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Listed below are current local internship opportunities, followed by general online resources that can be used to find potential internships, both locally and beyond.


Current Local Internship 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 Local Internship Opportunities

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

General Internship Resources


Other Internships

Student Conservation Association  (SCA):
Focus areas include 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

Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley

  • Summer Internship (unpaid): 20 hours/week for 3 months (minimum commitment)
  • Application Deadline: Feb 28
  • Click here for more info
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