Jobs & Opportunities

Adaptation and resilience-related jobs and grant opportunities are updated weekly!

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Jobs - Permanent

Climate Extension Field Specialist I - South Dakota State University
Watertown, SD | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Apply by March 31 

Social Sciences/Community Engagement Post-Doctoral Scholar - University of Washington School of Public Health 
Seattle, WA | Intermediate | Full-Time | $65k - $70k/year | Apply by April 1

Assistant Extension Educator - Connecticut Sea Grant
Groton, CT | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Apply by April 1

Stream Crossing Specialist - Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration 
Westfield/Boston, MA | Intermediate | Full-Time | $68k - $100k/year | Apply by June 20 

Postdoctoral Scholar in Wildfire Adaptation - USDA Forest Service
Northeast US (Various Locations) | Intermediate | Full-Time | $69k - $94k/year | Open Until Filled 

Administrative Assistant - Native American Fish and Wildlife Society
Northglenn, CO | Entry | Full-Time | $19 - $22/hour | Open Until Filled 

Environmental and Energy Justice Specialist - University of Oklahoma 
Norman, OK | Intermediate | Full-Time | $60k/year | Open Until Filled
The Specialist will work with OU leadership, government, industry, and community partners to establish project-specific goals, conduct community and labor engagement, and environmental justice assessments in project communities, and assist with the design and implementation of DEIA and Justice40 strategies. Applicants should supply (a) a curriculum vitae (b) a statement or cover letter including relevant experience, interests, and goals (maximum 2 pages) and (c) contact information for three references to: Timothy Filley – 

Ascent is hiring for multiple positions:

Program and Event Coordinator - Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable
Remote (travel required) | Intermediate | Full-Time | $45k - $50k/year | Open Until Filled

Converge Strategies is hiring for multiple positions:

Research Associate II - Pacific Institute
Oakland, CA | Intermediate | Full-Time | $65k - $75k/year | Open until Filled

Dewberry is hiring for multiple positions:

Assistant Extension Specialist in Climate Change Resiliency - Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled

Clean Energy and Climate Planner II - Metropolitan Area Planning Council
Boston, MA | Intermediate | Full-TIme | $68k - $78k/year | Open Until Filled

NCAR is hiring for multiple positions:

Watershed Ecologist - Clinton River Watershed Council
Rochester Hills, MI | Full-Time | Intermediate | $53k - $58k/year | Open Until Filled 

Communications Associate - Waterfront Alliance
New York City, NY | Entry | Part-time | $25-30/hr | Open Until Filled

Policy Associate - Environmental and Energy Study Institute
Washington, D.C. | Intermediate | Full-Time | $52k/year | Open Until Filled

Climate Science Coordinator - Ocean Conservancy
Washington, DC | Full-Time | Entry | $48k - $57k/year | Open Until Filled

Postdoctoral Scholar Social Science & Coastal Resilience - North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC | Full-Time | Intermediate | $55k/year | Open Until Filled 

Senior Flood Planning Associate - American Flood Coalition
Washington, D.C. | Full-Time | Senior | $75k - $85k/year | Open Until Filled

Climate Resilience Specialist - Adaptation International
Remote | Full-Time | Intermediate | $60k - $80k/year | Open Until Filled

Jobs - Temporary

Climate Programs Internships for Students at Allegheny College - Second Nature
Remote | Entry | Full-Time | $6k Stipend/ 12 weeks | Apply by March 30

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Statistical Downscaling for Heat & Health - Princeton University
Princeston, NJ | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Apply by May 31

Climate Adaptation Science Center Summer Internship - University of Oklahoma 
Norman, OK | Entry | Full-Time | $15/hour | Open Until Filled

Indigenous Evaluation in Alaska Fellowship - ACCAP
Alaska | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled 

Postdoctoral Research Scholar - NC State University 
Raleigh, NC | Intermediate | Full-Time | $70k/year | Open Until Filled

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California Adaptation Planning Grant Program 
Funding Opportunity | Apply by March 31 
ICARP is inviting prospective applicants to apply for Adaptation Planning Grant Program (APGP) Round 1 funding.

2023 California Coastal Adaptation Needs
Survey | Proposals due March 31 
A survey seeking individuals working on coastal adaptation in California to participate in the 2023 California Coastal Adaptation Needs Assessment has been issued. This survey evaluates the needs and challenges of individuals working along California’s open ocean, bay, delta, and estuarine coastlines to prepare for the effects of climate change.

Great Lakes Habitat Engineering and Design Work 
RFP | Proposals due March 31 
The candidate will address coastal and nearshore habitat restoration engineering and design needs in the Great Lakes. To carry out this project, the design team (led by a primary contractor) will work with three Great Lakes states to complete engineering and design work on the projects selected.

Online Adaptation Planning and Practice Training
Training | March 20 - May 10 | Register Today
The Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science and USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub are offering an online Adaptation Planning and Practices (APPo) training for forest and natural resource managers in 2023. This opportunity provides hands-on training to consider climate change impacts and identify adaptation actions for a range of natural ecosystems, resource areas, and cultural perspectives.

Climate Program Office - Climate and Societal Interactions Division Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
Grant Opportunity | Applications Due March 29 
Grants funded through this opportunity will support national adaptive capacity by 1) generating new, locally relevant knowledge and strategies to reduce risks from flooding and wildfire in frontline communities, 2) testing and evaluating the scalability and transferability of existing methods of engagement and/or approaches for integrating social and interdisciplinary knowledge into climate adaptation planning for flooding and wildfire, and 3) piloting new methods of engagement and/or approaches for integrating social and interdisciplinary knowledge into climate adaptation planning for flooding and wildfire.

Volunteer as an Adaptation Practitioner in Texas Communities
Practitioner Opportunity | Apply by April 3
ASAP is recruiting 30 adaptation practitioners to join Community Teams throughout the Upper Texas Gulf Coast working on community-led climate adaptation planning and action projects. Submit your application by 1 PM ET/12 PM CT on April 3 to volunteer as an Adaptation Practitioner for Leading with Equity in Adaptation Practice (LEAP)! Volunteers will join a one-day kickoff meeting (in person or virtually) the week of June 19, 2023, engage an average of 2-4 hours/month in LEAP meetings and project implementation activities between July 2023-Fall 2024, and join a ½ day program celebration in Fall 2024. See all program details here.

2023 HBCU Environmental Justice and Climate Corps Internship
Internship Opportunity | Apply by April 7 
The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) is now accepting applications for the HBCU Environmental Justice and Climate Corps Internship. Five interns representing five Gulf Coast states will immerse themselves in a hands-on research to action project working with a partner community based organization disproportionately impacted by environmental hazards and climate change.

The 23-24 CivicSpark Fellow Applications are Now Live!
Fellowship Opportunity | Apply by April 7
For 11 months over 100 Fellows will bring energy, commitment, and drive to support communities tackle their climate and community resilience challenges while gaining professional experience.

2023 California Coastal Adaptation Needs Assessment 
Feedback Opportunity | Responses due April 7 
The University of Southern California (USC) Sea Grant and the Ocean and Coastal Policy Center (OCPC) at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), are inviting you to participate in the 2023 California Coastal Adaptation Needs Assessment.

2023 Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Program
RFA | Apply by April 10 
The EPA is soliciting applications for projects that transform overburdened and underserved communities into healthy, thriving communities capable of addressing the environmental and public health challenges they have historically faced, as well as current and future challenges.

2023 - 2024 Urban Equity Climate Compact Cohort - ISC
Funding & Learning Opportunity | Apply by April 14
ISC, in funding partnership with The Kresge Foundation, seeks diverse U.S. cross-sector teams to join the 2023-2024 Urban Equity Climate Compact (UECC) cohort. UECC is a national partnership that provides community leaders of color with resources, technical support, and guidance in their climate change and sustainability initiatives. 

America the Beautiful Challenge 2023
RFP | Pre-proposal due April 20
The America the Beautiful Challenge seeks to advance conservation and restoration projects that are consistent with the principles outlined in the Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful report.

UCSD Climate Activism Hotspots
Information Sharing Opportunity | Complete Today
A team from the Seventh College Synthesis program at the University of California San Diego is creating a climate map visualizer website to increase awareness of surrounding the climate situation as well as encourage involvement within the community.

The RISE Challenge
Learning Opportunity | Reach Out Today
Students learn how to increase resilience to natural hazards where they live. Along the way, they work with community members to understand context and develop solutions to problems they see. Each spring, students can submit their ideas to the RISE Challenge. Approved action plans receive funding and students implement their plan! As they go, students create an Action Story to become eligible to present their project at the RISE Challenge Summit and compete for prize money.

Request for Case Studies on Bioremediation
RFCS | Reach Out Today
Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities is looking for examples from around the country on how nature has been used for bioremediation, particularly to help filter contaminants during flood events. If you have an example to share, email Omar Muhammad at

Executive Master in International Development - IE University of Spain
Learning Opportunity | Apply Today
This 10-month program is aimed at experienced professionals seeking to advance their careers, sharpen their skills and become sustainable development leaders in line with the capabilities required for the UN 2.0 as highlighted in the Quintet of Change.

Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Grantmaking Program 
Funding Opportunity | Apply by May 31 
The EPA is issuing this solicitation to request applications for the design and management of a new Environmental Justice (EJ) competitive pass-through program where EPA will competitively select multiple pass-through entities to provide grant funds via subawards to community-based nonprofit organizations and other eligible subrecipient groups representing underserved and disadvantaged communities.
Dean Scholars (MS Student) in Community Climate Adaptation Masters Program at WPI
Paid Opportunity | Reach Out Today
WPI is currently recruiting for two new Dean’s Scholars, a position which carries a substantial tuition reduction scholarship for the duration of the CCA MS student’s program (3 semesters); for one of these, we seek a native or highly proficient Spanish speaker for a research project in Puerto Rico, beginning in August 2023. For more information about the MS degree or the Dean's Scholarships, please contact Professor Sarah Strauss

Climate Adaptation Technical Assistance Survey 
Feedback Opportunity | Help Today 
Your insight will help shape the outcomes of this effort and influence the development of an RHMAP and technical assistance initiatives in the future.

Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund
Funding Opportunity | Apply by July 19
The Fund aims to strengthen the resilience of Canadian communities through investments in infrastructure projects, including natural infrastructure projects, enabling them to better manage the current and future risks associated with natural hazards, such as floods, wildfires and droughts.

Severe Weather and Climate Change: A Reference Handbook Essay Opportunity 
Written Contribution | Reach out today 
This is an opportunity to address controversy or take a stand on the topic of Severe Weather and Climate Change. Five to ten contributors will include a 1000-1500 word essay and will be given a $100 stipend.  The audience is high school, college, and the lay public.  Essays must be original (not previously published articles). Contact Maria Groves at for more information.

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Events - In Person

Climate Change and the Big Screen Environmental Film Festival at Yale 2023 
Hybrid Event | March 29 | 6 - 8 PM EST | Register Today
Join Effy and the Yale Center for Environmental Communication in-person or virtually as we unite the following speakers in an exploration of Hollywood's role in influencing attitudes and actions on climate change.

Coastal Cultures Conference 2023 - OCEAN Ocean Community Engaging Action Now
In Person Event | March 31 - April 1 | $35 - $250 | Register Today
Join the leaders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the Gullah/Geechee Sustainability Think Tank in this interactive environmental conference centered on the indigenous environmental practices and cultural heritage of the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour historic St. Helena Island, SC on the opening day and to engage in environmental sustainability projects on Saturday.

2023 Local Solutions: Climate Migration
In-Person Event | May 16 - 17 | Kenne, NH | 20% ASAP Member Discount
This convening has a goal to build capacity for socially just and equitable migration and enhanced regional climate resilience. Stakeholders are encouraged to attend to participate in the creation of an upper Northeast region that can become a climate refugia that is resilient, revitalized, socially just, and decarbonized. ASAP members receive a 20% discount using code 2023LS.

2023 Michigan Climate Summit
In-Person Event | June 2 | 9 - 4 PM EST | Register Today
Addressing the climate crisis calls for social action, guided by science, informed by values, and fueled by emotional engagement. This year, in addition to science and policy, the Michigan Climate Action Network is convening even more movement makers and connecting to the broader cultural work of artists, storytellers, educators, and activists.

2023 California Adaptation Forum 
In-Person Event | July 31 - August 2, 2023 | Save the Date 
Save the dates for the 2023 California Adaptation Forum - July 31-August 2, 2023 in Pomona, CA - to connect with hundreds of climate leaders and discuss solutions to creating resilient communities across the state!

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Events - Virtual

March Ideation Hour: Better Together: A Holistic Approach to Resilience
Virtual Event | March 29 | 1 PM EST | Register Today
This discussion plans to explore how the Whole Community can share responsibility and play a critical role to increase national resilience across the nation.

March State Climate Policy Network National Call
Virtual Event | March 29 | 3 - 4 PM EST | Free | Register Today
This one-hour, once-a-month call is the perfect opportunity to learn about the different legislation and movements going on in states across the US. Legislators, advocates, and experts will join us and inform the network of what is going on in their state as it relates to climate policy, and what you might be able to do to help.

Health Equity Zones: A Framework for Developing and Sustaining Resilient Community Infrastructure
ASAP Peer Learning Group | March 30 | 12 PM ET | Free | Register Today
Join ASAP’s Affiliated Group CALE on March 30 at 12 PM ET / 9 AM PT for a presentation and discussion with Christopher Ausura of the Health Equity Institute at the Rhode Island Department of Health. The Health Equity Zones initiative uses a braided funding model to collaboratively and equitably invest in defined geographic areas. It aims to develop sustainable infrastructure by aligning a diverse set of resources to support community-identified needs to improve the socioeconomic and environmental conditions driving disparities, community health, and prosperity.

All that Data - EBC Ocean and Coastal Resources Webinar 
Virtual Event | April 6 | 11:30 - 1:30 PM EST | Register Today 
This EBC Ocean and Coastal Resources webinar will offer insight into existing and emerging data sources, and start to address some of these important questions. Hear from experts at NERACOOS (Northeast Regional Association of Coastal and Oceanographic Observing Systems), NROC (Northeast Regional Ocean Council), and NWS (National Weather Service).

Power Up: From Acts to Action
Virtual Training | April 2023 | Register Today
Climate Reality is offering a Power Up Training: From Acts to Action, a free online training designed to take the guesswork out of historic climate laws like the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). 

Next Generation of Resilience Student Showcase
Virtual Event | April 26 | 1 PM EST | Register Today
The RNPN is excited to announce this year’s “Next Generation of Resilience” Student Showcase. On April 26, four student panelists will share their perspectives focused on this year’s theme: Voices of the Future.

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