Open Positions with Sustainability

EcoAmbassadors: Sustainability Course Survey, 1 ENSP Credit

Help conduct a survey of the sustainability-related courses taught at W&M under the supervision of the sustainabiltiy director and in collaboration with a sustainability intern. The EcoAmbassador program combines a sustainability project with a course taught by the Director of Sustainability for 1 ENSP 490 credit. Learn more about EcoAmbassadors and apply by January 24, 2018!

Office of Sustainability Graduate Internship: Spring & Summer 2018!

The Office of Sustainability is accepting applications for a spring and summer graduate internship, to begin February 2018. This hourly position will primarily be responsible for assisting the Director of Sustainability with the planning and implementation of Sustainability events, programs and initiatives. Additional details can be found in the job description. Apply for the graduate assistantship by January 26, 2018!

Committee on Sustainability Student Representative: Spring 2018!

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, Science and Technical Advisory, Programs and Education). This position will oversee the Operations Subcommittee. Duties include attending monthly meetings, organizing volunteers, and overseeing working groups. Apply for the Spring 2018 Operations Co-chair position!

Welcome Committee: Spring 2018!

The Welcome working group is accepting applications for leadership positions and volunteer positions in the 2018 initiatives! Help plan Meet the Greens 2018 and other welcoming projects, such as the sustainability swag that is provided to first year students. Have an impact on the impression that new students receive about sustainability at W&M! Apply to be part of the Welcome working group!

Greenhouse Gas Audit Working Group Volunteers

This pair is responsible for conducting an annual greenhouse gas inventory for W&M. Add this valuable skill to your resume and help W&M track their progress! Learn more about the Greenhouse Gas Audit and contact project leader [[e|jbpanganiban, Josh Panganiban '19]] participate.

Carbon Offset Working Group Volunteers

Join the Carbon Offset working group! William & Mary offers a unique carbon offset program where 100% of funds go towards energy reducing projects on our historic campus. Carbon offset programs allow people to counteract their carbon footprint by donating to projects that reduce CO2 emissions. Learn more about the Carbon Offset working group and contact project leader [[e|twgriffiths, Tom Griffiths '18]].

 
2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR
Office of Sustainability Communications Interns (2) 2018-2019

The Sustainability communications interns are responsible for marketing, composing press releases and blurbs, open lines of communication across campus, Cascade webpage design, and maintenance and refreshing of the social outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Hark Upon the Green blog). Interns should expect to spend an average of 5-10 hours a week on Sustainability activities depending on the time of year and will either split or share duties depending on the skill level. 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. Apply to be a communications intern by February 14, 2018.

Office of Sustainability Program Intern 2018-2019

Sustainability program interns are each responsible for one major project 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. Apply to be a program intern by February 14, 2018!

Committee on Sustainability Student Representatives 2018-2019

There are three volunteer student positions on the Steering Committee-one graduate and two undergraduate. 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, Science and Technical Advisory, Programs and Education). Duties include attending monthly meetings, organizing volunteers, and overseeing working groups. Apply for the 2018-2019 Co-chair positions by February 14, 2018!

Green Revolving Fund Committee 2018-2019 Opening

W&M’s first green revolving fund, the Green to Gold Fund, is in search of two student committee representatives. The GGF funds cost-saving projects that reduce the campus’ greenhouse gas emissions and/or resource use. Students of any major will be considered and should expect a time commitment of 10 hrs a semester. Apply for the 2018-2019 Green to Gold Fund Committee by February 14, 2018!

Faculty/Staff Call for Fall 2018 EcoAmbassador Projects & Advisors

The EcoAmbassador Internship Program is in search of projects and advisors for the 2018-2019 academic year. This program combines an advisor-coordinated sustainability project with a course taught by the Director of Sustainability for 1-3 ENSP 490 credits. If needed, the Director can recruit students for projects. Advisors can be staff or faculty whose primary role would be to oversee the EcoAmbassador in the sustainability project of the advisor`s choosing. For more details and to suggest a project visit http://bit.ly/2bsD3TF by February 14, 2018.