Climate Jobs, Internships, Scholarships and Fellowships

Oregon Natural Climate Solutions Project Manager, The Nature Conservancy. Open until filled; applications reviewed in order received. The Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) project manager will lead efforts to scope and implement NCS projects in Oregon through relationship building, analysis, and strong project management. They will work closely with other members of the NCS Strategy team to build on recent and ongoing policy, science, and horizon-scanning work to identify potential partners and scope on-the-ground riparian reforestation and wet and coastal forest management projects in the Emerald Edge region of Oregon. This 3-year position with an opportunity for extension focuses on Oregon work that supports outcomes aligned with an initiative supported in part by the Bezos Earth Fund to advance and accelerate NCS across the region. The NCS Project Manager is committed to working in partnership with Indigenous communities to support increased leadership and authority of Indigenous Peoples to steward their lands and waters. The Project Manager will work collaboratively with Oregon Business Unit and Emerald Edge staff to increase the deployment of actions in Oregon to advance climate mitigation, biodiversity and resilience goals through strategies that are in alignment with a rights-based approach and in collaboration with Indigenous Communities, local communities, industry sectors, governments, and other civic organizations. Click here to apply via LinkedIn or Click here to apply via TNC Career website

Tribal Navigator - Grays Harbor College. Deadline: September 17, 2023. Grays Harbor College is now accepting applications for Tribal Navigator.  The navigator provides leadership, guidance, and support for the Tribal Stewards program– a workforce development program to redesign pathways and programs to better serve Tribal students and Tribal community workforce needs specifically in natural resources. This position is a non-permanent, benefits-eligible, one-year contract assignment. For more information and to apply, visit:

Postdoctoral Research Positions: NCAR Advanced Study Program- Rising Voices, Changing Coasts. Deadline to apply: September 18, 2023. The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) seeks up to three Advanced Study Program (ASP) postdoctoral fellows to work on projects related to the Rising Voices, Changing Coasts project. The positions will be based at NCAR in Boulder, Colorado with hybrid or fully remote work options. These are 2-year positions (1-year term with possibility for renewal of an additional year). Applicants are encouraged to contact the ASP Science Advisor Scott Landolt or NCAR EdEC Director Rebecca Haacker for questions about the positions and potential projects.  For more information and to apply please go to:

Postdoc Position: USGS Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowship (Landslide Impacts). Deadline to Apply: November 1, 2023. We are seeking a Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellow to develop a better understanding of how communities across the U.S. are exposed to and impacted by landslides. The opportunity is broad and could address a wide range of topics or geographic areas to improve national understanding of variations in landslide impacts, ultimately to better prepare and mitigate against future landslide risk. Duty Stations: Golden, CO or Reston, VA For more details, please contact one or more of the research advisors listed in the opportunity, here: 

Amah Mutsun Land Trust. Cultural Burning/Fire Program Manager. Amah Mutsun Land Trust (AMLT) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded by Amah Mustun Tribal Band to protect Tribal sacred sites and to promote Indigenous stewardship of lands within Amah Mutsun traditional territory and the adjacent Awaswas stewardship area through research, conservation, restoration, and education.  The Cultural Burning/Fire Program Manager will be responsible for identifying appropriate locations to conduct cultural burn activities based on ethno-botanical, cultural archeological research and fuel reduction needs. They will also be responsible for helping prepare burn plans, securing appropriate permits and approvals, coordinating burns with project partners, and conducting the burns in conjunction with AMLT’s Native Stewardship Corps(NSC) and other Tribal members. FOr more information, click here.


Amah Mutsun Land Trust. Coastal & Ocean Stewardship Program Manager. Amah Mutsun Land Trust (AMLT) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded by Amah Mustun Tribal Band to protect Tribal sacred sites and to promote Indigenous stewardship of lands within Amah Mutsun traditional territory and the adjacent Awaswas stewardship area through research, conservation, restoration, and education. The goal of the Coastal & Ocean Stewardship Program Manager is to better understand how coastal and ocean environments have changed within Mutsun and Awaswas territories, and to apply Indigenous ecological knowledge and practices to restore biodiversity in areas that have been impacted the most from habitat degradation and change. The Coastal & Ocean Stewardship Program Manager will be responsible for growing, managing, and evaluating AMLT’s Coastal and Ocean Stewardship Program and will work to ensure that project activities serve the goals of the Tribe, meet grant commitments, and contribute to achieving AMLT’s core vision. The Program Manager will design and conduct research and monitoring activities at selected sites to better understand changing coastal and ocean environments. For more infomration, click here

Amah Mutsun Land Trust. Development and Communication Manager. Amah Mutsun Land Trust (AMLT) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded by Amah Mustun Tribal Band to protect Tribal sacred sites and to promote Indigenous stewardship of lands within Amah Mutsun traditional territory and the adjacent Awaswas stewardship area through research, conservation, restoration, and education. AMLT seeks a Development and Communications Manager to play a key role in crafting and delivering a wide range of strategic, high-quality content that shares AMLT’s inspiring work and story in support of both fundraising goals and general communication objectives. For more information, click here.

Trinidad Rancheria is hiring a Marine & Climate Resiliency Program Manager. Trinidad Rancheria has been working diligently for the past two years to design a new Marine Program. The mission of our developing Marine Program is to protect, restore, and sustainably co-manage our cultural natural resources to achieve healthy and diverse ecosystems, sustainable fisheries, economic viability, and generational prosperity. Our Tribe plans to fulfill this mission through community-driven marine stewardship, integration of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) with Western science, attainment of Tribal subsistence harvest, and strong relationships with Tribal Nations and local, state, and national governments. We are eager to take the first step towards this mission through the recruitment of an experienced and dedicated Program Manager. Please reach out to Ms. Karen Felt, Human Resources Manager, at with any questions or concerns. To apply, click here: 

Climate Resilience and Community Innovation Fellow, Unite Oregon. Open until filled. Unite Oregon is a membership organization led by people of color, immigrants and refugees, rural communities, and people experiencing poverty. This fellowship is part of SEI’s Climate Corps Program and hosted by Unite Oregon. Duties include assisting in developing, establishing, and expanding the Climate Resilient & Community Innovation (CRCI) model around the state as well as building the program for CRCI including green workforce and business development. This is a virtual position expected to run from August 2023 through May 2024. Learn more and apply here.

Tribal Nations Senior Manager, Washington Conservation Action. Open until filled. The Tribal Nations Senior Manager is responsible for leading and supporting Washington Conservation Action’s work and partnership with tribal nations in the forestry and climate space, focused on wildfire, climate-smart wood, and the Climate Commitment Act (CCA). This position will be responsible for building strong statewide relationships with tribal nations, tribal citizens and tribal organizations and coalitions in coordination with the Forest Program and Climate Program. This is a full-time hybrid position based in Seattle, WA. Learn more and apply here.

Coastal Resilience Manager, National Fish and Wildlife Federation. Working out of Washington, D.C., the Manager, Coastal Resilience will be a member of the Marine and Coastal Conservation team and will have programmatic, communications, and administrative responsibilities for grantmaking associated with NFWF’s coastal resilience programs. The Manager is responsible for managing active grants, interacting with existing and potential grantees, supporting proposal review, providing technical assistance to applicants and grantees, reviewing and approving grantee reports, coordinating with the project administration team to assure the effective implementation of the Foundation’s grant administration policies, contributing to broader program management activities (e.g., reviewing contractor deliverables, supporting development of funder reports), and closely coordinating program efforts with the Director, Marine and Coastal Conservation (Director); Program Director, Coastal Resilience other members of the team, and other Foundation staff, including the Science and Evaluation team. Click here for more information. 

Staff Scientist, Coastal Resilience. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. The Staff Scientist, Coastal Resilience will be a key member of the Science and Evaluation team and will work to ensure that NFWF’s coastal resilience efforts have a robust science foundation and are designed to achieve measurable outcomes that benefit natural and human communities. This position is nationwide in scope and requires a detailed understanding of the flood-related hazards facing coastal communities and habitats, and the strategies employed by NFWF and others to assess and mitigate these risks. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of natural and nature-based features used to build coastal resilience, biophysical modeling, coastal resilience planning tools, standard survey techniques, and familiarity with a range of monitoring approaches for species, habitats, and socioecological systems. Click here for more information

Washington Conservation Action - Vice President of Programs. The VP of Programs is an organizational leader who brings heart to operationalizing WCA’s vision for environmental justice by shaping and driving the overall strategy for our policy and communications programs. Reporting to our CEO, and serving as a critical thought partner to her and other leaders across the organization, this position is part of the Executive Management Team. The VP of Programs manages the DIrectors of Forest, Puget Sound, Climate & Fossil Fuel, and Communications programs. The VP of Programs works closely with the directors of each of these programs and with executive leadership to secure and develop resources needed to ensure that policy and communications programs are strategically connected, grounded in racial justice, and working towards common goals as reflected in the strategic framework and organization-wide communications plan. The full job announcement can be accessed here or in the attached document.