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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT - Sustainability Intern

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Open to all undergraduate and graduate SU students. Applicants should send a detailed cover letter and resume to; applications must be received by April 23, 2018.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # ST002042
Employer Syracuse University
Department Code N/A
Department Energy Systems & Sustainability Management
Semester Academic Year
Geographic Location South Campus
Workstudy Type On-Campus Workstudy and Non-Workstudy
Type of Students Accepted for this Position Any
Job Title STUDENT EMPLOYMENT - Sustainability Intern
Location 1320 Jamesville Ave.
Hourly Rate $11 – 13/hour
FLSA Status Non-exempt

Intern will work 8 – 12 hours per week from August 2018 – May 2019

Campus Syracuse, NY
Job Description

Syracuse University Sustainability Management is seeking a part-time Sustainability Intern to research and help develop dynamic communications and outreach materials enabling the SU community to learn, interact, and take action on sustainability-related issues at SU.


Basic Responsibilities
The Intern will assist in all aspects of:
• Creation and management strategic communications materials, including news stories, audio stories, and various web content
• Social media regarding sustainability at SU (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others)
• Assisting in developing a recycling campaign for SU Residence Halls
• Liaising with SU environmental student groups
• Provide additional support to Sustainability Management projects as needed
• Campus outreach in various locations
• Sustainability related presentations to various campus populations
• Off campus professional and business related communications
• Research various topics and provide quality feedback
• Promote a non-discriminatory and educational workplace

Required Qualifications

• Strong interest and demonstrated experience in sustainability and climate-related issues as they relate to campus sustainability, as well as a desire to contribute to the future of SU;
• Excellent written, visual and oral communication skills;
• Strong interpersonal skills including an interest and ability to conduct face-to-face and group presentations;
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as needed;
• Must be able to work diverse hours, including nights and weekends

Additional Qualifications:

In addition to those above, we seek candidates that have:
• Experience coordinating programs with diverse groups of people around social or environmental issues;
• Experience in developing text and graphic content for effective communication materials including digital media (websites and social media), online and print (posters, infographics, and reports) using Adobe Creative Suite.
• Microsoft Office including excel

Job Specific Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Job Posting Date 04/10/2018
Application Deadline 04/23/2018
Open Until Filled No
Priority Consideration
Message to Applicants

Open to all undergraduate and graduate SU students. Applicants should send a detailed cover letter and resume to; applications must be received by April 23, 2018.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
  4. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * At the time you begin employment, will you be a full-time matriculated Syracuse University student? NOTE: only Syracuse University students are eligible for student jobs. If you are a student at another institution including SUNY ESF, please apply for jobs listed under the temporary staff opportunities section of this job site.
    • Yes
    • No
    • I am a student at another institution other than Syracuse University