The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions is in a period of renewal

The Climate Action Events Program is now closed to applications. Watch this space for our next call for applications.

The Climate Internship Program is now closed to employer applications for 2024

The Theme, OPP and Fast Track programs are part of that review and are not accepting new applications at this time. Offerings for PICS Scholars are also under review.

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Climate Internship Program

Does your organization need help with its climate-related goals? Are you a student looking to use your climate skills and gain experience? Apply to the PICS Internship Program.

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Climate Action Events Program

Looking to host a climate action event in BC? PICS is here to help.

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Theme Partnership Program

Theme Partnership projects, funded up to $1 million, support research into particularly complex—and critically important—climate mitigation and adaptation challenges. 

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Opportunity Projects Program

Advancing new entrants and unleashing emerging leaders with innovative research ideas and approaches for climate change mitigation and adaptation.

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Fast Track Program

The Fast Track Program is part of PICS' renewal and is not accepting applications at this time. 

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Student Engagement

PICS supports students at through research project funding and learning opportunities. Offerings for PICS Scholars are under review as part of our renewal process.

PICS former executive director Dr. Sybil Seitzinger speaks to a PICS scholar.