College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Jobs and Internships

December 10, 2012

Dec 17 | Dept of Agriculture - Pathways Internship (Soil Conservationist)
Dec 20 | Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Dec 21 | San Francisco Department of the Environment - Clean Transportation Internship
Open Until Filled | SF Conservation Corps - Field Projects Supervisor

Dec 17 | Dept of Agriculture - Pathways Internship (Soil Conservationist)

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is known worldwide for its accomplishments and innovations in conversation. The employees of NRCS are recognized for their talent, dedication, and ingenuity in making the agency's programs work as they take necessary steps to reduce erosion, protect wildlife, promote good land use, and other measures to preserve the National's natural resources for future generations. Join us in protecting and conserving natural resources on American's private land. Visit our web site ( to learn more and see why this is such a great place to work. This position is expected to begin Summer 2013. Internship location will be based on NRCS need and selectee's preference. Position is shown in Fayetteville, but may be moved if needed.

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Dec 20 | Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Community Engagement & Trails Stewardship Programs Assistant
Applications will be accepted until December 20, 2012.
Full job listing available here

The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is the nonprofit support partner of the Golden Gate National Parks—84,000 acres of national parkland throughout the Bay Area, including Muir Woods, Ocean Beach, Crissy Field, and Alcatraz. The Parks Conservancy is a membership organization created to preserve the Golden Gate National Parks, enhance the experiences of park visitors, and build a community dedicated to conserving the parks for the future. Park projects and programs include the Crissy Field Center, the promoting of leadership and environmental justice training for youth; the Native Plant Nurseries, which grows over 100,000 plants annually to restore habitat; Trails Forever, which is at work building and rehabilitating miles of trails throughout the parks; and volunteer programs that inspire 35,000 people annually to take action in support the parks.

Position Overview

The Projects and Stewardship Department oversees planning, design, and implementation of Park Projects and Stewardship initiatives for the Parks Conservancy, including natural and cultural resource enhancement and restoration, facility improvement, trail enhancements and new trails, signage, overlooks, visitor amenities, parking lots, and open space. The Projects and Stewardship Department also includes an effective community engagement component built into the projects and provides ongoing support to the other Parks Conservancy departments to meet Conservancy-wide goals. The Community Engagement and Trails Stewardship Programs Assistant (Programs Assistant) is responsible for providing administrative support to the Parks Conservancy's Trails Volunteer Program and the Community Engagement Program. The Programs Assistant will contribute to the preparation of outreach materials, including newsletters, signs, flyers, etc., in addition to attending community events and assisting with volunteer programs.

Dec 21 | San Francisco Department of the Environment - Clean Transportation Internship

Two internship positions available with the San Francisco Department of the Environment

Appointment Type: Clean Transportation Internship
Filing deadline: 5pm Friday, December 21, 2012
Salary: Unpaid Internship
Date Issued: 12/3/2012
Internship start date: January 7, 2013
Internship end date: June 28, 2013
Weekly Time Commitment: 20 hrs/week, with occasional evening outreach events

Program Background:

The mission of the City and County of San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment) is to promote innovative policies and programs to protect the urban and natural environment, promote social equity and expand the green economy. SF Environment programs include Zero Waste/Recycling, Climate, Green Building, Energy Efficiency and Renewables, Toxics Reduction, Environmental Justice, Urban Agriculture, Clean Transportation, Urban Forest, and Public Information Programs. The Clean Transportation Program works to improve air quality in San Francisco, primarily by reducing vehicle emissions, and working with businesses and other local and regional agencies to promote trip reduction. For more information on SF Environment and the Clean Transportation Program, visit

For more information on these internships, as well as other recent internship opportunities with the San Francisco Department of the Environment, click here.

Open Until Filled | SF Conservation Corps - Field Projects Supervisor

Compensation: From $37,438.32 to $40,316.88 per year DOE
Benefited: Yes (including medical and dental)
Hours: Normally 40 hours per week
Required: Driver’s license, insurability on SFCC driving insurance

Full job listing available here.

Program Description

The San Francisco Conservation Corps (SFCC) is a non-profit job readiness and education program serving young adults between the approximate ages of 18 and 26 who work within crews to address community needs through service and conservation-related work. SFCC job readiness opportunities for young adults include, but are not limited to, landscaping, carpentry and recycling. Concurrently and in partnership with the John Muir Charter School, the young adults focus on attaining their High School Diploma and GED or participate in the Corps-to-Career higher education program.

Job Summary

The Field Projects Supervisor is responsible for supervising and training crews of young adults, Corpsmembers, and ensuring that field projects are completed to specifications.