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SSI Student Internships
From time to time, SSI offers student internship opportunities to UC San Diego students. These internship opportunities will be posted on our website, on PortTriton, and listed in our periodic SSI News Update email messages.

SSI Electronic Mailing List

To receive periodic information about SSI, send your email address to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and you will be added to our electronic (carbon-free, paperless) distribution list.

SSI Events

SSI offers a number of lectures, seminars, and activities open to the public. Please check our events calendar for upcoming SSI events.

Get involved in sustainability efforts on campus
Check out the list of student organizations registered with the Center for Student Involvement. To find sustainability-related groups, use these search terms for the best results:

  • Energy
  • Environment/ environmental
  • Green
  • Sustainable/ sustainability

Other student groups that are not part of the Student Involvement database

UCSD Extension
UC San Diego Extension courses are open to the public - everyone is invited to attend, including current UCSD undergraduate and graduate students. UCSD Extension offers individual courses, certificate programs, and Masters degrees both on-campus and online.  They also offer contract classes at employer locations.

Here are a few of the sustainability education options at UCSD Extension:


UCSD sustainability-related Facebook groups

2009 Report on UCSD environment and sustainability education

For sustainability-related courses in other disciplines, check the General Catalog for more information.

For more ways to get involved, be sure to visit sustainability.ucsd.edu.