Volunteer/Intern

With CEJS In the Community and Internationally

CEJS and you!

  • FALL AND SUMMER STUDENT INTERNSHIP WITH CEJS: The internship involves:
    • Assisting in coordination and outreach for SU campus events such as Campus Sustainability month and Food Day
    • Editing CEJS website content
    • Assisting in research and writing for SU’s Climate Action Plan and STARS report (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System)
    • Assisting in collecting and analyzing data for SU’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions inventory

      This is a 3 to 5-credit internship
      The application deadline is June 20 (Summer Internship) and June 29 (Fall Internship)
    • See more details here.

  • Green Team Lead Volunteer Opportunity with Special Olympics USA at Seattle University
    • July 2-5, 2018 at Championship Field and SU Park
    • The 2018 Special Olympic USA Games (SOUSA) will be hosted in Seattle, making this the biggest sporting event to hit the Seattle area in more than 25 years. Seattle University is one of the SOUSA venues and will welcome 260 athletes, 1,000 family members, and 2,000 spectators to campus for the Games. The Special Olympic's sustainability team has the ambitious goal to make this the first Carbon Neutral Special Olympics USA Games! We need a Green Team Lead to coordinate our volunteer Green Team, educational, and waste sorting activities at the Soccer Games on SU campus. It is a nearly full-time position for the week of July 2-5. Interested? Questions? Reach out to SU’s Recycling Coordinator, Eric Elliott,elliotte@seattleu.edu.
  • Garden for Seattle U Grounds team: Grounds is looking for 1-2 more students interested in working outside with grounds as a student gardener. Students should have interest and an aptitude for working in all weather, in the landscape performing maintenance with the gardeners using hand tools and power equipment.
    • Remainder of Spring quarter up to 20 hours per week
    • Summer quarter 32 hours per week
    • Interested students should contact Shannon Britton through email at brittons@seattleu.edu.
  • Join the Seattle University GREEN TEAM: Are you interested in helping Seattle University reduce its waste? Would you like to help make Seattle University more sustainable through education, activism, and hands-on outreach efforts? Join the Seattle University Green Team this Fall! We will be co-hosting three Environmental awareness games with SU Athletics, doing outreach at the SU Involvement Fair, and hosting the second-ever Garbology event, and we need staff, faculty, and student volunteers for this student-driven club to make it all happen. Anyone from the SU community is welcome to join us! Learn more.
  • VOLUNTEER with CEJS by helping out at one of our numerous events. Contact Yolanda Cieters at cietersy@seattleu.edu to find out about volunteering opportunities.

 

Internships in the Community and Internationally

 

  • SBW Consulting Summer Internship

Do you have an interest in pursuing a career in the clean energy industry? This is an internship opportunity to work for a small, local firm who has been on the leading edge of the clean energy field for nearly 30 years. SBW has an immediate need for a motivated, highly-organized technical intern to collaborate with our engineering team. We are in the midst of a major, high-profile project to critique and consolidate energy savings calculations for a statewide energy efficiency database and resource tool. Other projects may include opportunities to assist with tracking program accomplishments or research study progress. Up to 40 hours/week in summer of 2018, possibly continuing work up to 20 hours/week during the school year with flexibility around school schedule.

Learn more about how to apply here.

 

  • Station Educators for the Highline school district StormFest spring 

StormFest is a unique 2-day, interactive stormwater science educational festival for 6th grade students at Highline School District. Station educators will be compensated $200 for their participation in a 4-hour training and both days of StormFest, on June 13 and 14. Lunch and free on-site parking will be provided to station educators on both days of the event. We would really like to find station educators with a passion for environmental science and who reflect the many languages, races, ethnicities and countries of origin within the Highline school district community. Learn more here and here

 

Are you looking for experience in Environmental or Informal Education? A Wolf Haven International Internship should be regarded as a part-time commitment of at least 20 - 25 hours per week for 10 consecutive weeks throughout our busy education season (March through June). Deadline for submission of application materials: Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Anticipated start date: mid-March. Learn about Wolf Haven here and apply

 

Equity and Environment team is looking for either a junior, senior or graduate student to assist the program manager with advancing work related to the Equity & Environment Initiative and Agenda. Learn more and apply here!

 

Plant a tree on Green Seattle Day. Volunteers can help plant the future forest of our city in parks across Seattle. We hope to engage more than 1,000 volunteers in 22 parks throughout the City, and in just three hours volunteers will plant thousands of native trees and shrubs. All ages welcome, no experience necessary, and all materials provided. Pick your favorite park from the list and join the Green Seattle Partnership for our biggest party of the year. Please sign up in advance to help us plan a great event. Information at www.greenseattle.orginfo@greenseattle.org, and by phone at 206-905-6924.

 

Ten Thousand Villages is looking to hire someone for 15-20 hours a week with 1-2 years of retail experience. The position holder will help develop the volunteer program, create and promote marketing materials and campaigns, and implement changes as a hands‐on leader. More information about the job and how to apply can be found here.

 

The International Development Internship Program (IDIP) is a 20 credit, three-phase academic program designed for undergraduate students. Students are challenged to explore the root causes and consequences of situations that undermine the well-being of individuals in the developing world, while cultivating leadership skills as a change agent at a local non-governmental organization (NGO). Internships are available in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Learn more about the internship program.

 

Seattle Seed Co., located on 12th and Fir, is a family-owned and operated company that sells organic, heirloom and always non-GMO seeds and seed supplies. They are currently seeking an intern to help with wholesale/retail fulfillment and new marketing projects. Check out the job posting here.

 

  • ECONorthwest - Fulltime Summer Internship, Research Analyst Internship

ECONorthwest, the largest economics consulting firm headquartered in the Pacific Northwest, is offering paid internships for current undergraduate and graduate students in their Seattle and Portland offices. Intern duties will include: research, data collection and analysis, literature reviews, presentation preparation, and report writing. Learn more about open positions.

 

Internships offer the opportunity to gain practical, real world experience in ecological economics. Interns work directly with project leads to support a broad range of efforts, from research and GIS analysis to business support and communications. Both graduate and undergraduate students eligible for work-study are encouraged to apply. All internships are unpaid, but we do grant positions to in-state financial aid work study recipients or in- or out-of-state (or country) volunteers. Check here for current openings.

 

The Post-Landfill Action Network in Dover, NH is a nonprofit network of students working towards zero waste on college campuses. They are seeking a student with a passion for large event organizing and the skills to coordinate a group of volunteers to help run the 4th annual Students for Zero Waste Conference. Learn more and apply here

 

WashPRIG is currently working on a campaign to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms. Right now 70% of medically important antibiotics in the US are sold for livestock, leading to a rise in the prevalence of “superbugs,” or antibiotic resistant infections. WashPRIG is currently hiring winter quarter interns to help with this campaign. Students will learn the basics of community organizing: how to write and publish opinion media; how to engage and motivate the public; and how to influence decision makers. Interested? Inquire here.

 

King County is looking for high school, undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about public service, gaining real-world professional experience and becoming involved in the government sector. The list of NUMEROUS internships available can be found here.

 

Environment Washington is hiring full time, paid staff in its Seattle Campaign Office. We are a statewide, citizen funded environmental advocacy group, dedicated to protecting Washington's air, water, and public lands. This summer Environment Washington is working to stop the President and Congress from dismantling our environmental protections. If you're interested in protecting the environment, gaining valuable experience, and making good money, please fill out this form to begin the application process.

 

Food Action is a non-profit organization based in Seattle, WA mobilizing consumer power to advocate for a healthier, more environmentally sustainable, and more equitable food system in Washington State. They are seeking an intern for this summer season 2017 to support their communications and outreach efforts. Learn more here.

 

Awamaki is a Fair Trade non-profit organization that helps women start and run their own businesses in Peru. Awamaki invests in women’s skills, connects them to market access and supports their leadership so they can increase their income and transform their communities. Learn more here.

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