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

Communications Intern

The Communications Intern will assist the Office of Sustainability (a part of the Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk) with ongoing communications efforts and projects. The internship will start in August/September 2019 and end in December 2019.

Graphic Design Intern

The Graphic Design Intern will assist with general design needs for the Office of Sustainability and the Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk (ESSR). Responsibilities include developing graphics, layouts, fliers, logos, brochures and content for digital and print media. The intern will also help with general outreach at campus events and perform other duties as assigned. The Graphic Design Intern will work 10 hours per week throughout the semester.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Fall Sustainable Cities Intern

Fall Sustainable Cities Intern Description Global Green USA is seeking an intern for the Fall Semester in our DC office to start as soon as possible to support project research and pilot planning for our work toward building more sustainable cities. In this unique role, the intern will provide research and development support for collaboration and synergy between both local and national initiatives. With our projects will be connecting on the ground pilots with their broader business, environmental and policy implications.

Wildlife Society International Conservation Intern

Defenders of Wildlife, an environmental nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of native wild animals and plants in their natural habitats, is recruiting for an International Conservation Intern. This role is ideal for current law or masters students with a commitment to a career in wildlife conservation. The position reports to the Senior International Counsel.

Energy Communications Internship

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. NRDC is seeking an enthusiastic and strong writer to be a fall Energy Communications intern in our Washington, DC, office. He or she must care about environmental issues, be able to meet deadlines, take initiative, be familiar with social media, and possess an understanding of how video, photos, and graphics can help communicate a story.

Alliance for Justice Fall Intern

Alliance for Justice is premised on the belief that all Americans have the right to secure justice in the courts and to have their voices heard when government makes decisions that affect their lives.Alliance for Justice offers internships for undergraduate and graduate students. Interns may receive a travel stipend, use the internship to receive academic credit, or to fulfill a community service requirement.

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.

ICF Climate and Sustainability Researcher

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. ICF is seeking a junior environmental consultant to support our Climate, Energy Efficiency, and Transportation line of business. You will be responsible for supporting ICF managers in winning, planning, and executing projects

Conservation X Labs Marketing Coordinator

Seeking a highly enthusiastic and energetic team player to spearhead Conservation X Labs' (CXL) marketing campaigns and events. We seek applicants who thrive in a fast-paced start-up culture and are able to work well individually and as part of a team.

Global Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Associate Deloitte Consulting

Are you looking for a role that offers a unique opportunity to drive societal impact strategy and solutions with colleagues around the world? The Global Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CR&S) team is looking for an individual to support the execution of WorldClass, Deloitte’s societal impact initiative to empower 50 million futures by 2030. This role is in Deloitte Touch Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte Global) within Global Brand.

Senior Associate of Digital Education and Engagement REBA

REBA Senior Associates have sound quantitative training and relevant work experience. We look for aptitude at solving challenging problems, the ability to think in numbers, and work in groups. We expect self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, the ability to drive oneself and others toward meaningful results, and a passion for making the world better.

SAGE Fund Program Officer

The Program Officer will work closely with the SAGE Fund Director and Program Associate (both based in Baltimore, Maryland USA) to develop and manage SAGE’s grantmaking program, including identifying and vetting potential grantees and global economy approaches poised for greater development.

Hungry Harvest Director of Purchasing

Hungry Harvest is the nation's leading brand fighting food waste and hunger by delivering farm to doorstep rescued produce. We believe that no produce should go to waste and no person should go hungry. In 5 years, we've rescued over 15 million pounds of produce from going to waste and supported local hunger-solving organizations with over 850,000 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables. As the Director of Purchasing, you will be responsible for managing and supporting the efforts of the Hungry Harvest procurement team. We are looking for a dynamic team player with solid management experience in the produce industry.

WeWork Community Lead-Generalist

WeWork is the platform for creators, providing thousands of members around the world with office space and a community that enables them to do what they love and create their life’s work. They are looking for a Community Lead to be an integral part of the member experience and operational success at WeWork’s locations.

Environmental Impact Analysis Intern

The Overseas Private Investment Corporations seeks an Environmental Impact Analysis Intern. The internship is unpaid and can last from 12 weeks to 12 months. The program offers valuable experience that contributes to educational and professional growth, and may be applied in any future employment endeavor, including federal, state and local governments or in the private sector.

Chesapeake Climate Action Network Summer and Fall Internships

Are you interested in the management side of nonprofits? Have a good idea for a project, but keep thinking “where would I find the money to do that?” Or do you find yourself wanting to help out a good cause, but just don’t know how best to help? If you answered yes to any of these questions, our non-profit management & fundraising internship might be for you!

Verizon Corporate Social Responsibility Consultant

The Corporate Social Responsibility Consultant will be responsible for the implementation and management of community initiatives in targeted locations that engage and positively impact underserved and underrepresented populations across the United States.

Gartner Global Corporate Social Responsibility Program Manager

Gartner, Inc. is the world’s leading research and advisory company and a member of the S&P 500. We equip business leaders with indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities today and build the successful organizations of tomorrow.