Environmental Organizations

Internship Program
Kagin Commons, First Floor
651-696-6128
651-696-6628 (fax)

Academic-Year Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Drop-In Hours
Daily, 1:30-3 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Name
Category
Keywords
Contact
4RM+ULA (Formula)
St. Paul
Green Building, Sustainability Architecture, art and technology, Spanish speaking opportunities 651-292-0106
info@4rmula.com
Alchemy Architects
St. Paul
Green Building, Sustainability Traditional architecture, design service, general consultation 651-647-6650
info@alchemyarch.com
Alliance for Metropolitan Stability
St. Paul
Gardening, Policy, Religion & Enviro, Urban Planning Advocacy coalition, racial, economic, and environmental justice, grassroots organization 612-332-4471
russ@metrostability.org
Alliance for Sustainability
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Sustainability Nonprofit, community outreach, environmental action 612-250-0389
sean@afors.org
Art Start
St. Paul
Enviro Education Nonprofit, arts and education, environmental stewardship, youth and family participation 651-698-2787
Audubon Minnesota
Twin Cities
Bird Ecology, Conservation, Enviro Education Nonprofit, conservation, restoration, education and policy 651-739-9332
Aurora/St. Anthony Development (ASANDC)
Minneapolis
Policy, Urban Planning Community development, affordable housing, youth and resident leadership 651-222-0399
nieeta@aurorastanthony.org
BARR Engineering
Minneapolis
Environmental Consulting, Engineering Consulting service, natural resource management, permitting, landscape design, field study 952-832-2600
Bell Museum of Natural History
Minneapolis
Conservation, Education, Research Natural history, public outreach, research and education, stewardship 612-624-6878
sathe095@umn.edu
Bike Alliance of MN
Minneapolis
Transportation Bike advocacy, bike safety education, community outreach, technical assistance info@bikemn.org
Blue Green Alliance
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics, Labor, Policy Unions and environmental orgs, public policy, research, advocacy and education 612-466-4484
chelseak@bluegreenalliance.org
Capitol Region Watershed District
St. Paul
Water Quality Permitting, water quality monitoring/mapping, education and outreach, funding and grants 651-644-8888
dawn@capitolregionwd.org
Center for Biological Diversity
Minneapolis
Conservation, Policy, Legislation Public advocacy, media outreach, national and international, endangered species protection 651-955-3821
cadkinsgiese@biologicaldiversity.org
Center for Energy & Environment (CEE)
Minneapolis
Energy, Sustainability Nonprofit, field and market research, engineering services, energy efficiency rhenderson@mncee.org
Citizen's League of Minnesota
St. Paul
Legislation, Policy Event planning, civic engagement 651-293-0575
aarling@citizensleague.org
Clean up the River Environment (CURE)
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Policy, Water Quality Sustainability, education, outdoor activities, cultural events, communication/engagement 320-296-2984
cure@cureriver.org
Clean Water Action
Twin Cities
Legislation, Policy, Water Quality Grassroots groups, coalitions, environmental protection, state and national campaigns 612-623-3666
mncwa@cleanwater.org
Climate Generation
Minneapolis
Enviro Education Nonprofit, youth education, climate change action 612-278-7147
megan@climategen.org
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
St. Paul
Biology, Conservation, Enviro Education Animal/plant management, green design, education residency, stewardship 651-487-8252
ComoVolunteers@ci.stpaul.mn.us
Compatible Technology International
St. Paul
Food Access, Sustainability Non-profit, international aid, technology, education, nutrition, water safety, entrepreneurial support 651-632-3912
cti@compatibletechnology.org
Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa
St. Paul
Resource Management, Conservation, Emergency Response, Environmental Stewardship Youth training, service-learning, career building, job placement, environmental education 651-209-9900
info@conservationcorps.org
Conservation MN
Minneapolis
Conservation, Legislation, Policy Non-profit, advocacy, budget analysis, communication, natural resource protection 612-767-2444
info@conservationminnesota.org
Cooperative Energy Futures
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Education, Legislation, Policy, Urban Planning Cooperative, workshops, community outreach, energy ownership 612-568-2334
info@cooperativeenergyfutures.com
Corcoran Neighborhood Org.
Twin Cities
Urban Planning Information, community advocacy, sustainability, diversity, civic engagement 612-724-7457
eric@corcoranneighborhood.org
Cycles for Change (Formerly Sibley Bike Coop)
St. Paul
Transportation Diversity and empowerment, bike safety, neighborhood outreach, bicycle access and education 651-222-2080
volunteer@cyclesforchange.org
Dero Bike Racks
Minneapolis
Transportation Transportation advocacy, green company, art, biking 800-891-9298
District 1 Community Council
Minneapolis
Urban Planning Community outreach, government, community development, 651-501-6345
district1council@aol.com
Do It Green! MN
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Publications Nonprofit, green and sustainable living, community outreach, workshops 612-345-7973
ami@doitgreen.org
Dodge Nature Center
St. Paul
Agriculture, Green Spaces, Enviro Education Outdoor classrooms, teaching programs, community involvement 651-789-5211
tyocum@dodgenaturecenter.org
Dovetail Partners, Inc.
Minneapolis
Conservation, Forest Eco., Green Building Nonprofit, sustainability, forestry certification, land use research 612-333-0430
info@dovetailinc.org
Earth Clean Corporation
St. Paul
Sustainable Technology Green technology, chemistry, research 612-230-3550
Eco Education
Minneapolis
Enviro Education Nonprofit, sustainability education, civic engagement, youth outreach, mentoring 651-222-7691
info@ecoeducation.org
Eggplant Urban Farm Supply
St. Paul
Agriculture, Gardening, Sustainability Backyard homesteading, gardening supplies, community outreach, classrooms 651-645-0818
audrey@eggplantsupply.com
Energy Resources
St. Louis Park
Energy, Sustainability Education, community outreach, event marketing, research (surveying), Hispanic and Latino outreach 612-889-0447
pat@energyresourcesmktg.com
Environment America
Minneapolis
Legislation, Enviro Education, Conservation National campaign, community outreach, environmental policy and advocacy 617-747-4449
Environment MN
St. Paul
Energy, Legislation, Policy, Sustainability Advocacy, research reports, canvassing, fundraising, petitioning 612-331-8404
Environmental Law and Policy Center
St. Paul
Policy, Litigation Clean energy development, public interest, eco-business, advocacy campaigns, environmental law 651-789-1407
jdexter@elpc.org
Eureka Recycling
Minneapolis
Policy, Recycling Nonprofit, zero-waste, recycling services, events, communications 651-222-7678
info@eurekarecycling.org
Fort Snelling State Park
St. Paul
Green Spaces, Conservation Community space, outdoor recreation, outreach, conservation 612-279-3550
fortsnelling.statepark@state.mn.us
Fresh Energy (Formerly ME3)
Minneapolis
Energy, Enviro Justice, Policy, Sustainability, Transportation, Urban Planning Public policy, clean energy, carbon reduction, government education, climate and health 651-225-0878
info@fresh-energy.org
Friends of the Boundary Waters
Minneapolis
Conservation, Forest Eco. Preservation and restoration, legislation, wilderness, policy, Washington DC 612-332-9630
info@friends-bwca.org
Friends of the Mississippi
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use Charitable organization, land conservation, watershed protection, stewardship 651-222-2193
www.fmr.org/contact
Friends of the Parks & Trails of St. Paul and Ramsey Co.
St. Paul
Green Spaces Community outreach, public education, development, public policy 651-689-3558
info@friendsoftheparks.org
Frogtown Farm and Park
St. Paul
Green Space, Farming Food systems, urban farming, community outreach 651-212-5383
info@frogtownfarm.org
Gardening Matters
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Gardening, Green Spaces Nonprofit, community gardening, food systems, Good Food movement, public relations/advocacy 612-821-2358
info@gardeningmatters.org
Grassroots Solutions
Minneapolis
Consulting Grassroots strategy, organizing, evaluation, consulting services 612-465-8566
internship@grassrootssolutions.com
Great Plains Institute
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Sustainability Research and analysis, policy development, technology, energy efficiency 612-278-7150
Great River Greening
St. Paul
Green Spaces, Water Quality Nonprofit, community restoration,.ecological inventories, restoration, management 651-665-9500
info@greatrivergreening.org
Green St. Paul
St. Paul
Sustainability, Urban Planning, Green Economy, Policy City policy, neighborhood projects, social and economic justice, canvassing 651-442-5734
Greenpeace
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics, Legislation, Policy Direct-action, investigation, collective movement, global organization, community empowerment interns@wdc.greenpeace.org
High Winds Fund, The
St. Paul
Urban Planning Macalester, urban blight prevention, community engagement 651-696-6552
highwinds@macalester.edu
Innovative Power Systems
St. Paul
Energy, Sustainability Renewable energy, design and consultation, consumer/commercial programs 651-789-5305
Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy (IATP)
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Forest Eco., Policy, Sustainability Fair trade, food systems, research, local and global 612-870-0453
kswendsrud@iatp.org
Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR), The
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Urban Planning Community development, enterprise, financial resourcing 612-276-3456
info@ilsr.org
Izaak Walton League of America
St. Paul
Agriculture, Energy, Land Use, Policy, Publications, Sustainability, Urban Planning, Water Quality Conservation, grassroots development, environmental stewardship 301-548-0150
info@iwla.org
KidWind Project
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Education Classroom resources, professional development workshops, community/school events 877-917-0079
info@kidwind.org
Land Stewardship Project
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability Nonprofit, community outreach, food and farming systems 612-722-6377
gboody@landstewardshipproject.org
Legislative Energy Commission
St. Paul
Legislative, Policy Renewable energy, research lcc@lcc.leg.mn
Locus Architecture
Minneapolis
Green Building, Sustainability Design consultation, construction management 612-706-5600
paul@locusarchitecture.com
Lutheran Coalition for Public Policy in MN
St. Paul
Religion & Enviro Public policy, community engagement, sustainability 651- 224-5499
peters@lcppm.org
Macalester Sustainability Office
St. Paul
Sustainability Macalester, college policy, administration, information center 651-696-6019, shansen2@macalester.edu
Met Council, The
St. Paul
Energy, Green Spaces, Planning, Policy, Transportation, Urban Planning Affordable housing, community outreach/development, investing 651-602-1000
data.center@metc.state.mn.us
Midwest Food Connection
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Enviro Education Food education, youth education, community outreach, school programming 651-373-9878
contact@midwestfoodconnection.org
Minneapolis Biomass Exchange
Minneapolis
Energy, Recycling, Sustainability Trade opportunities, market information, quality control, biomass exchange 612-605-1540
Minneapolis Environmental Services (Part of the Minneapolis Health Department)
Minneapolis
Policy, Litigation, Government Pollution control, permitting, environmental code enforcement, research/investigations 612-673-2301
health@minneapolismn.gov
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
St. Paul
Water Quality Local government, scientific research and monitoring, public education, permitting 952-471-0590
admin@minnehahacreek.org
Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
St. Paul
Conservation, Water Quality, Government Resource management and planning, grants, wetland conservation 651-296-3767
Minnesota Brownfields
Minneapolis
Sustainability, Enviro-Education, Research Nonprofit, redevelopment, brownfield cleanup, contaminated land rescue 651-307-4371
mfaust@mnbrownfields.org
Minnesota Department of Health: Environmental Health Division
St. Paul
Policy, Government Environmental focus, health 651-201-4571
health.HR@state.mn.us
Minnesota Environmental Quality Board
St. Paul
Policy, Conservation, Enviro Review Government, environmental policy, climate change 651-757-2873
Env.Review@state.mn.us
Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light
Minneapolis
Religion & Enviro Climate justice, legislation, community leadership training, youth empowerment 612-246-4655
director@mnipl.org
Minnesota Sea Grant
Duluth
Enviro Education, Conservation Research, water quality, resource management 218-726-8106
seagr@d.umn.edu
Minnesota Technical Assistance Program
Minneapolis
Energy, Technology Resource use, research, business assistance 612-624-1300
mntap@umn.edu
Mississippi National River & Recreation Area
St. Paul
Green Spaces Habitat restoration, youth and public education, volunteer programming 651-293-8424
Mississippi River Fund
St. Paul
Green Spaces, Enviro Education Land stewardship, habitat restoration, youth and public education info@missriverfund.org
MN Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA)
St. Paul
Legislation, Policy, Water Quality Nonprofit, research, environmental policy, sustainability 651-223-5969
mcea@mncenter.org
MN Conservation Volunteer Magazine (of the DNR)
Minneapolis
Publications Outdoor information, conservation reporting, field coverage, outdoor news and issues 651-296-6157
mcvletters@dnr.state.mn.us
MN Dept. of Agriculture
St. Paul
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability Food systems, environmental health, agricultural economies, natural resource protection 651-201-6631
barbara.weisman@state.mn.us
MN Dept. of Employment & Economic Dvlpmt.
St. Paul
Urban Planning Business support, community support, reporting and action plans, research 651-259-7114
deed.customerservice@state.mn.us
MN Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR)
St. Paul
Biology, Conservation, Forest Eco., Green Spaces, Land Use, Sustainability, Water Quality Citizen conservation, natural resource management, outdoor recreation 651-259-5249
info.dnr@state.mn.us
MN Dept. of Transportation (MNDOT)
St. Paul
Transportation Government programs, reporting, research 651-296-3000
info.dot@state.mn.us
MN Environmental Initiative
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics Nonprofit, event planning, policy solutions, collaborative projects 612-334-3388
MN Environmental Partnership
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use Nonprofit coalition, policy, public education, community events, clean energy/water 651-290-0154
info@MEPartnership.org
MN Geospatial Information Ctr.
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use, Urban Planning GIS coordination, land management, government 651-201-2499
mn.geo@state.mn.us
MN Green Affordable Housing Guide
Minneapolis
Green Building Affordability and sustainability, web-based resource, design/architecture, research 612-624-1351
csbr@umn.edu
MN GreenStar
Twin Cities
Green Building Building standards, training, testing, rating service, project certification 651-493-0294
info@mngreenstar.org
MN Inner City Outings (of Sierra Club - North Star Chapter)
St. Paul
Enviro Education Community outreach, urban youth/adult education, wilderness experience 612-659-9124
minnesotaico@yahoo.com
MN Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA)
St. Paul
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability Farming systems, environmental stewardship, community assistance, University of Minnesota 612-625-8235
misamail@umn.edu
MN Internship Center (MNIC)
Minneapolis
Enviro Education Charter school, community partnership, career opportunities, education 612-722-5416 x106
alibman@mnic.org
MN Land Trust
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use Nonprofit, land acquisition/management, community assistance, organizational support 651-647-9590
mnland@mnland.org
MN Off-Road Cyclists (MORC)
St. Paul
Conservation, Transportation Nonprofit, mountain biking, natural resource preservation, trail creation, maintenance, outreach staff@morcmtb.org
MN Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
St. Paul
Sustainability Environmental monitoring, cleanup, environmental education, resource conservation 651-296-6300
daniel.helwig@pca.state.mn.us
MN Project, The
St. Paul
Agriculture, Energy, Policy, Sustainability, Urban Planning Food systems, local, equitable production, renewable energy use mnproject@mnproject.org
MN State Horticultural Society
Roseville
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening, Publications Magazine publication, horticulture, volunteering, low-income outreach info@NorthernGardener.org
651.643.3601
MN Sustainable Housing Initiative
Minneapolis
Green Building Case studies, online information, research, affordable housing, energy efficiency mnshi@umn.edu
MN Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Minneapolis
Conservation, Green Spaces Resource management, wildlife recreation, environmental education, habitat protection 952-854-5900
minnesotavalley@fws.gov
MN Waste Wise
St. Paul
Enviro Business Ethics, Recycling, Waste Management Nonprofit, chamber of commerce, consulting, training/workshops, research 651-292-4650
mnwastewise@mnchamber.com
MN350
Minneapolis
Conservation, Sustainability Divestment, grassroots organization, environmental policy 651-402-8901
kate@MN350.org
MPIRG
St. Paul
Legislation, Policy Environmental preservation, consumer protection, student resource 612-627-4035
info@mpirg.org
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Bloomington, MN
Conservation Nonprofit, grants, habitat restoration and protection, national organization 612-564-7284
info@nfwf.org
Native Sustainability
Minneapolis
Green Design, Sustainability Sustainability planning, events, project management 651-329-7414
megan@nativesustainability.com
Natural Resource Section of the St. Paul Department of Parks and Recreation
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro-Education, Community Development Green space maintenance, arts and gardens, environmental services, forestry 651-632-2411
ryanna.jackson@ci.stpaul.mn.us
Nature Conservancy, The
Minneapolis
Biology, Conservation International organization, conservation financing, research and planning 612-331-0750
minnestoa@tnc.org
Nature Serve
St. Paul
Conservation, Resource Management Nonprofit, natural heritage programs, data centers, analysis and scientific research 703-908-1817
lori_scott@natureserve.org
Neighborhood Energy Connection (NEC), The
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Education, Sustainability, Urban Planning Nonprofit, energy conservation, residential and community programming 651-221-4462
info@thenec.org
Ordway Natural History Center (KONHSA)
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro History, Green Spaces Macalester, research, civic engagement, land management 651-455-6204
andersonm@macalester.edu
Parks & Trails Council of MN
St. Paul
Conservation, Green Spaces, Land Use Legislation, natural resource management, outdoor recreation, education 651-726-2457
info@parksandtrails.org
Patagonia
St. Paul
Enviro Business Ethics Retail, grassroots funding, waste reduction, field reporting, communications 651-698-1703
Perkins & Will
Minneapolis
Green Building, Sustainability Urban design, landscape architecture, consulting, research 612-851-5000
Permaculture Research Institute - Backyard Harvest (PRI)
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Gardening Food systems, water systems, energy, research, education, community building 612-242-8768
Libby@pricoldclimate.org
Pollinate Minnesota
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Legislation, Policy Nonprofit, public education, community outreach, government 612-245-6384
erin@pollinatemn.org
Progressive Associates, Inc.
St. Paul
Enviro Business Ethics, Sustainability Development, research, consulting, result tracking, green business 651-330-1294
info@progressive-associates.com
Ramsey County Parks and Rec - Natural Resource Management Division
Bloomington, MN
Land Management, Sustainability Surveying, permitting, natural resource management, habitat conservation 651-748-2500
parks@co.ramsey.mn.us
Ramsey County Public Health Dept - Environmental Health Division
St. Paul
Policy, Sustainability Government, permitting, environmental health 651-266-2400
askeh@co.ramsey.mn.us
Raptor Center, The
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro Education Veterinary medicine, public education, programs and events 612-624-4745
trcvol@umn.edu
REI
Roseville
Enviro Business Ethics Environmental stewardship, non-profit partnership, outdoor and community programs 651-635-0211
Renewing the Countryside
St. Paul
Agriculture, Conservation, Gardening, Sustainability, Urban Planning Nonprofit, rural communities, development, public education 612-251-7304
info@rtcinfo.org
Science Museum of MN
St. Paul
Enviro Education Nonprofit, research and collection, science education, youth outreach, traveling exhibits 651-221-9444
jobs@smm.org
Sea Life Aquarium Minnesota
Bloomington
Enviro Education Research, breeding, rescue, conservation, education and public awareness 952-883-0202
sharky@sealifeus.com
Seward Redesign
St. Paul
Labor, Urban Planning Nonprofit, community development, policy advocacy, program administration 612-435-0275
brian@redesigninc.org
Shelter Architecture
St. Paul
Sustainability Design consultation, construction management 651-870-4081
info@shelterarchitecture.com
Sierra Club, North Star Chapter
Minneapolis
Conservation, Energy, Enviro Justice, Land Use, Legislation, Policy, Sustainability, Transportation, Water Quality Outdoor exploration, community outreach, renewable energy 651-659-9124
north.star.chapter@sierraclub.org
St. Paul Parks Conservancy
Conservation, Policy, Government Nonprofit, community outreach, green spaces 651-300-6598
info@saintpaulparks.org
St. Paul Smart Trips
St. Paul
Policy, Transportation Nonprofit, sustainability, public education, urban development/planning 651-224-8555 x20
info@smart-trips.org
Stones Throw Urban Farm
Twin Cities
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening Urban farming, CSA, sustainability, land management, community engagement 612-454-0585
stonesthrowurbanfarm@gmail.com
Student Conservation Association
Nationwide
Conservation, Education Youth training, outdoor education, sustainability practices 703-524-2441
recruiting@thesca.org
Three Rivers Park District
St. Paul
Green Spaces Environmental sustainability, recreation, education, natural resource management 763-559-6706
volunteer@threeriversparkdistrict.org
Toro
Bloomington, MN
Sustainable Technology Lawnmowers, construction equipment, landscaping, irrigation technology 952-888-8801
jobs@thetorocompany.com
Transit for Livable Communities
St. Paul
Policy, Transportation Nonprofit, advocacy, community organizing, research, urban development 651-767-0298
tlc@tlcminnesota.org
Trust for Public Land
Twin Cities
Conservation, Green Spaces Urban, research and planning, land management, design, community health 651-917-2240
midwest@tpl.org
University of Minnesota: Institute on the Environment (IonE)
St. Paul
Sustainability, Research Fellowships, grant programs, university outreach/education, business partnerships 612-626-9553
ione@umn.edu
Urban Arts Academy
Minneapolis
Enviro Education Spanish language, arts, early childhood education, nutrition, community development 612-827-1641
info@urbanartsacademy.org
Urban Rebuilders
Minneapolis
Urban Planning, Green Building General contracting, urban infill, weatherization, adaptive re-use 612-259-7752
info@urbanrebuilders.com
Urban Roots
St. Paul
Food, Conservation, Youth Development Urban planning, economic development, environmental programs, community health 651-228-7073 info@urbanrootsmn.org
Water Legacy
Duluth
Conservation, Policy Resource protection, research, training info@waterlegacy.org
Wellstone Action
Minneapolis
Legislation, Policy Progressive politics, organizational partnership, volunteer training, community organizing 651-645-3939
info@wellstone.org
Wilderness Inquiry
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Recreation Nonprofit, international, community inclusion, outdoor destination/trips 612-676-9400
info@wildernessinquiry.org
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (WRC)
Roseville
Conservation, Enviro Education Veterinary medicine, wildlife education 651-486-WILD (9453)
lynnette@wrcmn.org
Will Steger Foundation
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Policy Youth empowerment, curriculum, public outreach, research 612-278-7147
info@willstegerfoundation.org
Windustry
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Sustainability, Urban Planning Nonprofit, community education, advocacy, renewable energy 612-200-0331
info@windustry.org
Women's Environmental Institute (WEI)
North Branch
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Enviro Justice, Policy Nonprofit, research, environmental policy, food systems, activism 651-583-0705
www.w-e-i.org/contact
Youth Farm & Market Project
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening Leadership programs, community outreach, CSA, sustainability 612-872-4226
phil@youthfarm.net