The Environmental Fellows Program

The Environmental Fellows Program at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE) is a nationally competitive summer fellowship program for masters and doctoral students.

They are looking for students traditionally underrepresented in the environmental field as well as those committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  

Apply byJanuary 15, 2024.

The Environmental Fellows Program involves:

·      A 12-week fellowship at an environmental grantmaking foundation, research institution, nonprofit organization, or grassroots organization. Past placement sites include: Race Forward, Clean Water Action, Environmental Defense Fund, the Northlight Foundation, the Cary Institute, and many more! 

·      A base stipend of $13,000 plus a travel allowance for participating fellows.  

·      Work on a variety of environmental issues including but not limited to: environmental health, energy justice, marine conservation, transit solutions, food justice, and more!  

·      Professional development training in diversity, equity, and inclusion; GIS; processing climate grief; and financial management. 

·      Access to a growing alumni network of 206 environmental professionals 

To learn more participate in webinars on Tuesday, November 14 from 12-1pm ET or Thursday, December 6 from 6-7pm ET.  Please RSVP here.

Or visit to learn more/apply, or feel free to contact EFP Program Managers Molly Blondell and Ivy Ortiz at  

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