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


    Sustainability Office Graphic Artist & Website Assistant

    The Graphic Artist will provide design skills in a wide variety of areas related to coordination of campus sustainability efforts. With the Education and Outreach team the incumbent will design educational materials including a monthly newsletter, social media, flyers and print materials and conduct outreach through presentations and tabling events. The Graphic Artist will also provide assistance to the Sustainability Office Website Assistant in graphic design related tasks for the website. The incumbent will gain experience in peer-to-peer leadership, project management, marketing, designing printed materials and outreach. This position is for the entire 2017-18 academic year. To apply, visit the Career Center website and search for position #8089. Or submit a brief cover letter and resume to Genoa Faber, Office Manager/Event Coordinator, at

    Start Date: Flexible; either May, 2017 or as late as September, 2017, depending on availability.

    End Date: June, 2018


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  • 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