Jobs & Internships

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 $12.32/hour. We are seeking water-related positions only.

EmployerJob TitleLocationDate PostedClosing Date
Fort Collins Loveland Water DistrictCivil Engineer 1 - Water and SanitationFort Collins, CO 5/4/2021Open Until Filled
Coalition for the Poudre River WatershedFire Mitigation and Recovery Program Manager Fort Collins CO5/1/20215/15/2021
Colorado Department of Natural Resources INTERNSHIP In-stream Flow ProgramMontrose, CO5/1/20215/17/2021
City of Fort CollinsWater Utility Maintenance Operator (Water Distribution) Fort Collins, CO5/1/20215/20/2021
Northern WaterO&M Fieldman – West SlopeGrand Lake, CO4/29/2021Open until filled
CSU Agricultural Water Quality Program Research Associate IIFort Collins, CO4/21/20215/10/2021
Eagle River Water & Sanitation DistrictField Operations ManagerAvon, CO4/14/2020Open until filled
West Region Wildfire CouncilIT / GIS SpecialistMontrose, CO4/12/2021Open until filled
Wright Water Engineers, Inc. Wetland ScientistDenver, CO3/29/2021Open until filled
Larimer County Conservation CorpsCrew Leaders, Assistant Crew Leaders, CorpsmembersLarimer County, CO3/22/2021Open until filled
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences and NOAATribal Engagement CoordinatorBoulder, CO3/12/2021Open until filled
Northern WaterSeasonal Gardener, Seasonal Landscape and Irrigation Technician, and Senior System AdministratorBerthoud, CO3/5/2021Open until filled
NASA DEVELOP ProgramParticipants: Currently Enrolled Students, Recent Graduates, Early/ Transitioning Career ProfessionalsVarious LocationsMultiple terms and deadlinesMultiple terms and deadlines
City of Boulder Department of Open Space & Mountain ParksWetland and Riparian Ecologist Coordinator IIIBoulder, CO2/8/2021Open until filled
Castle Pines Metropolitan DistrictWater Conservation & Efficiency CoordinatorCastle Pines, CO1/14/2021Open until filled
Castle Pines Metropolitan DistrictIrrigation Maintenance Tech 2 Castle Pines, CO1/14/2021Open until filled
Castle Pines Metropolitan DistrictMaintenance Tech 2Castle Pines, CO12/3/2020Open until filled
City of BoulderMaintenance Operator II to III IrrigationBoulder, CO12/1/2020Open until filled
SGMVarious Engineering PositionsGlenwood Springs, CO11/11/2020Open until filled
Select Energy ServicesVarious Positions for Water Transfer Operators & TechniciansGreeley, CO8/13/2020Open until filled
Aurora Water GIS InternAurora, CO12/17/2019No Closing Date
Institute for the Built Environment at CSUPaid InternFort Collins, CO4/30/2019Accepted on rolling basis