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  • Allterra

    Allterra Environmental Consulting Internship

    Listing also found in the Private Business tab. 

    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!

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  • 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.


  • Climate Action Program

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    Climate Action Internship

    Contact: Tiffany Wise-West,, 831.420.5433

    The City of Santa Cruz’s award winning Climate Action Program is part of the City Manager’s office. Since its inception in 2007, the program has been tasked with the implementation of the City’s Climate Action Plan and meeting its 12 climate action milestones. The Climate Action Program has recently completed its 2017 update to the City’s Climate Adaptation plan and will be working in the community throughout 2018 to conduct outreach in a variety of formats.

    The Climate Action Program is seeking two Climate Action interns for fall quarter, which could possible extend through the winter and spring, to support the climate action and adaptation plans’ implementation>

  • 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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    Project Development Intern

    Email: cover letter and CV to

    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.

    Reports to: Project Development lead based in San Francisco Bay Area, CA
    Working Environment: Remote / Flexible (remote office/ Availability for in-person
    collaboration in Northern California, or co working space on San Mateo coast side).
    Location: California based candidate
    Hire Type: Full-time (or part-time with meaningful time commitment) paid 6-month
    Internship with strong growth potential

  • Habitat For Humanity ReStore

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    Social Media Intern

    Listing also found in the Public Policy tab. 

    Contact: Allie Willson,

    Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay operates ReStore Santa Cruz, located on the Westside of Santa Cruz on Swift St. ReStores are retail outlets that sell donated furniture, appliances and building materials. The store is open to the public and all proceeds help build affordable homes in Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. We are looking for someone to continue to bring customers and donors into the store and increase exposure throughout Santa Cruz County.