Work-study positions are hired on an ad-hoc basis. These positions typically consist of 8-10 hours per week on specific projects such as:
- Sustainability data collection and analysis (energy, water, waste, etc.)
- Research & feasibility studies for new technologies or initiatives (on-campus renewable energy, power-saving settings on IT equipment)
- Peer-to-peer outreach and education on sustainability (green tips, event support, marketing materials)
If you are a work-study eligible student, please submit a cover letter describing your areas of interest, along with a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Campus Sustainability Co-ops
The Sustainability Committee typically hires one full-time sustainability co-op for the fall and spring semesters. Job information is posted on WITWorks under "Climate & Sustainability Consulting Internship."
Examples of past co-op activities include:
- Running campus campaigns such as RecycleMania.
- Researching best practices in green buildings,
- Developing resources such as the Green Leopard Guide.
MassCEC Clean Energy Internships
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center is offering 10-week paid internships for undergraduate and graduate students interested in the fields of clean technology, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. Jobs are hosted by cleantech firms located throughout the state.
As stated by MassCEC, "The objectives of Massachusetts Clean Energy Internship Program are to:
- Provide the clean energy community with a talented pool of young professionals
- Enable students to gain significant career opportunities in a challenging economic environment
- Enable clean energy companies to mentor students and provide internship opportunities across a broader spectrum of student background
- Support the need for greater diversity in our clean energy workforce
- Provide a peer network of students interested in working in clean energy"
For additional program information, check out the Clean Energy Internship Program.