Jobs and Internships

For the complete list of sustainability-related internship, employment, and volunteer opportunities in the Santa Cruz region and beyond, visit our blog.

    Provost's Sustainability Internship Program

  • Develop competencies necessary to become effective environmental professionals and leaders. Students are paired with staff or faculty mentors and work closely with them on sustainability projects and research that help the campus reach its sustainability goals. Students receive internship credit and a $1500 scholarship upon completion of the program. Applications for the 2017-18 year are available now. Learn more here >>


  • Sustainability Office Jobs and Internships

  • There are currently no open positions in our office. If you wish to be notified about future opportunities, please join our newsletter mailing list.

  • Impact Designs: Engineering and Sustainability through Student Service Internship

  • IDEASS students develop projects within their areas of interest cooperatively with community mentors and experts in the field. Projects usually focus on sustainable technologies and practices in the built environment, such as energy, water, food, transportation and waste. Depending on student experience and partners’ needs, projects may use any number of approaches to address environmental concerns, such as technological innovation, education & behavior change, participatory research & planning, and sustainable design. You can find out more information by visiting the IDEASS website or by emailing ideass@ucsc.edu.