Job and Internships in Sustainability

UCLA interacts with thousands of organizations across the world to provide students with connections to meaningful work opportunities. Below are active job and internship listings in the sustainability field.

To see examples of past positions and get a sense of the types of opportunities available working in sustainability, please visit our Archived Jobs and Internships.

Ongoing Link: USGBC-LA Career Opportunities

Ongoing Link: TreePeople Jobs and Internships

Ongoing Link: Openings at the LA Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and LACI Portfolio Companies

Active Opportunities

Community Climate Solutions – Community Organizer and Program Support Lead

The mission of our Community Organizer and Program Support Lead is to support our communities in using our platform and developing engagement programs to drive climate solutions engagement.  The Community Organizer and Program Support Lead works closely with our communities to discover their goals, needs and challenges and then coach them on the best ways to use our platform and run engagement in their communities.  You are part coach and part project manager, focused on helping our communities achieve their climate solution engagement goals with the CCS program.  In addition, this role will be responsible for leading direct, on the ground engagement in the City of Fremont.  This role reports to the CCS President.

Climate Solutions Net – Content Writer

We are looking for a Content Writer to take the lead on research, development, and creation of content for our action information pages.  Our action content is at the core of our value to users where we make it simple, easy and fun for users to learn about solutions and provide the information they need to be successful in taking action.  Our actions are practical, like smart thermostats, electric vehicles, home solar and composting.  The ideal candidate would have excellent research skills and excel at taking technical information and re-writing to make it simple, fun and easy to follow.  Examples of our current action content.

Earthworks – Stop The Buildout Fellow (6-Month Position)

Earthworks is excited to launch a new fellowship program to bring new leaders into the movement to challenge the fossil fuel industry and work towards a just, clean, and equitable energy economy for all. 

The Stop The Buildout Fellowship is a paid, full-time 6-month position that includes mentorship, training, and the opportunity to work with Earthworks’ team in challenging new oil, gas, and petrochemical infrastructure along the US Gulf Coast. This fellowship will focus on intersecting issues of energy infrastructure development, climate change, public health, and environmental justice.

This position works closely with Earthworks’ program staff who work to reduce risks to water, health, air, and climate from oil and gas production, with our communication, digital and development departments, and will participate in regional and national coalition efforts to challenge oil, gas, and petrochemical expansion. 

The Stop The Buildout Fellow will report to Earthworks’ Energy Infrastructure Campaigner and will join our energy program which includes federal policy experts, communications staff, development staff and a field advocate team active in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania and California.

Deadline to apply is midnight (Eastern Time) Sunday, July 19th