ESYS Jobs & Internships

ESYS Senior Project Opportunities

Students that are looking for an internship for their ESYS Senior Project can also go to the following list: Current Senior Projects.

Featured Opportunities

  • Summer Internships & Graduate School Opportunities-
    • Searchable database of 650+ summer research programs in all STEM disciplines:
    • Fully-funded internship opportunities including programs sponsored by NSF, NASA, NIH, etc.
    • Graduate school searchable database of 250+ fully-funded graduate programs:
    • For questions or assistance finding the right program for you, contact: 
  • US Department of Homeland Security HS-POWER Program
    • For undergraduate students majoring in a broad spectrum of homeland security related STEM disciplines
    • Students will participate in quality research experiences at federal research facilities and other HS-STEM focused entities nationwide
    • Participants will receive a weekly stipend, travel reimbursement and housing allowance
    • Deadline to apply is Monday, March 2, 2020 at 9AM EST,
    • Complete information and application instructions can be found here:
  • CALPIRG Campus Organizer Job
    • Campus organizer position works with students to decide the strategies and tactics they’ll use to run campaigns that promote clean energy, public health, a stronger democracy and more
    • Apply at
  • Hispanic Access Foundation MANO Project
    • Offers enriching internship experiences nationwide for Latinx college students and upcoming professionals who are passionate about public land conservation and natural resources.
    • Currently accepting applications for various federal agencies, deadlines are as soon as January 10, 2020, check website for all applications and deadlines.

Featured Resources

  • Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) - San Diego Chapter --  The Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) is a non-profit organization established to facilitate greater relationships between professionals and foster mutual professional growth of our members through those relationships. Discussion forums, monthly luncheons and twice annual CEQA workshops are some of the professional support services that AEP provides. The annual Awards and Scholarship Event, holiday party and occasional evening socials are some of the personal and professional rewards that AEP members enjoy.
  • So You Think You Want to go to Graduate School? Check out the graduate school presentation hosted by Scripps Institution of Oceanography.


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Internship Resources

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Check out the Academic Internship Program for more information on internship opportunities related to your academic and career goals!


The Teaching + Learning Commons @ Geisel  (Lower level, west wing)

AIP Hours of Operation 

Monday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

AIP Drop-in Hours

Tuesdays 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Current Students please contact AIP through the VAC.


ESYS AIP Advisor:

Daniel Carrillo, Senior Internship Counselor

Daniel has over 10 years of experience in higher education and joined AIP in 2015. Previously, Daniel worked with Jumpstart at the University of Washington, and with the Education Studies department at UC San Diego. Daniel is an advocate of experiential learning opportunities and is passionate about working with underrepresented communities. 

Contact Daniel at (858) 534-4366 or


Career Resources

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Visit UC San Diego's Career Center for guidance in determining and fulfilling your career goals.

Undergraduate Students- START HERE

Meet with a Career Peer Educator for advising related to:

  • Your Triton Career Action Plan
  • Interview preparation
  • Job & internship search
  • Resume & cover letter evaluation

Career Center Appointments

30-minute advising appointments can be scheduled online through Handshake.  If you have difficulty finding an appointment time, email the advisor you would like to meet with. For a list of advisors and their specialties, see the staff directory page.

Walk-in Advising

Fall Quarter Hours

Monday- Friday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Additional Career Resources

  • Handshake - The new Career Services management tool for UC San Diego students!

    • Login via student single sign on
    • Schedule appointments with career advisors
    • Explore and apply to internships
    • Sign-up for various career planning & development workshops
    • Access online resources
  • Triton Career Guide 2017-2018 Edition

Looking for industry advice from a UC San Diego graduate currently employed in your field? As a student, you can join the UC San Diego Alumni Advisor Network to have conversations about potential career paths, resume critiques, or mock interviews.