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This listing of resources offers information on many opportunities, including employment, fellowships, case competitions, clubs and events.

Spreadsheet of Permanent Sustainability Career Resources
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Green Jobs D.C.
Looking for a green job in the nation's capital? This group may be for you!
Post available positions and browse opportunities in the DC Metro Area.
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At BSR member companies

Energy Efficiency and Energy Policy Positions
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.
Raleigh Durham, NC, Atlanta, GA, Knoxville, TN, or Asheville, NC
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Associate, Market Development
CLASP. Washington, DC
*2-5 years of professional experience
Closing Date: January 13, 2018

Sustainability Technical Research Analyst
BCS, Inc. Washington, DC.

University-Strategic Management Consultant, Mid
Booz Allen Hamilton. Washington, DC

Senior Associate, Food & Water
Ceres. Boston, MA

Associate Director, Climate Programs
Global Climate Center, The Atlantic Council. Washington, DC

Policy Advisor, Vehicles and Advanced Transportation Program
BlueGreen Alliance. Washington, DC

Project Development Associate
Alta Energy Inc. San Mateo, CA
1-2 year minimum work experience in C&I renewable energy design and/or development position.

Associate Project Manager
CALSTART. Brooklyn, NY.
3 or more years of work experience, preferably in the transportation or environmental industries

State Policy Internship
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Washington, DC
Part-time; Paid
16-weeks starting February 2018
Deadline: January 5, 2018

Sustainable Finance Data Intern
World Resource Institute (WRI). Washington, DC
Part-time; Paid
3 months (January-March 2018)

Appliance Efficiency Internship
CLASP. Washington, DC

ACORE Internship Program
American Council on Renewable Energy. Washington, DC
Part-time; Unpaid
Various Departments
Summer & Fall 2018 sessions available
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Ceres Internship Program
Ceres. Boston, MA
Various positions (Corporate Sustainability Research & Analysis; Food & Capital Markets; Water Program; Human Rights & Equitable Workplace)
Spring 2018
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Business Development Team Summer Intern
Apex Clean Energy. Charlottesville, VA
Paid: $20/hr

Land Management Team Summer Intern
Apex Clean Energy. Charlottesville, VA
Experience with GIS; Paid: $15/hr

Fellowship Training Program
Clean Energy Leadership Institute. Washington, DC
14 weeks, starting March 10, 2018
Deadline: January 14, 2018
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PhD Program in Business Administration: Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation
The College of Business at Oregon State University
Application Deadline for Fall 2018: February 2, 2018
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PhD Research Assistantships
Colorado State University
Natural Resources-based Economic Development
Applied Food Economics & Policy
Water Economics

Environment America Fellowship
Positions available starting immediately, or in August 2018 in Boston, DC, Denver, Sacramento and Phoenix.
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Resilience Fellow
Office of Resilience. Washington, DC
15hr/week; Unpaid
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Research Studentship
MSc by Research - Focused on forming business models to enable advanced technology to solve the global sanitation challenge.
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Nonprofit Leadership Fellow, Sustainability Education
Strategic Energy Innovations. San Rafael, CA
Full-time, 12-month paid position ($16/hr)
Flexible start date

EDF Climate Corps Fellowship, Summer 2018
Environmental Defense Fund. Various Locations
Stipend: $1,250/week; 10 weeks
Deadline: February 2, 2018

International Fellow/Carbon Markets Fellow
The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. Arlington, VA
Full Time, unspecified if paid/unpaid
Familiarity with climate finance, ICAO and REDD+ a strong plus

SISE 2018
Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy
Fellows (or SISE'ers) from around the country join SISE at the University of Illinois-Chicago for a two-week "boot camp" in August 2018.
*Application opens January 2018
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Rooting DC 2018 - March 3, 2018
Free, all day urban gardening forum
Registration opens January 10, 2018
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Solar Power Conference, Powered by SEIA and SEPA
Solar Power Northeast - Boston, MA: Feb. 5-6, 2018
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GRI Reporters' Summit
Feb. 5, 2018, Phoenix, Arizona
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GreenBiz 18
Feb. 6-8, 2018, Phoenix Arizona
*40% off discount for Students & further reduced cost if register to volunteer for the event.
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Sedex Conference 2018
March 13-14, 2018, London
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High North Dialogue 2018: Growth in the Arctic
Apr. 18-19, 2018, Bodø, Norway
Students who sign up for this course and request support from the organizers (see instructions below), get the course fee, conference fee and meals covered by the organizers. Accommodations may also be covered on a first come first served basis. Airfare and visa if needed are responsibility of student.

Instructions: The president of The Arctic Institute (one of organizers) was a student of Maria Figueroa-Armijos at Lehigh and will be our adjunct next semester for the Water, Energy, and Sustainable Enterprise class. The names of Interested students who apply for the course will be shared with her for Q&A. If Interested, please contact Professor Maria Figueroa-Armijos via
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*Kogod can provide partial funding for students to attend conferences through the Educational Enhancement Fund

Hult Prize
Deadline: December 23, 2017
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Competition Resource:
Various. Several of these offer considerable prize money to the winner.

AU Office of Sustainability
Website | Newsletter

Net Impact
Net Impact is committed to using the power of business to improve the world. Club members attend conferences, plan community service projects, support local philanthropic events and hold panels on corporate social responsibility.
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Book Club - AU Office of Sustainability
The Office of Sustainability hosts a monthly book club with lunchtime discussion.
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Students of AU for Compassionate Eating (SAUCE)
Works to create a community of vegans, vegetarians, and animal lovers.


DC Named World's First LEED Platinum City


Rooting DC 2018 - March 3, 2018
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Green Drinks D.C.
Networking group focused on breaking down silos to connect individuals interested in the environment together.
Website | Facebook

Green Jobs D.C.
Looking for a green job in the nation's capital? This group may be for you!
Post available positions and browse opportunities in the DC Metro Area. 
Check out the Facebook Group.

Newark Street Community Garden Association
This community garden is a four-acre site at 39th and Newark Streets NW, consisting of 220 garden plots maintained by DC residents.
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DPR Community Gardens
The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) works with the community to establish gardens across the District. DPR currently has over 30 community gardens under is jurisdiction.
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The Green Program
Short-term, experiential education for our world's most pressing issues in sustainable development.
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Resource to find awards & opportunities:
*On the filters on your right hand side click on "Graduate" and also on "International - Study abroad"

Student Travel Funding & Scholarships for Study Abroad

Freeman Asia

Teaching Abroad
Teach English in France
Teach English in Japan
Central European Teaching Program
Teach in Asia
Teach in China
Teach in Austria
Teach in Asia

Short Term Work Abroad

Work Abroad Job and Other Resources

American University Resources
University of Michigan Resources
Peace Corps

Sustainability Basketball Game
January 22, 2018, 7pm - Bender Arena

Office of Sustainability Book Club: The Unnatural World
January 25, 2018, 12pm - McKinley 102