Become a Climate Corps Fellow UNITED STATES
Jump-Start Your Sustainability Career
Climate Corps fellows are graduate students who work with companies, public institutions, and non-profit organizations to meet climate commitments by identifying opportunities to reduce emissions in their operations and supply chains. We are looking for graduate students from diverse backgrounds, with a range of experiences, training, and ambition, who are motivated to join the climate workforce and advance climate projects within organizations.
As a fellow, you will have the opportunity to work on-site or remotely for 10-12 weeks to drive meaningful impact in the fight against climate change.
How Climate Corps Works
- As a successful applicant, you’ll be custom matched with an organization that best aligns with your skills, interests, and preferences.
- Over the summer, you’ll work directly with staff at your host organization on innovative climate and energy projects.
- At the end of the fellowship, you’ll become part of the Climate Corps network and gain access to professional development resources throughout your career.
Early application deadline: November 30, 2023
Regular application deadline: January 9, 2024
including qualifications, compensation, and how to apply
Our main project areas are listed below. A full list of past projects and partner companies can be found on our Project Database.
Climate Commitments and Roadmaps
Environmental and Climate Justice
Renewables and Energy Efficiency
Supplier Engagement and Scope 3
The Climate Corps Network
The Climate Corps network – consisting of over 3,000 alumni fellows, hosts, and partners – helps sustainability professionals stay on the cutting edge of technological, policy, and sustainability innovations.
As a Climate Corps fellow, you’ll gain access to networking events, professional development opportunities, skills-building trainings, and more.
We invite you to join our growing network of sustainability professionals.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice
At Environmental Defense Fund, we believe that by creating a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, we will similarly foster greater strength and resilience within and beyond the organization.
The Climate Corps program is proud that our fellows come from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, and we believe this diversity makes our program stronger. Climate Corps is committed to continuing to improve upon diversity, equity, and inclusion across all areas of our program.