Friday, May 3, 2013

Summer/Fall 2013: UIC Office of Sustainability Internship

The UIC Office of Sustainability is hiring an intern to support the outreach and engagement initiatives aligned with the Office’s mission.

Aim of Internship: Familiarize students interested in urban sustainability with issues common to many universities, including: bicycle planning, community engagement, energy conservation & efficiency, recycling/composting, and peer-to-peer training programs. The intern’s main responsibilities will be to assist with planning and logistics of events on campus and community engagement via social media.

Required Qualifications:
·         Interest in, demonstrated experience with, or coursework relating to any sustainability issue(s)
·         Excellent communication skills; strong interpersonal communication
·         Good organizational skills, excellent attention for detail
·         Ability to work independently, based on instructions from office staff, with minimal supervision
·         Capacity to learn and use web-based tools including social media (Facebook, Twitter) and content-management    systems; prior experience with social media is important
·         Familiarity with office productivity software (MS Office required, Adobe Creative Suite preferred)
·         Ability to work 10 hours per week in the Office of Sustainability

Compensation: $8.50/hr.  minimum

Please email a cover letter and resume to Kate Yoshida by Friday, May 10.

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