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Career Opportunities

At the Sustainability Institute our mission is a better tomorrow, one community at a time. This mission is implemented through economic, environmental, and social standards. We believe our work is very important to the future of New Jersey and beyond. If you agree, consider joining our team.

Career Opportunities

Program Coordinator

The Sustainability Institute at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) seeks an individual with a passion for sustainability and interested in working with a dynamic team creating programs for communities across New Jersey. Working closely with the Program Manager for Policy and Planning the Program Coordinator is responsible for researching best practices related to sustainable develop for municipalities and schools and supporting the implementation of them in the Sustainable Jersey program with particular emphasis on local land-use planning and climate resilience. Our vision includes striving to be more equitable, more inclusive and better prepared to do the work of advancing sustainability and social justice while supporting municipalities and schools in New Jersey to do the same.

Preferred Qualifications: graduate degree in planning or related field; familiarity with municipal land-use planning and zoning in New Jersey with an understanding of climate change, it’s impact at the local level and policies and activities municipalities can undertake to be more resilient; ArcGIS skills and demonstrated ability to facilitate a process with partners and stakeholders to develop municipal guidance.

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Internship Opportunities

The Sustainability Institute offers both paid and unpaid internships to TCNJ students. For more information about internship opportunities, please contact Samantha McGraw at