Fellowships & Internships

Fellowship & Internship Opportunities

**In light of Covid-19, some of these jobs postings may have been cancelled, delayed or modified. We are doing our best to stay up to date with accurate job postings; however, you should confirm directly with the employer or employers website about potential changes.**

Updated 03/30/2020:

City and County of SF Dept. of Environment: Zero Emission Vehicle Program Clean Cities Intern

San Francisco, Ca. 

Under the direction of SF Environment’s Zero Emission Vehicle Team, the San Francisco Clean Cities Coalition organizes stakeholder outreach to educate fleets and the general public about the benefits of low and zero emission transportation and implements pilot programs to demonstrate
alternative fuels and vehicles in public and private fleets.

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Closing Date: April 9th

Vesta Dry: Global Brand Ambassador

Vesta Dry has invented the world’s first super-compact, energy efficient clothes dryer made from sustainable materials. Our flagship product, the Vesta 1, can dry a mixed load of laundry 4x faster than a drying rack while using 95% less electricity than a traditional tumble dryer.  As the Global Brand Ambassador, you are an enthusiastic and hard-working team player who loves solving problems. You are bursting with passion, energy and enthusiasm and you’re a serial overachiever who lives for the big moments in life.

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Updated 03/24/2020:

BearCorps: Climate Change in Forest and Farming Communities Internship

Berkeley, Ca. 

BearCorps will send “members” (recent college graduates) into farm and forest communities to work on regenerative agriculture and forest/fire resilience, promote community resilience, education, volunteerism, and community service. 

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Closing Date: April 27th

Sage Corps: Virtual Internship


A unique, virtual summer internship program with Sage Corps where you get work experience at global startups remotely. While we offer in-person programming in select cities worldwide for 2 weeks in August and 8 weeks from June to August, we are excited to offer a remote internship and career development program at a significantly reduced price.

A virtual global internship is a perfect opportunity for this summer as the coronavirus pandemic escalates. You can still get amazing professional experience while saving money on housing, transportation, and commute times. You’ll have a flexible schedule to do the work on your own time, where you want, wearing whatever you want. Remote work has quickly become the new normal in small and large companies alike and a remote experience will prepare you for this environment.

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City of Albany: Electrification Research & Education Intern

Albany, Ca.

The intern will work remotely to create a comprehensive online resource hub on home electrification. The intern will also conduct research on electric vehicle charging and provide a report proposing next steps for City staff. This position is unpaid, but Energize Colleges can work with students to arrange for course credit. As a member of the Energize Colleges cohort, the student will also be expected to attend monthly trainings on UC Berkeley’s campus over the course of your internship. More information on these trainings will be available closer to the start date, but you can see past topics here.
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Closing Date: April 5th

Montana State University: Public Lands Transportation Fellowship

Bozeman, MT

The PLTF program provides fellowships to recent graduates (sometimes current graduate students) in a transportation-related engineering, planning, or resource management program a unique opportunity for career development and public service. Successful applicants are placed at a federal land unit facing a transportation issue to facilitate a transportation planning or implementation project. A transportation fellow is assigned to work directly with staff at a unit or headquarters/region/field office. The assigned projects help the land units develop transportation solutions that preserve valuable resources and enhance the visitor experience.

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Closing Date: April 3rd

MIT: Summer Sustainability Fellowships

Boston, Mass. 

The MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS) is currently seeking student applicants for 5 full-time, hourly paid Sustainability Fellowships for Summer 2020. Join a dynamic, collaborative office that is developing MIT’s next generation vision of campus sustainability. Read below for descriptions of each position and an overview of the details and qualifications.

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Updated 03/09/2020: 

University of Mississippi office of Sustainability: Sustainability Fellowship

Oxford, Mississippi

This person would have the opportunity to design and implement unique sustainability programming in a collaborative and supportive environment. This position is great for those who have recently graduated or are graduating in May of this year–particularly those interested in working in higher education sustainability. This person will also work extensively with the university’s biodiversity committee, which promotes the university’s efforts towards Bee Friendly Campus Tree Friendly Campus certifications, among other roles.

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Student Conservation Association: Career Discovery Internship Program

Multiple Locations

Since 2008, the Student Conservation Association (SCA) has partnered with the US Fish and Wildlife Service to provide summer internships for nearly 300 students from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds.

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SPAWN: Internship

Bay Area

Local Bay Area non-profit, SPAWN, which focuses on coho salmon restoration on Lagunitas Creek. See information below.

Internships available: One person to fill a Salmonid Monitoring Internship position and the Habitat Restoration Internship position

Application Details: Email Ayano Hayes with questions or interest, ahayes@tirn.net.

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USGBC MA: Internship

Boston, Massachusetts

The US Green Building Council, Massachusetts Chapter is the pre-eminent organization driving sustainable and regenerative design, construction, and operation of the built environment. Our mission is for everyone to have green buildings to work, live, play, and study in, within a generation. This is a lot of work!

Do you want to help make every building in the world (at least in Mass.) a green building? Would you like to participate on the inside of the movement with us at the USGBC MA Chapter?

As an intern for USGBC MA, you will be doing a variety of tasks, from supporting day to day work, small research projects, and media design tasks. Internships with USGBC MA are fairly general, and projects are chosen based on interest. You will be able to put the final products in your portfolio to show others your skills and your expanding knowledge base related to the green building industry. We will also help you build connections across the state among green building professionals.

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