Careers & Internships

Looking for a career or internship protecting our natural resources? Listed below are available opportunities at the Ohio Environmental Council and our partners in the environmental-conservation community in Ohio and across the country.  

We also list openings from our weekly Green Jobs & Innovation News Roundup. To find these, select "Green" from the drop down filter.

Science Manager

Location: Flexible (USA)
Organization: River Network
River Network is hiring a Science Manager. This position will help watershed groups, river organizations, tribal governments, and other allies across the US gain access to the tools and capacity they need to apply strong scientific principles to their work. Building a stronger collaboration with universities and their graduate students will be included in this person’s responsibilities. Young professionals are encouraged to apply.
This brand new position is an incredible opportunity for an innovative person inspired by using science to inform and direct both policy and on-the-ground river... Read More

Manager of Operations

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Organization: National Wildlife Federation
The National Wildlife Federation is seeking a Manager of Operations to join our Great Lakes team in Ann Arbor, MI. This role will provide operational support to the Great Lakes Regional Center (GLRC) and will be responsible for managing NWF activities conducted at the Center. This includes oversight of Center operations and internal communications, budget and fiscal management, fundraising and grants support, and assisting program staff.
Your tasking will include the following:
Financial Management:
Ensures sound financial management including tracking expenses and revenues; manages the... Read More

Communications Director

Location: New Mexico
Organization: Western Environmental Law Center
Job Description

The Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) is a 501(c)(3) public interest law firm that uses the power of the law to safeguard the wildlife, wildlands, and communities of the American West. We seek a dynamic and energetic Communications Director to leverage our conservation advocacy campaigns with our supporters and the broader public. This exciting full-time position will be located in Eugene, Oregon or Taos, New Mexico and will be filled as soon as possible. 
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, journalism, or environmental... Read More

Director of the Office of Energy & Environment - Ohio State University

Location: Columbus, OH
Organization: The Ohio State University
This position serves as Director for the Office of Energy and Environment, including overseeing day-to-day operations; promotes existing areas of related research at the Ohio State University and establishes new areas; leads the university’s efforts in the development and implementation of internal energy and environment programs, policies, and services; manages an operating budget that is dependent upon multiple funding sources and pursues additional funding support as determined to be appropriate. Read More

Digital Marketing Intern

Location: Columbus, OH
Organization: OEC
Digital Marketing Intern
Working at the Ohio Environmental Council is a great experience for any student looking to learn more about digital marketing technologies and strategies in a nonprofit setting with Ohio’s leading advocate for fresh air, clean water, and sustainable land use.
As a digital marketing intern you will help craft social media strategy and content across the OEC’s multiple social media outlets. You will learn how to manage a complex editorial calendar, assist in growing the OEC’s online presence and following, and help track critical data. The digital marketing intern will... Read More

Short-term Clean Water Supply Fellow, Great Lakes

Location: Toledo, OH
Organization: American Rivers
The Clean Water Supply Fellow, Great Lakes will work to move Great Lakes communities toward a sustainable and integrated approach to water management while providing program support for the American Rivers’ Clean Water Supply Program in the Great Lakes. The Clean Water Supply Program focuses on ensuring communities and their rivers have enough clean water by promoting sustainable and decentralized water management practices such as green infrastructure (rain gardens and green roofs), water efficiency and reuse. Working with local, state, federal, and nonprofit leaders and officials, Clean... Read More