Jobs & Internships

This job board serves to connect students and professionals with water-related internships and 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
Colorado Water CenterStudent Watershed SpecialistFort Collins, CO10/22/202111.55 pm MST on 11/07/21
RTI International - Center for Water ResourcesFull Stack Software DeveloperFort Collins, CO10/21/2021Open until filled
Colorado Water CenterColorado Water Center DirectorFort Collins, CO10/23/202111.59 pm MST on 11/18/2021
Poudre Heritage AllianceExecutive DirectorFort Collins, CO10/07/20219 am MST on 11/08/2021
Larimer CountyCivil EngineerFort Collins, CO10/06/202110/31/2021
Martin and Wood Water Consultants Inc.Project Water Resources EngineerGolden, CO9/28/2021Open until filled
Big Thompson Watershed CoalitionDirectorLoveland, CO
Local work-from-home optional for some tasks
9/20/2021Opened until filled, preferred application submission by 10/17/2021
Northern WaterSenior Environmental Project EngineerBerthoud, CO9/2/2021Open until filled
Northern WaterProject ManagerBerthoud, CO8/24/2021Open until filled
Western Water & Land, Inc.Staff ScientistGrand Junction, CO9/2/2021Open until filled
South Fort Collins Sanitation DistrictTreatment Laboratory TechnicianFort Collins, CO6/21/2021Open until filled
South Fort Collins Sanitation DistrictTreatment Maintenance Operator IIFort Collins, CO6/21/2021Open until filled
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation PartnershipSenior Counsel & Director of Water ResourcesDenver, CO6/3/2021Open until filled
Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed Executive DirectorFort Collins, CO6/1/2021Open until filled
Poudre Learning CenterDirectorGreeley, CO5/7/2021Open until filled
Northern WaterEnvironmental Compliance SpecialistBerthoud, CO5/6/2021Open until filled
Colorado Department of Natural Resources INTERNSHIP In-stream Flow ProgramMontrose, CO5/1/2021Continuous
West Region Wildfire CouncilIT / GIS SpecialistMontrose, CO4/12/2021Open until filled
Wright Water Engineers, Inc. Wetland ScientistDenver, CO3/29/2021Open until filled
NASA DEVELOP ProgramParticipants: Currently Enrolled Students, Recent Graduates, Early/ Transitioning Career ProfessionalsVarious LocationsMultiple terms and deadlinesMultiple terms and deadlines
Castle Pines Metropolitan DistrictIrrigation Maintenance Tech 2 Castle Pines, CO1/14/2021Open 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