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
Colorado Department of AgricultureSurface Water Monitoring SpecialistBroomfield County, CO2/24/20213/3/2021
CSU Colorado State Forest ServiceGeospatial Data and Analysis Program ManagerFort Collins, CO2/23/20213/8/2021
Southern Ute Indian TribeWater Resources TechnicianIgnacio, CO2/22/20213/5/2021
U.S. Department of EnergyPhysical ScientistGolden, CO2/22/20213/1/2021
City of Fort CollinsWater Conservation InternFort Collins, CO2/19/20213/12/2021
Colorado Water TrustCommunications FellowDenver, CO2/18/20213/15/2021
Colorado Stormwater Center at Colorado State UniversityField TechnicianGreater Denver-Metro area, CO2/17/20213/04/2021
Native Aquatic Species Restoration Facility - Colorado Parks and WildlifeTemporary Aide – General Labor IAlamosa, CO2/16/20213/15/2021
NASA DEVELOP ProgramParticipants: Currently Enrolled Students, Recent Graduates, Early/ Transitioning Career ProfessionalsVarious LocationsMultiple terms and deadlinesMultiple terms and deadlines
Jefferson Conservation DistrictConservation ForesterLakewood, Colorado2/8/2021Open until filled
Application review will begin after 2/15/2021
City of Boulder Department of Open Space & Mountain ParksWetland and Riparian Ecologist Coordinator IIIBoulder, CO2/8/2021Open until filled
Colorado State University - Facilities ManagementCSU Green Labs Training Modules - Content CreatorFort Collins, CO2/4/20212/26/2021
Left Hand Watershed Center Outreach and Education CoordinatorNiwot, CO2/3/20213/1/2021
Colorado Natural Heritage ProgramSiegele Conservation Science InternshipMultiple locations in Colorado2/2/20213/22/2021
Northern WaterWatershed Restoration CoordinatorBerthoud, CO2/2/2021Open until filled
The City of Aurora Water DepartmentSenior Water Utility Supervisor - Treatment PlantAurora, CO2/2/2021Open until filled
Southwestern Water Conservation DistrictGeneral ManagerDurango, CO1/18/2021Open 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
CSU Agricultural Water Quality Program Student Soil and Water Quality ResearcherFort Collins, CO1/13/2021Open until filled
Mobilize GreenMobilizeGreen Timber Management Resource Assistant with the US Forest ServiceVarious locations12/14/2020Open 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
Palmer Land ConservancyLand Stewardship ManagerColorado Springs, CO11/9/2020Open until filled
Eagle River Water & Sanitation DistrictField Operations ManagerAvon, CO11/1/2020Open until filled
City of BoulderWater Resource Recovery Facility Plant OperatorBoulder, CO10/14/2020Open until filled
Colorado Department of Natural ResourcesInternship Water Quality (In-stream Flow & River Watch Programs)Denver, CO6/1/2020No Closing Date
Aurora Water GIS InternAurora, CO12/17/2019No Closing Date
Institute for the Built Environment at CSUPaid InternFort Collins, CO4/30/2019Accepted on rolling basis