Students in the College of Science and Mathematics have a variety of opportunities for jobs on and off campus that provide experiences to build resumes and demonstrate their classroom knowledge and skills as well as to begin building their professional network. This page will be regularly updated with listing for currently available on campus and off campus positions for Tarleton STEM students.

Employment Opportunities with College Partners
Lifecycle Biotechnologies* Chemistry Internship
* Microbiology Internship
Texas InstrumentsSee postings in Handshake for
Specific opportunities
Texas Commission on
Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
Mickey Leland Environmental
Internship Program

Feb 28, 2023 Application Deadline
US Army Corps of EngineersSummer Park Ranger Positions
Feb 1, 2023 Application Deadline

Natural Resource Specialist @ Hords Creek Lake
Feb 9, 2023 Application Deadline

Current Job Listings

  • Employer: American Institutes for Research Expires: 04/30/2024 OverviewAIR is seeking a Quantitative Researcher with expertise in rigorous quantitative research methods and experience in child and youth development and PK-12 education research to join our Youth, Family & Community Development (YFCD) Program Area within AIR’s Human Services Division.In support of this work, candidates will contribute to […]
  • Employer: General Dynamics Information Technology – General Dynamics Information Technology II Expires: 04/30/2024 Job DescriptionSponsorship is not available for this role. At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t […]
  • Employer: Caltrans HQ Expires: 04/25/2024 Water Quality and 401 Certification CoordinatorEnvironmental Scientist  Job Control: JC-425485Classification: Environmental Scientist Annual Salary: $49,740.00 – $95,112.00Apply by: 4/24/2024All applications must be submitted through the external link on Calcareers. "At Caltrans, we foster a supportive environment that encourages open communication and mutual respect, empowering you to bring your best ideas forward. Our commitment […]
  • Employer: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department – Coastal Fisheries Division Expires: 04/24/2024 TPWD – Natural Resources Specialist I-II-III (Coastal Ecologist) (00040836) Organization: PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT Primary Location: Texas-Corpus Christi Work Locations: CF-Corpus Christi Field Sta (802-3437060907) 1409 Waldron Rd. Suite 2500 Unit 5846 Corpus Christi 78418   Job: Management Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00 Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time State Job Code: 2682  Salary Admin Plan: B Grade: 16 18, 20 Salary (Pay Basis): 3,649.17 – 5,546.80 (Monthly) Number of Openings: 1 Overtime Status: Exempt Job […]
  • Employer: AmeriCorps Expires: 04/29/2024 Want to build a healthier future for Houston?Join Class 4 from May 28 to August 2, 2024!SERVE HOUSTON AmeriCorps is an internship-style service program that places community-minded individuals at nonprofits across Houston to address challenges such as food insecurity, social isolation, and underdeveloped green spaces. AmeriCorps members will develop leadership, teamwork, […]
  • Employer: American Institutes for Research Expires: 04/30/2024 OverviewAIR is seeking a Quantitative Researcher with expertise in rigorous quantitative research methods and experience in child and youth development and PK-12 education research to join our Youth, Family & Community Development (YFCD) Program Area within AIR’s Human Services Division.In support of this work, candidates will contribute to […]
  • Employer: General Dynamics Information Technology – General Dynamics Information Technology II Expires: 04/30/2024 Job DescriptionSponsorship is not available for this role. At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t […]
  • Employer: Caltrans HQ Expires: 04/25/2024 Water Quality and 401 Certification CoordinatorEnvironmental Scientist  Job Control: JC-425485Classification: Environmental Scientist Annual Salary: $49,740.00 – $95,112.00Apply by: 4/24/2024All applications must be submitted through the external link on Calcareers. "At Caltrans, we foster a supportive environment that encourages open communication and mutual respect, empowering you to bring your best ideas forward. Our commitment […]
  • Employer: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department – Coastal Fisheries Division Expires: 04/24/2024 TPWD – Natural Resources Specialist I-II-III (Coastal Ecologist) (00040836) Organization: PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT Primary Location: Texas-Corpus Christi Work Locations: CF-Corpus Christi Field Sta (802-3437060907) 1409 Waldron Rd. Suite 2500 Unit 5846 Corpus Christi 78418   Job: Management Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00 Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time State Job Code: 2682  Salary Admin Plan: B Grade: 16 18, 20 Salary (Pay Basis): 3,649.17 – 5,546.80 (Monthly) Number of Openings: 1 Overtime Status: Exempt Job […]
  • Employer: AmeriCorps Expires: 04/29/2024 Want to build a healthier future for Houston?Join Class 4 from May 28 to August 2, 2024!SERVE HOUSTON AmeriCorps is an internship-style service program that places community-minded individuals at nonprofits across Houston to address challenges such as food insecurity, social isolation, and underdeveloped green spaces. AmeriCorps members will develop leadership, teamwork, […]
  • Employer: USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Expires: 04/30/2024 USDA Agricultural Research Service is currently recruiting for an Physical Science Technician at U.S. National Poultry Research Center : USDA ARS in Athens, GA for Summer 2024. Prepare samples for radio-frequency dielectric measurements. Perform measurements with different radio-frequency measurement arrangements. Organize and analyze data.  The Hispanic Association of […]
  • Employer: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Expires: 04/23/2024 OverviewThe Physical and Computational Sciences Directorate (PCSD) researchers lead major R&D efforts in experimental and theoretical interfacial chemistry, chemical analysis, high energy physics, interfacial catalysis, multifunctional materials, and integrated high-performance and data-intensive computing.PCSD is PNNL’s primary steward for research supported by the Department of Energy’s Offices of Basic […]
  • Employer: CSL Expires: 04/22/2024 CSL is a leading global biotechnology company with a dynamic portfolio of lifesaving medicines, including those that treat hemophilia and immune deficiencies, vaccines to prevent influenza, and therapies in iron deficiency, dialysis, and nephrology. Since our start in 1916, we have been driven by our promise to save lives using the […]
  • Employer: National Security Agency (NSA) – NSA Expires: 04/28/2024 ResponsibilitiesAt NSA, mathematics and statistics are core disciplines present in every aspect of our mission: to protect our Nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes, and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. […]
  • Employer: City of Leawood Kansas Expires: 04/28/2024 The City of Leawood, Kansas will be accepting applications for the Nature Center Attendant position until April 28, 2024.  The Nature Center Attendant position is a part time, non-benefits eligible position. The Nature Center Attendant greets patrons, answers incoming phone calls, registers patrons for upcoming programs and classes and […]
  • Employer: USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service – U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Expires: 04/19/2024 The selectee works with scientists and technical personnel in APHIS, Agricultural Research Service (ARS), universities, the private sector, and foreign organizations to develop, evaluate, enhance, and maintain the quality of PPQ's exclusion, detection, […]
  • Employer: MANO Project, an initiative of Hispanic Access Foundation Expires: 04/29/2024 Project Title: Pollinator Conservation and Outreach InternshipProject Type: In-personDuration: 16 weeks (4 months) start date flexible Location: Minneapolis – St. Paul Metro, Minnesota, Minnesota Project Background:The intern will participate in a 4 month pollinator conservation and outreach internship for endangered and threated butterflies and bumble bees in […]
  • Employer: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Expires: 04/27/2024 NGA Marketing Message The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), the World Leader in Geospatial Intelligence. Imagine being able to identify anything on, above, or beneath the Earth's surface and display that information visually to provide a meaningful foundation for decision-making to ensure the safety of the world. That's the job of […]
  • Employer: Caltrans HQ Expires: 04/27/2024 Environmental Construction LiaisonAssociate Environmental Planner (Natural Sciences)Job Control: JC-425112Classification: Associate Environmental Planner (Natural Sciences)Annual Salary: $82,896.00 – $103,812.00Apply by: 4/26/2024All applications must be submitted through the link external link on Calcareers."At Caltrans, we foster a supportive environment that encourages open communication and mutual respect, empowering you to bring your best […]
  • Employer: YouthWorks Expires: 04/21/2024 Do you want to spend your summer being a part of something bigger than yourself? Do you want to make a lasting impact this summer?  For 30 years, YouthWorks has helped Christian college students like you gain mission experience and develop their skills by hiring them to facilitate Christ-centered mission trips for teenagers. […]
  • Employer: YouthWorks Expires: 04/21/2024 Do you want to spend your summer being a part of something bigger than yourself? Do you want to make a lasting impact this summer?  For 30 years, YouthWorks has helped Christian college students like you gain mission experience and develop their skills by hiring them to facilitate Christ-centered mission trips for teenagers. […]
  • Employer: YouthWorks Expires: 04/21/2024 Do you want to spend your summer being a part of something bigger than yourself? Do you want to make a lasting impact this summer?  For 30 years, YouthWorks has helped Christian college students like you gain mission experience and develop their skills by hiring them to facilitate Christ-centered mission trips for teenagers. […]
  • Employer: YouthWorks Expires: 04/21/2024 Do you want to spend your summer being a part of something bigger than yourself? Do you want to make a lasting impact this summer?  For 30 years, YouthWorks has helped Christian college students like you gain mission experience and develop their skills by hiring them to facilitate Christ-centered mission trips for teenagers. […]
  • Employer: YouthWorks Expires: 04/21/2024 Do you want to spend your summer being a part of something bigger than yourself? Do you want to make a lasting impact this summer?  For 30 years, YouthWorks has helped Christian college students like you gain mission experience and develop their skills by hiring them to facilitate Christ-centered mission trips for teenagers. […]
  • Employer: YouthWorks Expires: 04/21/2024 Do you want to spend your summer being a part of something bigger than yourself? Do you want to make a lasting impact this summer?  For 30 years, YouthWorks has helped Christian college students like you gain mission experience and develop their skills by hiring them to facilitate Christ-centered mission trips for teenagers. […]


On Campus Employment Opportunities

On campus employment for COSM students provide a variety opportunities for students to begin building their professional resumes and working on their studies during the academic year, as well as during the summer. Examples of some of the opportunities include:

  • a tutor in one of the achievement centers
  • a teaching assistant for one of the many teaching labs in biology, chemistry, geology, environmental science, and others
  • a grader assisting our outstanding faculty members
  • a research assistant in a faculty research lab
  • a storeroom assistant in either the chemistry or biology storeroom
  • an office assistant in College or one of the department offices

Off Campus Employment Opportunities

In the discipline employment opportunities for COSM students are typically pursued as summer jobs and internships. Often times, the opportunities can exist back at the students home area or in a variety of locations across the state or nation. Internships in most STEM disciplines are paid experiences where students work alongside the professionals within the company in a variety of projects. These experiences strengthen the student’s resumes while providing real-world experiences to apply the classroom knowledge learned in our COSM classrooms and laboratories. In many instances, the internships lead to job offers for the students after graduate with the internship host company.

Handshake – the student employment portal 

The Handshake employment system offers many features such as personalized job recommendations and a user-friendly interface. This is the main tool for employers to recruit Tarleton students for employment in their company. Additionally, it is used as the main portal for on campus offices, faculty, etc to post available positions for on campus employment opportunities.

For more information Handshake and to create your account, please visit the appropriate link below.