Internship Program – MIT Washington
The MIT Washington Summer Internship Program places MIT students in key D.C. offices over the summer for research, analysis and writing. The program provides housing and a stipend, and requires classes before and after the internship and a spring trip to D.C. Past sponsors have included the EPA, the Congressional Research Service, and the House Science Committee. MIT undergraduates can apply by December 1.
Job – Climate Interactive
Grant – Imperial College London
MIT and Imperial College London are offering seed grants of $30-$50,000 to support early-stage, blue skies research that advances “climate solutions” or “transitioning to zero pollution.” Learn how to apply by December 14.
Grant – MIT-IIT Ropar: The MIT-IIT Ropar Seed Fund will provide grants up to $30,000 for research projects in food, water and agriculture that include collaborations between MIT and IIT Ropar in India. Learn more and apply by December 14.
Grant – Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation
MIT and the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation will provide seed funding up to $30,000 for research projects that include collaborations between MIT and universities or public research institutions in Jordan. Categories include environment and climate change, urban studies and planning, and food security and sustainable agriculture, among others. Learn more and apply by December 14.
Contest – MIT-Rabobank
The MIT-Rabobank Food and Agribusiness Infrastructure Prize will award up to $20,000 to student teams developing new technologies or products for a sustainable food system. Learn how to participate before the deadline in January.
Grant – J-WAFS
The Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab will award up to 7 seed grants of up to $75,000 per year for projects related to the world’s water and food supply. Learn more. Applications will open December 1 and close January 14.
Accelerator Program – C2V Initiative
The Carbon to Value Initiative will support carbontech startups with ideas to capture and convert CO2 into useful end products, through a six-month accelerator program. Learn more and apply to join by January 27.
Contest – ClimateTech and Energy Prize
The MIT ClimateTech and Energy Prize competition is now open for applications. Compete for up to $100,000 to help launch a company contributing to technological solutions to the climate crisis. Form your team and apply by February 5.
Contest – EPA
The EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet Student Design Competition will provide winning student teams with $25,000 grants, and a chance to compete for $100,000 phase 2 grants, for proof-of-concept implementations of ideas to address real-world challenges in all areas of environmental protection and public health. Learn how to apply by February 9.
Grant – KAITEKI Challenge
Greentown Labs and Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings have announced the KAITEKI Challenge, offering startups $25,000 for proof-of-concept projects in alternative proteins, waste plastic recycling, or food waste prevention. Learn more and apply by February 10.
Volunteer – En-ROADS Climate Ambassadors
Learn about minoring in Environment & Sustainability at MIT!