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Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has a career opportunity for an Entry-Level Environmental Scientist or Geologist with our Traverse City, MI office. Are you an Environmental Scientist or Geologist with 0 – 5 + years of experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a global engineering consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.  LEARN MORE

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Sustainability and Innovations Community Energy Manager

Responsible for leading the City in the research, development, implementation and management of energy programs for the City and the entire community and leading the City's goal of reducing community-wide greenhouse gas emissions. This includes guiding the City's efforts to support the community (i.e., residents, businesses, nonprofits, institutions, schools) in achievement of energy and water saving goals through existing programs and developing new innovative programs. Serve as an advocate to the local and regional community and foster partnerships that help the City achieve its climate & energy goals. Performs responsible administrative and professional work of a complex nature, including starting and supporting the start-up of major new energy and climate-related projects. LEARN MORE

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Sustainability Advocate – Paid Internship

Clean Water Action is currently accepting applications for our 2019 summer internship programs. Clean Water Action’s internship provides motivated and talented individuals an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in politics, communications, fundraising and advocacy. LEARN MORE

Applied Sustainability Specialist

The 'Applied Sustainability Specialist' will coordinate and support the Planet Blue Student Leaders (PBSL) and the University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program (UMSFP), two student leadership programs at the University of Michigan. Working closely with student leaders and the UM Sustainable Food Program Manager, the position will develop curriculum for student leadership development, group cohesion, and guide the students in goal setting and implementation. The position will provide administrative and programmatic support for student activities, and will represent the students goals and work when they are unable to be present. While primarily nested in Michigan Dining, this position will work closely with staff across Student Life, including Housing, Rec Sports, University Health Services; various academic partners, including School for Environment and Sustainability, School of Public Health, and School of Social Work; and with the Campus Farm team. The position is funded as part of a three-year grant program with expectations to identify future sources of funding. LEARN MORE

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The Sustainability Director is responsible for developing and updating the strategy and framework for a Corporate Sustainability Program. Additionally, the Director is responsible for assuring that business units have adequate awareness, tools and plans for implementing sustainability practices within their areas. The Director is the corporate spokesperson for the corporate sustainability program; this includes stakeholder engagement and outreach, participating in industry groups and events and sharing our sustainability efforts both outside the company and with our own employees. LEARN MORE

Executive Director

The CWC Board of Directors is searching for a talented leader to move the organization forward and to grow upon the amazing accomplishments of the CWC by furthering its mission to protect and restore Central Michigan’s land, water, and wildlife resources to improve the quality of life for all, and assist the organization move toward its vision of seeing a world where communities are enriched by being connected to land, water, and wildlife resources. We are looking for a leader who also shares our values of Land Protection, Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat, Access to Nature, Environmental Education, High Visibility and Broad Support, and Sustainable Management. We are looking for an Executive Director who can demonstrate administrative abilities and a passion for protecting habitat, and who can demonstrate the ability to energetically engage the community, foster strategic partnerships, manage land stewardship and broaden support for our diverse conservation efforts. LEARN MORE

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Project Manager

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated project manager for employment in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office. The position is perfect for an experienced science lead or project manager in the environmental consulting field that wants to expand their career at a global company. AECOM can offer a vast array of opportunities for a driven individual. Our Grand Rapids office is currently performing groundbreaking work on several sites that involve emerging contaminants. These high profile projects, along with our strong backlog of consulting work, will help to broaden the knowledge, experience level and value of our employees.  LEARN MORE

Herman Miller

Corporate Sustainability Manager

As a Corporate Sustainability Manager, you'll be responsible for leading and supervising a multi-functional team in the successful design, development, production launch, and/or maintenance of Herman Miller products. These efforts will align with the product strategy and focus on supporting current and emerging product applications. You will manage headcount, deliverables, schedules, and costs for multiple ongoing projects and programs, ensuring that resources are appropriately allocated and that goals, objectives, timelines, and budgets are met in accordance with program and organizational roadmaps.  LEARN MORE

District Administrator

The Mecosta Conservation District is looking for an individual with administrative and financial management experience. Candidate must demonstrate good communication skills and ability to work with the public. Knowledge of QuickBooks and a background in natural resources is highly desired.  LEARN MORE

Now Hiring AmeriCorps Members for Fall 2019

Commonly known as the “domestic Peace Corps,” AmeriCorps is a national service program governed by a federal agency – the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) – and administered in Michigan by the Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC). AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects Americans in intensive service to meet our country’s critical needs in education, public safety, health and the environment. AmeriCorps members serve with nonprofits, public agencies, and faith-based and community organizations. Since 1994, AmeriCorps State members have provided needed assistance to millions of Americans across the nation. LEARN MORE

Conservation Resource Alliance

Development Director

This position is primarily responsible for preparing and implementing CRA’s Fund Development Plan, which identifies strategies for meeting financial goals for private contributions. The Development Director will work closely with CRA’s Director, Board, Program and Operations staff to manage development work and to secure contributions. This position currently blends leadership, major gift, and planned giving roles as CRA seeks to simultaneously grow its major gift portfolio and build and strengthen a planned giving program. The ideal candidate will have experience in qualifying, cultivating, and facilitating the solicitation and stewardship of large gifts from individuals, community and family foundations, and corporate foundations. LEARN MORE

GreenHome Institute

Education and Marketing Manager

GreenHome Institute (GHI) is a non-profit organization that works to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in the renovation and construction of the place we live. GHI is looking for a highly motivated individual that is able to self-manage. This is a remote position with no office location. About 30% of the job will require travel in the West Michigan area and to some degree the midwest at large. LEARN MORE

Shedd Aquarium

Vice President, Learning & Community

Shedd Aquarium seeks an experienced Vice President of Learning & Community. This position provides the vision, strategic direction and leadership to ensure all programs within the division carry out the Aquarium’s mission and strategic plan, are coordinated and communicated both internally and externally, and meet institutional goals and budgets. Reporting to the Senior Vice President for Guest Experiences & Communications, the Vice President of Learning and Community serves a member of the Aquarium’s Senior Leadership Team and contributes to organization-wide planning, goal setting and policy direction. LEARN MORE

American Sustainable Business Council

Statewide Coordinator Part-Time Position Available Immediately

Job Description: The American Sustainable Business Council –– is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as our Statewide Coordinator for Michigan The Statewide Coordinator is responsible for managing its policy and campaign initiatives to build a more just and sustainable Michigan. The Statewide Coordinator is responsible for directing and building a coordinated effort between Michigan business groups and the American Sustainable Business Council. The Michigan Sustainable Business Initiative will be the vehicle through which advance these collaborative efforts The Coordinator works to educate, engage and mobilize business leaders throughout the state to build a business voice and power for a sustainable economy. LEARN MORE

Operations Manager, Youth Services

Bethany Christian Service’s heart is for children. Our mission is to demonstrate the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families through quality social services. Partnering with families for the well-being of children is our top priority.  As the Operations Manager of Youth Services, you will be primarily responsible for leading a team of individuals that perform the data and evaluation efforts within Youth Services.  This individual will work with staff, donors, community partners, and students at the Center and assist with all elements of federal grant evaluations and Center-wide impact and sustainability projects.  LEARN MORE

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Sustainability and Environmental Education Recruiter

This recruiter position is responsible for carrying out key portions of recruiting traditional undergraduate first year and/or transfer students for the sustainability majors at Goshen College. The recruiter will assist in active roles in undergraduate programming and activities to effectively deliver undergraduate courses. The recruiter is responsible for knowing and implementing best practices in recruitment and admissions in order to enroll new students at Goshen College. Must be driven by the desire to help others improve their lives through the pursuit of higher education.  LEARN MORE

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Head of Science in the Technical Support Unit 

Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is recruiting the Head of Science in the Technical Support Unit (IPCC WGI)for the IPCC Working Group I Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). The position is located at the University of Paris-Saclay (France). The Head of Science will be responsible for the delivery and coordination of science-related activities of the Technical Support Unit (TSU) throughout the preparation, review and completion phases of the report of WGI that will be published in 2021. The successful candidate will support the work of the AR6 authors, working closely with the WGI Bureau, they will report to the Head of TSU and the Co-Chairs of WGI. Please send by July 5th, 2019, your application consisting of a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, and contact details of two referees, to Dr. Anna Pirani (, Head of the WGI TSU. LEARN MORE

IPCC Working Group III Senior Scientist 

Job Summary:  The Centre for Environmental Policy wishes to appoint a Research Fellow as a Senior Scientist within the Technical Support Unit (TSU) of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). WG III is concerned with the mitigation of climate change and the TSU will be based at the South Kensington Campus. The Research Fellow will play an essential role in ensuring WG III scientific reports and documents meet the needs of the global policy community by helping Lead Authors critically evaluate the current evidence around climate change mitigation. We are looking for someone familiar with the modeling of climate mitigation responses. You will be expected to keep abreast of key developments in this field and be able to contribute technical and editorial expertise in support of the author teams. Closing date: 10-July-2019.LEARN MORE

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Environmental Policy and ESG Manager

GM is seeking an environmental/ESG manager who is passionate about the impact company behavior has on society, the environment and on corporate performance and have experience integrating ESG considerations into the corporation’s operations. This includes development and management of GM’s global sustainability strategy, as well as managing GM’s responses for third-party disclosure requests and supporting content development for GM’s Global Sustainability Report, providing benchmarking and research on industry ESG related trends and issues, and internal engagement across multiple key business functions such as Investor Relations, Legal (Governance), Global Manufacturing, GPSC, Fleet & Commercial, and Communications. LEARN MORE

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Lead Full Stack Developer

Foresight exists to champion energy management, accelerate sustainability, and increase profitability for our clients.

Foresight is looking for a Full Stack Lead Developer to deliver digital business solutions to our clients and team through technical expertise and software development. This position requires a strong focus and understanding of agile development practices, object-based programming, and relational database systems. LEARN MORE


Communications and Social Media Intern

The Communications and Social Media Intern will play a key role in forwarding West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum initiatives through the use of digital media.  An ideal opportunity for students interested in a career in communications or advocacy, intern will have the opportunity to work with industry-standard technology, interact with leading companies and other stakeholders, and be part of highly visible educational campaigns. LEARN MORE

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We're looking for highly motivated, passionate individuals to join our growing team. Working at E3M Solutions means you'll be a part of a company that rewards hard work and innovation. We pride ourselves in serving our clients in the best way possible while allowing our employees to learn and grow both personally and professionally. We don't hire positions, we hire people who want to grow with us. We are looking for engineers who aren't afraid to push the limits and ask great questions. If that sounds like you or someone you know, we'd love to connect! LEARN MORE



Internship – Environmental Permitting and Compliance Focus

This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned. LEARN MORE


Michigan Saves Customer Service Representative

The customer service representative will work directly for Michigan Saves, a clean energy financing program managed by Public Sector Consultants. The customer service representative is responsible for providing high-level customer service and for acquiring, managing, manipulating, and analyzing data and reports. The customer service representative provides administrative support to the Michigan Saves staff and board of directors, maintains confidential and sensitive information on behalf of the organization, and more. LEARN MORE

Michigan Environmental Council

Policy Internship Program

Michigan Environmental Council’s policy internship program is designed to identify the next generation of leaders working for Michigan’s people and environment, cultivate their talents and shape their future. We seek highly motivated interns who are looking to expand their knowledge of public policy and environmental issues while building a base of contacts in the environmental community and beyond. LEARN MORE

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Director of Conservation Programs

This is an exciting time to become part of the Walloon family. The historic Walloon Lake Association (WLA) and Walloon Lake Trust and Conservancy (WLTC) are seeking to merge into one unified non-profit corporation this summer. This will bring together the support and advocacy of a 950+ lake association membership and the resources and capacity of a 41-year old land trust to best protect Walloon Lake and its watershed. Additionally, the WLTC is pursuing Land Trust Alliance Accreditation. The right person will see this extra-ordinary combination as a unique opportunity to protect lake and land in one of the most beloved scenic areas in the country. LEARN MORE

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The Executive Director oversees all aspects of the organization’s finances, including financial record-keeping, annual audits, and budget development. The Director is actively engaged in the creation and oversight of a robust development strategy, including the planning and execution of various fundraising activities, building and maintaining donor relationships, and leveraging the skills of the professional staff to develop new grant projects and programs. LEARN MORE

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Senior Engineer - Sustainable Energy Use

DNV GL - Energy's Sustainable Energy Use group is seeking a Senior Engineer to join our Program Delivery and Implementation (PDI) team. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of Engineers to assist in managing a commercial and industrial energy efficiency program for utility customers and utility clients. This position is based out of our Okemos, MI office. LEARN MORE

Energy Advisor II

Outreach/Sales  East Lansing, Michigan

We provide our utility clients with a wide range of energy-saving and renewable energy solutions. From individual utility customers and construction contractors to utilities, municipalities, and government bodies, our clients have come to depend on our customized energy efficiency programs to help them to meet their energy-saving goals. LEARN MORE

The Nature Conservancy

Michigan and Great Lakes Science Technician

The Information Technology Technician II maintains information technology systems (including PC and LAN/WAN equipment) for Nature Conservancy offices.   They provide IT operations functions to offices for the organization’s standard hardware, software and voice/data network solutions.  Responsible for the purchase, installation, and life-cycle maintenance of PCs, servers and network connectivity equipment.  As appropriate, they provide escalated on-site support of hardware, software and network connectivity issues.  Acts as the primary point of communication between IT and primary operating business units and external vendors. Performs local administration and operations functions as appropriate in accordance with TNC and IT standards, policies and procedures. LEARN MORE

Metropolitan Planning Council

Marketing Associate

MPC is hiring a full-time marketing associate who be responsible for coordinating communications for the organization. The Marketing Associate will support Director of Marketing and Communications and the Content Strategist in content creation, campaign implementation, digital strategy, and other duties as necessary. LEARN MORE

Water Resources Associate or Manager

MPC is hiring a full-time position at the Associate or Manager level (depending on experience) to help guide the current and future projects that deepen the organization’s water agenda.  MPC is seeking a highly motivated individual with a background in stormwater management, urban planning, land use, development, climate resilience, and/or environmental policy. Strong relationship and project management skills,  versatility and entrepreneurialism are absolutely essential. This position will manage MPC’s stormwater programming, and be a part of a team developing new and innovative initiatives across the whole Water program.     .LEARN MORE

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