University of Wisconsin–Madison

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 Hourly: Economics of Conservation Grazing – Madison, WI
Posted September 11

The UW Agroecology Program, in collaboration with the WIDNR,  is seeking a student hourly to work on the economics of conservation grazing. They anticipate 10-20 hours of work per week this fall, with potential for extension to spring. Application deadline is September 22.


Research Analyst Assistant – San Diego, CA
Posted September 2017

Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) is an independent, mission-driven nonprofit organization with offices in San Diego, Berkeley, Los Angeles and Boston. The Research Analyst Assistant supports the Research and Analysis team by organizing data and conducting basic research, analysis and quality reviews. Application deadline not listed.

Outreach Associate – Portland, OR
Posted September 12

3Degrees is a certified B Corporation with the mission to connect people with cleaner energy on a massive scale. They are looking for outgoing, passionate and enthusiastic outreach associates to drive their community education and activation efforts through person-to-person tactics like door to door canvassing and event tabling. Application deadline not listed.


Coordinator, Our Changing Planet Grants (National Geographic) – Washington, D.C.
Posted September 12

The Grant Coordinator works in close collaboration with the Senior Program Officer and Senior Director (Lens Lead) of Our Changing Planet, with the primary responsibility of helping to manage the grants process. Application deadline is not listed.

Policy Manger, Audubon – Phoenix, AZ
Posted September 11

Reporting to the Executive Director of Audubon Arizona, the Policy Manager is responsible for leading the policy efforts and overall governmental affairs functions for the state office with a major focus on water issues. Application deadline is not listed.

Assistant Director of Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant – Urbana, IL
Posted September 6

Seeking experienced program manager to serve as Assistant Director of Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG). See for information about IISG. Application deadline is October 9.

Sustainability Consulting Project Manager – Denver, CO
Posted September 1

WSP, an award‑winning and innovative multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm, is looking for a Senior Sustainability Manager to join Built Ecology, their growing sustainability and high-performance consulting team in our Denver, CO office. Application deadline is not listed.

Sustainability Reporting Analyst – New York, NY
Posted August 24

The Reporting Analyst – Global Sustainability supports the Tiffany & Co. Global Sustainability Department in all areas of corporate, investor and internal sustainability reporting. Application deadline is not listed.

Environmental Compliance Specialist – Fremont, CA
Posted August 23

The Compliance Specialist’s primary responsibility is to assure compliance with storm water, Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP), and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations at the Tesla Factory and ancillary locations in California. Application deadline is not listed.

Lead Climate Change Campaign – Arlington, VA
Posted August 18

Through its Climate Change Strategy, CI is launching a campaign to promote awareness and recognition of the full potential of nature as a climate solution. The Lead, Climate Change Campaign will design, coordinate, and execute the campaign within CI’s Climate Strategy. Application deadline is not listed.

CALSTART (multiple positions) – NY & CA
Posted August 4

CALSTART is dedicated to the growth of a clean transportation technologies industry. Multiple positions, rolling deadlines.

Web Application Developer, AASHE – Continental US
Posted August 2017

The Web Application Developer builds high-quality, innovative web-based software that furthers AASHE’s organizational goals and creates lasting impact on the higher-education sustainability movement.  Application open until position is filled.

Environmental Defense Fund (multiple positions) – various locations
Posted July 7-August 28

Multiple positions, varying deadlines.


Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Award
The Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Award will open in May 2017 to support people under the age of 35 who are working on a unique product, service, or application that addresses the biggest global sustainability challenges facing us today.

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