Fall 2015 Office of Sustainability Communications Internship
The UIC Office of Sustainability is hiring an intern to support the outreach andengagement initiatives aligned with the Office’s mission, which is minimize UIC’senvironmental impact both now and in the future; consistent with the financial and socialviability of the institution and the relevance of its academic programs. Through itsacademics, research, and operations, UIC Office of Sustainability will create a campusenvironment in which sustainable practices and policies are visible and evident to all.
Aim of Internship
Familiarize students interested in urban sustainability with issues common to manyuniversities, including: recycling/composting, bicycle planning, community engagement,energy conservation & efficiency, and peer-to-peer training programs.
The intern’s main responsibilities will be to assist with creating a communications programthat effectively communicates the Office’s mission. The intern will also be responsible forthe logistics of events on campus and community engagement via social media, printedmedia, and electronic communications.
• Interest in, demonstrated experience with, and/or coursework relating to anysustainability issue(s).
• Excellent communication skills; strong interpersonal communication.
• Good organizational skills, excellent attention for detail.
• Ability to work independently, based on instructions from office staff, with minimalsupervision.
• Experience in utilizing web-based tools including social media (Facebook, Twitter,Instagram) and content-management systems. Experience with WordPress a plus.
• Familiarity in graphic design, including knowledge in office productivity software (MSOffice, Adobe Creative Suite such as Illustrator) a plus.
• Ability to work at least 10 hours per week in the Office of Sustainability.
• Excellent high-fiver.
Please send resume and cover letter to Lisa Sanzenbacher at email@example.com by Friday,September 11, 2015. For more information about the Office of Sustainability, visithttp://sustainability.uic.edu.
NOTE: We thank you for not submitting printed submissions, we like to save paper here.