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Description of Internship/Work Study Program

The Physical Plant and Campus Sustainability Office offers internships and work-study positions during the academic year and summer months. Interns get to work in a professional environment while gaining valuable experience by assisting in the management of hands-on projects and programs generated and coordinated by our department. We are interested in working with students who have a strong interest in building the skills necessary to pursue a career in the vast field of sustainability. Students who posses a desire to make positive contributions on campus and in the world are encouraged to apply.

Current Internship Opportunities:

Sustainability Communication & Outreach Coordinator

Job Description

This job includes contributing to the Office of Sustainability by creating content for our website and social media page, assisting the sustainability staff with research, development of educational materials, management of programs and outreach tasks. Candidates should possess strong writing and communication skills, as well as basic experience with graphic design and a creative mind. We are looking for interns who are comfortable working independently, have flexible work schedules, maturity, and professionalism. The academic value of these internships is for students to develop a better understanding of sustainability in higher education and the role it can play in the operation and strategic goals of the college. This is a 5-hour per week internship; schedule will vary depending on assigned projects. Work-study accepted. We also work with students seeking academic credit.


  • Interest in campus sustainability, human well-being and environmental justice.
  • Have strong writing and communication skills.
  • Tech savvy and familiar with web-based applications and social media.
  • Self-motivated and Self-directed.

How to Apply

  • Go to Jobs for Roos to view complete posting.
  • Complete application and send to carterkelly@canton.edu
  • Follow up by calling the Sustainability Office at: 315-386-7655

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Sustainability Coordinator
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Phone: 315-386-7655
Fax: 315-386-7960