We're the field school for environmental organizing

Are you passionate about the environment? Are you ready to learn how to run campaigns to help save our last wild places or speed up our transition to clean energy? We offer a year-long training program that will prepare you for a career in environmental organizing.


Generic placeholder image

Get the training and experience you need to kickstart your career

Our program includes intensive classroom training with prominent guest trainers like Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, and Phil Radford, former executive director of Greenpeace. Then, you’ll receive hands-on experience working with established groups on urgent campaigns promoting clean energy, reforming our food system, solving climate change and more. You’ll learn how to recruit and train volunteers, develop strategic campaigns, build strong coalitions, organize events, gain media coverage, and more.

Learn more about our program

Generic placeholder image

Learn to harness the power of organizing

We definitely need lawyers, scientists and other experts to solve our environmental problems. The good news is that we have a lot of them on our side. So what do we need even more of? Organizers — people who understand the power of public support and know how to mobilize it.

Find out more about the power of organizing

Join the ranks of nearly 350 Green Corps graduates who are tackling today’s environmental challenges

Nearly 350 of our graduates use the skills and approach they learned at Green Corps in their careers everyday to rise up and meet the most important challenges of our time — with groups like Sierra Club, Greenpeace, Rainforest Action Network, Food & Water Water and many more.

Learn more about what you can do after your Green Corps year

"My year in Green Corps sparked a fire within me to continue organizing for my career."

Patti Lynn, Class of 1997
Executive Director, Corporate Accountability International

"Without Green Corps, I wouldn't have this behind-the-scenes insight into how you win a campaign—from media to fundraising to political strategy and everything in between. Green Corps gave me the foundation that I needed to go on to lead an organization like Greenpeace."

Phil Radford, Class of 1999
Former Executive Director, Greenpeace USA

"I am grateful for the grassroots organizing training that I received during my year in Green Corps. It gave me the tools I needed to become the Executive Director of Amazon Watch."

Leila Salazar-Lopez, Class of 1999
Executive Director, Amazon Watch

Find Out More

If you’re interested in learning more about Green Corps, fill out this form. We’ll send you additional information, and link you to our online application.