Fellowships & Internships

Fellowship & Internship Opportunities


Food Shift Internship

Alameda County or Remote

Are you passionate about environmental sustainability, social justice, and food waste reduction? You could be a great cultural knit with Food Shift. Our team is currently accepting interns and volunteers, with both remote and (socially distanced) on-site opportunities available. Learn more about Food Shift’s work at https://foodshift.net/operation-together/

Remote internship opportunities can be tailored to each individual’s interests and skills; past intern projects have included social media management, food ecosystem mapping, and crafting justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI)-based onboarding procedures. 

Application Details: Contact info@foodshift.net with a brief description of what you’re interested in helping with, any special skills you have to offer, your availability (total hours per week and what days/times you are available), and your resume. Please note we ask for a minimum commitment of 10 hours a month.

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Zero Waste Atlas Fellowship

The Zero Waste Atlas Fellowship is a brand new program PLAN launched in 2020 to collaborate with students and staff that are passionate about helping their campus develop a strategic plan to achieve zero waste. The Fellowship provides students with the hands-on training and experience to be able to perform a zero waste assessment of their campus. Atlas Fellows will learn how to use the Atlas Campus Programs Checklist to perform the interviews needed to gather data for the campus assessment.

Application Details: Please send in a resume, cover letter (completing the questions found in application details), and letter of endorsement by campus project advisor.

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Institute for Sustainable Development Internship

The Institute for Sustainable Development is a non profit organization focusing on sustainability issues. Please refer to our website for more information about us: ISDUS.org
We have an internship opportunity, which we believe may be of interest to your students. Our hope is to find qualified candidates who have an interest in our field of work to apply for the internship. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we are accepting applicants to work remotely.

Application Details: To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and availability to info@isdus.org.

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Boulder Food Rescue Internship

Intern with Boulder Food Rescue and help drive an adaptive, fun, and powerful organization fighting for environmental and social injustice in Boulder, Colorado.

Our internship program trains young leaders to run and direct a volunteer-driven organization. Internships consist of developing projects, collaborating with our team of coordinators and staff, and, in short, being an essential link in the day-to-day operations of the organization. To find out more about the internship, please email our staff listed below!

  • Make a tangible impact: Interns play a crucial role in coordinating our daily and baseline operations, making it possible for us to rescue over 1,500 pounds of food every day and 3 million pounds of food to date! This food impacts 17,000 people annually.
  • Facilitate Innovative Solutions: This program is an intern-driven experience that relies on the creativity of interns to address the issues of food waste and food insecurity in Boulder.
  • Develop Leadership Capacity: Our internship team works together to create new projects, direct the organization, and ensure that everything is running smoothly. It is a collaborative experience that teaches young leaders to run a local organization and create a more sustainable community along the way.

Application Details: Please fill out our intern application and e-mail a completed resume to Lindsey@boulderfoodrescue.org.

Apply Today: We offer fall, spring, and summer unpaid internships. For fall and spring internships, we require interns to commit to both fall and spring seasons (an academic year). We offer summer-only internships.


Blue Sky: Program Intern, Rethink Outside

Oakland, Ca.

The Blue Sky Funders Forum seeks a program intern to support the network’s collaborative narrative-change initiative, Rethink Outside. The intern will engage funders, nonprofit leaders and practitioners, educators, researchers and other stakeholders in the environmental education / outdoors field and in allied fields through Rethink Outside outreach and communication efforts. In addition, the intern will support
virtual event planning and assist with monitoring and evaluation efforts for Rethink Outside. The intern will report to the Blue Sky Funders Forum Program Manager, based in Oakland, CA.

Application Details: Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to info@blueskyfundersforum.org to apply. Applicants should specify a desired start and end date and average hours available per week. 

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