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: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Expires: 02/11/2023 Are you interested in beginning your forestry career with CAL FIRE? If so, apply now to be a Forestry Technician for CAL FIRE!You must have at least six months of experience in practical resource management, conservation, or field work in a State of […]
  • Employer: United States Postal Service Expires: 02/15/2023 Functional PurposeThis role is part of the United States Postal Service Professional Development Program (PDP), to develop the competencies, technical knowledge, skills, and experience needed for success in a full performance Headquarters level job. The first year of the program is dedicated to developing core competencies using the […]
  • Employer: United States Postal Service – USPS Headquarters Expires: 02/15/2023 Functional Purpose This role is part of the United States Postal Service Professional Development Program (PDP), to develop the competencies, technical knowledge, skills, and experience needed for success in a full performance Headquarters level job. The first year of the program is dedicated to developing […]
  • Employer: United States Postal Service – USPS Headquarters Expires: 02/14/2023 Functional Purpose This role is part of the United States Postal Service Professional Development Program (PDP), to develop the competencies, technical knowledge, skills, and experience needed for success in a full performance Headquarters level job. The first year of the program is dedicated to developing […]
  • Employer: AlphaSights Expires: 02/14/2023 Associate Program, Client Service (Spanish Fluency)Location: New York  About AlphaSightsAlphaSights was born with a purpose: to unlock human knowledge and power success. From our state-of-the-art offices in nine major world cities, we connect business leaders seeking knowledge with the experts who possess it. We’re one of the fastest-growing global companies, employing 1500+ colleagues […]
  • Employer: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Expires: 02/11/2023 Are you interested in beginning your forestry career with CAL FIRE? If so, apply now to be a Forestry Technician for CAL FIRE!You must have at least six months of experience in practical resource management, conservation, or field work in a State of […]
  • Employer: United States Postal Service Expires: 02/15/2023 Functional PurposeThis role is part of the United States Postal Service Professional Development Program (PDP), to develop the competencies, technical knowledge, skills, and experience needed for success in a full performance Headquarters level job. The first year of the program is dedicated to developing core competencies using the […]
  • Employer: United States Postal Service – USPS Headquarters Expires: 02/15/2023 Functional Purpose This role is part of the United States Postal Service Professional Development Program (PDP), to develop the competencies, technical knowledge, skills, and experience needed for success in a full performance Headquarters level job. The first year of the program is dedicated to developing […]
  • Employer: United States Postal Service – USPS Headquarters Expires: 02/14/2023 Functional Purpose This role is part of the United States Postal Service Professional Development Program (PDP), to develop the competencies, technical knowledge, skills, and experience needed for success in a full performance Headquarters level job. The first year of the program is dedicated to developing […]
  • Employer: AlphaSights Expires: 02/14/2023 Associate Program, Client Service (Spanish Fluency)Location: New York  About AlphaSightsAlphaSights was born with a purpose: to unlock human knowledge and power success. From our state-of-the-art offices in nine major world cities, we connect business leaders seeking knowledge with the experts who possess it. We’re one of the fastest-growing global companies, employing 1500+ colleagues […]
  • Employer: bp Expires: 02/13/2023 At bp, we’re reimagining energy for people and our planet. With operations working across almost every part of the energy system, we’re leading the way in reducing carbon emissions and developing more sustainable methods for solving the energy challenge. We’re a diverse team of engineers, scientists, traders, and business professionals determined […]
  • Employer: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Expires: 02/10/2023 Applications/Resumes submitted through Handshake will not be reviewed. You MUST apply through one of the links below. The NASA Pathways Program is hiring! Below is information on the specific positions that are open at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio; however, most NASA Centers […]
  • Employer: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Expires: 02/09/2023 SummaryThese positions are in Region 4, Laboratory Services & Applied Science Division, Laboratory Services Branch, Inorganic Chemistry Section.This is an office-centered position–you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis. Partial work-from-home flexibilities may be authorized.About Region 4: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-epa-region-4-southeastDutiesAt the entry […]
  • Employer: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Expires: 02/09/2023 SummaryThis position is in the Office of the Regional Administrator, Region 2, Caribbean Environmental Protection Division, Multimedia Permits and Compliance Branch.About: EPA Region 2This is an office-centered position–you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis. Partial work-from-home flexibilities may be […]
  • Employer: Florida Department of Children and Families Expires: 02/15/2023 Requisition No: 793314 Agency: Children and FamiliesWorking Title: ADULT PROTECTIVE INVESTIGATOR – 60057237Position Number: 60057237 Salary: $33,783.62 annually / $1,299.37 bi-weekly Posting Closing Date: 02/15/2023 Adult Protective InvestigatorDepartment of Children and FamiliesFt. Myers, FloridaPositions Located in Collier, Lee, Hendry, Glades and Charlotte CountiesOpen Competitive This posting will be used to fill position vacancies in […]
  • Employer: Florida Department of Children and Families Expires: 02/15/2023 Requisition No: 793328 Agency: Children and FamiliesWorking Title: ADULT PROTECTIVE INVESTIGATOR – 60021133Position Number: 60021133 Salary: $33,783.62 annually / $1,299.37 bi-weekly Posting Closing Date: 02/15/2023 Adult Protective InvestigatorDepartment of Children and FamiliesSarasota, FloridaPositions Located in Sarasota, Desoto and Manatee CountiesOpen Competitive This posting will be used to fill position vacancies in Career Service.Current employees […]
  • Employer: Florida Department of Children and Families Expires: 02/10/2023 Requisition No: 793817 Agency: Children and FamiliesWorking Title: HIRING SPECIALIST-RECRUITMENT – 60049430Position Number: 60049430 Salary: $37,500 annually, $1,442.30 biweekly Posting Closing Date: 02/10/2023 Hiring SpecialistDepartment of Children and FamiliesWest Palm Beach, FloridaOpen CompetitiveCurrent employees will be compensated in accordance with the DCF salary policy. What you will do:In this position you will be responsible […]
  • Employer: Bureau of Land Management Expires: 02/14/2023 Fire Ecologist position located within the Fire/Fuels department on the Battle Mountain District, BLM-NV.
  • Employer: YouthWorks Expires: 02/15/2023 Paid Summer Ministry Positions with YouthWorksWe know your summer matters and we want you to be a part of something bigger! For 28 years, YouthWorks has equipped summer staff to engage in Christ-centered service that leaves a lasting impact. Through our paid summer staff ministry positions, you'll lead, grow, inspire, and serve while facilitating mission trips for teenagers. As you live in a new community […]
  • Employer: YouthWorks Expires: 02/15/2023 Paid Summer Ministry Positions with YouthWorksWe know your summer matters and we want you to be a part of something bigger! For 28 years, YouthWorks has equipped summer staff to engage in Christ-centered service that leaves a lasting impact. Through our paid summer staff ministry positions, you'll lead, grow, inspire, and serve while facilitating mission trips for teenagers. As you live in a new community […]
  • Employer: YouthWorks Expires: 02/15/2023 Paid Summer Ministry Positions with YouthWorksWe know your summer matters and we want you to be a part of something bigger! For 28 years, YouthWorks has equipped summer staff to engage in Christ-centered service that leaves a lasting impact. Through our paid summer staff ministry positions, you'll lead, grow, inspire, and serve while facilitating mission trips for teenagers. As you live in a new community […]
  • Employer: YouthWorks Expires: 02/15/2023 Are you looking for a paid summer ministry internships?At YouthWorks, we offer Christ-centered leadership internships. Join our summer staff and spend your summer leading, growing, inspiring, and serving others through this paid ministry internship.  For over 28 years, YouthWorks has equipped summer staff to engage in Christ-centered service that leaves a lasting […]
  • Employer: City of Dallas Expires: 02/10/2023 What do we offer?A competitive salary, five year vested pension plan, great benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, qualifying childcare assistance, paid time off and more.  Join our diverse workforce and help us in providing excellent service to the residents of Dallas while […]
  • Employer: City of Lewisville Expires: 02/09/2023 The position performs and/or coordinates a variety of administrative projects, including research, design, analysis, implementation, and follow-up. Projects may be related to benchmarking, data collection and analysis, education and outreach, etc.Work Hours: Monday to Friday – Flexible Essential Functions Researches and prepares reports and materials for meetings and presentations. Administers application process for […]
  • Employer: International Research & Exchanges Board Expires: 02/15/2023 Program Associate, Student Leadership Job Announcement  For External Use  Location: Washington D.C. *This position is based in Washington, DC but eligible for telework  Group/Practice/Unit: Leadership   Who We Are  At IREX we strive for a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world—where individuals reach their full potential, governments serve their people and communities thrive.   But around […]


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.