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Emory’s Office of Sustainability Initiatives (OSI) hires undergraduate and graduate student interns throughout the school year and summer. Interns are paid hourly. During the academic year, qualified Rollins students may apply through the Rollins Earn and Learn (REAL) Program.

OSI relies heavily on the work of interns for research, benchmarking, implementation, and outreach in all areas of sustainability. Based on student interests and OSI’s needs, interns work on a variety of projects in the areas of energy, water, waste, transportation, food, green building and other sustainability initiatives. OSI does not have extra office space for students, so work is done remotely with regular meetings with staff to discuss projects. Interns will work 10-15 hours/week, depending on interns' schedules and OSI's needs.

We have filled all of our fall 2015 intern positions. There are none available at this time. Please check back in November or December for spring internship opportunities.

Community Internship Opportunities (Unpaid)
Community partners also reach out the Center for Community Partnerships and the Office of Sustainability Initiatives with unpaid internship opportunities for Emory students. Below is a list of available internships.

Urban Green Lab

Urban Green Labs is looking for volunteers and interns for summer and fall 2015 to help launch the lab's Mobile Laboratory to Metro Nashville Public Schools. Candidates should have an interest in sustainability education for local middle and high school students.

If interested, send a statement of interest and resume to connect@urbangreenlab.org.

EarthShare of Georgia
Preferred Dates: August 17 - December 18, 2015

EarthShare of Georgia connects people to trusted non-profit organizations dedicated to conserving and protecting our air, land and water. Founded by environmental organizations in 1992 to represent them in workplace-giving programs, EarthShare of Georgia partners with dozens of employers to help raise funds through workplace-giving campaigns to help support nearly 70 environmental member groups. We are currently looking for a college/university undergraduate or graduate student interested in assisting with brief presentations and tabling events to employees in the public and private sector during the workplace-campaign giving season.

Click here for more information about the internship. Contact Executive Director Madeline Reamy or call (404) 873-3173 to apply.

Good Samaritan Health Center

The mission of The Good Samaritan Health Center is “spreading Christ’s love through quality healthcare to those in need.” The Center’s vision is to provide a dependable, full-time, comprehensive healthcare home for those without insurance or the means to afford care in Atlanta. The Center offers internship, clinical practicum, or residency opportunities for college and graduate students interested in serving in an urban, multicultural healthcare home. For information on available opportunities, contact intern@goodsamatlanta.org.

Internship (Paid)
Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MIEF)
Deadline: January 2, 2015

The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MlEF), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy, is a 10-week summer internship program that provides opportunities to students who are pursuing degrees in science, technology (IT), engineering, or mathematics (STEM majors). The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for minority and female students in these fields, but all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates who are selected will have the opportunity to participate in focused research projects consistent with the mission of the Office of Fossil Energy.

Click here to see the internship flyer.

The Quality and Sustainability Office at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The Quality and Sustainability Office (OD/OCOO/OSSAM/QSO) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is chiefly responsible for the tracking and communication of sustainability initiatives and projects throughout the agency that are created in support of goals in the HHS Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan (SSPP). The agency’s overarching sustainability initiative, Go Green, Get Healthy, seeks to increase agency and employee involvement in behaviors and programs focused on environmental stewardship, personal health promotion and work-life satisfaction. The Quality and Sustainability Office explores the intersection between environmental stewardship and public health and aims to educate agency staff regarding sustainability and climate change topics through effective, timely and targeted communication.

The student should have knowledge and interest in sustainability programs, health promotion, communications and environmental stewardship. Skills and abilities that are important for success in this position are: (1) organizational (2) writing (3) collaboration, (4) interpersonal (5) self-motivation (6) conscientiousness and (7) creativity. Microsoft Office Suite experience is necessary, and Adobe Professional Suite experience (particularly with InDesign and Acrobat) is a plus.

Click here for more information.

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