This website is to help Urban Sustainability majors at Brooklyn College find a career path of their choice.

Under the Student Opportunities page there are many internship, volunteer, fellowship, and semester opportunities listed for undergraduates and recent graduates. The Careers page has a list of possible careers from which Urban Sustainability majors can choose.

When new positions and opportunities are posted, there will be an update post on this Home screen to point out the new listings.

We hope this website helps!

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Hope Reichbach Scholarship

The Hope Reichbach Fund provides scholarships for students who take internships in civic leadership and community organizing. The program facilitate internships with Brooklyn organizations involved in local issues and activism, provide mentorship and a network of contacts to students; enhancing their career development. Brooklyn College students have been chosen in the past.

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Campus Sustainability Internship for Fall 2018

Campus Sustainability is looking for an intern, see the position details in the attachment below. Please pass along this opportunity to students.

Also, note that this position will be compensated through FAFSA [FWS] or candidates may apply for Urban Sustainability Internship stipend.

Contact us at sustainability@brooklyn.cuny.edu if you have any questions.

Campus Sustainability Internship details

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3 Day Bootcamp/Internships – Building Energy Efficiency

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: The Mayors Office of Sustainability and the CUNY Building Performance Lab are hosting a free three-day bootcamp for students to learn more about assessing building systems for energy efficiency. The bootcamp runs fromMay 30 – Jun 1. Students can learn more about it and register here: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Apply-now–Energy-Boot-Camp-for-CUNY-Students—May-30-June-1.html?soid=1106536376594&aid=7KvN3Oe4T2g

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NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene Position

College Aide, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

  • Assist in standing water and larval mosquito surveillance, assessing reported standing water sites in NYC, data entry and daily reports, etc.
  • Click here for more information
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Plumb Beach Clean Up

NYC H2O and National Park Service are hosting a beach clean up on Plumb Beach. All are encouraged join to participate and have fun!

Date & Time: Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

There will be a bus leaving from Union Square in Manhattan (optional).

Sign up on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cleanup-at-plumb-beach-tickets-42729162074

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New Bike Repair Station on BC Campus!

Join us on May 1st for the ribbon cutting of the new bike repair station on Brooklyn College campus.

Location: the bike station by Boylan Hall & E. 27th Street
Date & Time: May 1st, 2018 @ 12:30pm

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NYC Housing Authority Internships

NYC Housing Authority Summer Opportunities:

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Two New Internship Opportunities

350 Brooklyn

  • 350 Brooklyn works to reverse climate change and achieve climate justice through local action. We promote sustainable energy, oppose the fossil fuel industry, and educate and activate our community. 350Brooklyn is a local affiliate of 350.org, a global grassroots organization.
  • The intern that works with them would likely work with one or more of their committees.
  • More info here: https://350brooklyn.org/get-involved/ 


  • A longstanding alliance of labor and community organizations united for a just and sustainable New York. ALIGN works at the intersection of economy, environment, and equity to make change and build movement. Our model addresses the root causes of economic injustice by forging strategic coalitions, shaping the public debate through strategic communications, and developing policy solutions that make an impact.
  • Interns to possibly assist with one of their following campaigns: Climate Works for All; NY Renews; and Transform Don’t Trash. The info on each is here: http://alignny.org/campaign/

To apply to both email morphospace@gmail.com. They will start reviewing applications April 30th.

Email Professor Menser at mmenser@brooklyn.cuny.edu for more information and other opportunities.

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Register for the Sustainability Mixer

Don’t forget to register for the 2018 end-of-year Sustainability Mixer!

Register here with password: bcsust

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Career and Sustainability Events


  • This Thursday, April 19th, at 12:30pm to 2:00pm, come join us for our Environmental, Sustainability, and Socially Conscious Careers and Internships Panel in the Occidental Lounge in SUBO (not Glenwood Room). Check out the flyer for more information.
  • Sustainability Fair on the West Quad this coming Tuesday, April 24th, at 12:30pm to 4:00pm with sustainable organizations tabling and Ted-style Talks.
  • Don’t forget to register through Eventbrite for the end-of-year Sustainability Mixer on May 10th, in the Amesfort Room in SUBO from 12:30pm to 2:00pm.
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