Jobs and Internships

Student Jobs & Internships

SAFEWalkers, Transportation Services
SAFEwalkers walk about four hours a shift, as well as giving presentations at orientation sessions and resource fairs and serve as a nighttime transportation and safety resource by providing information and schedules. SAFE staff members work in teams of two and can walk up to ten miles in a shift.

Social Justice Hub Internships, UW–Madison – Madison, WI
Calling ALL students (undergraduate and graduate) who are passionate about advancing social justice issues, such as racial justice; access to education; access to clean food, air, and water; criminal justice and prison reform, access to healthcare; LGBTQ+ rights; women’s rights; voting rights; economic justice; immigrant justice; access to education; building collaborations working on common goals, and more.

Morgridge Center Internships, UW–Madison – Madison, WI
The Morgridge Center employs over 20 interns in various positions including voter engagement, outreach, communications and more.

Entry Level and Professional Jobs

ENTRY LEVEL

Achievement Connection Campus Volunteer Coordinator, AmeriCorps
The campus volunteer coordinator is an AmeriCorps member whose primary role is to recruit volunteers from UW-Madison campus to serve as math tutors at the high schools.  The campus volunteer coordinator is based on the UW-Madison campus in the historic Red Gym and works as part of the Morgridge Center for Public Service team. This highly independent position focuses on recruiting volunteers through collaborations with professors, advising staff, and other campus and student organizations.

Multiple Positions, Quercus Land Stewardship Services
Quercus Land Stewardship Services offers high-quality ecological restoration services
throughout southern Wisconsin and beyond. They are committed to improving the ecological health of our lands and waters by offering services that strengthen the connections among local plant, animal, and human communities.

Education Coordinator, Aldo Leopold Foundation – Baraboo, WI
The Aldo Leopold Foundation is seeking a dynamic individual to bring their energy, creativity, and leadership to our successful public education offerings, including Leopold Shack tours, world-class exhibits, sandhill crane migration viewing, phenology calendar, and Leopold Week. These proven programs have tremendous growth potential and leave lots of space for creativity to maximize our foundation’s strategic priorities.

PROFESSIONAL

Reduction of Food Waste Fellowship, Envrionmental Protection Agency – Washington, D.C.
The U.S. has set an ambitious goal to halve food waste by 2030. Over one-third of the food produced in the U.S. is never eaten, wasting the energy and water used to produce it, filling landfills, and leading to methane emissions from landfills and water impacts from pesticide and fertilizer use. In collaboration with ORD’s Office of Science Advisor, Policy, and Engagement, the research participant will conduct research to help U.S. meet our food waste reduction goal and meet it in the most environmentally beneficial way.

General Manager, SLO Farmer’s Co-op – Remote (Green Bay/ Appleton area resident preferred)
SLO Farmer’s Co-op aggregates food from member farms in Northeast Wisconsin and sells these products locally.  We maintain production standards for our farmers that include animal stewardship with livestock raised on pasture, no GMO feed, and produce grown using only organic practices.  We are looking for a motivated person who shares our passion for wholesome local food, is good at working collaboratively with others, and is also comfortable being self-directed. Formal training and mentoring will be provided, with tasks being added gradually. This position is intended to grow into full-time with increased pay as the sales of the co-op increase.

Watershed Resources Manager, Clean Lakes Alliance – Madison, WI
This position is primarily responsible for cultivating partnerships to adopt and facilitate the implementation of strategic projects and actions recommended by the Yahara CLEAN Compact, a diverse coalition of community groups, and government entities working for cleaner and healthier lakes.

Other Opportunities

Student Jobs Board – UW–Madison

Student Jobs provides students access to thousands of part-time employment opportunities both through UW–Madison as well as businesses and families within the local community.

Wisconsin Scholarship Hub – UW–Madison

A list of scholarship opportunities available to students with information about the applications, deadlines, eligibility criteria, award amounts, donors, and more.

City of Madison Jobs

The City is looking for great people who want to make a real difference in their communities. Join the City of Madison and be part of a smart, innovative team looking to build a great city today and tomorrow.

Dane County Jobs

From Accountants to Zoo Keepers, Dane County Government has many different jobs available. We strive to recruit individuals who are passionate about making an impact on our communities.

Climate Corp Fellowships, Strategic Energy Innovations – Across the U.S.

Climate Corps is a full-time, paid 10-month fellowship program where participants receive extensive training & support, including monthly trainings and a personal development plan, to help them implement climate change resiliency projects in their community. Application deadlines vary by position.

Fund for the Public Interest – Madison, WI and other locations

Fund For the Public Interest is partnering with groups like Environment America to take on polluters, tackle climate change or get pesticides out of our food supply. These groups have recruited for 35 years to generate the people power they need to take on Exxon Mobil, Monsanto or other opposition and win. Students will get the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in grassroots organizing, learn valuable communication and leadership skills, and have the opportunity to plan and participate in a variety of campaign events.

Nelson Institute Scholarships – UW-Madison

Ongoing scholarships offered by the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Application deadlines vary.