College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Jobs and Internships

November 13, 2012

Apply Now | Center Manager, Intern-To-Hire with GreenCitizen
Nov 19 | CA Naturalists Program Representative
Nov 20 | Annual Conference Internship with The Global Philanthropy Forum

Apply Now | Center Manager, Intern-To-Hire with GreenCitizen

GreenCitizen is hiring part-time and full time positions at its San Francisco and Mountain View locations (there's chance that you'll be working at Burlingame and Berkeley as well). Most of our employees are recent graduates from University of California with environmentally focuses majors. We are a group of ambitious people working together to try to solve the global e-waste crisis.

GreenCitizen is the only certified For-Benefit Corporation when it comes to handling electronic wastes. We work with thousands of businesses across the Bay Area and also many LEED certified class A buildings to handle their items. EPA Region 9 appointed us as a partner because of our fully accountable and transparent processing system. We currently have 4 eco-centers, San Francisco, Mountain View, Burlingame, and Berkeley set up to serve local communities, with forthcoming expansion.

The “Center Manager, Intern-to-Hire” will be involved in all operations of a GreenCitizen eco-center. This position will initially be a 2 week internship, but there is an excellent opportunity for growth into a full-time position at the end of the 2 week internship. Center Manager, Intern-to-Hire responsibilities will include:

· Educating customers about the importance and value of recycling electronics
· Operating and managing a GreenCitizen Eco-Center
· Tracking key information about incoming electronic items
· Preparing received electronic goods for shipment
· Addressing customer concerns and complaints in a professional manner
· Tracking and benchmarking the success of the eco-centers
· Serving as the liaison between the center and the business and residential community
· Coordinating pick-ups of electronics with businesses, buildings, and other clients/customers
· Assisting with marketing campaigns and promotions
· Occasional event planning


· Love of the environment and social responsibility, combined with a passion to educate consumers about environmental issues
· A record of strong personal achievement—demonstrating that you are a self-starter, a role model and a leader is highly desired; and, a Bachelor’s degree is preferred (we will consider college students who are currently in their final semester before graduation). Business and environmentally related majors are a big plus.
· Excellent customer service and customer relationship skills
· Demonstrated ability to take initiative and go the extra mile
· Problem-solving skills, people skills, and creativity
· Strong business acumen
· Ability to prioritize activities and multi-task, while being detail-oriented and reliable
· Good physical condition and ability to lift 70 pounds
· Ability to work 9: 30am to 6pm, Tuesday through Saturday is required. And, candidate must have access and ability to travel to all GreenCitizen centers (Burlingame, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Berkeley). GreenCitizen’s business hours are 10am to 6pm, Monday through Saturday.

Please email a resume and a GreenCitizen-specific cover letter to Write “Center Manager, Intern-To-Hire” in the subject line. We are currently interviewing, so it would benefit interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Nov 19 | CA Naturalists Program Representative

Applications due November 19

Under general supervision of the Director for the UC California Naturalist Program (UCCNP) located at the Hopland Research and Extension Center, manage, coordinate, and develop new educational programs statewide in adult environmental education, stewardship, citizen science, and related educational content areas identified by the Director. Oversee Naturalist educational practices, extended learning opportunities and coordination and teaching of train-the-trainer workshops and follow up with scientists and educators who teach the program to the public. Develop educational materials related to natural sciences and ensure strong educational components are part of local courses, statewide meetings, and extended to other state's naturalist program directors for national impact. Provide expertise and guidance to program trainers related to naturalist education and ensure proper and high quality delivery of programs. Advance new sponsoring organizations, marketing strategies, web site development, and online registration. Write and layout event brochures, organize events, manage database, track program evaluation surveys, and assess and distribute citizen science project information for sponsors.

For further information and to apply for this job, please visit the following weblink: on req# 03008675

Nov 20 | Annual Conference Internship with the Global Philanthropy Forum

The Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF) is a project of the World Affairs Council of Northern California. Its purpose is to build a community of philanthropists and social investors committed to international causes—and to inform, enable and enhance the strategic nature of their giving. It does so through systematic outreach and relationship building; hosting an annual conference and regular networking and learning events; and providing on-line resources to donors through its website:

The Global Philanthropy Forum seeks a part-time Annual Conference Intern to help the GPF team prepare for its 2013 Global Philanthropy Forum Conference. This internship is open from December 2012/January 2013 through May 2013. The office is in San Francisco.

The intern will work closely with the Program Officer and Membership Officer to ensure that all details and associated logistics for the conference are executed well and on time. Responsibilities include creating conference materials, updating web and social media, database management, research and logistical support. The intern also has an opportunity to attend the Global Philanthropy Forum Conference (invitation-only event) in April 2013.

To apply for this internship, please send resume and cover letter to by November 20.