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.


Slow Food interns – Madison, WI
Posted March 28

Slow Food UW is hiring interns for the fall 2017 semester. Positions are available in the cafe, South Madison project, outreach, finance, and communications. Application deadline is March 31.

Housing sustainability assistant – Madison, WI
Posted March 14

UW Housing is seeking a student to promote sustainability throughout campus and Housing through building relationships and project and event management. Priority application deadline is March 28.

Garden facilitator – Madison, WI
Posted March 14

The Bayview Foundation is seeking a facilitator for a summer youth garden education and work program. Application deadline is April 1.



Water resources specialists – Fitchburg, WI
Posted March 28

The Wisconsin DNR is seeking water management LTEs to oversee lake monitoring and aquatic invasive species mitigation efforts to protect water quality and habitat. Application deadline is March 31.

Environmental consultants – Roseville or Berkeley, CA
Posted March 28

R3 Consulting is seeking entry- through senior-level associates to support work in solid waste and recycling services for government entities. Application deadline is not listed.

Program manager – Madison, WI
Posted March 14

The Friends of Lake Wingra is seeking a part-time contractor for outreach, fundraising, and communications work. Application deadline is April 1.

Development and grant coordinator – Madison, WI
Posted March 14

Clean Lakes Alliance is looking for an individual to support, coordinate, and track fundraising activities and grants. Application deadline is March 31.

Communications and marketing coordinator – Baraboo, WI
Posted February 28

The Aldo Leopold Foundation is seeking an education and outreach team member to write web content and coordinate promotional strategies and marketing efforts. Position open until filled.

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.



Salvage supervisor – Milwaukee, WI
Posted March 28

WasteCap Resource Solutions is seeking a supervisor to manage and coordinate deconstruction, salvage and warehouse tasks to recover and sell items of value. Application deadline is April 14.

Sustainability analyst – San Francisco, CA
Posted March 28

Salesforce is seeking a data specialist to track, analyze, and address environmental impacts and related metrics. Application deadline is not listed.

Green Ambassadors coordinator – Chicago, IL
Posted March 14

The Field Museum is seeking a coordinator to coordinate and implement a summer research and community action program for high school students. Application deadline is not listed.



Badger Bioneers 2017 nominations
Nominations are open for individuals who are improving the local community, environment, and/or economy. Application deadline is April 28.

Fellowship for Emerging Leaders
The Institute at the Golden Gate is now accepting applications for their climate change education and urban fellowships. Both programs use high-impact projects focused on policy and practice to shape future environmental and community leaders. Application deadline is March 31.

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.



None posted at this time.


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