Natural Resources Defense Council
Sierra Club: NY City Chapter
NYC Million Trees Project
Human Impacts Institute
Green Urban Planning and Housing Renovation in the Bronx (e.g., renovation of Edgar Allan Poe Park, apartment complex LEED certification and green space creation)
Fordham University Neighborhood Housing Program
(Rose Hill Apartments, West Farms Housing, etc; contact Joseph Muriana, Associate VP for Government Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation
Mosholu Preservation Corporation
The following site provides a comprehensive list of environmental organizations in the city.
The Fordham Community Service Office assists students in arranging internships in urban ecology and environmental justice at the Crotona Park Nature Center, Bainbridge Urban Garden, Bissel Community Gardens, and Sustainable South Bronx. See internship descriptions. Students may also consult the Global Outreach Program, which organizes environmental projects such as "Go Mohawk."
Internships in organic agriculture in the area are available with the following organizations.
WWOOF-World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms USA
Just Food-CSA in NYC
Bronx Bainbridge Urban Garden
Bronx Bissel Community Gardens
Manhattan Battery Urban Farm
NYC Community Gardens List
Internships in nutrition and public health can be sought through Fordham's Pre-Health Program:
Pre-Health Program Volunteer/Internship Opportunities
Internships and jobs in business can be sought at the following businesses.
Sustainable Business Network, New York City
Westchester Green Business Challenge
Great Forest Sustainability Solutions
Karbone, A Renewable Energy and Environmental Markets Firm
Environmental design internships and employment (architecture, landscape design, urban planning) can be sought at one of the city's many respected firms of architecture and landscape design, city government departments, and non-profit community development organizations.
NY City Dept. of City Planning
NY City Dept. of Design and Construction
NY State Energy Research and Development Authority
Design Trust for Public Space
Students have completed internships and worked at a number of environmental engineering firms.
The following site provides a list of environmental organizations in Westchester County north of the city.
Federated Conservationists of Westchester County
Internships and employment are also available in the greater city area at the following state and federal government agencies.
New York State Government Internship Program