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The Coalition for Smarter Growth is the leading organization in the Washington DC region dedicated to making the case for smart growth. Our mission is to advocate for walkable, bikeable, inclusive, and transit-oriented communities as the most sustainable and equitable way for the Washington, DC region to grow and provide opportunities for all.

The staff at the Coalition for Smarter Growth believes we’re doing just that – every day. Want to help? From time to time, we’re looking for a few good, dedicated people to add to our team.

Job & Internship Opportunities

[CLOSED] We're hiring a Maryland Transit Advocate!

[CLOSED] We’re hiring a Maryland Transit Advocate!

Our small but mighty team is looking for a Maryland Transit Advocate to help win major state transit investments, particularly in Prince George’s County. CSG’s advocacy goals for Prince George’s include securing state-level funding for improved, equitable bus transit and to support walkable, transit-oriented development.
[CLOSED] We're hiring a Montgomery Advocacy Manager!

[CLOSED] We’re hiring a Montgomery Advocacy Manager!

Our small but mighty team is looking for a Montgomery Advocacy Manager to achieve the following advocacy goals: walkable, inclusive transit-oriented development, more housing opportunities close to jobs and transit, strong affordable housing policies and investment, transit funding and better buses, and safer streets for walking and biking, while opposing highway expansion and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Conservation Field Representative – Fauquier County (Piedmont Environmental Council)

The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) is seeking to hire a Field Representative to work with landowners, land managers, and federal, state and local agencies to further PEC’s land conservation priorities and land use policy activities in PEC’s nine county service area (learn more about the nine counties). The geographic focus of the position will predominantly be working in Fauquier County.
[CLOSED] Spring 2022 Internship Opportunities

[CLOSED] Spring 2022 Internship Opportunities

Are you passionate about sustainability, transit & affordable housing in the DC region? Do you have experience with policy, research & analysis, or photography & design? CSG is hiring three paid interns for Spring 2022. Apply today!

[CLOSED] Communications and Fundraising Assistant

Are you a creative, tech savvy, and talented advocate looking to make a difference for sustainability, transit, affordable housing, and inclusive communities in the DC region? The Coalition for Smarter Growth (CSG) is seeking a Communications and Fundraising Assistant to join our small but mighty team. The ideal candidate will be creative, flexible, and organized; have a clear and effective writing style; experience with digital communications; and a passion for our mission.



CSG welcomes interested individuals to become a part of our volunteer corps, a group of regular smart growth supporters who occasionally help us staff educational and other events, attend community meetings, and work at the grassroots level doing community outreach. Learn more >>>