This job board serves to connect students with water-related internships and also share water-related job opportunities in Colorado. Water is a broad and ever-expanding field and this posting service features opportunities in many subject areas including ecology, engineering, fish and wildlife, and natural resources. These locally-based positions will help you gain valuable work experience, explore your interests, and/or discover your career path. Take a look at the postings below and follow the employer’s instructions to apply.

Applicant: Please follow the instructions in each posting and apply directly to the organization that is hiring. The Colorado Water Center does not process any applications for the positions on this job board.

Employers: Please contact us if you would like to post an internship or job announcement. There is no charge for this service. We reserve the right to decline your posting if it is inappropriate or does not comply with the Colorado minimum wage of $12.00/hour. We are seeking water-related positions only.

EmployerJob TitleLocationDate PostedClosing Date
USDA Natural Resources Conservation ServiceHydrologistLakewood, CO7/2/20207/15/2020
USDOI Bureau of Land ManagementHydrologist / GeologistLakewood, CO6/26/20207/16/2020
Groundwork DenverDirector of Water ProgramsDenver, CO6/24/20207/6/2020
City of LongmontWatershed RangerLongmont, CO6/19/20207/10/2020
National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Food-Energy-Water Systems Analysis (Year-round) Graduate Student InternGolden, CO6/10/2020Open until filled
Future EarthFuture Earth Network AssociateBoulder, CO6/1/2020Open until filled
Upper Yampa Water Conservancy DistrictGeneral ManagerSteamboat Springs, CO5/1/2020Open until filled
Longmont & Boulder Valley Conservation DistrictDistrict Conservation TechnicianLongmont, CO4/27/2020Open until filled
Wyoming Department of Environmental QualityNatural Resources AnalystCheyenne, WY4/10/2020Open until filled
Aurora Water GIS InternAurora, CO12/17/2019No Closing Date
Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc.Project Manager/Sr. PM - Water Rights/Water ResourcesDenver, CO12/17/2019Open until filled
Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc.Sr. Project Manager- Water Quality Regulatory & PermittingDenver, CO12/17/2019Open until filled
Institute for the Built Environment at CSUPaid InternFort Collins, CO4/30/2019Accepted on rolling basis
Open Water FoundationSoftware, GIS, & Water Resources Engineering Intern(s)Fort Collins, CO7/17/2018Open until filled
TriLynx SystemsSystems/Software/Support Engineer(s)Fort Collins, CO7/17/2018Open until filled