LISTINGS (includes fellowships; excludes internships)

Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation Doctoral Fellowships

(1) ConocoPhillips/SMSC Conservation Research Fellow

(2) Jacquemin Family Foundation Fellow

Both fellowships are intended to support students conducting original research in an area of conservation and are available beginning fall 2018. Each includes five years of support with a stipend (9 months) of $28,000, health insurance, and tuition coverage at in-state rates. Awardees will be required to enroll full-time in a related PhD program at George Mason University. Additional requirements will be shared during the application process.

Preference will be given to students: (1) who will work on a research project involving collaboration between Mason and Smithsonian Institution investigators, and (2) whose mentor(s) are actively collaborating with SMSC (e.g., accepting practicum/research students, unpaid instruction, etc.).

Details regarding the application process, deadline for applications, selection process, and timing of the announcement of the awards will be provided to those interested in serving as mentors (chair/co-chair).


Cody W. Edwards, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Graduate Education
Interim Executive Director, Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation
Office of the Provost
George Mason University
4400 University Dr., MSN 3A2
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-993-4564 (Fairfax)
540-635-0461 (SMSC)

Environmental Jobs/Internships search sites

The Student Conservation Association Internships
The Environmental Careers Organization
Earth Watch Institute
Environmental Education Directory
Environment Virginia РJobs
Smithsonian Institution – Internships
Environmental Career Center – Green Careers
Sustainability Degrees РCareers in Sustainability (info)