Jobs and Internships

The Office of Sustainability provides information about sustainability jobs and internships in the Madison area and across the country. Students, faculty, staff and members of the larger community are encouraged to use the jobs page to find opportunities to engage in sustainability through work experience.


STUDENT

Sustainability intern – Comstock, MI
Posted February 17

Bell’s Brewery is seeking a summer intern to assist with solid waste reduction, reuse, and recycling programs at all locations. Application deadline is February 26.

Science and policy interns – Madison, WI
Posted February 13

UW–Madison Facilities Planning & Management is seeking a student to help advance internal and external communications initiatives, including campus sustainability efforts. Application deadline is February 17.

Science and policy interns – Madison, WI
Posted February 13

Clean Wisconsin has openings for interns and fellows interested in addressing environmental issues in Wisconsin. Application deadline is March 15.

Waste reduction interns – Dover, NH
Posted February 7

The Post-Landfill Action Network is seeking students or recent grads with a passion for environmental issues and positive social change for several internship positions. Application deadline is March 1.

Environmental resources planning intern – Madison, WI
Posted January 13

The Capital Area Regional Planning Commission is seeking an intern to assist with research, report writing, and map making for water quality planning. Application deadline is February 17.

Communications and development internMadison, WI
Posted December 6

River Alliance of Wisconsin is seeking a spring 2017 intern for social media marketing, creation of print and digital collateral pieces, writing, editing, entering gift data into database, and other tasks as assigned. Application deadline is not listed.

Energy engineer intern – Madison, WI or Chicago, IL
Posted December 6

Seventhwave is seeking a student with a desire to work toward a sustainable energy society to assist with energy efficiency and renewable energy strategies in buildings. Application deadline is not listed.

Greenhouse and hop yard interns – Mazomanie, WI
Posted November 8

Gorst Valley Hops has two internships open for summer 2017: Greenhouse and Hop Yard. Both positions will support production and operations through sustainable farming practices. Application deadline is March 1.

 


ENTRY LEVEL

Assistant planner – Appleton, WI
Posted February 13

Hoffmann Planning, Design & Construction, Inc., is seeking a planner to provide technical and administrative assistance for landscape architecture/land planning and sustainable services. Application deadline is March 15.

Ecosystem services fellow – Madison or East Troy, WI
Posted February 13

The Nature Conservancy is offering a one-year fellowship to work on ecosystem service analysis and research related to water conservation strategies in Wisconsin. Application deadline is March 6.

Waste reduction fellows – Dover, NH
Posted February 7

The Post-Landfill Action Network is seeking recent graduates with skills in graphic design, business, and/or coordination to work on a variety of waste-reduction initiatives. Application deadline is March 1.

Sustainable farm worker – Spring Valley, MN
Posted February 7

Earth Dance Farm has full-time and summer openings to work on a sustainable produce farm. Positions are open until filled.

Invasive species specialistMadison, WI
Posted January 31

The Lakeshore Nature Preserve is seeking a specialist to work full-time from March to September to assist with invasive species management and volunteer development. Application deadline is February 20.

Education coordinator – Madison, WI
Posted January 31

REAP Food Group is seeking a coordinator to manage Farm to School curriculum and programs in the Madison Metropolitan School District. Application open until position filled.

Marketing communications specialist – University Park, PA
Posted January 13

Pennsylvania State University is seeking a marketing communications profession to support the Institutes of Energy and the Environment and the Sustainability Institute. Application deadline is not listed.

Environmental planner – San Francisco, CA
Posted January 13

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking environmental planners to support project managers throughout all aspects of environmental review and permitting. Application deadline is not listed.

Teaching fellow – Land O Lakes, WI
Posted December 6

The Conserve School is seeking fellows to work with boarding students, teach courses, and plan and prepare outdoor educational programming. Application deadline is not listed.

 


PROFESSIONAL

Sustainability analyst – Omaha, NE
Posted February 13

Verdis Group is seeking an analyst to handle data analysis, sustainability consulting, project management, and communications. Application deadline is not listed.

Economist – Boston, MA
Posted February 13

The Environmental Defense Fund is seeking a climate and land use modeler with research experience to help shape policy and support advocacy on issues at the intersection of land use and climate. Application deadline is not listed.

Climate change coordinator – Madison, WI
Posted January 31

The Dane County Executive’s office is hiring a liaison to municipal governments, businesses, non-profits, and other entities coordinating and developing local climate change programs. Application deadline is February 17.

Sustainability manager – Minneapolis, MN or Wichita, KS
Posted January 13

The Cargill Protein Group is looking for a manager to develop and execute sustainability strategy, programs and solutions and help customers meet sustainability goals. Application deadline is not listed.

Program manager – Chicago, IL
Posted December 6

The Student Conservation Association is seeking a manager to coordinate a portfolio of youth conservation programs in the Chicago area. Application deadline is not listed.

 


OPPORTUNITIES

Madison Mini Maker Faire
Applications are open for a special “UW Badger Makers” section at an upcoming day-long event celebrating making of all kinds, including research, green tech, art, and more. Application deadline is March 31.

 


GRANTS

Lakeshore Nature Preserve Student Engagement Grants
The Lakeshore Nature Preserve Committee has small grant opportunities (up to $1000 each) for undergraduates or faculty and staff working with undergraduates to facilitate the use of the Preserve for educational purposes. The application deadline is March 1.

 

For more information or to submit sustainability jobs, contact Jill Sakai.