GC3 Fellows Program 2015

This page contains information about the 2015 GC3 Fellows Program. For information about the 2016 Innovators Internship Program, click here. 


The GC3 Fellows Program places technically proficient students into sustainability-related summer internships with our member companies. The fellows spend 10-12 weeks working within a GC3 member company, learning the skills needed in sustainable industry. After completing the program, this year's fellow will have the opportunity to attend the 2016 GC3 Innovators Roundtable and share their experiences with the next round of students.


In order to be considered for the GC3 Fellows Program, you must be...

  • a current graduate student OR recent recipient of bachelor's degree (<6 months since graduation)
  • specialized in a scientific/technical discipline
  • eligible to receive payment for work in the U.S. during the summer term (citizens, residents, non-residents with applicable visas)
  • passionate about advancing sustainability

Program Dates

April 21st, 2015: Application deadline

June-August 2015: 10-12 week internship period

May 2016: GC3 Innovators Roundtable (3 days, dates TBD)

Job Description

This year's position is in a company in the electronics/computer sector in Corvallis, OR. Work scope will include chemical regulatory compliance activities, including any of the following:

  • participating in audit processes to ensure compliance with chemical regulatory requirements in multiple jurisdictions
  • researching updates to existing chemical regulations
  • participating in group discussions on sustainable production, alternatives assessment, green chemistry and engineering
  • review and archiving of supplier MSDSs and certifications as part of green purchasing programs


Desired qualifications for this position include:

  • bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) discipline, with preference for general chemistry or toxicology knowledge
  • ability to work collaboratively in a team environment to meet department goals and timelines
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • knowledge of green chemistry principles and/or sustainability practices
  • prefer knowledge of chemical regulations, such Global Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)


This year's fellow will receive an hourly stipend of $20-30, dependent on experience.


This year's internship position is located in Corvallis, OR.

Applications for this program have closed.