Environmental Education Internship

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Colorado River Alliance

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Just one example of the fun games we play with kids when they come on a field trip!

Ready for an internship that’s life-changing? Our work with Central Texas students is laying the foundation for a new generation of environmental stewards and scientists -- and we need your help!

Internships with the Colorado River Alliance are powerful professional development experiences. Interns commit an average of 15 hours per week, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F. You will typically spend 10 hours teaching in our award-winning environmental education programs for elementary and middle school students, plus an additional 5 hours on special projects related to the Alliance’s educational mission and your interests. Much of our environmental education programming takes place outdoors.

Alliance interns receive comprehensive training, professional development consultations with our staff, and networking and resume-building opportunities. Our internships are suitable for students with a wide range of backgrounds - aspiring scientists, educators, business professionals, athletes, and healthcare workers have all succeeded with us; the key to success is being motivated, organized, and passionate. If you love the idea of teaching groups of kids about the natural world, we want to hear from you.

Students interested in applying for an internship should apply online as soon as possible here: https://coloradoriveralliance.formstack.com/forms/application (These internships fill quickly.) Those with questions can email katie@coloradoriver.org.

Thanks for your interest in helping us change the world!

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About Colorado River Alliance


3601 Lake Austin Blvd, Ste R105, Austin, TX 78703, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to champion the long-term vitality of the Texas Colorado River through education and engagement.


Established in 1994, the Colorado River Alliance runs natural science education programs and raises funds to support partner natural science educational programs primarily for at-risk youth.


Wed Aug 26, 2020 - Mon Dec 07, 2020


3625 Lake Austin BlvdAustin, TX 78703



  • Public Speaking
  • Environmental Education
  • Youth Services
  • Environmental Science
  • Group Facilitation




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 hours per week

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