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.

Offered in March 
Prices vary based on cabin preferences


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.

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.

Offered only in 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.

The Arava Institute Internship Information

Each year, the Arava Institute accepts interns for 2-12 months who focus their research in one or two of the research centers. Interns contribute substantively to transboundary research through a defined project under the direction of a faculty member, while gaining a valuable professional, academic, and personal experience. Interns develop skills in environmental research and development, environmental policy, and project management; gain important professional contacts and build effective community based partnerships; and become a vital part of the global network of accomplished Arava Institute alumni. The Arava Institute welcomes interns from varied backgrounds, including the social and the natural sciences.

Offered only in 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

Offered only in 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
Fact Sheet

1 year commitment required

Introducing: The GREEN Program - Japan 

Disaster Mitigation & Nuclear to Renewable Transitions

August 3 - 12, 2017