Education

Training for Tomorrow’s Environmental Leaders

Want to save our planet? We’re with you! The Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies is where you can get the training you need to become an environmental changemaker.

We offer degree programs, internships, and more to help you build a sustainable, equitable tomorrow. Whether the environment is your whole focus, or just part of what you want to do, you can make it happen here.

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Go Beyond the Classroom

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About Our Internships
Wrigley Institute internships prepare you for careers that change the world. However you want to help the environment, we provide the hands-on experience you need to be competitive when you graduate.
Research Internships
Our NSF-funded REU program and Zinsmeyer Summer Research internships get you into the lab or the field to build your portfolio for graduate school and scientific careers.
Other Internships
Environmental Summer Awards and Environmental Communications internships support students who want to make a difference through the social sciences, humanities, and arts.
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Are You Ready for the Island Experience?

Our Catalina Residential College, based at the Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island, is next-level environmental education. Programs are offered exclusively to USC undergraduates and include one-of-a-kind, immersive experiences in all things sustainability.

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Go Off the Deep End

Wrigley Institute Scientific Diving is a world-class certification program for USC’s marine researchers-in-training. Get in the water and learn how to save our oceans.

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