Internships, Careers and Graduate Programs

Sustainable Urban Environments Internships

As a TCS student, you have the option of taking part in our internship course that allows you to work at an internship and receive course credit. This course is a great way to gain experience in fields of your interest, while earning credits towards graduation.

For more information, please feel free to speak with Academic Advisor James Lewis and download the criteria guidelines below:

Criteria for SUE Internship Site Placements (pdf)

Students in our SUE program have interned at places like:  

  • Center for Medicare Advocacy (Washington DC)
  • New York City Department of City Planning, GIS Team
  • Housing Network of Rhode Island
  • Shanghai World Expo 2010
  • Solar I
  • New York City Department of Mental Health & Hygiene-Built Environment Division
  • Maplewood, NJ-Engineering Department
  • Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation
  • Recycle-a-Bicycle
  • New York City Department of City Planning
  • Big Duck NYC
  • New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Download a list of recommended SUE Internships:

Recommendations for SUE Internships (pdf)

Careers in Sustainable Urban Environments

Our graduates may go on to careers in: 

  • Urban Planning
  • Public Policy Analysts
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Transportation Management
  • Community Development
  • Big Reuse
  • Urban Design
  • Public Administrators
  • Graduate school for public policy careers

Some potential expected salaries for SUE graduates*:

  • 67k +Environmental Scientists
  • 81k Public Policy Analysts
  • 100-155k for Natural Resource Managers/Consultants
  • 52-90k Transportation Managers
  • 50-78k Community Development Managers
  • 52-90k Urban Designers
  • 60-90k Public Administrators
  • 63k Urban Planners
  • 51k Solar Panel Installers

*Salary information taken from

Graduate Programs in Sustainability

For students who are interested in futhering their education in sustainability in New York download a list of programs below:

New York- based Sustainability Graduate Programs (pdf)

The following website contains other programs related to sustainability around the United States and Canada:

Academic Programs in Sustainability