The Office of Sustainability is hiring seven new interns through the Internship Program in Sustainability, mentored by IUOS, the Campus Sustainability Advisory Board (CSAB), and campus faculty and staff.
Hoosier to Hoosier Sale Intern:
Communications and Marketing Intern:
2020 Transitions Lab Intern: The 2020 Transitions Lab is IU Bloomington's living, learning, lab for sustainability. The lab fosters collaboration between university academics, operations and the broader Hoosier community to advance high impact student learning and sustainability. The Transitions Lab intern will work directly with the Associate Director of Sustainability to formalize Transitions Lab work in several areas. First, the intern will be involved in assessing the undergrad research program and collaborating with faculty and staff to identify new research projects for fall 2017. Second, the intern will be involved in planning for expanded community collaborations through the lab. Finally, the intern will have an opportunity to work on press and communication related to the Transitions Lab. Successful applicants will be organized and interested in higher education and sustainability research.
Transportation Working Group Intern: Indiana University was among the first 20 Bicycle Friendly Universities in America and received a bronze certification. IU recently reapplied for a new Bicycle Friendly University ranking and IU’s first Bicycle Master Plan is due to be completed soon. The academic-year intern will work with the Transportation Working Group to identify and implement opportunities presented by these two recent efforts and assist with further analysis of potential bike sharing and other active transportation programs. This intern will also assist with the Transportation Working Group meetings and share findings with other campuses in the IU system to assist with their bicycle planning as called for in the Bicentennial Strategic Plan.
Energy and The Built Environment Working Group Intern: This intern will work with the Energy and the Built Environment Working Group, IU’s director of energy management and utilities and the university director of sustainability to assist in strategic planning and to assist with tracking IUB's progress toward its energy goals as called for in the Bicentennial Strategic Plan. Work will include research of renewable energy options, evaluating data related to energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, and utility costs. This intern will also help manage the Energy and the Built Environment Working Group, including facilitating meetings, assisting with new member recruitment and retention, providing research support, and supporting programming and implementation.
Resource Use and Recycling Intern: This intern will continue the work of previous No Waste Program coordinators, improving and developing programs to reduce the waste stream, improve reuse programs and services, and improve the recycling landscape on campus (including composting), through education, trainings, infrastructure, and planning. In addition to new programming, the No Waste Program coordinator also helps manage the Resource Use and Recycling Working Group, including facilitating meetings, recruiting new members, and supporting programming originating in the working group.