Job and Career Opportunities in Sustainability

Tim Riordan speaking at a conference on climate change.

Tim Riordan speaking at a conference on climate change.

Green Jobs and Internships

…are posted regularly on our TuftsGetsGreen blogVisit our blog Set up a dedicated RSS feed for the “Career” category so you never miss another post!

Additional internship and academic opportunities may be found on the Environmental Studies Program blog. 


Tufts Office of Sustainability is looking for volunteers (or those able to secure grant funding) to help with the following activities:

  1. Hosting an ‘eco’ themed radio segment on wmfo, Tufts campus radio station (during the school year)
  2. Sustainability-themed short videos (topics flexible)
  3. A column in the Tufts Daily related to sustainability-themed topics.

If you are interested in any of these activities please email Tina Woolston, Program Director, Tufts Office of Sustainability.



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Sustainability Jobs Boards, Listservs, and Websites

Training Opportunities

Green Education

Scholarships and Fellowships

Opportunities Abroad

Books and Articles


Sustainability Job boards, Listservs, and Websites

Acre: Sustainability and Environmental Recruitment
Acre connects companies and people across corporate responsibility, sustainability, environment, health & safety and energy efficiency.

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
Sign up for their bulletin, which quite frequently lists sustainability positions in universities across the country

American Council of Engineering Companies Job Board

ASHRAE Careers Resources

Department of Labor’s Green Guide for Women

Energy Action Jobs Board

Environmental Careers Center

Environmental Careers Organization

Great Green Careers

Green Biz

Green Collar Blog

Green Jobs Guide

Green Jobs Network

Green Jobs Search

Renewable Energy Jobs

Renewable Energy World

Sustainable Business
Search under Green Dream Jobs

Sustainability Career Resources
Comprehensive Excel brought to you by HEASC, DANS, and the US Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development

Sustainability Jobs
Search job sites, company career pages and associations for sustainability-related jobs

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Training Opportunities

Greenpeace Organizing Term

Green Corps

Green Jobs Ready

Environmental Leadership Program

Enviropreneur Institute


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Green Education

Byron Fellowship
A one-week, affordable course on sustainable communities

Earth Day Network

North American Alliance for Green Education

National Environmental Education Foundation

University Leaders for a Sustainable Future

U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development

Beyond Grey Pinstripes
Rankings for environmentally- and socially-conscious MBAs

Clinton Global Initiative University


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Scholarships & Fellowships

Brower Youth Award

Morris K. Udall Scholarship

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Echoing Green Fellowship

Young People For (YP4) Fellows Program

Wild Gift Fellowship

Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation Fellowship

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers Scholarships:

American Meteorological Society/Industry Graduate Fellowships and Undergraduate Scholarships

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

Jackson Laboratory Summer Student Program Scholarships

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships for Minorities and Women

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships

Tibor T. Polgar Fellowships for Hudson River Research

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Scholarship

Smithsonian Institution Fellowships

ESED Scholarship

Social Science Research Council Fellowships

U.S. Department of Energy Fellowships and Internships

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Fellowships and Traineeships

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Opportunities abroad

Foundation for Sustainable Development

World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms

Me to We

The Otesha Project (Canada)

Earthwatch Institute

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Books & Articles

The Complete Guide to Landing a Green Job Source
Free website with resources for job seekers

The ECO Guide to Careers that Make a Difference: Environmental Work For A Sustainable World
by Environmental Careers Organization, Contributor Kevin Doyle

The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century
by the Environmental Careers Organization

Great Jobs for Environmental Studies Majors
by Julie DeGalan

Careers in the Environment
by Mike Fasulo and Paul Walker

Green Jobs: A Guide to Eco-Friendly Employment
by A. Bronwyn Llewellyn

Making a Living While Making a Difference: Conscious Careers in an Era of Interdependence
by Melissa Everett

75 Green Businesses You Can Start to Make Money and Make a Difference
by PH. D. Glenn Croston

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