Resources for Students


River Studies & Leadership Certificate

Are you a professor who's passionate about rivers? By offering the River Studies and Leadership Certificate at your institution, you can provide a new pathway for your students to learn about and prepare for careers studying, protecting and managing rivers. The RSLC is a program offered by the River Management Society in partnership with colleges and universities, which introduces undergraduate and graduate students to a unique set of interdisciplinary study experiences and professional opportunities. The certificate is awarded upon completion of river-focused coursework and projects. On this page, you can learn about program requirements and resources for advisors, success stories from certificate recipients, and opportunities to connect with like-minded institutions.

River Studies & Leadership Certificate


2022 Career Prep Discussion Series

Learn what it's like to work on rivers in a free four-part Career Prep Discussion Series from 9/7 to 11/30 hosted by the River Management Society. Learn where to focus your studies, what a day in your dream river job is really like, how to get your foot in the door, and how to stand out to hiring managers!

Career Prep Discussion Series


RMS Job Board

On the RMS Job Board, you can explore and post available river management positions, get a free review of your resume, sign up for job alerts, and add some job seeking tips to your arsenal.

RMS Job Board


Recorded Webinars: Opportunities in River Careers

Explore dozens of on-demand webinars and River Management Roundtable discussions on a variety of topics including opportunities in river careers, Wild and Scenic Rivers, river access planning and design, and more. 

River Training Channel