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Climate Corps Fellowship

Climate Corps is a Fellowship program that offers emerging climate leaders unparalleled professional development and training as they drive cutting-edge environmental solutions within leading climate organizations. Climate Corps has recently opened several positions in the greater Seattle area!

To learn more, visit our website: http://www.climate-corps.org

Climate Corps Fellows benefit from working alongside nonprofits, local governments, educational institutes, and businesses on climate resiliency programs and campaigns. Fellows focus on projects in resource efficiency, solar/renewable energy, waste diversion, alternative transportation, sustainability education and/or outreach. 

New Open Climate Corps Fellowships in Washington:
  • Sustainability Associate at Bellevue College
  • Energy and Utilities Associate at Kitsap Bank
  • Sustainability and Energy Associate at North Kitsap School District

For a full list of position descriptions and to apply, visit the external application link on Handshake.

Climate Corps Fellows:
  • Receive valuable experience leading climate resiliency, mitigation, and adaptation projects that have measurable outcomes and benefits. 
  • Build critical connections and networks with climate protection leaders.
  • Learn from being part of a cohort of Fellows dedicated to implementing innovative approaches to our collective climate challenge. 
  • Participate in a comprehensive training and development program that culminates in a professional certificate issued by an accredited college program partner.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Availability for the full-time, 10-month Fellowship program, beginning in September 2020
  • Climate Corps Fellows must have completed a 4-year degree by the time the program cycle starts in September 2020. We are looking for emerging professionals with:
  • An educational background in environmental policy, science, engineering, sustainable management or planning degrees (volunteer and internship experience will be considered).
  • An understanding of clean energy and environmental policy.
  • Community outreach and communications experience.
  • A connection to the placement location. This is an equal opportunity position and we prefer to place a candidate who already lives in the region being served.
  • Additional requirements may depend on the specific position placement sought

Benefits:
  • Living allowance stipend of $2,100+ per month (before taxes). Select positions may offer an enhanced stipend.
  • Kaiser Permanente silver health insurance plan.
  • Assistance with student loan deferments.
  • Extensive professional development and skill building. Upon program completion, Fellows are awarded a Climate Change Protection Professional certificate by Skyline College.
  • A financial award upon program completion.

Application Process:
To become a Fellow, please submit an online application and resume. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all placements are filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit the application as soon as possible in order to ensure the best chance of being placed within an organization that fits your needs and goals. 

Once the application is complete and has been reviewed, applicants who qualify will be contacted for an interview. Fellows need to be available and eligible to start by the first week of September 2020.

SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to reflect the diverse communities we serve, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, older adults, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Keywords: solar energy, renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainability, environmental policy, transportation planning, waste reduction, environmental education, community outreach, climate change resiliency, government, facilities, greenhouse gas reduction, climate leadership