Volunteer and Job Opportunities

Why work or volunteer with TERC?

UC Davis is a top-ranked research university brimming with innovation and is known for standout academics, sustainability, and Aggie Pride. The Tahoe Environmental Research Center is a field station that has been at the forefront of science research at Lake Tahoe since 1968. Work alongside world-class scientists, researchers, and educators to help sustain one of the most beautiful and unique places on Earth. Our small staff provides personalized attention for improved training experiences in a diverse array of opportunities giving you every reason to love working here. UC Davis TERC staff are proud to deliver high-quality teaching, research, and public service to further TERC’s mission and impact across the nation and throughout the world.

Job Opportunities (no current openings)


AmeriCorps Opportunity (Not currently accepting applicants)

TERC has 2-3 Education Program Associates that are with the SNAP AmeriCorps Program. Each AmeriCorps member is required to complete 1,500 hours of service starting in October. A full position description can be found at https://sierranevadaalliance.org/sierra-nevada-americorps-partnership-snap/ for more details. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Other seasonal volunteer opportunities are available throughout the year. Please contact Alison Toy at antoy@ucdavis.edu for more information about upcoming opportunities.