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    Allterra Environmental Consulting Internship

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    Contact: David Stearns, Sales & Communications Manager

    Email:;  Phone: (831)419-0565 


    Allterra Environmental, Inc. (Allterra) is a locally owned full service environmental consulting company looking for motivated students interested in careers in sustainability. Allterra’s Renewable Energy division is looking for two (possibly more) students to assist in the areas of outreach, sales, regulatory compliance, solar design, and assorted office tasks for the duration of Fall quarter. We encourage students to continue the internship for winter and spring quarters as well.

    You will meet and interact with city officials, leading business people, and civic leaders on a regular basis. The internship will include 4-6 hours of event staffing or canvassing per week. Lunch will be provided on all event/canvassing days!

  • Alternative Energy Research Internship with Prof. Elliott Campbell

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    New Electric Vehicle Car-Sharing

    Contact: Prof. Elliot Campbell,

    In need of an intern to help with a new electric vehicle car-sharing concept that is a mix of academic research and entrepreneurship. Would help with app development, consumer surveys, and data analysis. Programming, web, or app development skills preferrable.


  • Cogen Facility Operator Internship

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    Cogen Power Plant Operator Internship

    Contact: Anthony Brunetti (831-291-0790)
    Faculty/Sponsor: Elliott Campbell

    We are currently seeking interns who are interested in gaining industry experience as
    operators in our organization. As interns, you will have the opportunity to shadow our
    power plant operators (PPOs) and acquire valuable insights into the day-to-day
    operations of our campus.

    Throughout the internship, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of running a
    large-scale campus that accommodates thousands of students and maintains numerous
    buildings across main campus, lower campus, and coastal campus. Moreover, you will
    have the chance to learn from our dedicated operators who oversee these operations
    round the clock, ensuring smooth functioning of critical facilities and supporting
    essential services such as water, power, and information technology infrastructures.
    The experience gained during this internship will prove invaluable in various industries
    where qualified operators manage critical systems. It provides a solid foundation for
    individuals interested in pursuing careers in fields that rely on efficient management of
    crucial infrastructural systems.

    Within the Cogeneration Shop, we hold responsibility for the cogeneration plant that
    supplies power to Science Hill, the central heating system, the central condensing
    system, as well as monitoring and operating the high voltage grid and building
    management systems throughout the campus. Our team oversees the critical systems
    that uphold the daily functions of UCSC, offering 24/7/365 support.

  • Environmental Innovations

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    Environmental Innovations Paid Internship

    Contact: Brooke Wright;

    Field Outreach Internship Description 

    Individuals that are enthusiastic, organized, have outreach experience and a passion for sustainability are invited to apply! Do single-use plastics and climate change bum you out? Would you love to engage small business owners to do more for the environment? Do you like talking to strangers and closing sales deals?


    Marketing & Outreach Internship Description 

    Individuals that are enthusiastic, organized, have marketing experience and a passion for business sustainability are invited to apply! Do single-use plastics and climate change bum you out? Would you love to help promote and recognize businesses that are going above and beyond for the environment? Do you have experience using Canva and other graphic design tools?

  • Golden State Renewable Energy (GSR Energy)

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    Agrivoltaic Design and Community Solar Intern

    Email: cover letter and CV to

    Agrivoltaic Design and Community Solar Intern

    GSR Energy seeks a detail-oriented, interdisciplinary Project Development Intern to help establish a portfolio of community solar projects in California. With the passage of AB2316, the California legislature has enacted what advocates believe will be a functional community renewable energy program, such as community solar plus storage, to overcome energy access barriers impacting Californians who are renting or are within the low incomes threshold. The Project Development Intern will work closely with GSR Energy’s experienced development team to employ strategic original research methods in effort to identify locations for community solar projects in California. A core part of the team that will be identifying where projects will be located, this position is an exciting opportunity to pioneer and shape the future of equitable access to renewable energy for the State of California.

    GSR Energy is seeking an enthusiastic interdisciplinary intern to join our team in the design and development of an agrivoltaic community solar project model. The intern will work closely with our community solar team to help plan, design and implement community solar projects that bring affordable, clean energy to underserved communities. The intern will utilize GIS mapping tools, and other given resources to develop and design an innovative agrivoltaic system that integrates 5MW of solar energy production with sustainable agriculture practices, on roughly 30-50 acres of land.

    This is a part-time internship position (15-20 hours per week) with a minimum commitment of three months. The intern will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in agrivoltaic system design, project development and management, as well as to contribute to meaningful projects that advance sustainable agriculture and renewable energy. This internship is currently remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic- but may require in-person meetings and site visits in the future.

    Reports to: Project Development lead based in San Francisco, CA
    Working Environment: Remote / Flexible (remote office or co working space on San
    Mateo coastside). Candidate based in California, Arizona or Nevada preferred.
    Hire Type: Full-time 6-month Internship with strong growth potential