Summer Internships with the UIC Office of Sustainability
Deadline: Rolling until end of April; selection begins first week of April
The UIC Office of Sustainability is offering a new internship program this summer with several positions available for paid and unpaid interns.
The program consists of:
1. Internship placement at a UIC department
2. Weekly seminars and field outings that cover a range of educational and skill building topics
3. Leadership development and project management experience
Students will be assigned to individual internship projects and will participate in weekly seminars about sustainability and professional development topics with other members of the cohort.
The internships are 15 hours per week between June 2nd and August 8th.
The internship placement opportunities include:
Bike UIC Intern: This intern will implement the bike plan and promote bicycle transport in the campus community.
Green Event Intern: This intern will help promote sustainable event planning and waste reduction at campus events.
Green Laundry Intern: This intern will work with Campus Housing to make drying racks available to students to reduce energy consumption.
Food Recovery Intern: This intern will work with UIC Campus Dining Services to reduce food waste at UIC cafeterias and donate extra food to local food pantries.
Move Out Waste Intern: This intern will work with Campus Housing to analyze the waste accumulated from move out and move in days and develop a waste reduction plan.
Recycling Intern: This intern will work with various UIC departments to analyze recycling patterns and ensure recycling infrastructure is functional.
Water Management Intern: This intern will work with Campus Utilities to analyze water use through various outlets and develop a waste reduction plan.
Please contact Zoe Luken in the Office of Sustainability at email@example.com or Stephanie O’Leary in the Honors College at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.