Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences

The following sites include information about topics or careers in various areas of the Arts & Sciences. Additional sites listed may provide related career development or salary survey information.

Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major. You will want to explore the websites listed for multiple departments within the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as websites listed for some of the other colleges and schools.

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Arts & Sciences
Career Development
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Air and Waste Management Horticulture

Agriculture/Forestry & Landscaping

Marine Science/Animal Sciences/Fisheries

Conservation/Preservation Internships

Ecology

Research
Education

Solar

General

Useful USC Resources

Government (Federal, State & Local)

Wind

 

Air and Waste Management

 

* Air & Waste Management Association

http://www.awma.org/index.html

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that enhances knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development, networking opportunities, public education, and outreach to more than 9000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. Click on the "Career Center" link in the left menu bar to search positions.

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Agriculture/Forestry & Landscaping

 

American Agricultural Economic Associations

http://aaea.org/

Selecting Careers and Education from the left menu bar will give you access to the AAEA Career Center with jobs and internship listings. Most of the site is open to all users, but there is a fee to access the members only areas.

 

American Society of Agricultural Engineers

http://www.asabe.org/

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers is an educational and scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. Select ASABE Career Center from the Quick Links section on the left menu bar.

 

AG Careers

http://agcareers.com/

This site is a source for jobs in all area of agriculture. Search listings, including internships,  by selecting links on the top menu bar.

 

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CONSERVATION/PRESERVATION

 

* American Water Resources Association

http://www.awra.org/

This site contains information related to types of careers in water resources including full-time, graduate assistants, and research opportunities.

 

 

* SustainLane.com

www.sustainlane.com/green-jobs

The job board is a great resource for graduating college seniors looking to land their first jobs in the new green economy. It contains hundreds of job listings from across the country, targeting employment opportunities that enhance sustainability?from alternative energy specialists and LEED building construction workers to landscape architects and administrative positions at environmentally-focused non-profits. In addition to hundreds of job openings, SustainLane?s green job board features tips and in-depth articles on breaking into the growing green job sector, greening the job you have, and emerging trends in the green collar economy.

 

* Environmental Careers Organizations

http://eco.org/

This site lists internships in environmental areas.

 

Clu-in

http://www.clu-in.org/

The Hazardous Waste Clean-Up Information (CLU-IN) Web Site provides information about innovative treatment and site characterization technologies to the hazardous waste remediation community. It describes programs, organizations, publications, and other tools for federal and state personnel, consulting engineers, technology developers and vendors, remediation contractors, researchers, community groups, and individual citizens.

 

* Learning for Sustainability

http://learningforsustainability.net/susdev/

Sustainability, is better seen as a measure of the relationship between the community as learners and their environments, rather than an externally designed goal to be achieved. This site provides practical resources to help you identify and adopt more sustainable practices. There is also a job board under the "Job opportunities" topic area on the left menu, most of the jobs are international.

 

* Land Trust Alliance

http://www.lta.org/

Site is contains career related information in the field of land conservation and preservation.  Full time positions and internship listings are included in the United States and abroad.

 

* The Student Conservation Association

http://www.sca-inc.org/

Click on "Volunteer,  Internship & Employment Opportunities" or read valuable advice on "Advancing your Conservation Career".

 

* Treehugger

http://www.treehugger.com/

TreeHugger is a outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream.  This website is one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information. The Job Board contains green careers, you can also get job alerts and subscribe to RSS feeds.

 

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ECOLOGY

 

* Cyber Sierra's Natural Resources Job Search

http://www.cyber-sierra.com/nrjobs/enviro.html

Site includes job listing in conservation, the environment, and in ecology.  Additionally, site has many links to other websites dedicated to the sciences.

 

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EDUCATION

 

* Academic Keys

http://www.academickeys.com/

Academic keys post job announcements in Higher Education. Select the "Find a Job" tab to search for positions.

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University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Education

http://www.sc.edu/career/education.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education related opportunities.

 

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GENERAL

 

* Career OneStop

 www.CareerOneStop.org/GreenCareers

CareerOneStop’s Green Careers section provides an outline of green careers in today’s changing workplaces.

 

* EcoEmploy

http://www.ecoemploy.com

Listing of environmental jobs in USA and Canada organized by region or organization type.

 

* Environmental Career Center

http://environmentalcareer.com/

This site brings together leading environmental employers with the best candidates for a better environment.

 

* Environmental Career Opportunities

http://www.ecojobs.com/login_subs.php

This site lists full time positions in the environment and related occupations, including engineering and ecology.  For job listings, e-mail the Career Center for user name and password.

 

* EarthNet Jobs & Internships
http://www.envirocitizen.org

A job and internship database geared towards entry- and mid-level environmental and social justice jobs suitable for students and recent college grads.

 

*Green Careers Guide

http://www.greencareersguide.com/

This site has a comprehensive database of green articles, information and jobs.

 

* Green Jobs

http://www.greenjobs.com/Public/index.aspx

This site focuses specifically on all aspects of employment in renewable energy worldwide.

 

*Great Green Careers

http://www.greatgreencareers.com

Looking for a new job in the green economy? Find  jobs for alternative energy, skilled trades, environmental health and safety, engineering, and much more

 

* Green Biz

http://www.greenbiz.com/

This site contains offers many resources on environmental responsibility. You can search for positions in the "Greener Careers" section.

 

* Green Dream Jobs

http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/jobs

Searchable database of jobs in private, public, and nonprofit sectors. Inclusion of job location, type, skill level, and date posted makes for a pleasant search experience.

 

* Green Job Spider

http://www.greenjobspider.com/

Green Job Spider is green job source that makes it easy to locate the green jobs near you.

 

* Idealist.org

http://www.idealist.org/

Action Without Borders--Search for jobs and internships in the environment, energy conservation, wildlife and animal welfare, and more. International jobs too.

 

* Nature Jobs

http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/

Site contains comprehensive listing of jobs in the environment, the sciences and engineering.

 

* Renewable Energy Jobs

http://www.renewableenergyjobs.com/

This site has a broad reach of opportunities focused on renewable energy jobs and green collar careers for technical and non-technical professionals, right across the renewable energy supply chain.

 

* Renewable Energy World

http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/home

This site provides new and information on Renewable Energy. Click on Jobs in the top menu bar to view renewable energy jobs.

 

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GOVERNMENT (Federal, State & Local)

 

* National Park Services

http://www.nps.gov/personnel/

This Federal Agency offers a broad range of job opportunities including seasonal and temporary positions.

 

University of South Carolina - Career Center - Government Resources
http://www.sc.edu/career/webresources/?id=government

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to the best sites for federal, state & local government opportunities. Will allow you to research employers as well as search for jobs.

 

*U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

http://www.epa.gov/careers

EPA offers a wide range of opportunities to talented, energetic people willing to make a commitment to the Agency's vital mission -- protecting human health and the environment.

* U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/a9fws.asp

USA Jobs is the official job site of the United States Federal Government. This link will take you to the Fish and Wildlife Services Job listing search by location.
 

 

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HORTICULTURE

 

* Hort Opportunities

http://www.ashs.org/

A job placement service of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) connecting horticulturists with job opportunities in academia, industry, and government.

 

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Marine Science/Animal Sciences/Fisheries

 

Animal Jobs

http://animaljobs.com/

This website offers jobs for professionals who work with animals.

 

* University of South Carolina - Website for the College of Arts & Sciences -Marine Science

http://www.sc.edu/career/la/marinesci.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage. This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to Marine Science.

 

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Internships

 

CoolWorks

http://www.coolworks.com

Cool Works is a great resources to finding a seasonal job or career in some of the greatest places on Earth. Get a summer job in Yellowstone, Yosemite, or another national park. Find a summer job as a camp counselor. Ski resorts, ranches, theme parks, tour companies and more are waiting for you.

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Appalachian Mountain Club

http://www.outdoors.org/employment/index.cfm

The AMC offers a range of fun and rewarding employment opportunities ? from full-time to seasonal positions and internships ? in terrific locations throughout the Northeast.

The Nature Conservancy

http://nature.org/careers/

Job openings at The Nature Conservancy range from ecological restoration and GIS to finance and marketing. Click on "browse all careers" on the left hand menu to view a list of opportunities.
 

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RESEARCH


* University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences (General/Research)

http://www.sc.edu/career/la/general.html#GenRS

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center website.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities related to research in the sciences and social sciences.

 

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SOLAR

 

* American Solar Energy Society

http://www.ases.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=81&Itemid=6

This Green Start Job Board provide a fast and easy way to look for green-collar opportunities in  various companies.

 

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USEFUL USC RESOURCES

 

*JobMate

http://www.sc.edu/career

Click on the student link under the JobMate icon in the top right corner of the page. Updated daily by the Career Center at the University of South Carolina, this database lists full-time, part-time, summer, internship and graduate assistantship opportunities in a wide variety of industries.  In addition to searching for advertised opportunities students may also search the employer directory or lists of University of South Carolina Career Fair employers, as well as upload a resume for employers to view and/or sign up for on-campus interviews with employers.

 

* University of South Carolina - School of the Environment

http://www.environ.sc.edu/

The new Environmental Science major is designed to give students a strong scientific background while allowing them the flexibility to choose courses that address their specific interests. You can also minor in Environmental Science.

 

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WIND


* American Wind Energy Association

http://www.awea.org/

The mission of the American Wind Energy Association is to promote wind power growth through advocacy, communication, and education. The "Career Center" is located under the "Resources"tab."

 

* Careers in Wind

http://www.careersinwind.com/

Careers in Wind is dedicated to connecting wind energy companies with people who want to apply their skills toward helping the planet.

 

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