Internships & Opportunities

If you are interested in an internship with the Office of Sustainability, please email sustainability@umd.edu and we can provide more information about upcoming opportunities. 

On-Campus Opportunities

Arboretum Tree Inventory Internship

The entire College Park campus is an arboretum, a collection of trees and plants maintained for scientific and educational study and public enjoyment. Under the guidance of the Campus Arborist, as well as other Arboretum staff, the Tree Inventory Intern will be help to maintain the campus tree inventory.

Waste Audit Coordinator

A Waste Audit Coordinator is a student position supporting the Department of Dining Services, the Department of Residential Facilities, and the Recycling Unit of Facilities Management. The student coordinator will plan, execute, and analyze a series of waste audits conducted for Dining Services units and resident halls in support of campus goals for waste diversion and reducing contamination in recycling and compost waste streams.

University Recycling & Waste Management Student Position

Seeking 2 students to help evaluate and upgrade the recycling and landfill/trash bins across the University of Maryland campus. The expected outcome of the program is to improve the basic recycling and trash collection infrastructure in order to provide recycling opportunities and waste sorting information across the campus community. Schedule is flexible based on student’s schedule.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Green Corps Environmental Organizing Fellowship

Green Corps is a one-year program that prepares recent college graduates for a career in environmental organizing by providing hands-on experience running campaigns in the field, and helping to connect us with jobs in the social change movement afterward.

Maryland Outreach Intern

The Maryland Outreach intern will assist the MD Outreach Manager on outreach, restoration, and service-learning events CBF will be hosting in the Spring of 2019.