Green Building Corps

Green Building Corps call for spring cohort applications!

Please submit your applications here

Application deadline is March 31st with a tentative start date by mid April 2024.

The USGBC-LA Green Building Corps (GBC) represents a structured internship initiative that offers participants a valuable chance to gain practical experience, forge connections, and actively contribute to green building projects. The objective is to enhance the overall well-being, affordability, and sustainability of California for all its residents.

Participants in this program extend their support to various projects, including the USGBC-LA Annual Environmental Justice Project, Green Schools microgrant initiatives, the California Native Plant Landscape Curriculum, as well as other chapter programs and member groups. Additionally, green building projects are identified from within architecture, engineering, and construction firms, sustainability consultancies, public agencies, and community partners. The goal is for these projects to yield public or community benefits, enabling those seeking opportunities to acquire hands-on experience, foster connections, and strengthen their positioning for future employment.

*GBC Members commit to a minimum six-month term during which they dedicate 10–20 hours per week on a volunteer basis.


Upon becoming a member of the Green Building Corps, you will:

  1. Be paired with a mentor from our Mentor Network, who will assist in your personalized career development, whether through in-person or virtual interactions.
  2. Gain complimentary USGBC-LA memberships, granting you unrestricted access to all our training sessions, recorded materials, and events, whenever possible, without any charges.
  3. Receive a certificate of completion upon successfully completing the program, recognizing your accomplishments and commitment.
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Discover additional details about our Green Building Corps hourly packages!

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Bring in GBC support for your company today!

Companies can support the GBC program by obtaining allotted hours to assist on projects, back-office work, event support, data entry, and more. All hourly payments go directly to support the GBC participants.

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Become a Mentor!

One of the benefits of our unique community is the opportunity to become a mentor through curated matchmaking and activities as part of the USGBC-LA initiatives!

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