Internships

Get invaluable work experience and earn credits towards your degree!

A unique feature of our ENVS degree program is the 13-week internship, normally taken in the summer between year 3 and 4. With the ENVS Internship Coordinator's assistance, students will secure suitable employment in the environmental sector according to their areas of interest and chosen concentration of study. Read stories and descriptions of our most recent work-experience interns below. 

Miranda Tuininga

Posted on: Dec 07, 2016

Miranda worked for DWB Consulting, based out of Prince George BC and servicing BC’s northern forests.  Amidst the swarms of bugs, she put on her bug hat and chest waders, a 30 pound vest and 60 pound…

Michael Stone

Posted on: Dec 07, 2016

This summer Mike worked for ACE Vegetation Control Services Ltd. based out of Nisku, AB. Their services include weed spraying, mowing, and brushing for the oil and gas industry. He was stationed in northern…

Karyn Roseboom

Posted on: Dec 07, 2016

This summer Karyn worked at Fortec Consulting (Forestry consulting   company) based out of Terrace BC.  Karyn worked primarily in other areas of BC including Hudson’s Hope, Chetwynd and Anahim Lake. …

Carmen Noble

Posted on: Dec 07, 2016

Carmen’s summer internship was spent at Andrukow Group Solutions Incorporated located in Provost, AB.  Andrukow Group is an agribusiness inputs company. They supply products and services such as fertilizer,…

Daniel Knop

Posted on: Dec 07, 2016

Daniel worked a student wildlife technician with the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) this summer, primarily working with waterfowl. He did three distinct jobs over the summer starting with the annual…

Samantha Flasha

Posted on: Dec 07, 2016

Samantha completed an internship at The Mustard Seed, this past   summer. Her main role to facilitate the care and maintenance of community gardens in Edmonton’s inner city. She was able to do this…

Waurner Adema

Posted on: Dec 07, 2016

As a sprayer operator for Strathcona County Waurner spent most of his time applying herbicide offering a practical approach to addressing the severity and ecologically devastating nature of invasive plant…