About the Fair
Connect with organizations for full-time opportunities and internships. At the fair, you'll be able to: explore opportunities, engage with employers, and make an impression that can help you to stand out in the job or internship application process.
Prepare a resume, have an elevator pitch, and dress in a way that is authentic to you.
Newly added: Drop in for a professional headshot anytime during the career fair in the check-in area of the Great Hall. Photo release: A gallery of all headshots will be shared with attendees following the event.
Fields represented: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Policy & Management, Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology, Food Systems, Forestry, Natural Resource Sciences & Management.
Ways to Prepare
Career Fair Prep Session
Back from winter break and did not see the Environmental Internship and Career Fair coming up in two weeks?! To help you prepare for it and put your best foot forward, CIS is hosting a virtual Career Fair Prep session! Are you worried about what you should wear, what employers want to hear from you or how to differentiate yourself from your peers? Worry not, during this session they will be offering insider tips from employers, explaining how the fair is set up, how you can master your elevator pitch and more! Monday, January 30, 4:15-5:15pm via Zoom.
11th Hour Job Search + Resume Feedback Workshop
Are the winter storms turning you into a bed burrito and feeling like you missed the job and internship search boat?! Worry not, you are not alone! Come chat with our employers ahead of the Environmental Job and Internship fair and learn last minute insider tips and tricks to get that job or internship! Also get feedback on your resume so you’re in top shape for the career fair! Stop by for hot chocolate and desserts! Tuesday, January 31, 4-6pm, Borlaug Commons (Room 395 Borlaug Hall).
Share your resume with employers before the fair! It's a great way to expand your options at the fair. The deadline to participate is Wednesday, February 1 at 12pm.
Virtual Practice Interviews
Had a successful run at the career fair and got an interview but don’t know what to expect?! Come learn how to ace your interview with direct advice from employers on things to do and not do while practicing interview questions in real time! Tuesday, February 7, 4-5pm via Zoom.
Antea Group USA
Bartlett Tree Experts
Birds Eye Foods
Capitol Region Watershed District - Monitoring & Research
Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center
Carver County Water Management
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve
Center for Energy and Environment
CFANS Alumni Relations
City of Eden Prairie
City of Saint Paul - Operations/Natural Resources - Forestry
City of St. Louis Park
Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Dakota County - Volunteer/Internships
Dodge Nature Center
Environment for the Americas
Gertens Family of Businesses
Great River Greening - Education and Outreach
Leader Creek Fisheries
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - MN GreenCorps
MN Department of Agriculture
National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)
National Grid Renewables
National Park Service - Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Natural Shore Technologies
Novel Energy Solutions
Pace - Scientific Professional Services
Rainbow Tree Company
Ramsey Washington Metro Watershed District
Rice Creek Watershed District
SciTech Internship Program at the Minnesota Technology Association
St. Louis County
US General Services Administration (GSA) - Energy and Sustainability
USDA Forest Service
University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment
Utility Arborist Association
Washington Conservation District
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - DNR - Law Enforcement
Wright Tree Service
*Compiled weekly, visit Handshake for an up-to-date list