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Andrus Scholars Program

About the Program

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Sponsored internships with federal, state, nonprofit, or other mission-centered business enterprises that provide undergraduate Boise State environmentally focused students with meaningful work experience that will enhance learning and skill development, assist in post-graduation job placement, and ultimately support the development of the environmental and public lands stewards of tomorrow.

A 10-week summer internship will encompass pertinent job experience and a variety of skill development opportunities such as fieldwork, job shadowing, industry networking, conference attendance, mentoring, and career counseling.

Students will complete their programs by making presentations of their internship experience and learning to a panel including but not limited to the Andrus Center Board of Governors, School of Public Service Dean, Environmental Studies Program Director, NSF Idaho EPSCoR Program, and other affiliated colleagues.

Andrus Scholars Program Includes:

  • 10-week, 30-40/hr a week, 6-Credit hours Summer Internship
  • $6,000 stipend to help pay for internship credit hours, provide the equivalent to a living wage for hours worked, and any internship-related travel and expenses

Upon successful program completion, Andrus Scholars:

  • May receive letters of professional recommendation from their internship agency supervisors upon request
  • May request letters of professional recommendation from the Andrus Center or Environmental Studies representatives
  • Will receive free attendance to select Andrus Center conferences for the remainder of their Boise State program studies. This includes our annual Environmental Conference, Women and Leadership conference, and any Education focused events and Andrus Lectures.

Andrus scholars application due February 11, 2024. Recipients will be announced the first week of March. 

2024 Andrus Scholars Application Deadline


2024 Summer Internship Opportunities - click the tabs to view opportunities