Internship Information for Educators

The Illinois EPA funds a scholarship for students, as well as providing a grant for educators.

  • The Governor's Environmental Corps is a summer internship program for students with a background in biological sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, engineering, environmental education and law, who are looking for a unique and comprehensive summer internship experience.
  • The IEPA/ILMA Scholarship Program, supported by the Illinois Lake Management Association with a matching grant from the Illinois EPA, provides scholarship grants for coursework or research involving Midwest lake ecosystems management.
  • Illinois EPA partners with the University of Illinois at Springfield in the Graduate Public Service Internship Program.  The GPSI program matches graduate students with state government offices to provide a paid internship and tuition waiver while pursuing their Master’s degree at UIS.