Office of Sustainability now hiring student interns

Applications for spring 2018, summer 2018 and academic year 2018-2019 internships and Eco-Rep positions are open until Friday, March 30.

The Office of Sustainability is accepting applications for a variety of student positions throughout the year. Positions are appropriate for students from a variety of backgrounds, including communications, accounting, environmental studies, education and more.

Brief descriptions of the available positions are below. Detailed position descriptions and application instructions are available on the Elon Job Network.   Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 30. 

The following positions are available:

May 2018

Don’t Trash It! Coordinator:  Recruits and coordinates volunteers to assist with collection and pick up of donation items during Don’t Trash It! in May.

Summer 2018

Metrics Intern:  Assists with projects related to Elon’s climate neutrality goal, specifically Elon’s next GHG inventory, and Elon’s STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System) report.

Sustainability Projects Intern: Develops outreach materials that enhance the Office of Sustainability’s education and engage the campus community in sustainable practices. 

2018-2019 Academic Year

Eco-Rep: Educates peers about sustainability issues by promoting sustainability related programs, coordinating with Residence/Greek Life staff to incorporate sustainability into programs and delivering Sustainable Living lessons Sustainable Walking Tours to Elon 101 and Global Studies courses as requested.

Sustainability Intern, Student Coordinator for the Eco-Reps Program:  Helps manage the Eco-Reps Program, a peer education program dedicated to promoting sustainability and environmentally responsible behaviors.