Internship/Volunteer Opportunities

The Edwards Aquifer and Research Data Center (EARDC) offers a nonpaid Internship (course credit) and Volunteer Program. EARDC is located in rm 248 in the Freeman Aquatic Biology Building. EARDC is divided into four areas of interest: Analytical Laboratory, Technical Services, Research, and an Education Center. Internship and Volunteer opportunities at EARDC are available throughout the year and offer excellent hands-on experience in field work and a touch of laboratory analysis for those pursuing an environmental career.  Responsibilities may include:

  • collection of endangered and threatened local species in area rivers, springs and caves 
  • assist in ongoing research projects
  • collection of water samples
  • maintaining and calibration of laboratory instruments/equipment/records
  • performing basic wet chemistry analysis under the supervision of EARDC biologists/analysts
  • sorting field samples

For information please contact Victor Castillo III at (512)-245-3546 or e-mail at

EARDC Education Program

EARDC education program offers seasonal, paid part-time and full-time positions for students and teachers interested in working with our summer Aquatic Science Adventure Camp. Interested individuals can contact our Education Director at 512-245-6176 or email at