Are you passionate about sustainability and eager to make a tangible impact in your community? Sustainable San Mateo County (SSMC) is offering an exciting summer internship opportunity that might just be what you’re looking for! As a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing sustainability initiatives in San Mateo County, SSMC is inviting college students to join their dynamic team. This internship focuses on expanding the Sustainability Ideas Bank, a vital resource that empowers local leaders to implement innovative solutions addressing critical environmental and social issues. If you’re ready to dive into the world of policy research and community engagement, this internship promises a rewarding experience.

Interns selected for this program will delve into researching best practices across diverse sustainability topics—from electrification and biodiversity conservation to social equity and alternative transportation. You’ll have the chance to collaborate with subject-matter experts, local government officials, and industry leaders, documenting successful initiatives and presenting your findings to the community. This hands-on project offers invaluable insights into how policies and technologies shape sustainable communities, making it an excellent opportunity for students interested in environmental studies, public policy, or urban planning.

If you’re motivated, detail-oriented, and excited about driving positive change, this internship could be your gateway to contributing meaningfully to the sustainability landscape. Check out the application details and submit your application to join SSMC’s mission of building a resilient and environmentally sustainable future for San Mateo County. Let’s work together to make a difference this summer!