The Office of Sustainability offers a variety of internships throughout the year, and can include work during summer and winter breaks.

Internship for the Spring, Summer, and Fall

  • Community Garden Intern - Are you interested in working outside and with your hands? We are seeking a garden intern to help with the maintenance of SCSU's Community Garden

Internships for the Spring Semester

  • Food Recovery Intern (filled) - Are you interested in Food Justice and Food Recovery? We are seeking an intern to manage our food recovery and donation program.
  • Communications and Outreach Intern (filled) - Are you interested in engaging our campus community? We are seeking an intern to manage communications, social media, and design for our office.
  • Reuse Store Manager (filled) - Do you like to get thrifty? We are seeking an intern to manage our Thrifty Owl and Swap Shop programs.

Interns can earn academic credit or be paid, and positions fall into the following categories:

  • Energy efficiency and renewable energy
  • Waste reduction, recycling, and resource efficiency
  • Food recovery
  • Land stewardship and conservation
  • Community garden and community health
  • Community awareness, outreach and social justice
Students working at a food table

SCSU sustainability internships are designed for students to connect their academic studies with direct experiences planning, managing, and tracking sustainability projects on campus and in local communities. Because sustainability challenges are inter- and trans-disciplinary, internships are open to undergraduate and graduate students at SCSU in any major or program of study. In the past three years, undergraduate and graduate students from the following programs have completed sustainability internships: Chemistry, Public Health, Geography, Biology, Art, English, Women's Studies, Business/ Management, Exercise Science, Psychology, and Secondary Education.Rolling acceptance. Internships are limited, so apply in advance.

    Email resume and cover letter to:

    Suzanne Huminski, M.S.
    Sustainability Coordinator, SCSU