Full and Part-time Opportunities


Updated 06/28/19: 

Student Prig: Various Positions

Our organizers work full-time to provide students the training, professional support and resources they need to move our country forward while gaining campaign skills and being trained by some of the top organizers in our country.

Students are often at the forefront of movements to build a better future for our country. Whether or not those students make real progress depends on whether they are organized, have the skills to be effective and a strategic plan to get things done. The Student PIRGs have been working for over 40 years to amplify the power of student activism, and help students tackle some of the country’s most pressing problems.

Apply today for our full-time positions running a volunteer and internship program on college campuses.

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Closing Date: June 30th

Alameda County: Sustainability Project Manager

Oakland, Ca. 

Alameda County’s Office of Sustainability is seeking a Sustainability Project Manager who will oversee the County’s internal waste and recycling program serving 9,500 employees located in over 100 Alameda County facilities. Waste reduction is important because as one of the largest employers in Alameda County, our employee actions make a difference. Key responsibilities will include engaging and communicating with employees to promote sustainable behaviors, ensuring compliance with recycling and waste laws, and managing a $1.2M waste budget. The Project Manager manages a temporary recycling associate or intern.

The Sustainability Project Manager reports to the Sustainability Program Manager and works closely with a dynamic team, colleagues in the General Services Agency, and many internal and external stakeholders. As part of the Sustainability Office team, you will also have the opportunity to work on efforts to green County operations and lead initiatives to fight and prepare for climate change regionally.

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Closing Date: July 1st

SFMTA: Transportation Planner II (Transit Operations Systems Planner)


Under the general direction of the Transit Technology Manager, the Transportation Planner II plans the procurement, development and maintenance of technology systems supporting transit operations. These systems include CAD (computer-aided dispatch), AVL (automatic vehicle location), ATCS (automatic train control system), video surveillance systems, farebox systems, radio communication systems and others. The Transportation Planner II will utilize the data sources generated by these systems to conduct creative, complex, and statistically significant data analysis resulting in meaningful reports and recommendations for system, service, or operational improvements. The position also works with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Information Technology (IT) department to develop requirements for future system procurements.

The Transportation Planner II (Operations Systems Planner) supports the preparation and oversight of transit operations plans that maximize the use of existing or future technology systems and provide high-quality service for the riding public. In addition, The Transportation Planner II will prepare contingency plans which dictate the operational response to system outages. This position will be responsible for utilizing analytical methods to identify needs and generate actionable insights in support of Transit Operations and maintenance teams. 

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Ecology Center: Community Engagement Program Director

Berkeley, Ca. 

The Community Engagement Program Director leads and supports the Ecology Center’s Community Engagement programming for the Ecology Center’s store and public resource center, engagement & education programs, and EcoHouse. The Community Engagement Program Director leads, develops, and oversees the organization’s Climate Action and Zero Waste education activities, plans and implements strategies to build and develop education and direct service programs, foster and promote retail sales, community partnerships, coalitions, organizational visibility, institutional funding, and individual giving. This position reports to and supports the Executive Director.

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UCSF Jain Lab: Staff Research Associate

San Fransico, Ca

The Jain Lab (https://ishajainlab.com/) at UCSF is looking for a Staff Research Associate I/II (SRA I/II) to begin working ASAP. The scientific goal is to study oxygen metabolism and develop hypoxia / hyperoxia as a therapy for age-associated disorders. This position will require a combination of wet lab molecular biology / biochemistry experiments, as well as animal work. The SRA I/II will be expected to perform a range of experimental techniques (cloning, western blots, protein biochemistry, tissue culture, microscopy, etc.) as well as animal husbandry (maintaining mouse colonies, designing breeding schemes, keeping daily record of body weights / survival / activity, behavioral studies, basic dissections, etc.). The applicant is expected to perform basic quantitative tasks (e.g. dilutions, molarity calculations, manipulating excel files, database management, etc.). 

The SRA I/II will also be responsible for lab administrative responsibilities, such as maintaining and organizing lab inventory and interacting with buyers / sales reps. The SRA I/II will work closely with the principal investigator, potentially resulting in first-author publications and conference presentations.

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Updated 04/21/19

Strategic Energy Innovations: Climate Corps Education Outside

San Fransisco and San Mateo counties

Are you a natural leader? Are you passionate about teaching and using school gardens as a learning laboratory for science education and environmental literacy for elementary-aged kids? We’re looking for people who share these passions to join our growing science-and-sustainability service Corps. Climate Corps Education Outside (CCEO) is a Fellowship program taking place over two academic years which serves public K-5 schools in San Francisco and San Mateo counties. As a CCEO Fellow, you will lead garden-based science and environmental literacy education serving a high percentage of low-income K-5 students and many English-language learners. CCEO fellows must be committed to social justice and have cultivated or be willing to cultivate cultural competence and humility.

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Closing Date: August 2019


Updated 05/26/19: 

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden: Seed LA Coordinator

Claremont, Ca. 

Seed LA is a collective of Los Angeles area non-profit institutions who are working to conserve and steward the biodiversity and wild-lands of greater Los Angeles, and to support a sustainable local environment. Seed LA was formed to increase the availability of genetically appropriate seed in the greater Los Angeles region to protect and enhance the ecological health of plant communities and sustain resilient ecosystems. The Seed LA Coordinator will work closely with partnering Seed LA institutions to lead the effort in making high-quality seed collections for the collaborative and to assist partnering organizations in the advancement of the goals and mission of the organization.

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Last Minute Gear: Multiple Positions

San Fransico, Ca. 

Last Minute Gear is the only* outdoor gear shop where you can buy, rent, or borrow. We’re hiring for entry-level roles…

  • Gear Associate to conduct gear checking & repairs between rental uses, ensuring that our items are in top condition & all our customers have a good experience.
  • Cashier to check customers in & out across buy, rent, or borrow type orders & manage inventory allocations

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