Sustainability Office Jobs and Internships

Interested in a Career in Sustainability? Check out these Resouces!

For sustainability jobs or internships beyond our office, please visit this page.

  • - Social Media Assistant - Job #19368 (posted October 6, 2021)
    The Social Media Assistant will gain knowledge on digital content creation, social media management, and graphic design. Alongside the Special Projects Coordinator, the Assistant will create and co-manage the Sustainability Office social media accounts, engage in the sustainability community on and off campus through in person and digital spaces, and research content trends, environmental related news, media, topics & hashtags. This position is for the remainder of 2021-2022 academic year. To apply, visit the Career Center website and search for position #19368.
    Compensation: $15.50/hr


    - Student Sustainability Advisor (SSA) 4 positions!  Job #7056 (posted October 19, 2021)
    Do you live on campus and have a passion for sustainability? The Student Sustainability Adviser (SSA) position would be a good fit for you! The SSAs implement projects, create programming, and engage the campus community to reduce waste, increase recycling and composting, reduce water consumption, educate about environmental justice, conserve energy and so much more! Compensation comes in the form of a $2,000 per quarter housing stipend. To learn more about the position, search job # 7056 in the ER System, applications and a cover letter and resume emailed to Derek Martin ( are due no later than Sunday October 31st.


    - Green Labs Coordinator - Job#11174 (posted October 22, 2021)
    The Green Labs Coordinator will support the Green Labs Team to further the goals of the UCSC Green Labs Program by evaluating labs for certification and recertifying existing labs. The associate will also assist in:

    • Investigating best national and UC Green Lab practices and researching new energy and water-efficient technologies. Previous knowledge of lab technologies is not necessary but thorough and patient research skills will be required.
    • Conducting outreach and educating labs on sustainable lab practices and Green Lab program opportunities through website development, creating newsletters, and spearheading innovative lab engagement initiatives. 
    • Participating in weekly student staff meetings, quarterly Green Lab Team meetings, and other relevant Sustainability Office meetings to collaborate on projects and share resources.

      To apply, visit the Career Center website and search for position #11174
      Compensation: $15 hr   
      Start Date: Fall 2021
      End Date: June, 2022 or ongoing 
      Application Deadline: N/A - position open until filled