Chancellor's Undergraduate Internship Program Sustainability Positions
The Chancellor's Undergraduate Internship Program is a unique opportunity to work with a mentor as you gain personal and professional skills and execute tangible change at UCSC. It also provides you with a scholarship of $8,200 towards your tuition fees. There are twelve amazing sustainability positions for the upcoming academic year for: dining, climate action, food systems, PICA., working groups, campus sustainability plan, student environmental center, ESLP, education and outreach, student on farm, and college eight. To learn more, click here.
Garden Cruz: Spring Intensive
Program in Organic Gardening
Get your hands dirty this spring as you learn to grow food and flowers the organic way! Through lectures and hand-on practice, this intensive course will immerse you in the basic skills you need to develop your own organic garden. It will be offered over UCSC's Spring Break week, from Saturday, March 19 through Saturday, March 26. To learn more and register, click here.
Fostering Sustainable Behavior Workshops
Doug McKenzie-Mohr and Dr. Wes Schultz will be delivering two Fostering Sustainable Behavior workshops in southern California (San Diego and Los Angeles) in March. These two-day workshops provide a comprehensive introduction to community-based social marketing and how it is being applied throughout the world to foster sustainable behavior. To learn more and register, click here.
Green Campus Panels
The UCSC Green Campus Program, in collaboration with the Sustainability Office, is proud to report that this upcoming quarter they will be holding a series of panels covering exciting topics on today's environmental forefront from professionals in various fields. Stay tuned for upcoming dates and topics to be announced on our website in the near future!
Youth Empowerment and Food Justice Internship with
"Food, What!?" partners with local teens to grow, cook, eat, and distribute healthy, sustainably raised produce. They use food, through sustainable agriculture and health, as a vehicle for encouraging leadership development and personal transformation. They are seeking an intern to work with their teen and farm programs. To apply, send and e-mail to Abby Bell.
The World Cafe
Every Monday from 6:30-9:00 PM at the Kresge student lounge, The World Café is an innovative yet simple methodology for hosting conversations about questions that matter. Each week we will explore different themes that inspire deep questions and insights about our lives. Previous themes include: wellbeing, journy, education, and connection. Dinner is provided.
The Live Oak Grange Weekly Workdays
The Live Oak grange, located at 1900 17th Ave on the east side of Santa Cruz, is now holding weekly workdays on Saturdays from 10 AM till 1 PM. This beautiful 1/2 acre garden has healthy garden beds already prepared for growing, 1/4 acre of diverse fruit trees, a beautiful chicken coop, and plenty of room for independent projects. A community meal is served. Feel free to
contact Celine Cohen for more information.
Acadenic Coordinator for CASFS
The Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) is hiring an academic coordinator to work on food system education and engagement programming.To learn more, click here.
The Carbon Fund
Do you have an idea for a sustainability project but you do not have the money to fund it? Well the UCSC Carbon Fund has nearly $180,000 available to you to help fund your idea! Requests for applications can be submitted to email@example.com and there will an informative workshop held at the Bay Tree Conference Center, Cervantez and Valesquez: February 15th from 12:00-1:00pm and from 4:00-5:00pm. To learn more, click here.
Revolving Loan Fund Internship
This student intern will work with staff to complete a feasibility study for a revolving loan fund at UCSC. If you are interested in this position, please send
a cover letter and resume to Chelsea McDaniel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Campus Climate Action Internship
This intern will assist in the implementation of the Climate Action Plan (CAP) at UCSC. If you are interested in this position please send a cover letter and resume to Chelsea McDaniel at email@example.com.
Graphic Art and Website Internship
Under the supervision of the Sustainability Internship Coordinator, this intern
will be responsible for updating and managing sustainability.ucsc.edu and will assist in generating promotional and educational materials related to sustainability, as needed. If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Chelsea McDaniel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. PIRG Job Opportunity
Energy Serive Corps, a CALPIRG and Americorp campaign, promotes energy efficiency through free energy audits, building weatherizations, and K-12 conservation education. U.S. PIRG is in need of organizers, to learn more click here.
Second Nature Internship for Seniors/Graduates
Second Nature is seeking student interns to work on multiple projects involving sustainability in higher education. Interns will assist with the development of several national programs focused on accelerating the progress of under-resourced and minority-serving institutions in institutionalizing the goal of creating a sustainable society as a core part of their mission. To learn more, e-mail.