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.

Summer Positions

1 Sustainability Office 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 will open in Spring 2020.

Academic Year Positions

16 Eco Facilitators

  • Serve as sustainability peer advisors in first- and second-year dorms
  • Eco Facilitators are hired each fall to take a spring course and serve as dorm EFs for the subsequent academic year
  • No prior experience or knowledge is necessary!
  • Applications for the 2020-21 program are closed.  Hiring for the 2021-22 program is expected in October 2020.

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.  

Student Sustainability Coordinators

  • Manage Waste Not, energy conservation, and other sustainability programs
  • This position is not currently hiring.  The next opening is expected in Spring 2020.  

Composting Interns

  • Manage the residential composting programs and food waste reduction programs
  • 1-2 openings are expected in April 2020.

1 Sustainability Office 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 hiring.

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 hiring.