Environmental Resource Management & Pollution Prevention (ERM&P2) Program

ERM&P2 Program

Internship Information & Resources

Listed below are current local internship opportunities, followed by various listings of internet resources that can be used to find potential internships, both locally and beyond.


Past opportunities have included internships with:

  • GreenCitizen (an electronics recycling company in Mountain View) (paid PT internship as a Community Eco-Center Associate)
  • Our City Forest (FT paid internship working on a large-scale water conservation initiative)
  • Sierra Club, Loma Prieta Chapter (Palo Alto) (unpaid PT internships as:
    • Community Advocacy & Engagement Intern
    • Conservation Programs Intern
    • Environmental Grant Writer
    • Environmental Impact Analysis Intern
    • Fracking Action Intern
    • Fundraising & Special Events Intern
    • Habitat Conservation Intern
    • Journalism Advocate Intern
    • Latino Community Engagement Intern
    • Recycling & Zero Waste Intern
    • Social Media & Electronic Communications Intern
    • Water Advocacy & Education Intern
  • Veggielution (urban community farming in San Jose) (unpaid PT internships in the following areas:
    • Farming
    • Outreach & Marketing
    • Education
    • Administration
    • Farm Distribution


Environmental Career Opportunities (ECO): http://www.ecojobs.com
(Note: A subscription service, but the subscription is relatively cheap)

Idealist.org: http://www.idealist.org/
(Note: Their stated mission is to "connect idealists with opportunities for action")

USAJobs (Federal Gov't Job Board) "Pathways": https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads

GovernmentJobs: https://www.governmentjobs.com
(Note: National job board focused on positions with local gov't)

City of San Jose Job Board: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=708

City of San Francisco Job Board: http://www.jobaps.com/sf/

City of Oakland Job Board: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/

Association of Bay Area Gov'ts (ABAG) Employment Links: http://www.abag.ca.gov/jobs.html
(Note: Contains links to Local Gov't Job Boards within the Bay Area)

Santa Clara Valley Water District Summer Internships: http://www.valleywater.org/SummerInternships/

East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD) Job Board: http://www.ebmud.com/jobs/

BayWork Job Board: http://baywork.org/jobs/
(Note: BayWork is a consortium of Bay Area water & wastewater utilities promoting careers in water & wastewater)

Student Conservation Association (SCA): http://www.thesca.org
(Focus Areas: 1) Recreation Mgmt, 2) Visitor Services & Site Operations, 3) Wildlife Mgmt, 4) Natural Resources Mgmt, 5) Cultural & Historical Resource Mgmt, 6) Backcountry & Trail Work, 7) Geographic Information Systems (GIS/GPS), 8) Sustainability, 9) Education & Interpretation)


Environmental Resource Management & Pollution Prevention (ERM&P2) Program Building: 212 Kirsch Center
Contact: Jeff Staudinger
Phone: 408-864-5318 sizeplaceholder

Last Updated: 8/20/17