Student Jobs

Recent Grad Opportunities: Updated 07/09/18

Event Planning Intern - U.S. Green Building Council

Description: The Events Intern works closely with the USGBC Events Team to execute the events program for USGBC, including the events hosted around the Greenbuild International Conferences & Expos. The ideal candidate has a basic understanding of how to produce an event, with a strong desire to be educated in event execution from the beginning to the end, as well as event sustainability which is the cornerstone of all events produced at USGBC. This is an unpaid internship eligible for college credit.

Performance Management Analyst, Baltimore Mayor's Office of Sustainable Solutions

Description: The Office of Sustainable Solutions is the Mayor of Baltimore's analytics and performance management team which tracks, advises, and accounts for the performance of city agencies. The Performance Management Analyst will be assigned to the Mayor's Office of Sustainable Solutions to support the CitiStatSMART data-driven performance management system in Baltimore City. The Performance Management Analyst will help various government agencies make better use of technology and data to establish performance measures, set goals, hold participants accountable, connect to stakeholders, track progress, and achieve results. The Performance Management Analyst will play a crucial role in the success of CitiStatSMART, ensuring that City leaders can use performance measurement to administer policies effectively and deliver outcomes that benefit the community.

Regional Program Specialist, D.C. Central Kitchen 

The Regional Program Specialist position was recently created to advance The Campus Kitchens Project's mission and values by shaping a regional strategy for affiliate identity development and network growth. The Regional Program Specialist for the Southeast Region will oversee expansion and affiliate management in: the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida.

Swarthmore Sustainability & Engaged Scholarship Fellow

Description: This position will assist the Executive Director and collaborate closely with the Office of Sustainability, Environmental Studies, and other campus departments on a variety of activities and initiatives, including (but not limited to) encouraging broader student engagement with sustainability on campus and the continued to development of campus as a living lab for sustainability learning and research, coordinating activities associated with the President’s Sustainability Research Fellowship Program (PSRF), and supporting the development of a new prospective program at the intersection of environmental resilience, social justice, and community engagement.

Key skills include (but are not limited to): 

  • Sensitive to diversity
  • Ability to collaborate with students and staff
  • Demonstrate interest in issues relating to sustainability, community-based learning and research, and community engagement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

​Civic Works

  • Baltimore Conservation Leadership Corps- Crew Leader
  • Mission Thrive Summer Program- Crew Leader
  • EnergyReady- Operations Coordinator
  • Retrofit Baltimore- Contractor Partnerships Coordinator

National Aquarium

  • Immersion Program Aide
  • Guess Engagement Aide

Summer Student Employment Opportunities: 

City of Baltimore

Sustainability and Planning Intern

Application deadline: July 15, 2018

Fall & Spring Student Employment Opportunities:

The Office of Sustainability works with stakeholders across the Johns Hopkins University to adapt operations, establish programmatic initiatives, and infuse stewardship for the environment into campus culture. As part of a new internship program, interns will work on a multitude of projects, ranging from planning events and developing educational resources and marketing materials, initiating or helping to host university programs and campaigns, to conducting research and working with campus partners to develop programs, integrate sustainability into operations, and assist our efforts to affect systems-level change across the university.  All positions are paid and open to current JHU students only. All internships span 15 weeks each semester, at roughly 50-75 hours per term. Students must be able to work independently, including off-site. All interns will meet weekly as a group with office staff, weekly with their project supervisor, and participate in other conversations as needed, able and appropriate. 


Johns Hopkins University’s Eco-Reps work to promote sustainable behaviors and strengthen awareness of sustainability issues throughout the Homewood campus. In doing so, Eco-Reps empower their peers to live more sustainably, reduce the institution’s impact, and develop a stronger sustainability-minded culture.

Applications for the 2018-2018 academic year are now being accepted until July 18th. If you're interested in becoming an Eco-Rep, please complete the application. Phone interviews will be conducted from July 23rd-August 3rd.  

Also, if you're interested in learning more about Eco-Rep expectations, learning outcomes, and programming, please refer to the Eco-Reps Manual.


Supporter Mobilization Fellowship- Greenpeace

  • Manage, coordinate, and run Greenwire, Greenpeace’s social network for volunteers
  • Guide enthusiastic new Greenpeace volunteers to groups, organizers, and opportunities in their communities
  • Innovate and test ways Greenpeace can foster a thriving volunteer network on Greenwire
  • Train activists on Greenwire as well as basic organizing skills
  • Design and lead your own engagement project
  • Coordinate Greenwire across the Grassroots Department and the organization
  • Represent Greenpeace while answering volunteer questions, providing information about the organization
  • Build relationships with volunteers both over the phone and through social media
  • Our work is constantly changing and growing - there will be additional responsibilities as needed

Social Media Fellowship- Greenpeace

  • Designing and creating engaging written and graphic content for Greenpeace’s social media channels and website. ­
  • Listening and responding to the members of our online social communities on a daily basis, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more. ­
  • Reporting on content performance and community health. ­
  • Managing and coordinating posting on social channels from staff across the organization. ­
  • Other special content creation as needed, including covering live events on occasion.

Bullitt Environmental Fellowship


Students for Zero Waste Conference Coordination Fellowship- Post Landfill Action Network

Description: PLAN is seeking a recent grad with a passion for large event organizing and volunteer recruitment and management. This student will work closely with the team to make the 5th Annual Students for Zero Waste Conference a success at UPenn.

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Timeline: June 1, 2018 - November 16, 2018, with opportunity for extension

Compensation: $12000 stipend ($2000 monthly)

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