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.

 Current opportunities:

  • Our City Forest
    • Various Internships (unpaid): 3-12 months, 12-40 hours/week depending on student availability and the needs of the organization.
    • Application Deadline: None
    • Click here for more info

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: 2/1/18