All students in the Environmental Science program (both majors and minors) must fulfill the Environemntal Internship (ENV 490) requriement. This one-semester real-life experience provides students the opportunity to explore a possible career, make contacts, and see what being a professional environmental scientist is all about. Recent internship lcoations have included FEMA, National Parks, Lower Merion Conservancy, EPA, Philosophical Society and other local, regional and international organizations.
Students in the Environmental Science program have many opportunities to pursue undergraduate research in fields such as plant biology, ecology, animal behavior, environmental chemistry, geochemistry, and environmental history and policy. Students may apply for the competitive summer research grants available through the Summer Scholars Program.