Environmental Center - Working at the EC


student holding white boardThe Environmental Center is an on-campus, student-driven organization that works to advance environmental and social sustainability efforts on campus and throughout our region. Students who work with us gain valuable experience in how to create environmental and social change. We are looking for passionate individuals excited to gain professional skills, develop their personal change-making ethic, and be part of our amazing team!

Opportunities to work at the EC range from general team staff members to more specialized roles. Check out all our current openings below. Please note that the application process can vary for different positions, so please read the job descriptions carefully!

Professional Staff - Interim Assistant Coordinator

We are seeking an organized and energetic individual to assist with the EC’s programmatic, operational and administrative functions. The Interim Assistant Coordinator position will play an integral role in educating, training, and supporting our student leaders; performing management and administrative duties; spearheading projects and programs in our primary focus areas; and coordinating various operational commitments including work with our campus garden and orchard.

Applications received by June 10th will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Please note that this is an interim position with the opportunity to re-apply for the permanent position in summer 2019.

For more information about the position and how to apply, please see the full Interim Assistant Coordinator job description.

Environmental Center Student Team Members

Students who work as Team Members at the EC commit to working around 5-10 hours per week. Most students are placed on one of our student teams which focus work in one of our main Initiative areas, though some may work in more specialized roles.

You'll work with your teammates and help of our professional staff to identify and implement projects that will create lasting, meaningful, and positive impact in our campus and greater community. Along the way, our professional staff provide you with personal and professional development through coaching, mentorship, and trainings.

As an example, if you are on the Real Food Challenges team, you would meet with campus stakeholders to understand our campus dining food system. Using what you've learned, you will work on ways to improve the amount of local, organic, fair, and humane food on campus in an economically viable way. For another example, as part of the Zero Waste team, you and your team may run a campaign to improve recycling on campus, reducing our campus environmental impact.

Hiring for the Spring semester 2018 has closed. To keep up with everything we have going on, be sure to Like our Facebook page and sign up for our newsletter the EC Digest.

Please note for Internships: These project-based positions have different application requirements, time-commitments, and necessary faculty/course coordination in order to receive academic credit. Please visit our Academic & Internship page for more information.