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. 

Office of Sustainability Opportunities

Sustainability Advisors

The Office of Sustainability is seeking Sustainability Advisors to teach freshmen about sustainability and how they can become more involved in sustainable initiatives on campus.

On-Campus Opportunities

Campus Organizer

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

ENSPire

The Environmental Science and Policy student group, ENSPire will be hosting a campus creek clean-up and other events through out the semester.

Maryland Day 2018 Waste Sort Educators

The Recycling and Solid Waste Unit of Facilities Management is in search of volunteers to man triple-sort waste stations on McKeldin Mall for Maryland Day 2018.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Energypath 2018 Grid Integration Scholarship

Energypath is a week-long event consisting of a three-day pre-conference energy camp and a one-day conference. The energy camps are hands-on training in Intro to Sustainable Energy, Solar PV, and Wind Energy. A scholarship will cover meals, housing, an energy camp, and the conference. The Solar PV campers will erect a 3kW solar array and the Wind campers will erect a wind turbine while on campus. The Sustainable Energy Fund is proud to provide scholarships to college students and educators on a first come, first serve basis to attend Energypath 2018 at DeSales University, Center Valley, PA July 23rd-26th.

Transportation Conservationist Representative

The Maryland Chapter is searching for a Conservation Representative that will organize and implement conservation programs, campaigns, and initiatives to make our transportation systems cleaner, better serve the needs of those who rely on transit, and enable safe, healthy, walkable, bicycle-friendly and transit-oriented communities.

Fellowships & Scholarships

Solar Ambassador Fellowship

RE-volv's Solar Ambassador Program is a unique opportunity for college students to develop key project management, outreach, and communications skills while tangibly taking action on climate change through solar energy. Student teams will receive in-depth training in solar energy policy, financing, crowdfunding and community organizing while working in their community to deploy a solar energy project for a local nonprofit.