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WKU Office of Sustainability - Opportunities

Opportunities to work with the WKU Office of Sustainability 

There are many opportunities to get involved in the advancement of sustainability at WKU. The Office of Sustainability offers work-study positions and internships as available for project-specific work. Below are some project opportunities waiting to be matched up with a student with the right skills and expertise.


Project Grow Fellowships

The Office of Sustainability offers limited Project Grow Fellowships for one academic year terms. Fellows manage and maintain the gardens and other outdoor elements at the Office of Sustainability. Responsibilities include garden and yard maintenance, research, identification and application of best practices, educational outreach activities, workshops and events, and other various projects. 
If you are interested, please contact Graduate Assistant and Project Grow Coordinator Beth McGrew for more information.
Application can be downloaded here. Please submit completed application to the Office of Sustainability. 


Branding and Graphic Design student employment opportunity

The Office of Sustainability is seeking a student with strong graphic design and marketing skills to help brand and add visibility to the Office of Sustainability and our efforts to advance sustainability at WKU and in the community. This student will be tasked with web design and maintenance, social media support, graphic design projects, event and activity graphics, and other outreach support.
Must be eligible for Student Financial Aid and have a current FAFSA on file.
If you are interested in this position, please contact Sustainability Coordinator Christian Ryan for more information.

Office of Sustainability Graduate Assistant

The Office of Sustainability is seeking a Graduate Assistant for the 2014/2015 academic year. Basic responsibilities will include: assistance with development of the annual Sustainability Report, website updates and design, responding to general Office of Sustainability communications/inquiries, assistance with campus and community sustainability events such as workshops and presentations, conduct Green Tours, and provide general assistance with other day to day operations. Qualifications include: good organizational skills, interest in engaging a wide diversity of responsibilities and tasks (some exciting, some not so exciting), good writing skills, basic graphic design skills, ability to communicate professionally, ability to speak publicly, and either web/OU Campus skills or willingness to learn.
If you are an interested Graduate Student, please contact Sustainability Coordinator Christian Ryan for more information.






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