Greenpeace Semester Application
Thank you for your interest in the Greenpeace Semester! Please review the information below, then complete all required fields to the right.
The Greenpeace Semester is an environmental training program for young adults who are driven to make real, positive change in their communities and on their campuses. The Semester gives participants the skills needed to organize and advocate for the environment -- from volunteer recruitment to understanding how to use media to talk about an issue, participants leave the program well-prepared to make a difference.
In addition to learning from environmental activists and issue experts, participants also get the chance to:
- Network with Greenpeace staff, interns and Semester alumni
- Gain valuable work experience
If you're ready to be the change you wish to see in the world, please review the dates and scholarship information below. Then complete the questions to your right and submit your application!
2013 Semester (12 weeks):
Immerse yourself in environmental activism for an entire semester. This term includes three weeks of travel. Course credit is usually available for Semester completion.
Spring: January 28 - April 19
Fall: September 16 - December 13
Fall application deadlines:
Priority: July 1
Final: August 7
Greenpeace offers a shorter version of the Semester twice every summer.
At five weeks total, the Greenpeace Summer training is an accelerated
program with one week of travel and four weeks of intensive workshops.
2013 Greenpeace Summer (5 weeks):
Summer 1: May 20 - June 21
Summer 2: July 8 - August 9
Summer application deadlines:
Priority for both summer terms: March 18
Final Summer 1: April 19
Final Summer 2: June 7
Greenpeace is commited to making the Semester accessible for all students who are passionate about protecting the planet. There are a number of scholarships offered each year. For more information, please visit our scholarship page.
Please contact us if you have any questions.