Careers & Internships

We are focused on engaging and supporting individuals driving the green building industry forward — and we have fun along the way.

Our tight-knit team of creative, dynamic individuals is dedicated to creating an impact and passionate about our contributions to the industry.

Our values

  • Optimism
    • We approach our work with enthusiasm, curiosity, and creativity.
    • We are nimble, collaborative, and always up for a challenge. 
  • Initiative
    • We are empowered to be creative problem solvers. 
    • We seek motivated self-starters to bring new ideas and entrepreneurial spirit to our team.
  • Empathy
    • We value flexibility and creating a work-life balance for everyone's unique needs.
    • We are respectful of each other’s work styles and time.
  • Teamwork
    • We value each individual's diverse skills and experiences, and everyone, regardless of title and experience, are valued and heard.
    • We celebrate each other’s success and achievements and find opportunities for growth as individuals and as a team.


  • Flexible, hybrid work schedule
  • Medical & dental insurance
  • PTO & sick days
  • 10 paid holidays, and office closed between Christmas & New Year's Day
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave

Learn more about Illinois Green's commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.


Development Manager

Driven by an ambitious strategic plan, Illinois Green Alliance is expanding educational and community programs and reaching new audiences to make a meaningful impact. The organization is looking for a dynamic and committed development professional eager to advance climate solutions by implementing strategies that will increase membership engagement and deepen philanthropic support.

Apply here!


We have no internships available at this time. Please check back and follow our LinkedIn to stay up to date!

Meet our past interns & learn about the projects they've accomplished with Illinois Green:

Summer 2023 | Spring 2023 | Summer 2022 | Spring 2022

Illinois Green Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.  

Illinois Green is committed to improving the diversity and inclusion across the organization, including at the staff level, and strives to center equity and racial justice in our work. Illinois Green can only realize it’s mission and goals effectively by achieving greater diversity – whether of grace, gender, sexual orientation, or ability – among the stakeholders who inform and engage with our work.