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USGBC Headquarters | Photo: © Halkin Mason Photography 

USGBC Headquarters

Shape the future

We at USGBC believe our buildings can create a healthier, more sustainable future. Many of our staff cite their personal alignment with the mission as the primary reason they work for USGBC, but that’s just one of many reasons.

A diverse and inclusive workplace

USGBC draws exceptional staff from diverse professional backgrounds and experiences. Staff are passionate, driven, intellectually curious and supportive of one another. Our team structure encourages a strong sense of camaraderie and connection.

A global organization

We’re a global organization with offices in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, and our remote workforce expands our presence even further. This diversity makes the organization stronger and better able to advance the global green building movement


The fast-paced approach of our leadership drives staff to innovate and to look beyond the immediate future. We prize future-focused, imaginative and optimistic thinking and seek employees with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Flexible and adaptable

USGBC has an established culture of flexibility and adaptability. We balance high expectations for individual and team performance with respect for employees’ personal pursuits outside the workplace.

Working at USGBC

With competitive salaries, excellent benefits and an organizational culture that supports individuals, we attract talented and dedicated staff. Situated at the intersection of business, environmental science, building design and construction, and data science and technology, we provide opportunities to learn on the job and advance skills and knowledge. Learn more about our leadership, mission and vision.

USGBC offers a wide range of benefits to full-time employees.

  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage for employees, their spouses/partners and children. USGBC covers premiums at 100%; coverage includes dental and vision.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • No Cost Life Insurance/ADD insurance
  • Opportunity to purchase supplemental Life/ADD insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Plan with Match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family Leave
  • Annual Leave/Vacation Time
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 6 weeks of Renewal Leave for staff celebrating monumental tenure
Equal Opportunity Employer

USGBC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind of based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. View the DEI vision statement.

Find your next job

If a job opportunity excites you, but you don’t meet every job requirement, we encourage you to apply. If there isn’t a role posted that seems like a fit, but you are excited by our work and think USGBC or GBCI is the place for you, please reach out to with your resume and cover letter.


All internships are based at our Washington, D.C., headquarters unless otherwise noted.


We seek volunteers with a variety of skills and interests to support our work and mission. View opportunities.

USGBC headquarters lobby

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