Sustainability Internships

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 course and serve as dorm EFs for the subsequent academic year
  • No prior experience or knowledge is necessary!
  • Applications will reopen in October/November 2021.

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. The next opening is expected in February 2022.

Composting Interns

  • Manage the residential composting programs and food waste reduction programs
  • These positions are not currently accepting applications. Two openings are expected in February 2022.

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 not currently open.  


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.