Internships & Opportunities

Office of Sustainability Opportunities

Photography Intern

A Photography Intern is needed to enhance the Office of Sustainability's on and off-campus identity and better promote campus sustainability efforts. This position includes taking photographs at campus sustainability events, editing, organizing, and utilizing photos throughout promotional material for the office.

On-Campus Opportunities

UMD Arboretum and Botanical Garden

The University of Maryland's Arboretum and Botanical Garden, coordinated by Facilities Management, is seeking volunteers who like to get their hands dirty to help beautify the campus landscape and spend time in the outdoors.

UMD Farmers Market Volunteers

The Farmers Market at Maryland is seeking volunteers to help with a variety of tasks, including operations, marketing, and promotion.

Project Assistant

The Environmental Finance Center is seeking a Project Assistant for the upcoming academic year to perform a variety of duties.

Recycling Student Employee

A Recycling Student Employee is needed to assist the Recycling Unit to maintain a high quality waste diversion program on campus.

Communications and Events Internships

Communications and Marketing Intern

The Communications and Marketing Department of American Forests is seeking an intern whom will assist with a variety of communication outreach through a diverse range on channels.

Events Intern

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is in search of an Events Intern to assist in a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, events management and planning in order to learn the basics of sustainable event management.

Greenbuild Conference & Events Intern

The U.S. Green Buildings Council (USGBC) is seeking a Greenbuild Conference and Events Intern to work with the USGBC Events team to assist in executing the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.

Communications Intern

The Solar Energy Industries Association, SEIA, is on the search for an energetic and enthusiastic Communications intern to assist the communications team by working on social and digital media, press relations, and marketing projects.

Research Internships

Research Internship

The Solar Energy Industries Association, SEIA, is in search of a Research Intern to assist with data construction, analysis, and more to analyze many high-priority research projects focused on the U.S. solar industry.

Development Internships

Resource Development Intern

The U.S. Green Buildings Council (USGBC) is seeking a Resource Development Intern to assist in supporting the development of resources in order to activate individuals, organizations, and neighborhoods to make a tangible impact in their communities.

Development Intern

The Solar Energy Industries Association, SEIA, is looking for an intern to work on high-priority membership and government affairs projects that are focused on the U.S. solar industry.

Policy Internships

Transportation Policy Intern

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, the nation's largest trails organization, is seeking a Transportation Policy Intern for the Fall 2016 semester.

Government Affairs Internship

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is seeking a Government Affairs Intern to work with the federal and state affairs departments to participate in federal and state advocacy efforts on behalf of the solar energy industry.

Outreach and Advocacy Internships

State & Local Advocacy Intern

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is seeking a State & Local Advocacy Intern, who will work with the Advocacy team to produce materials for USGBC Chapter advocates to fir into the campaign for advocacy, including specific materials and resources that support state and local advocacy.

Other Internships

Trails and Greenways Program Internship

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is looking for a Program Intern to work closely with the Development/Policy team to assist staff members with a variety of activities as full-time staff members, including attending staff meetings, retreats, and social gatherings.

Instructional Design Intern

The U.S. Green Buildings Council (USGBC) is seeking an Instructional Design Intern to join the Education team in various tasks throughout the organization by assisting in providing green building and sustainability education.