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Careers at ISC

Join the mission-driven team at the Institute for Sustainable Communities!  You’ll be an integral part of our work helping local leaders create sustainable communities and tackle climate disruption in the United States and Asia.

Job Openings

Interested in working at ISC?
Please apply using our online system. If you encounter issues during submission, please email Due to the volume of applications we receive, general inquiries will not receive a response.

Commitment to Diversity

ISC is committed to a diverse workplace and highly encourages women, persons with disabilities, and people from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds to apply.

Search for Next ISC President

ISC is working with Kittleman & Associates to identify the next President of our organization. The new President will lead implementation of our new Strategic Plan, work closely with staff, and increase resources. Within the strategic plan, the new President must focus on branding and awareness, fortifying the current programming and culture and building the pipeline of projects for climate equity at both the domestic and international levels.

We encourage interested parties to visit the Kittleman & Associates website directly for more information on next steps in the process. A complete position guide (PDF) is available with additional details about this role.

Additional Opportunities

ACE Manufacturing Project Management Intern (India)

ISC is looking for an intern who is enthusiastic to work in the field of sustainable manufacturing and clean tech. The intern must be a keen learner, ownership-driven professional and have some prior experience in stakeholder engagement, report writing, social media outreach and documentation. This is a three-month, paid position located in India. Please download the full description (PDF) for more information and directions on how to apply.


We offer a friendly, open work environment, excellent benefits and the opportunity to make a difference in communities around the world.

Benefits for qualified US-based staff include:

  • Medical Plan with HRA
  • Dental Plan, 100% paid for employee and family members
  • 403b Retirement Plan, with an automatic 2% ISC contribution and up to 4% matching contribution
  • Life, AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical, Dependent Care, Parking and Transit
  • Casual and Flexible Work Environment
  • Appreciation of Work-Life Balance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program

Equal Opportunity Employment

ISC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, ISC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location and country in which the organization operates.