allowing them to receive school credit hours. Please have your university contact us if there are any questions about this internship applying to credit hours for your program. Application deadline: March 5, 2022

Garden Club of America Scholarships
Scholarships for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate studies in conservation, ecology, horticulture, pollinator research, botany, environmental studies, and related fields. Deadlines: January and February

EPA: Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program
An MLEIP internship is a one-of-a-kind experience that offers undergraduate and graduate college students an unparalleled glimpse into the future of environmental science and conservation, helping them launch their careers. Deadline: February 28, 2022

ExtremeTerrain Student Scholarships
2 x $2500 scholarships for students pursuing a degree in biology or related field. One scholarship will be awarded for the fall semester and another for the spring semester each year. Deadlines: June and November

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.

American Fisheries Society: Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program
The Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program is a paid summer internship and mentoring program for high schools students sponsored by the AFS. The program's vision is to stimulate interest in careers in fisheries science and management among groups underrepresented in the fisheries professions today.

Welder Wildlife Foundation Graduate Fellowships
The Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation’s research fellowship program is designed to support exemplary graduate students and innovative wildlife research.
Deadline: October 1

NSF Funding Opportunities

NWF Fellowships, Internships, Jobs, and Volunteer Opportunities


  • Environmental Institute of Houston

    Phone: 281-283-3950

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