Join the Sustainability Office

The Wesleyan Sustainability Office offers internships for students passionate about promoting sustainability on campus. For job descriptions, click on the internship position titles below.  Interns are generally hired in April/May for the fall semester and November/December for the spring semester and are expected to work at least one year for the Sustainability Office.

Want to know more? Meet current interns and past interns

Academic Year Positions

up to 16 Eco Facilitators

  • Serve as sustainability peer advisors
  • Eco Facilitators are hired each October/November to take a spring student forum and serve as EFs for the subsequent academic year
  • No prior experience or knowledge is necessary!
  • Applications are now closed for the 2022-23 cohort.  Applications will open again in October 2022.

Eco Facilitator Co-Coordinators

  • Co-manage the Eco Facilitators Program, preference is given to students who have served as Eco Facilitators
  • Coordinators are hired internally from past Eco Facilitators.  

Sustainability Coordinators and 1 Waste Not Coordinator

  • Manage Waste Not (all 3 positions)
  • Promote individual and collective sustainability through events, projects, and campaigns (2 Sustainability Coordinators)
  • These positions are not currently accepting applications.

Composting Interns

  • Manage the residential composting programs and food waste reduction programs
  • These positions are not currently accepting applications.

1 Sustainable Middletown Intern

  • Coordinate with the City of Middletown to identify and implement projects to support the statewide Sustainable CT program.  
  • This position is currently open.  Applications are due by Tuesday, September 13 at 11:59 PM via Handshake (a statement of interest and writing sample are required to apply). 

Summer Positions

1 Sustainability Summer Assistant

  • Work within the Wesleyan Sustainability Office on a variety of projects including those related to strategic planning, marketing, and general office assistance.
  • This position is not currently accepting applications.