Work with us!

Whether you’re looking to get your start in environmental work with an internship, or to continue a career in environmental advocacy or nonprofit administration, this page lists all of our open positions.

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We’re always looking for enthusiastic interns. You’d be a great match for us if you’re interested in environmental advocacy and have one or more of the following skills: you speak Chinese or Russian, you’re a social media and web whiz, you’re interested in gaining some hands-on experience in fundraising, or you want to participate in the daily operations of a small nonprofit.

If you’d like to intern with us, please send an email to HR at [email protected]. Be sure to include your resume and a cover note in which you indicate what areas of our work you’re interested in and why.

No phone calls, please.

Walmart’s Dirty Shipping Problem

Blog Post | March 23, 2022 | Dawny'all Heydari
On Thursday, March 31, the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) is offering a tour to the Houston Ship Channel, Tour 7, “From the Fenceline to the Frontline: The Battle Against Environmental...

You Made a Difference in 2020

Blog Post | December 29, 2020 | Pacific Environment
We support community leaders to fight climate change, protect the oceans, build just societies, and move away from fossil fuels toward a green economy. With your help, over the past year...

Big Oil’s Plan B: More Plastic

Blog Post | December 27, 2020 | Pacific Environment
Big Oil is racing to make more plastic as demand for fossil fuel energy is plummeting. Fossil fuels are the core element in the production of plastics. Faced with falling profits...

This is an Emergency!

Blog Post | December 20, 2020 | Pacific Environment
Amid the crises we have been struggling with in 2020, in our communities, in our nation, and in the world, I find myself more appreciative than ever of your support. Let me share...

Making “Zero Waste” Cool in Vietnam

Blog Post | December 13, 2020 | Nicole Portley
Professor Nhan Nguyen brings his passion for reducing plastic waste into the classroom at RMIT University in Ho Chi Minh City. “Climate change and plastic pollution are the environmental issues of our time,”...

Protecting People from Pollution—and COVID-19

Blog Post | December 5, 2020 | Pacific Environment
While it may seem unusual for an environmental group to provide medical relief, for Zhang Jun, temporarily pivoting his organization to COVID-19 relief made sense. When the COVID-19 crisis hit China,...

Pacific Environment Calls on President Biden to Deliver Climate Emergency Executive Order, End Fossil Fuel Expansion

Press Release | August 12, 2022
Washington, DC (August 12, 2022) — Congress passed a historic reconciliation package with key climate provisions (170 yeas to 123 nays). The Inflation Reduction Act is projected to cut greenhouse gas...

Los Angeles, Long Beach Boast Most Active July On Record Amid Sweltering Heat Waves, Climate Crisis

Press Release | August 9, 2022
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – August 9, 2022 – The San Pedro Bay Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announced that they continued their record high volume streak of cargo moved...

Congress Members Move to Protect Climate, Oceans, Public Health with Landmark Legislation for Zero-Emissions Ocean Cargo Ships, Ports

Press Release | July 12, 2022
WASHINGTON (July 12, 2022) – Following the significant decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in West Virginia v. EPA that curbs EPA’s ability to regulate carbon pollution under the Clean Air...

Ship It Zero Coalition & Medical Professionals Demand Target Address Shipping Pollution

Press Release | July 12, 2022
MINNEAPOLIS – Today, the Ship It Zero coalition will deliver a letter from dozens of medical professionals to the Target Corporation, calling on the retail giant to take action on its...