Student Opportunities at NRRI

Students bring fresh ideas, innovative approaches and continual enthusiasm to NRRI. From seasonal field researchers to lab engineers, technicians or assistant researchers - NRRI provides students internship opportunities and paid positions for undergraduate and graduate students and post-doc associates.

Job Listings and Internship Opportunities

See the UMD Student Employment Resources page. 

How to Apply

If you're a student seeking an internship or employment with an NRRI research lab, please send your CV and a letter of interest to NRRI Human Resources, Jane Dzuck at


Read about the experiences of three UMD students working in the Water Research Group in 2020: From streams to labs, UMD students tackle advanced science.


UMD Student Tyler Untiedt studying wetland microbiology

UMD Student Maria Berkeland studying Wood Turtles

NRRI Student News

For three UMD undergrads, classroom learning comes alive doing NRRI field and lab work.

College students take their skills out of the classroom and apply them to NRRI's 'real world' experiences.

NRRI's Prototype Lab has unique material to help UMD students build a cleaner snowmobile for international competition.