Sustainability

Resources

On this page you will find an extensive collection of resources and links to help you learn, network, and search for jobs and internships in Ohio and beyond!

SUSTAINABILITY LINKS
Northeast Ohio |  Ohio  |  National and International 

JOB BOARDS AND CAREER RESOURCES
Business  |  Environmental/Outdoor Education  |  Environment/Sustainability/Wildlife  |  Ohio Sustainability Jobs  |  Higher Education Sustainability Jobs  |  Internships and Service  |  Fellowships  |  Sustainability and Environmental Certifications

FUNDING
Scholarships  |  Grants

Be a Citizen Scientist

 

Northeast Ohio Sustainability Links

Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland

Big Creek Connects

Cleveland 2030 District

Cleveland Botanical Gardens

Cleveland Cultural Gardens

Cleveland Greater Food Bank

Cleveland Metroparks

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Chagrin Rivers Watershed Partners

Crown Point Ecology Center

Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District

Cuyahoga River Area of Concern

Cuyahoga River Restoration

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Drink Local Drink Tap

Earth Day Coalition

Environmental Health Watch

Friends of the Crooked River

Great Lakes Biomimicry

Greater Akron Innovator Network for Sustainability

Great Lakes Science Center

Green City Blue Lake

GOhio Commute

Holden Arboretum Forests and Gardens

Lake Erie Nature and Science Center

Native Plant Society of Northeastern Ohio

Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio and Erie Canalway

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Ohio to Erie Trail

Ohio Food Recovery Network

Ohio Sea Grant

Shaker Lakes Nature Center

Sustainable Cleveland

Switching Gears

Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners

Vibrant NEO

West Creek Conservancy

Watershed Stewardship Center

Western Cuyahoga Audubon

Western Reserve Land Conservancy

 

Ohio Sustainability Links

Association of Ohio Recyclers

Clean Fuels Ohio

Clean Jobs Ohio

Coalition of Ohio Land Trusts

DSIRE incentives database Ohio

EnergySage Solar Data Explorer Ohio

Environmental Education Council of Ohio

Environmental Professionals Network (EPN)

Friends for the Preservation of Ohio State Parks

Green Energy Ohio

Keep Ohio Beautiful

Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission 

The Oberlin Project

The Ohio Association of Litter Prevention and Recycling Professionals

Ohio Bikeways

Ohio Bicycle Federation

Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative

Ohio Department of Agriculture

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association

Ohio Energy Project

Ohio Environmental Council

Ohio Environmental Organizations

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Ohio EPA Office of Environmental Education

Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Ohio Food Recovery Network

The Ohio Legislature

Ohio Materials Marketplace

Ohio Natural Areas and Preserves

Ohio Prairie Association

Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative

Ohio Public Utilities Commission

Ohio River Foundation

Ohio Stormwater Association

Ohio Stream Preservation

Ohio Vermiculture Network

Ohio Watershed Network

Ohio Wildlife Rehabilitators Association

Rivers Unlimited

Rural Action 

Sierra Club Ohio Chapter

Solar Energy Industries Assocation: Ohio

The Nature Conservancy: Ohio

University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio

U.S. Green Building Council Ohio

U.S. Energy Information Administration Ohio

 

National and International Sustainability Links

AASHE - The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

AASHE Climate Solutions

AASHE Resource Hub

Alliance to Save Energy  

America Recycles Day

American Solar Energy Society

Arbor Day Foundation

Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences

B Corporation

C40 Cities

Call 2 Recycle Battery Recycling

Carton Council

Clean Energy States Alliance

Center for Outdoor Ethics Leave No Trace 

College and University Recycling Coalition

Compete to Reduce - Campus Conservation Nationals

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency

Donate Stuff

Earth 911

Earth Force

Ecological Society of America

Energy Sage

Energy Star

Energy Star Battle of the Buildings  

Engineers for a Sustainable World

Environmental Defense Fund

Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Protection Agency Food Recovery Competition

Environmental Protection Agency Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator

EPA Recycle City Game

Environmental Working Group

Environmental Working Group Skin Deep Database

Game Day Challenge

Green Apple Day of Service

Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium

How to opt out of receiving junk mail, catalogs, coupons, phone books by Global Stewards

International Union for the Conservation of Nature

Land Trust Alliance

League of American Bicyclists  

Let's Go Solar

Let's Go Solar: How Solar Panels Work

Local Governments for Sustainability

Midwest Evolve

Moms Clean Air Force

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

National Council for Science and the Environment

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory

National Resources Defense Council

National Science Foundation

National Wildlife Federation

National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology

Net Impact

North American Association of Environmental Education

North American Students of Cooperation

The Offset Network

Organization of Biological Field Stations

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Pew Research Center: Energy & Environment Topics

Plastic Film Recycling

Post-Landfill Action Network

Powershift Network

RecycleMania

Sierra Student Club

Society for Conservation Biology

Society for Ecological Restoration

Society for Wilderness Stewardship

Story of Stuff

The 5 Gyres Institute

The Nature Conservancy

The Trust for Public Land

The Wildlife Society

United Nations and Climate Change

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

United Nations Sustainable Development

U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development

U.S. Composting Council

U.S. Department of Energy  

U.S. Energy Information Administration

U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Coalition

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

U.S. Green Building Council

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

U.S. Forest Service

U.S. Partnership for Sustainable Development

U.S. Zero Waste Business Council

Waste Reduction Model

Wildlife Conservation Network

World Wildlife Fund

Zero Waste International Alliance

 

Job Boards and Career Resources

BUSINESS JOBS

Net Impact 

Weinreb Group Sustainability Jobs

Weinreb Group CSR and Sustainability Job Listing Sites

 

ENVIRONMENTAL/OUTDOOR EDUCATION JOBS

National American Association for Environmental Education 

National Outdoor Leadership School 

 

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABILITY/WILDLIFE JOBS

Environment Jobs

Idealist  

National Council for Science and the Environment

Organization of Biological Field Stations

Orion Grassroots Network 

Society of Conservation Biology

Texas A & M Wildlife & Fisheries 

Wildlife Job Search

Weinreb Group Sustainability Job Sites

 

OHIO ENVIRONMENTAL JOBS

Akron Zoo

Cleveland Metroparks

Crown Point Ecology Center Farm Apprentices

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Internships

Davey Tree

Enviroscience

Green City Blue Lake

Lake Metroparks Jobs & Internships

Ohio Department of Natural Resources 

Ohio Environmental Council

Ohio EPA, Office of Environmental Education: Environmental Career Resources

Ohio Means Jobs

Stark Parks Jobs

Summit Metroparks Employment

Wildlife Job Search

 

HIGHER EDUCATION SUSTAINABILITY JOBS

AASHE job board

Chronicle Vitae

Higher Education Consortium for Sustainability

 

INTERNSHIPS AND SERVICE

Akron Zoo

Americorps 

Cleveland Metroparks

Cleveland Metroparks Watershed Volunteer Program Watershed Volunteer Program

Crown Point Ecology Center Farm Apprentices

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Internships

Environmental Education Council of Ohio - Environmental Career Ambassadors

Glen Helen Naturalist Internship

Green City Blue Lake

Idealist 

Lake Metroparks Jobs & Internships

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

National Council for Science and the Environment

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Student Opportunities

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Internships 

Ohio Environmental Council

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Organization of Biological Field Stations Internships and REUs

Peacecorps 

Stratford Ecological Center Internships

Student Conservation Association 

 

FELLOWSHIPS

Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship 

The Nature Conservancy's NatureNet Science Fellows Program

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fellowships

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Our Climate Fellowship

University of New Hampshire Sustainability Fellowships 

 

SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATIONS

Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center Courses

Center for Outdoor Ethics Leave No Trace Courses

Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Program

Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District Master Recycler Program

Environmental Career Ambassadors

ISSP Sustainability Professional Certification

Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Program

National Outdoor Leadership School Courses

National Outdoor Leadership School Wilderness Medicine

North American Association for Environmental Education Certification

Project Learning Tree

Project Wild

Project Wet

U.S. Green Building Council LEED credentials

Wilderness Medical Associates International Certification Courses

 
 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Choose Ohio First Scholarships

Ohio Association of Recycling and Litter Prevention Professionals Scholarships 

Ohio EPA Office of Environmental Education Fund Scholarships 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Scholarships

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

The Roger Arliner Young (RAY) Marine Conservation Diversity Fellowship 

 

Grants

The Native Plant Society of Northeastern Ohio September

Ohio Invasive Plants Council November

Ohio Biological Survey Small Grants

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Wild School Sites September - May

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Step Outside Grants

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Clean Ohio Trails Fund

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Recreational Trails Program

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Recreation Grants

Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Education Grants April 

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Recycling and Litter Prevention Grants February

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Education Fund Clean School Bus Grants

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Education Fund Diesel Emission Reduction Grants

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Education Mini Grants and General Grants January

National Science Foundation Funding

Wege Prize Competition

 

Be a Citizen Scientist

Bumble Bee Watch

Citizen Science Association

Citizen Science Day

Cleveland Metroparks Watershed Volunteer Program

Cuyahoga Valley BioBlitz

EPA Citizen Scientist

Firefly Watch

Frog Watch USA

Inaturalist

Monarch Watch

National Park BioBlitz

Ohio Bee Atlas

Ohio Bowhunter Survey

Ohio Breeding Bird Atlas

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Citizen Science

Ohio Frog and Toad Calling Survey

Ohio Spider Survey

Organization of Biological Field Stations

Park Apps Northeast Ohio