Turning Green’s model is unique. It both serves youth and is powered by them.

Turning Green is seeking passionate, committed, and motivated students to work side by side with our team as summer, gap-year, or semester interns. Interns engage in a hands-on learning and doing process, sharpening leadership skills beneficial to their academic growth and beyond. The program provides an enriching experience that challenges students to grow, both personally and professionally, while contributing to the mission and vision of the organization.

We’re motivated by creativity, fun, innovation and collaboration. Our internships provide a framework for students to experiment together and encourages them to imagine, learn and lead. Passion, commitment, and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment is a must. We brainstorm, strategize, and implement key programs, projects and initiatives. Together, we lead innovation and change the world.

If interested in becoming a Turning Green intern, please fill out the application below and we will follow up upon review. We look forward to hearing from you!

Application Deadlines:
Summer Intern: March 15, 2020

Summer 2020 Internship Application


Every summer, Turning Green invites up to 10 interns to work hands-on at our office in Sausalito, California. The internship focuses on developing leadership skills through learning workshops and mentorship, as well as creating opportunities to initiate student-driven passion projects. Our robust internship framework engages students through program development, communications, strategy, marketing, film/photography – we integrate many skill sets for some powerful outcomes.

When: The Summer Internship Program runs May through August. Interns work at our office from 10am to 6pm, Monday through Friday.

Term of Service: Summer interns must commit to at least a minimum 8-week session.

Compensation: Internship stipends are based on financial need.

Field Trips: Summer interns take one field trip per week. Field trips include visits to farms, farmers markets, communal lunches and dinners, and partner offices. There are also opportunities for interns to explore the splendor of Northern California through hikes, biking, beach visits, and more!


Internships are open to high school, college, gap year, and graduate students with an interest in environmental sustainability and social responsibility. We look for special skills that can be applied to our work around a healthy, just and thriving planet. Ideal candidates are passionate students who are ready and willing to take on any challenge and work well as a team – and work hard! The nature of a small staff means that everyone takes on varied roles and supports the work as needed. We prioritize organizational and leadership skills, ability to multi-task, and familiarity with digital and social platforms.