Internships & Opportunities

If you are interested in an internship with the Office of Sustainability, please email and we can provide more information about upcoming opportunities. 

Office of Sustainability Opportunities

Communications Intern

The Communications Intern will assist the Office of Sustainability and the Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk (ESSR) with ongoing communications efforts and projects. The internship will start at the beginning of the spring semester in January 2018 and end in May 2018.

Graphic Design Intern

The Graphic Design Intern will assist with general design needs for the Office of Sustainability and the Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk (ESSR). Responsibilities include developing graphics, layouts, fliers, logos, brochures and content for digital and print media. The intern will also help with general outreach at campus events and perform other duties as assigned. During the spring 2018 semester, the intern will assist with the production of the 2018 SustainableUMD Magazine and the 2018 ESSR Annual Report. The Graphic Design Intern will work 10 hours per week throughout the spring 2018 semester.

On-Campus Opportunities

Campus Organizer

Become an advocacy leader with PIRG Campus Action promoting the environment, democracy, and social justice.

Change the World Student Consultants

Change the World student consultants have helped more than 250 organizations to date. Each semester, students spend 2,400 hours creating actionable deliverables that can be easily digested and implemented by our nonprofit partners.


Terps for Change is committed to engaging students at the University of Maryland in sustained and meaningful service to our community. We explore root causes that give rise to the need for service and activism while promoting critical reflection and dialogue. We mobilize students to better understand the systematic complexities of social issues and the action steps they can take to directly address them.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Global Science Network Intern

A range of services to enable these interactions and facilitate access to the latest scientific information is being provided by the new WWF Conservation Science Network. We are looking for a motivated intern to help us continue to develop and promote the GSN, with an emphasis on maintaining and growing online resources.

Government Relations Intern

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a U.S. Government Relations Spring 2018 Intern. The U.S. Government Relations Department of the World Wildlife Fund is seeking part-time to full-time interns for policy research, analysis, and outreach. Given the diversity of issues that the USGR staff covers, research, and analysis may entail working with legislation, regulations, and potentially court cases.

Business Services Intern

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Business Services Intern at our Washington, DC office. The Business Services Intern coordinates and implements processes and systems for the Private Sector Engagement (PSE) team, including corporate research, data inventory and the collection and system entry of information related to the development and stewardship of corporate philanthropy and collaborations.

Wildlife Conservation Intern

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Wildlife Conservation Intern at our Washington, DC office. This position is responsible for conducting research and assisting the Wildlife Conservation team’s projects and goals.

Education Intern

The Education Intern provides ongoing administrative support for AASHE’s professional development programs.

PLAN Internships

PLAN is looking to fill several different internship positions.

Government Relations Intern

The Government Relations team at The Wilderness Society (TWS) is seeking highly motivated students and post-graduates to join us for our seasonal internship sessions.

Fellowships & Scholarships

Udall Scholarship in Environmental Issues

Are you a junior or sophomore strongly committed to making a difference in environmental issues through your studies, community service, and career plans? Do you have an outstanding record of activism, leadership, and research on environmental issues? Do you have an excellent record of undergraduate studies, internships and/or research related to the environment? Applicants must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.