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Other Sustainable International Development Career Opportunities

CYBER-SIERRA'S Natural Resources Job Search
EarthWorks jobs
Environment Jobs
The EnviroNetwork
The Environmental Careers Organization (ECO)
UBIQUITY Environmental Job Search Page

UN and NGO related Career Resources for Sustainable Development

Employment Opportunities with the United Nations
Guardian Unlimited: Guardian Newspapers
IUCN Position Vacancies
The Economist (Recruitment)
UNV - United Nations Volunteer Programme

International Development and Sustainability Opportunities Abroad

Convergence: Experiential Environmental Programs for an Emerging World (India) -
Earthwatch Institute -
Foundation for Sustainable Development -

International – Green Drinks -

International Development and Assistance Jobs

International Development Jobs

Me to We (Volunteer trips abroad) -

The Otesha Project (Canada) -

World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) -

National Sustainability Job boards - listservs - websites

American Council of Engineering Companies Job Board –

ASHRAE Careers Resources -

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)

Bright Green -

California Green Solutions-,content=1947 -


Energy Action Jobs Board -

Energy Industry Jobs -

Environmental Careers Organization -

Good Company's resources for finding sustainability jobs -

Great Green Careers -

Green Careers Center -

Green industry information, resource materials, and an interactive job board -

Green Dream Jobs

Green Jobs (another one) -

Green Jobs Network -

Green Professionals-

Greenopolis Job board -

Mass. Green Jobs Coalition (MAGJC) - http://www.magjc.orgOperations Jobs -

Renewable Energy Jobs -

Renewable Energy World -

SustainLane Green Jobs Board -

The Complete Guide to Landing a Green Job -

Treehugger Job Board –

Tufts Institute of the Environment job and internship listings -

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network -

Training Opportunities

Audubon Expedition Institute Sustainable Practices Summer Program -

Center for Progressive Leadership’s New Leaders Program -

Chicago Organic Gardening, Non-profit Business -

Environmental Leadership Program -

Enviropreneur Institute -

Green Educational Offerings -

Green Corps - offers training and resources for jobs in the wind, solar and environmental arena.

Green Jobs Ready -

Greenpeace Organizing Term –

Massachusetts Weatherization Assistance Program -

Power Pathway Program in CA -

Sierra Student Coalition -, Also see,

STEMPower - - Mid-Massachusetts Hub for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

SustainUS Agent of Change- (Apply to be a youth delegate at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development; or participate in the Citizen Science Competition)

Weatherization Training Program - Laborers' International Union of North America -

Wind Training Program in NM -

Sustainability Related Education Opportunities

AASHE list of Graduate Program on sustainable development

Audubon Expedition Institute -

Beyond Grey Pinstrips - (rankings for environmentally- and socially-conscious MBAs)

Byron Fellowship: a one-week, affordable course on sustainable communities (brochure) -

Clinton Global Initiative University -

Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs


DePaul University Undergraduate and Graduate Environmental Science Programs (see sustainability major).

Earth Day Network- Green Schools -

Golisano Institute for Sustainability (Rochester Institute of Technology) -

List of schools with Sustainability Certification Programs:

National Environmental Education Foundation -

North American Alliance for Green Education -

Sterling College Sustainable Agriculture Semester (summer) -

Summer program on renewable energy at University of Hawaii-Maui Community College -

Teaming Up for Campus Sustainability: Programs that Cultivate Student-Staff Cooperation (Harvard University) -

U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development -

University Leaders for a Sustainable Future -

Scholarships & Fellowships Programs

American Consulting Engineers Council Scholarships -

American Meteorological Society/Industry Graduate Fellowships and Undergraduate Scholarships -

ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers Grants-In-Aid) - (Check out their scholarships page too:

Backpacker Outdoor Scholarships -

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships -

Breakthrough Fellowship -

Brower Youth Award –

Center for Progressive Leadership’s New Leaders Program -

Davis Putter Scholarship Fund -

e8 Scholarships -

Echoing Green Fellowship –

Electrical Women’s Round Table, Inc. Fellowships in Electrical Energy -

Garden Club of America Scholarships and Fellowships -

Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship -

Harry S. Truman Scholarship –

Hudson River Graduate Fellowships -

Jackson Laboratory Summer Student Program Scholarships -

Morris K. Udall Scholarship –

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships for Minorities and Women -

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships -

National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology Fellowship -

Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation Fellowship -

Roscoe Hogan 2009 Environmental Law Essay Contest -

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Scholarship -

Smithsonian Institution Fellowships -

Social Science Research Council Fellowships -

Sustainable Development Internship Abroad

Take Flight Microgrants -

Tibor T. Polgar Fellowships for Hudson River Research -

U.S. Department of Energy Fellowships and Internships -

Wild Gift Fellowship -

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Fellowships and Traineeships -

Young People For (YP4) Fellows Program -