Job/Internship Opportunities

The Career Services office often receives job/intern postings from companies and alumni who are interested in partnering with Jackson School students. The opportunities shared with our office will be posted on this page. We will update this page as we receive new opportunities, so be sure to check back repeatedly!

Part-time Student-GIS Data Science and Analytics – John Deere

  • Part-time role for students studying Geosciences, Agriculture, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Statistics. Open to undergraduate and/or graduate students.
  • Located in Austin, TX
  • In this role, students can expect to lead and/or support key GIS projects through the John Deere Technology Innovation Center and utilize GIS techniques to process, analyze, and visualize data.
  • More information about the posting as well as the application can be found here.

3 open Hydrologist I positions – Texas Water Development Board

  • The Groundwater Monitoring Department at the Texas Water Development Board has three field position vacancies:
    • One vacancy is a general Groundwater Monitoring Specialist (Hydrologist I) position (#24-39) – the job posting can be viewed here.
    • Two vacancies are on the Recorder Well Team as a Recorder Program Specialist (Hydrologist I) position (#24-38) – the job posting can be viewed here.
    • These positions require a lot of travel and field work but are a great way to gain valuable groundwater monitoring field work and field data collection experience. There are opportunities for data analysis, reporting, travel to the sites of Texas, participation in special groundwater projects, and cross-division collaboration with surface water staff.
    • Any questions about the role can be directed to Rebecca Storms, Manager of the Groundwater Monitoring Department.

River Operations at LCRA – Hydrologist

  • Location: Buchanan Dam office near Burnet, TX
  • This position will spend much of their time in the field working at the Hydromet gages spread throughout the Colorado River Basin upstream of Austin.
  • The application and job description can be found here.

The Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology (MBMG) – Hydrogeologist

  • Seeking one or more hydrogeologists to work in the Ground Water Investigation Program (GWIP)
  • Position is located in Butte, Montana and located on the campus of Montana Technological University.
  • GWIP evaluates local- to regional-scale hydrogeologic systems, with studies that encompass groundwater/surface-water interactions, water availability and storage, and groundwater quantity and quality. The successful candidate(s) may also support the Ground Water Assessment Program (GWAP) and other hydrogeologic projects conducted at the MBMG. Primary duties will be the collection and analysis of hydrogeologic, geochemical, and geologic data to develop interpretations of hydrogeologic frameworks, groundwater flow systems, and groundwater quality.
  • The application and hob description can be found here: 

Matanuska Glacier Alaska Summer 2024 Internship

  • The Matanuska Glacier Park in Alaska is accepting applications for paid glacier intern positions this summer, with opportunities to convert to full-time employment for the fall-winter-spring (if desired).  This summer experience allows students to earn money over the summer while gaining hands-on experience working on a glacier in rural Alaska.
  • Student interns have worked at the Matanuska Glacier Park since the early 1990s hailing from colleges and universities around the country.  Most of our interns have science backgrounds, however we will consider students from non-science majors. Regardless of a student’s professional aspirations, everyone gains valuable exposure to the complex dynamics of this glacial geological and hydrological system through their daily work on the glacier.
  • Application details can be found here:
  • Questions should be directed to

Tesla – Summer 2024 Geology intern

  • See the linked job description for an accurate representation of the role.
  • This position is located in Reno, Nevada.
  • Application deadline is January 14th, 2024.
      • Hiring Managers will review resumes from January 15, 2024, to January 19, 2024
      • Recruiter Scheduling: January 22, 2024, to January 26, 2024
      • Interview Batch Days: January 22, 2024, to January 26, 2024
      • Interviews complete – Begin Offers: January 22, 2024, to January 26, 2024
  • How to Apply:
    • 1. To be considered as a candidate, students should send resume to
      • 1 page resume is ideal
      • Please ensure that you include your LinkedIn account in your contact details. Also ensure that your email address is correct and consistently checked.
      • Cover letter not needed.
    • 2.  Submit application by the application deadline (January 14th, 2024).
  • Tesla vernacular
    • Spring: January to April
    • Summer: May to August
    • Fall: September to December
    • Internship: Four months
    • Co-op: 8-12 months

Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program

  • The DOE Scholars Program is a Department-wide program designed to create a pipeline of highly qualified talent in disciplinary fields that support mission-critical areas of the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • Available to undergraduate students,  graduate students, and students who have recently graduated.
  • Applications due February 15th, 2024 at 11:59pm EST
  • More information here.

Ormat Technologies, Inc. – currently accepting applications for internships for reservoir intern

GSI Environmental – current internship positions are located in Houston and Austin

Mickey Leland Environmental Internship – Am I Eligible?

The application for summer 2024 opens December 1, 2023.

MLEIP Mission:

  • Heighten the awareness and encourage the participation of minorities, women, and economically disadvantaged college/university students regarding environmental-related issues and policies.
  • Develop a diversified work force within Texas’ environmental agencies and private corporations by promoting employment opportunities for students exploring future careers in environmental and related fields.
  • Train and equip students as environmental professionals and future leaders.

NASA – The Road to Mission Science: Seminars for Students and Early Career Researchers

  • The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) strives to increase the awareness and accessibility of
    planetary science and mission science careers. Check out the document for more information on the internships, fellowships, awards, and additional resources offered for students and early-career researchers
  • Intended demographic: Undergraduate and graduate students.

Check back frequently for new postings!