Sustainability Internship

Global Partners

The Patel College of Global Sustainability partners with organizations across the globe. These global partners provide structured internship programs that are already pre-designed with 24/7 on-the-ground support.

2041 was founded by polar explorer, environmental leader and public speaker Robert Swan, OBE, the first person in history to walk to both the North and South Poles. Swan has dedicated his life to the preservation of Antarctica by the promotion of recycling, renewable energy and sustainability to combat the effects of climate change.

When Offered: March 
Prices vary based on cabin preferences

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Created for students, by students, The GREEN Program has introduced a new model for education abroad. Our accredited, short-term model focuses on bringing transformative experiences to students around the world and unlocking doors to governmental, public, and private facility access, exclusive tours, and unique bucket-list experiences around the world. We are working with universities around the world to redefine what a classroom should mean - from lecture halls to studying the effects of climate change on the top of our world's glaciers.

When Offered: Spring, Summer, & Winter Break
Price: $3800-$4200

delivers energy, water, and sanitation to some of the world's most isolated, marginalized communities, providing a foundation for health, education, and economic opportunity within the context of a changing climate. Our community-based work provides an immersive, enriching learning platform for future global leaders interested in energy, water, climate change, and international development.

When Offered: Summer

The Arava Institute is home to five transboundary research and development centers focusing on the areas of key environmental concern — water management, renewable energy and energy conservation, sustainable agriculture, ecology, and sustainable development. The research centers enable critical cross-border exchanges of knowledge and technology by providing young Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian, and international researchers the opportunity to work together and advance solutions to the region's pressing environmental issues.

When Offered: Spring & Fall

Peacework is a 501(c)3 global nonprofit organization that engages communities, academic institutions, and corporations in innovative cross-sector solutions for sustainable development around the world and across seven development disciplines: agriculture, business, education, engineering, health, public service, and technology.
Greenwork Internships

When Offered: Summer
Estimated Cost: $4124

If you share Brick by Brick's vision of a world where a quality education, health and economic opportunity are available to all, then you might be ready to join the fourteen young men and women who have given of their time and talents to promote sustainable development in the communities we serve. Our interns have been doctors, engineers, public health professionals, social entrepreneurs and educators.
Internship Program
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1 year commitment required

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The position is supporting Watermech and WECONNEX in analyzing the current market situation, providing information on the feasibility of the projects. This task involves a lot of discussions with various stakeholders, finding new project partners, developing technical solutions and coming up with suggestions to plan the project. Field visits as well as online research are involved in the process. At the end of the internship, a full business plan for either project including a feasibility analysis shall be presented.

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Water, Environment and Business for Development (WE&B) is a consulting company with a focus on the Water and Environment sectors where we specialize in Social and Business Innovation. Our highly educated and globally experienced team participates in research projects to remain at the cutting edge of innovation while possessing the skill and expertise to adapt and enhance these innovations to bring them to our clients in the development sector.


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Around the world, small-scale farmers work hard to produce enough food for their families and communities. However, among the 1 in 9 people who are chronically hungry, an estimated 70% rely on small-scale agriculture for their livelihoods. For over 35 years, ECHO has worked to equip these farmers with agricultural resources – training, information, and seeds – that improve crop production and reduce hunger. Clearly, there is much more to be done!


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Brazil Cultural develops and leads customized short-term academic, cultural and travel programs in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Spain for high learning institutions
in conjunction with local universities, social and ducational organizations. We offer academic courses, cultural activities, service learning opportunities, and travel adventures related to the connected histories and cultures of Latin America, Africa and Europe. 

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