Internships & Opportunities

If you are interested in an internship with the Office of Sustainability for fall 2017 or in the future, please email sustainability@umd.edu 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: go.umd.edu/tsd 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.

Terps for Change Volunteers

Terps for Change is a semester long commitment for students interested in learning more about social change and social justice while volunteering in their local community!

TerpService Coordinators

Volunteer and Learning opportunities are now open for this summer and next year! The TerpService Program in the LCSL office at STAMP currently has applications open for students looking to serve and become involved in the local community while gaining valuable skills and experience. Review the opportunities below and encourage students to sign up today!

Graphic Design Intern

A Graphic Design Intern is needed to enhance the Office of Community Engagement’s on and off-campus identity and better promote campus efforts to provide resources that enhance quality of life in the surrounding Prince George’s County community.

Assistant Project Coordinator Internship

An Assistant Project Coordinator Intern is needed to participate in events and provide the Office of Community Engagement staff with administrative and executive support in the implementation of projects that harness UMD resources to enhance quality of life in Prince George’s County, MD.

Communications & Media Relations Intern

A Communications & Media Relations Intern is needed to enhance the Office of Community Engagement's online presence and better promote campus efforts to provide resources that enhance the quality of life in the surrounding Prince George's County community.

Latino Community Liaison Internship

A Latino Community Liaison Intern is needed to participate in events and provide the Office of Community Engagement staff with administrative and executive support in the implementation of projects that harness UMD resources to enhance quality of life in Prince George’s County, MD.

Latino Community Liaison Internship

A Latino Community Liaison Intern is needed to participate in events and provide the Office of Community Engagement staff with administrative and executive support in the implementation of projects that harness UMD resources to enhance quality of life in Prince George’s County, MD.

Digital Media & Video Production Intern

A Digital Media & Video Production Intern is needed to enhance the Office of Community Engagement’s on and off-campus identity and better promote campus efforts to provide resources that enhance quality of life in the surrounding Prince George’s County community.

Communications Intern, Women in Engineering Program

The Women in Engineering Program is seeking a Communications Intern to help strengthen WIE’s online presence. The Communications Intern will collaborate with the Assistant Director for Outreach and Recruitment to develop and implement a strategy for social media usage and will help to build and maintain a WIE Blog. The purpose of these efforts is to promote the important role of women in the field of engineering and to recruit and retain women into the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland.

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.

Online Communications

If you have skills in online communications, simple web development, and/or web production platforms, and you want to make a difference in the world, check out this internship.

Canvasser

As a canvasser with Fund for the Public Interest, you’ll work out of a campaign office in one of a dozen cities across the country. You’ll go out into communities, knocking on doors and talking to people about the issues to raise awareness, build our membership, and raise money for the organizations we work with.

Field Manager

In addition to canvassing every day, Field Managers are more involved in recruiting, motivating and training their fellow canvassers to hit our goals. They also have additional responsibilities to set performance goals, map out canvassing territories, keep good financial records, and help implement the non-canvassing aspects of the campaign (such as media, coalition building and petitioning).

Events Intern

The Post-Landfill Action Network is seeking a student with a passion for large event organizing and the skills to coordinate a group of volunteers to help run our 4th annual Students for Zero Waste Conference!

ISWA World Congress & WASTECON® 2017

Full-time students (undergraduate, graduate, or PhD candidate) with an interest in environmental sciences, solid waste management or recycling-related professions, can register for FREE to attend this premier career development event — ISWA World Congress & WASTECON 2017.

Editorial Intern

Our editorial interns are fully involved in the Green America editorial team. Editorial interns spend most of their time researching and writing stories, fact-checking, and proofreading listings for the National Green Pages™. Interns have the opportunity to acquire short published clips and gain exposure to many aspects of magazine publishing.

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.

Graduate Opportunities

Sustainability Analyst

The Sustainability Analyst is responsible for working with various team members to maintain and further The Tower Companies’ sustainability goals.