Job and Internship Opportunities

Student Opportunities:

This section of the Politics Newsletter highlights some of the many opportunities the Politics department receives. Contact information is provided in each posting.  Please use that information to follow up. Also always remember to be pro-active and look beyond these postings for the opportunities that are best for you and match your passions – they are out there!


Sierra Club Loma Prieta Internship

Do you want an internship where you are a part of a team of energetic people? Where you are growing professionally while making a difference?    Consider joining the Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter! We offer mentorships, trainings, professional development, snacks, and more! We are proud to have one of the best internship programs in the environmental field today. See below for what's available! Positions are filling up, sign up today!  

Communications & Social Media - Are you computer savvy and have a knack for marketing? This is perfect for you.

Community Outreach & Engagement - A classic! Reach out to community leaders and engage them in the environmental movement, primarily on urban planning.

Latino Communities Engagement (NEW!) - Speak Spanish and love urban & regional planning? Engage with Latino communities on urban sustainability!

Conservation Coordinator- Want to learn how to be a grassroots organizer for the environment? This internship is for you. Environmental Impact Analysis - Environmental law, policy, and impact assessment is needed for our work. If you have a great understanding of this, choose this internship

Fracking Action - Have you seen gas land? Want to take action? Set an interview with us. Fundraising & Special Events- Money is a critical component to for environmental advocacy and education. If you feel the same way and want to take action, come talk to us.

Habitat Conservation - Wish you could set your profound depth of understanding in the biological sciences through policy? Come help us develop a set of advocacy guidelines for developers, cities, and activists for the Santa Clara Valley's Habitat Conservation Plan. Environmental Grant Writer (NEW!) - Grant-writing is a great skill to have in any job. Come learn these skills!

Journalism Advocate (NEW!) - Have a passion for writing for a great cause? Help us share our stories to our members and the press. Recycling & Zero Waste - Like talking trash? Our team of experts do too! Come join them.

Water Advocacy & Education - Do you wish our creeks and rivers were cleaner? Then this internship is perfect for you!

For more information please contact:

Kenneth Rosales 

Conservation Program Coordinator

Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter  
3921 E. Bayshore Road, Suite 204 
Palo Alto, CA 94303  
Phone: (650)390-8441 
Fax: (650) 390-8497 

CCRC Asia Annual Scholarship Program – DEADLINE November 23 @ MIDNIGHT (PST)

Are you interested in gaining international work experience and building your post-graduation job prospects? Consider doing an internship in China! During the month of November, CRCC Asia is running its annual Scholarship Program and we are giving away 6 scholarships, totaling more than $10,000 for students who wish to take part in our programs in 2015. The application is open until November 23rd 2014 and applicants will be judged on the strength of their application and phone interview, with a final decision made in the first week of December 2014.


CRCC Asia’s China Internship Program provides one, two, or three month internships in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. Fluent English is the only language requirement and there is a program start date each month of the year.

We work with over 400 top companies in China to offer a wide range of placements across various industries including finance, law, marketing/PR, engineering, accounting, pharmaceuticals, NGO's and many others. All accommodation and visa processing is included in the program, as well as a variety of social and business events. 

CRCC Asia currently has over 4000 alumni from more than 150 countries worldwide, who have all benefited from the CRCC Asia China Internship Program.

To read about our programs, please visit and to apply for one of our scholarships, please go to and click on the Application Form or click here.

We look forward to seeing you in China soon!


Our Award-Winning China Internship Program

CRCC Asia is the leading provider of internship programs in China for students and graduates and we have arranged placements in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen for over 4000 participants since 2008. From 2015, CRCC Asia will also be running its programs in Hong Kong. The internships are across a variety of sectors including engineering, green technology, finance, business, law, marketing, pharmaceuticals, NGOs, journalism and several others. We have partnerships with a number of universities globally and in the US, and we are an official partner of the British Council's Generation UK program.  

For more information please contact: 

Katie Rolfes

US Marketing Manager


12 Geary Street

Suite 306

San Francisco, CA 94108

Tel: +1 415 243 0969


Volunteer Tutor for Low-Income Arab Youth

The Arab Cultural and Community Center is now accepting applications for volunteer tutors in our TAMKEEN after-school tutoring/language integration program for low-income Arab K-12 students, in the Tenderloin, San Francisco-- for JANUARY-MAY 2015.  We will work with schools and departments to ensure students in need of volunteer/service hours receive credit as well.  Students and professionals from all majors and disciplines are encouraged to apply.  Please forward this to your students and/or constituency.

TAMKEEN in Arabic means "empowerment," and the acronym encompasses our strategic goals of Teaching And Mentoring Kids for Enrichment and Empowerment Now!  If you have any questions, please contact us at 415-664-2200 or

Apply Now!: 


(Updated 11.18.14, from The Politics Newsletter)