The intern will collaborate with expert garden mentors, faculty, staff, student, and community volunteers to manage the campus garden across from Spry Soccer Stadium on Polo Road. Management entails all aspects of growing seasonally appropriate crops including, but not limited to, developing and maintaining rotation and cover cropping plans, starting and transplanting crops, watering, mulching, and composting food/yard waste. The intern will coordinate garden volunteer opportunities, explore service learning possibilities with interested faculty, organize major events in the campus garden, and maintain a vibrant and engaging communications plan. The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills and social media experience.
Greeks Go Green
The intern will lead the Greeks Go Green initiative by holding regular meetings with established Greeks Go Green representatives, organizing monthly presentations and events throughout the semester, and coordinating with the Office of the Dean of Students. The intern must be an active member of a recognized Greek organization on campus. Excellent leadership and organizational skills are required.
Social Media and Digital Arts
The intern will contribute to the implementation of a social media strategy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn to engage constituents. This intern is also expected to provide support in marketing for events and programs. The successful candidate will have experience in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and other similar platforms.
News Writing Intern
The intern will work with staff in the Office of Sustainability to develop content for the campus sustainability website, with a focus on news stories. The intern will contribute to the production of a monthly electronic newsletter, based on the news stories written for the website. Strong writing skills are required and sustainability literacy is preferred. Applications from both graduate and undergraduate students will be accepted. In addition to the application form, please submit two samples of published news writing.
Facilities and Campus Services – Resource Conservation
The intern will assist Facilities and Campus Services with communications, energy and water conservation competitions, and monitoring energy and water usage on the campus. Other responsibilities include gathering, compiling, and analyzing data from various WFU departments, coordinating with the Office of Sustainability, and attending meetings as necessary. The intern must have experience using Excel and a passion for reducing energy and water usage.
ARAMARK – Sustainability in Dining
Learn more about the responsibilities of the Sustainability in Dining intern on ARAMARK’s website.