This job board serves to connect CSU students with water-related internship opportunities in Colorado. Water is a broad and ever-expanding field and this job posting service features internships 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 discover a career path. Take a look at the internships posted below and follow the employer’s instructions to apply.

Students: Please follow the instructions in each job 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 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 $9.30/hour. We are seeking water-related positions only.

EmployerJob TitleLocationDate PostedClosing Date
Center for Collaborative ConservationDirectorFort Collins, CO3/6/193/31/19
Colorado Department of Public Health and EnvironmentSurface Water Quality Permit WriterDenver, CO3/5/193/26/19
Colorado Natural Heritage ProgramColorado BLM Aquatic AIM Monitoring Lead & Field TechniciansMultiple locations throughout Colorado3/14/194/30/19
Colorado Natural Heritage ProgramBLM Wetland (Lentic) Monitoring Lead & Field TechniciansColorado & Utah3/14/194/30/19
Colorado Natural Heritage ProgramEcology and Botany Field TechniciansKountze, TX3/14/195/30/19
Colorado Natural Heritage ProgramUtah BLM Aquatic AIM Monitoring Lead & Field TechniciansMultiple locations throughout Utah3/14/194/30/19
Colorado Natural Heritage ProgramWetland Ecology Field TechniciansVarious locations in Colorado3/14/194/30/19
Colorado Natural Heritage ProgramWildlife Monitoring Lead and Field Technicians – Research AssociateSoutheast Colorado: Fort Carson & Pinyon Canyon Maneuver Site3/14/194/30/19
Ditch and Reservoir Company
Alliance (DARCA)
Executive DirectorBoulder, CO3/6/193/15/19
Environmental Resources Management (ERM)Staff Environmental GIS Specialist Denver, CO3/6/19Open until filled
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)Industrial Water Analysis (Year-round) Graduate Student InternBoulder, CO3/14/19Open until filled
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)Water Power Technology Analyst IIIBoulder, CO12/28/18Open until filled
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)Water Power Technology Analyst IVBoulder, CO3/14/19Open until filled
Open Water FoundationSoftware/Web Developer Intern(s)Fort Collins, CO7/17/18Open until filled
St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy DistrictOffice Manager/Executive AssistantLongmont, CO3/14/194/1/19
TriLynx SystemsSystems/Software/Support Engineer(s)Fort Collins, CO7/17/18Open until filled
Wilson Water GroupWater Resources Engineer/SpecialistLakewood, CO11/6/18Open until filled
Wild Rose EducationYouth Water Leadership Program InternshipCarbondale, CO3/4/193/29/19