Climate Corps Fellow Program

Business Name: 
Climate Corps
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
San Francisco, Orange County or Portland
Days/Hours per Week: 
40 hours a week for 10 months
Pay Range: 
Living allowance stipend starts at $2,000 per month or more (before taxes)

In exchange for their service, each Fellow receives the following benefits: 

  • Living allowance stipend starts at $2,000 per month or more (before taxes).
  • End of program award.
  • Assistance with putting applicable student loans into forbearance if desired.
  • Kaiser Silver Health Care Coverage is offered.
  • Extensive professional and personal development training. 
  • Climate Change Protection Professional Certificate awarded by Skyline College upon completion of training. (Does not apply to Climate Corps AmeriCorps Fellows.)
Duration of Position: 

10 months

Position Description: 

Fellows will spend the duration of their fellowship learning about climate protection practices, developing professional skills for this field, and implementing projects that galvanize understanding through real-world experience.

  • Participate in an initial orientation and ongoing training activities throughout the fellowship
  • Directly implement for one or more climate change resiliency projects (assessments, education, or mitigation)
  • Build awareness of climate change through outreach and publicity efforts
  • Attend community events and presents information as necessary 
  • Track outcomes and report on efforts to community members
Required Qualifications: 

This is a full-time, 10-month fellowship program. We are looking for recent college graduates who have a baseline set of education and experience that they want to build on through this fellowship.

  • College graduates with environmental policy, science or planning degrees with an emphasis on energy or climate are preferred, but other relevant experience is considered (internships, volunteer experience etc.).
  • A solid foundation of math and science coursework is valuable.
  • Classroom experience with energy and environmental policy.
  • Community outreach and communications experience.
  • This is an equal opportunity position and we prefer to place a candidate who already lives in the community being served.
  • U.S. Citizenship. Unfortunately, the structure of our program does not allow for international applicants at this time. 
Application Deadline: