Managed by the Student Employment Office, ’Cuse Works helps students connect to on- and off-campus jobs ̶ both Federal Work-Study and non-Federal Work-Study ̶ to gain valuable experience, build personal and professional skills, and meet new people. Whether it’s your first time working in an office or you’re ready to take on a position more closely related to your career goals, ’Cuse Works opportunities will provide essential tools and information for a successful student employment experience. Sustainability Management posts paid internship opportunities on Handshake here.
Need an Internship?
We offer internships for credit from all colleges at the University. Students can expand their interest in sustainability topics related to their major while learning about all aspects of sustainability on campus. Whether you are in need of help with a capstone project or are interested in tying sustainability into your major, we can help set up an internship within our department. Ask us how by clicking here!
Falk College has worked with Sustainability Management on many projects. Student projects have included research on how plastic impacts human health, how to acquire local food for the campus, and determining what products are sustainable, as well as many others. If you are interested in starting an internship with us, talk to your Academic Adviser.
Newhouse students help Sustainability Management promote various spring semester events, such as RecycleMania and Earthfest. Students utilize their media knowledge to help shape sustainability messages on campus from a student perspective.
Students at the Maxwell School enrolled in energy and its impacts, geography, public affairs, and citizenship and civic engagement have worked with Sustainability Management on many programs and completed several sustainability-related surveys. Talk to your Academic Adviser to set up an internship with us!
Grants and Scholarship Opportunities
The EPA offers many fellowships, grants and post doctoral opportunities. Learn more at www.epa.gov/careers/fellowships.
STUDENT INTERNSHIP POSITIONS OFF CAMPUS
Seasonal Young Adult Positions are available through Onondaga Earth Corps that may lead to scholarships through Ameri*Corps. "Our crews often work on a variety of projects, from public outreach and education development, to neighborhood demonstration projects and tree planting programs. Participants will be provided with basic training in environmental and community development- based work. Public presentation and creating materials, such as PowerPoints, videos, brochures, etc., are often requirements of the work, in addition to daily work outdoors in gardens and landscaping settings."
We want to reach out to the many qualified community members interested in environmental education and/or youth development to join our team for a fun productive summer in the Youth Conservation Corps world! Please direct inquires to our Executive Director, Greg, at . Learn more by visiting, www.onondagaearthcorps.org/youngadult/.
Sustainability Degrees offers help in planning your Future in Sustainability; focused on sustainability education and careers
USGBC Green Careers for a Greener Generation (The page is not meant to be an exhaustive list, but rather helps to point individuals to resources available for careers that support a sustainable built environment. The page will be updated as new resources are published.)
Some clearinghouses for information about external fellowships and internships:
- Environmental Science Internships
- Internships in Central New York
- SU Career Services
- SU Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising
- AASHE Student Internships
- Sustainable Business.com --A national green jobs and internships site
- REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) -- supported by the National Science Foundation