Internships & Opportunities

If you are interested in an internship with the Office of Sustainability for fall 2017 or in the future, please email and we can provide more information about upcoming opportunities. 

Office of Sustainability Opportunities

LEAF Outreach Team

The Office of Sustainability seeks interns to support the implementation of the LEAF Outreach Team at the University of Maryland. Your primary goal will be to “LEAF Out” across campus at special events, games, gatherings and tabling opportunities to promote and reward green practices on our campus.

On-Campus Opportunities

TerpService Days

Individuals or groups of students are encouraged to register for our TerpService Day program for 2017-2018. TerpService Days are single Saturdays of service in the local community. The day includes issue education, direct service with local partners, and reflection. Breakfast, lunch, and any supplies for volunteers are included! We have limited capacity at each site, so it pays to register early! To register, students should log into OrgSync and then follow this link: to select a site and fill out a form. TerpService Day dates for next fall are: Sept. 30, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, and Nov. 18.

Campus Organizer

Become an advocacy leader with PIRG Campus Action promoting the environment, democracy, and social justice.

Work for Change Internship Program

Work for Change is an internship program that will take place in Spring 2018. UMD students work with TerpService Staff to secure an internship at a local nonprofit and participate in a 3-credit class. Students accepted into the program have the opportunity to receive a $500 scholarship.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Leader of Sustainability

The Leader of Sustainability will lead the development and execution of a strategy to improve the company’s performance as a responsible and sustainable business.

SEA Volunteer Teaching Position

The Saturday Environmental Academy (SEA) is looking for passionate volunteers to join its teaching team for the Fall Semester. SEA offers a free outdoor education program to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders, many of whom live in the Anacostia Watershed in Washington, D.C.

Green America's Green Business Network® Intern

Working alongside our Digital Products Director and Membership Marketing Manager, this internship will primarily focus on migrating our Green Business Network subsite and member database into a new content management system (Drupal).

Policy Internships

WRAG’s Philanthropy Fellowships

Undergraduate students in Public Policy may apply for the position with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Preference will be given to students majoring in Nonprofit Leadership and Social Innovation. Graduate students in Public Policy may apply for any of the ten open positions. Preference will be given to students specializing or doing a focus in Nonprofit Management and Leadership.

Fellowships & Scholarships