DEQ Student Program
DEQ Director Wyant with the 2011 DEQ Student Interns and
Thomas Occhipinti, Environmental Education Coordinator
Are you looking for an Internship, Student Assistantship, Co-op or Student Engineering Position?
The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) offers all of these opportunities to students. Our positions are offered in a variety of settings: the field, the lab or office. Student interns' interests are matched with the DEQ staff need to provide a quality experience for both parties. You will work directly on environmental issues, with opportunities to gain academic credit or simply professional experience. Positions are offered statewide, with flexible hours to fit around any school schedule.
Student Intern Program:
The DEQ has opportunities for unpaid student interns to work in a variety of capacities throughout the DEQ. Some internships are arranged for academic credit; others are set up for the student to volunteer and gain experience. To learn more about student intern opportunities contact Tom Occhipinti (email@example.com or 517-373-2379).
The DEQ hires paid student assistants to work in a variety of experiences throughout the department. Open positions are posted online - visit www.michigan.gov/mdcs. Select "MI Jobs - Your Career Starts Here", review the list, and follow the instructions.
Environmental Internship Search:
This Web site lists many search tools available for students looking for an environmental internship outside of the DEQ.
A Well Traveled Intern: an article by Erin Henry, Environmental Education Student Assistant