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Applications for Sustainability Jobs and Internships due April 14       

The Office of Sustainability is hiring for May 2014, summer and 2014-15 academic year .

All positions are posted on the Elon Job Network and on the Office of Sustainability website.

May 2014 – Don’t Trash It!  Two coordinators are needed to help with collection and advertising for the campaign to donate useful items to area partners rather than throwing them away.  Final application deadline is April 20th but applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis and the position may fill before the 20th so apply early.

Summer 2014 Internships

Greenhouse Gas Inventory Intern: Collects, enters and analyzes data using a GHG inventory Excel tool and drafts the FY GHG inventory report.

Projects Intern: Responsible for researching, designing and implementing innovative and engaging communication strategies and materials related to specific sustainability projects. Projects vary year to year.

STARS Intern: Assists with projects related to Elon’s Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS) report, specifically collecting data from faculty and staff and data management.

Academic Year 2014-15 Internships

Communications Intern: Develops and implements outreach (social media, digital signs, infographics, etc.) designed to increase awareness of sustainability practices, encourage their implementation and increase awareness of campus sustainability initiatives and accomplishments.

Sustainability Intern: Manages 9 student peer educators as the student coordinator for the Eco-Reps program. Eco-Reps primarily promote sustainability and environmentally responsible behaviors in residential neighborhoods.

Sustainability Project Database: Recruits, enters, reviews and organizes submissions to the Student Sustainability Project Database.

Behavior Change: Uses Community Based Social Marketing principles and sustainability survey and pledge data to develop, implement, track and report on campaigns directed toward personal sustainability behaviors.

Eco-Reps for 2014-15 Eco-Reps educate peers about sustainability issues in and out of the classroom.  They help promote and raise awareness of sustainability related behaviors and programs  in an assigned residential neighborhood and across campus.

Jessica Bilecki,
4/4/2014 9:20 AM