Spring 2018 GSIP Sustainability Intern Application
Sustainability Intern Application – Spring 2018

Applications due October 31st

Members of the GSIP team will work directly with full-time staff in the University of Mississippi Office of Sustainability to support the university’s sustainability goals. Interns will specialize in specific sustainability topics but will also contribute to programs and projects outside of their primary focus. Interns may work on tasks including but not limited to: project implementation, research and data collection, volunteer coordination, meeting facilitation, event planning, and site management of the UM Compost site and UM Garden site.

Selected candidates will work in a highly collaborative and adaptive environment, with one-on-one feedback and constructive mentorship. Interns work 8-10 hours per week, and start at $9/hour.

Applicants must indicate 1-2 preferred specialization(s) in a project area: Sustainable Transportation, Compost Program, Student Engagement and/or Recycling/Waste Reduction. Applicants must also send their resume and cover letter to green@olemiss.edu.

Competitive applicants will:
- Have an interest in sustainability and environmental issues
- Possess experience and skills related to the preferred specializations indicated on application
- Be willing to participate in programs and projects outside of their specialization (collaborate on the Green Grove Initiative, perform compost shifts each week, etc.)
- Be open to new learning experiences

Please contact Kendall McDonald at klmcdon1@olemiss.edu with any questions.

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