Open Positions with Sustainability

SPRING 2019, Deadline to apply March 1
Committee on Sustainability Student Representatives

The Steering Committee for the Committee on Sustainability (COS) has an opening for an undergraduate student representative. The Steering Committee is the decision making body of COS and oversees disbursement of the Green Fee. You will be representing your peers and being a good steward of the money they pay in the Green Fee. A student Steering-Committee co-chair should be prepared to spend about 5 hours per week on COS related activities.
Each student COS member will be a co-chair, with a faculty/staff member, of one of COS's three subcommittees (Operations, Climate Action, Programs and Education). This position will oversee the Operations Subcommittee. Duties include attending monthly meetings, organizing volunteers, and overseeing working groups.

Apply for the COS Student Represetatives Position: Operations 

Join a Sustainability working group!

The Committee on Sustainability has multiple working groups composed of students, faculty, and staff. Drop by a meeting to see what these groups are doing and decide if you'd like to join! Meetings are posted online or you can contact the leader to learn more. Below are examples of groups with open enrollment.

Climate Action Plan

Green Events

Tribe Carbon Fund

SUMMER 2019, Deadline to apply March 1
Garden Manager

The Campus Garden Managers are a formal opportunity for 2 students to supervise garden maintenance while gaining practical experience in gardens scholarship. Responsibilities include maintenance of the Campus Garden, oversight of the plot rental system and community garden events. During summer the time commitment should average 5 hours/person/week while during the academic year when the growing season slows it should be closer to 3 hours/person/week. This is a year round position, although some circumstances could allow for students to fill the position only for the summer or academic year. Gardening experience and enrolled status for Fall 2018 status is required.

Apply for a summer garden manager position

FALL 2019 - SPRING 2020, Deadline to apply March 1
Office of Sustainability Internships, Deadline March 1
Communications Intern, Social Media & Graphic Design

The open Sustainability communications intern position is responsible for maintenance and refreshing of the social outlets (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Hark Upon the Green blog) and graphic design for the program. Interns should expect to spend an average of 5-10 hours a week on Sustainability activities depending on the time of year. This paid internship provides the opportunity to work directly with campus officials and faculty on sustainability initiatives and to help develop the Office of Sustainability’s program. 

Programs Intern

Sustainability program interns are each responsible for major projects in addition to supporting the Office of Sustainability’s efforts. Projects vary, but may include oversight of Green Fee projects, data collection and analysis, outreach, and events such as RecycleMania. Interns should expect to spend an average of 5-10 hours a week on Sustainability activities depending on the time of year. This paid internship provides the opportunity to work directly with campus officials and faculty on sustainability initiatives and to help develop the Office of Sustainability’s program.

Garden Manager 

The Campus Garden Managers are a formal opportunity for 2 students to supervise garden maintenance while gaining practical experience in gardens scholarship. Responsibilities include maintenance of the Campus Garden, oversight of the plot rental system and community garden events. During summer the time commitment should average 5 hours/person/week while during the academic year when the growing season slows it should be closer to 3 hours/person/week. This is a year round position, although some circumstances could allow for students to fill the position only for the summer or academic year. Gardening experience and enrolled status for Fall 2018 status is required.

Apply for an Office of Sustainability position

Committee on Sustainability Student Representatives

The Steering Committee for the Committee on Sustainability (COS) has openings for 3 student representatives; 2 undergraduates, 1 graduate. The Steering Committee is the decision making body of COS and oversees disbursement of the Green Fee. You will be representing your peers and being a good steward of the money they pay in the Green Fee. A student Steering-Committee co-chair should be prepared to spend about 5 hours per week on COS related activities.
Each student COS member will be a co-chair, with a faculty/staff member, of one of COS's three subcommittees (Operations, Climate Action, Programs and Education). Duties include attending monthly meetings, organizing volunteers, and overseeing working groups.

Apply for a COS Student Representative Position