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Apply to Be the Communication and Outreach Intern for the Sustainability Office!

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From Ariel Garber ’17:

Are you interested in sustainability? Want to help lead change on campus? Want to learn more about web design and pick up some communication skills? Then consider applying to be the Communication and Outreach Intern starting in February 2017!

This awesome job will have you working on publicizing events & projects all throughout campus to promote sustainability! You will also be involved in strategic planning for the office and act as liaison between administration, faculty, staff and students. You’d be working within an established structure with as much support as needed! It’s a great opportunity to learn how to be an operator of change with an important issue! Apply through the Google Form below by Sunday, January 29!

Application Deadline: 11:59 PM on Sunday, January 29
~*~APPLY HERE~*~

Volunteer for Waste Not during Senior Week + R&C

Look at this stuff. Isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think my collection's complete?

Sustainability intern Rebecca Sokol ’15 offers you an opportunity to be on campus this senior week to take advantage of all the Wescam requests you’ll receive:

Want to stick around for Senior Week? Want to celebrate Reunion & Commencement? Apply to volunteer for WasteNot!

WasteNot is Wesleyan’s student-organized answer to the Spring semester student evacuation.  It is run and maintained entirely through the commitment of the Wesleyan community, and truly exemplifies the incredible power in reusing.  Fourteen volunteers, working about 5 hours each day from 5/18 – 5/27, will help facilitate clothing and furniture collection in preparation for the Fall Tag Sale. To apply, email wesustainability(eat)gmail(deat)com with your response to the question: “Why is Waste Not! important for the Wesleyan community?”

Deadline: April 19
Contact: Email wesustainability(oat)gmail(doat)com or visit our website.

Apply to be a Sustainability Intern

In a quest to dominate the front page of Wesleying, I’d like to call your attention to some information about applying to become a Sustainability Intern, provided by Emma Pattiz ’13 and Noah K-M ’13:

Interested in a year-round paid internship focused on sustainability efforts at Wesleyan? A Sustainability Intern position will open up in the fall of 2012.  To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to wesustainability(at)gmail(dot)com by Wednesday, May 9th. Interviews will be held by appointment during the following week.

The Sustainability Interns are expected to work at least 5 hours per week, and tasks include running the Do It in the Dark energy competition, the Dorm Energy Competition, and Recyclemania. Interns also coordinate Waste Not! collection at the end of the spring and the tag sale in the fall, so applicants must be available during Orientation Week 2012. We are also starting a regular on-campus thrift sale in the spirit of Waste Not!

In addition, the interns serve as a liaison between student groups, the Wesleyan Sustainability Advisory Group for Environmental Stewardship, Physical Plant, and Residential Life.

Questions? Concerns? Feel free to email us at wesustainability(at)gmail(dot)com.

Due: Wednesday, May 9
Contact: wesustainability(at)gmail(dot)com

Apply for an Intern Position to Get Bottled Water Off Campus

There are two paid positions for highly motivated students interested in helping rid Wesleyan of bottled water once and for all. The job will include communicating with facilities, Bon Appetit (our dining service provider), the administration, and other players on campus to remove bottled water from all facets of Wesleyan. We are looking for experience, motivation, and creativity.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to wesustainability(at)gmail(dot)com. Also, feel free to email with any questions.

Apply to be a Sustainability Intern!

A sustainability intern position will open up in the spring. To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to wesustainability(at)gmail(dot)com by Sunday, November 20th.

This is a paid position where you will be expected to work at least 5 hours per week. The sustainability intern tasks include running the Do It in the Dark energy competition, the Dorm Energy Competition, and Recyclemania, as well as coordinating Waste Not! collection at the end of the spring. We are also in the process of starting an on-campus thrift store in the spirit of Waste Not! You must be able to stay on campus through senior week to get this position.

Questions? Concerns? Feel free to email us at wesustainability(at)gmail(dot)com.

Apply to be a Sustainability Intern!

Cella Jones ’12 writes in to tell you about a neat way to impact sustainability at Wesleyan, and get paid for doing it! Take a look, and send your résumé and statement of interest to Bill Nelligan (wnelligan@wesleyan.edu) by Sunday, April 17th. Interviews will then be held by appointment. And just like this picture shows, you’ll have the whole (green) world in your hands. What I’m trying to say is that by being the Sustainability Intern, you’re sort of like Jesus. Maybe that’s an exaggeration..

Interested in a year-round internship focused on sustainable efforts at Wesleyan? Two positions as Sustainability Interns with Physical Plant are opening up this year. If you’re interested in campus sustainability issues, this is really great way to get involved. There has been a lot of progress in environmental practices over the past few years, but Wesleyan still has a long way to go. With this job, there’s a huge potential to enact real change on campus and beyond.

More info about the position after the jump!