Careers

The GREEN Program headquarters is in Philadelphia, PA, USA but our global team spans the world. We’re seeking eager, creative, and motivated candidates to join us in advancing higher education, sustainability, climate justice, and travel.

Join Our Mission

The GREEN Program (TGP) is an award-winning experiential education program focused on our world’s most pressing issues in sustainable development. We seek talented individuals who are motivated to help grow our mission to educate and empower future sustainability leaders through experiential education, responsible travel, and adventure.

As a minority and woman-owned socially driven business, we are strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and seek applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment. Come as you are and apply today. We can’t wait to meet you!

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Available Positions: Now Hiring!

2022-23 Campus Ambassadors (Volunteer, For-Credit, Remote)

Read the full job specification

Thank you for your interest in becoming a TGP Campus Ambassador! You must be a TGP alum to be eligible to apply for this position.

Role: TGP Campus Ambassador
Remote, Part-time (5-10 hours/week); Create your own hours, Semester or 1-year basis.
Volunteer, For-credit internship, Opportunity to earn a FREE TGP program!

Deadline to apply: May 22, 2022 Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
The positions are to be filled immediately starting Summer 2022-Dec 2022 with an option to extend to May 2023.

Submit your resume and why you’re interested in becoming a TGP Ambassador to [email protected].
Subject Line: “Application: TGP Campus Ambassador”

The GREEN Program (TGP) is seeking motivated and sustainability-driven Campus Ambassadors in the U.S. and globally to join our team! TGP Ambassadors will gain access to professional development training opportunities while supporting the growth of TGP’s programs and mission at your university campus.

THE ROLE:

TGP Campus Ambassadors will be responsible for developing and executing a strategy to increase the reach and impact of The GREEN Program on campus while connecting with peers  and making a local impact to increase sustainability education awareness.  Ambassadors will report to and work closely with the core team members at The GREEN Program. 

Successful TGP Ambassadors will be responsible for the following:

  • Developing an in-depth knowledge of TGP’s mission, programs, and course offerings

  • Sharing your TGP story and experience with peers, faculty, and staff on campus

  • Building a network of students and faculty on campus using offline and online strategies

  • Developing campus-specific outreach programs and campaigns to increase participation

  • Educating the college community about the benefits of global sustainability education

  • Organizing or attending 2-3 sustainability focused events for your campus 

  • Conducting marketing and promotional activities using social media

  • Serving as the primary point of contact between TGP and your university’s student community

  • Connecting with students who are interested TGP and answering their questions

  • Liaising with TGP’s HQ team with weekly updates to discuss project reports and outcomes

  • Analyze key performance indicators for future improvements

  • Collecting feedback from students and faculty/staff to improve campus outreach efforts

WHAT IT TAKES:

  • Outgoing personality: You enjoy meeting new people and enjoy initiating conversations.

  • Passionate about sustainability and TGP: You loved your TGP experience and believe that more students will benefit from attending this program and joining the TGP community
  • Strategic administrator: You like creating strategies for various purposes and working with a team to achieve goals.

  • Digital-savvy: You are the one who knows how to use the Internet to your advantage, like social media platforms. 

  • Accountable and results-driven: You’re always up for a challenge and eager to be a part of TGP’s team and mission.

WHAT TGP AMBASSADORS GAIN:

  • Real-world skill development: Build a portfolio of skills that impress prospective employers in a way that reflects on your commitment to sustainability and community development. Gain interpersonal, strategic planning, leadership, communication, and public speaking skills.

  • Connect with your peers: Grow your network on campus with like-minded students and faculty. Develop and maintain relationships with new contacts and practice social, empathy, and good listening skills.
  • Your next TGP Program, FREE! Ambassadors earn discounted or FREE TGP programs, on us. Refer 5 participants to TGP and earn 50% off your next sustainability adventure. When you reach your 10th referred participant, you earn a FREE TGP program (up to $4800 value)! Where are you headed next?

TGP celebrates diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and seek applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment. 

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The positions are to be filled immediately.
Submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected]

The GREEN Program (TGP) is seeking motivated and sustainability-driven Campus Ambassadors in the U.S. and globally to join our team! 

Deadline to apply: May 22, 2022 Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Community Engagement & Administrative Coordinator

(Remote: Based in PA, FL, or IL) 

Read the full job specification

Thank you for your interest in becoming TGP’s Community Engagement & Administrative Coordinator! This is an entry-level position with strong consideration given to TGP Alumni.

Role: Community Engagement & Administrative Coordinator
Entry-Level, Full-time position at The GREEN Program (Remote: Based in PA, FL, or IL)
Health, Vision, and Dental Benefits, PTO, 401k Match, Paid opportunities to travel

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2022.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.
Submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected].
Subject Line: “Application: Community Engagement & Administrative Coordinator”

The GREEN Program (TGP) is seeking an impact and results-driven entry-level Community Engagement & Administrative Coordinator. The Community Engagement & Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for serving as the main point of administrative contact for internal and external constituencies, as well as supporting the development and facilitation of new and innovative community engagement and programming efforts for our global alumni community.

About The GREEN Program:

The GREEN Program (TGP) is an award-winning, experiential education program focused on our world’s most pressing issues in sustainable development.

Our innovative model for experiential education is driven by a desire to provide purposeful, real-world experience through impactful education, responsible travel, and adventure. We envision a sustainable future driven by global citizens who catalyze change and propel communities and organizations towards progressive sustainability goals and climate resilience.

Since 2009, we have traveled with more than 3,600 interdisciplinary student leaders and young professionals from 470+ universities and 70 countries around the world. Our programs provide hands-on, global experiences at the fraction of the time and cost of traditional study abroad models. At The GREEN Program, we believe in using business as a force for good, and to help create a sustainable future for our community and planet. We’re proud to be a triple-bottom line, woman and minority-owned, public benefit corporation.

Beyond our program experience, we are one of the first program providers to offer professional development opportunities after students return home. In fact, 95% of TGP alumni stay engaged in sustainability efforts and have gone on to work for forward-thinking companies such as NASA, Tesla, National Geographic, United Nations, the Environmental Defense Fund, NREL, and more.

As we grow, we are excited to invite more results-driven members to our team. TGP celebrates diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and seek applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment. Join our team today and be a part of our growing impact and adventures!

THE ROLE:

The Community Engagement & Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for serving as the main point of administrative contact for internal and external constituencies, as well as supporting the development and facilitation of new and innovative community engagement and programming efforts to increase the reach and impact of The GREEN Program. The Coordinator will report to the CEO and work closely with the core team members.

A successful Community Engagement & Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

  • Serves as a primary point of operational and administrative contact and liaison with students, individuals, and external institutions
  • Managing office processes and policies and taking part in key team decision-making
    Developing creative solutions to challenges and advancing our mission to build the next generation of sustainability leaders
  • Organizes and facilitates meetings, conferences, and other special events, as required
    Gathers, enters, and/or updates data to maintain confidential student records and databases, effectively and efficiently
  • Assists with project development and planning to ensure more efficient customer service and organization
  • Composes and prepares written documentation and correspondence for the office (email, text, calls); screens and evaluates incoming and outgoing correspondence and prepares responses as appropriate
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops
  • Provide ongoing input, information, and materials (as requested) that support internal and external communication efforts about programming and opportunities
  • Serve as an advocate in the organization to ensure that the needs of students transitioning to our Alumni Network are a priority in the systems designed to support them and the broader community
  • Create and execute an annual strategy for community engagement events in the Alumni Network on a quarterly basis
  • Create and expand upon quality content to support and disseminate the message of The GREEN Program and its many initiatives
  • Seeks out new opportunities and methods of connecting with underrepresented populations and applies creativity and innovation in the development of unique opportunities that engage identified groups

WHAT IT TAKES:

  • An accountable and results-driven team member who is comfortable with taking initiative

  • A personable, outgoing individual who can work both independently and as part of a team

  • 0-1 years of administrative support experience

  • Strong work-ethic, interpersonal communication (written, digital, and in-person), and presentation/public speaking skills

  • Outstanding organization and time management skills

  • Strong writing, story-telling, and content development skills

  • Self-management and professional remote work conduct

  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues

  • A fast learner and previous experience with Customer Relation Management systems

  • Records maintenance, information research, and database management skills

  • Have a creative and effective approach to problem-solving and overcoming challenges with a growth mindset

  • Be motivated to create positive customer experiences

  • Have an understanding and interest in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • A passion for travel, education, and sustainability

TGP celebrates diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and seek applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment. As a company committed to improving our local community, The GREEN Program is committed to strongly considering local talent in the Greater Philadelphia area as much as possible.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2022.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.
Submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected].
Subject Line: Application: Community Engagement & Administrative Coordinator

The GREEN Program (TGP) is seeking an impact and results-driven Community Engagement & Administrative Coordinator in the U.S. to join our team! 

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2022 Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Student Success Coordinator

(Remote: Based in PA, FL, or IL) 

Read the full job specification

Thank you for your interest in becoming TGP’s Student Success Coordinator! This is an entry-level position with strong consideration given to TGP Alumni.

Role: Student Success Coordinator
Entry-Level, Full-time position at The GREEN Program (Remote: Based in PA, FL, or IL)
Health, Vision, and Dental Benefits, PTO, 401k Match, Paid opportunities to travel, salary and commission.

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2022.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.
Submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected].
Subject Line: “Application: Student Success Coordinator”

The GREEN Program (TGP) is seeking an ambitious and results-driven entry-level Student Success Coordinator. The Student Success Coordinator will be responsible for advising incoming and potential applicants on TGP program enrollment. The Student Success Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Global Enrollment in supporting the development and facilitation of new strategic planning for targeted outreach, recruitment, and retention of applicants.

About The GREEN Program:

The GREEN Program (TGP) is an award-winning, experiential education program focused on our world’s most pressing issues in sustainable development.

Our innovative model for experiential education is driven by a desire to provide purposeful, real-world experience through impactful education, responsible travel, and adventure. We envision a sustainable future driven by global citizens who catalyze change and propel communities and organizations towards progressive sustainability goals and climate resilience.

Since 2009, we have traveled with more than 3,600 interdisciplinary student leaders and young professionals from 470+ universities and 70 countries around the world. Our programs provide hands-on, global experiences at the fraction of the time and cost of traditional study abroad models. At The GREEN Program, we believe in using business as a force for good, and to help create a sustainable future for our community and planet. We’re proud to be a triple-bottom line, woman and minority-owned, public benefit corporation.

Beyond our program experience, we are one of the first program providers to offer professional development opportunities after students return home. In fact, 95% of TGP alumni stay engaged in sustainability efforts and have gone on to work for forward-thinking companies such as NASA, Tesla, National Geographic, United Nations, the Environmental Defense Fund, NREL, and more.

As we grow, we are excited to invite more results-driven members to our team. TGP celebrates diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and seek applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment. Join our team today and be a part of our growing impact and adventures!

THE ROLE:

The Student Success Coordinator will be responsible for performing excellent customer service and advising incoming and potential applicants on program enrollment details, requirements, and options. The Student Success Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Global Enrollment and core team members in supporting the development and facilitation of new strategic planning for targeted outreach, recruitment, and retention of applicants.

A successful Student Success Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

  • Serves as initial contact of customer service to advise incoming and potential applicants on the program enrollment process for TGP’s global sustainability programs
  • Advises and mentors students on TGP programs that will best meet students’ personal, academic, and professional goals
  • Logs and updates contact data to maintain accurate student records and databases, effectively and efficiently
  • Self-starter to manage duties and tasks in a timely manner while also taking part in team collaborations
  • Develops creative solutions to challenges and advancing our mission to build the next generation of sustainability leaders
  • Assists in creating and executing strategic plans for targeted outreach, marketing and recruitment, and retention
  • Proactively communities and provides customer service engagement through email, text, and phone calls daily to facilitate participant guidance and enrollment
  • Adheres to partnering University protocol of student participation and involvement with TGP as directed by The Director of Global Enrollment and The Director of Strategic Partnerships
  • Assists with events, info sessions, and collaborating with campus ambassadors
    Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops
  • Serves as an advocate to ensure that the needs of underrepresented and/or unsupported participants are efficiently supported through their enrollment processes

WHAT IT TAKES:

  • An accountable and results-driven team member who is comfortable with taking initiative

  • A personable, outgoing individual who can work both independently and as part of a team

  • 0-2 years of customer service experience

  • Strong work-ethic, interpersonal communication (written, digital, and in-person), and presentation/public speaking skills

  • Great content development and creative ability (i.e. emails on sustainability and programs)

  • Strong attention to detail, and outstanding organization and time management skills

  • Ability to perform excellent, motivational customer service.

  • Self-management and professional remote work conduct

  • Ability to advise and navigate students through enrollment processes based on correlating desired outcomes whether that be personally, academically, or professionally

  • A fast learner and previous experience with Customer Relation Management systems

  • Records maintenance, information research, and database management skills

  • Have a creative and effective approach to problem-solving and overcoming challenges with a growth mindset

  • Have an understanding and interest in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • A passion for travel, education, and sustainability

TGP celebrates diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and seek applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment. As a company committed to improving our local community, The GREEN Program is committed to strongly considering local talent in the Greater Philadelphia area as much as possible.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2022.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.
Submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected].
Subject Line: Application: Student Success Coordinator

The GREEN Program (TGP) is seeking an ambitious and results-driven Student Success Coordinator in the U.S. to join our team! 

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2022 Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. 

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Internships

We welcome students to our team for internships during the fall, summer, and spring. If you do not see a posting but are interested in interning with us, please email [email protected] with your resume and a letter of interest.

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When Fall 2021 rolled around and I saw the TGP scholarship opportunity, I thought I’d apply not expecting much. When I found out that I actually got it, I was like “I guess I’m actually doing this!”. I was a little nervous and anxious but also so excited for the opportunity! I was also grateful that the enrollment process was very smooth for me with no significant challenges along the way.

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AJ Ewing spent his past Winter Break a little bit differently than most students, by studying abroad on our GREEN Nepal program. As a Construction Science major, AJ notes that he was nervous coming into the study abroad program having no prior experience in sustainability or electrical/solar grids, but he was excited and eager to learn. As soon as he arrived, all his nerves were gone as he was welcomed by our team and ready to dive in. Now, he can honestly say that when he thinks of The GREEN Program, he thinks of “family away from home.”

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