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Paid Sustainability Internship at American University

Paid Sustainability Internship at American University, USA

Country: USA
City: Washington DC
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The American University invites application for paid internship opportunity as a Sustainability Intern. Moreover, the internship is part-time, where the interns will work on a variety of projects supporting the work of the Office of Sustainability. Student interns will work both at events around campus and in the office while typically working for 8-10 hours per week.

American University is a private institution in Washington DC. Ranked as 69th Best college in National Universities in 2018 American University location in the political hub of the nation provides students a unique advantage. Moreover, Washington, D.C., is a political and social playground with its countless museums, restaurants, clubs and year-round events.

Reimbursement for the Management Internship

The Sustainability Internship program at American University guarantees paid reimbursement at a rate of $15 per hour.

What will the Sustainability Intern do at American University?

As a Sustainability Intern, the student will have several responsibilities including:

  • data analysis and research related to ongoing sustainability projects
  • work on green building and campus sustainability reporting, sustainability outreach and communication, and education and curricula development.
  • The intern will also be responsible for office administrative duties.
  • Students will learn about sustainability topics such as green buildings, zero waste, carbon neutrality, and energy efficiency.
  • Further, they will learn strategies for sustainability advancement in higher education.

Who is eligible for Sustainability Internship?

Candidates must be a current American University undergraduate student to apply for the Sustainability Internship. Further, they must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the internship

  • Outgoing personality and willingness to serve as a leader
  • Passion for social responsibility and environmental sustainability
  • A self-starter able to work with minimal supervision
  • Likewise, strong communications skills
  • Further, demonstrated a record of reliability
  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams
  • An open mind and a willingness to express new ideas
  • Also, experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

How to apply for the internship at American University?

Applicants can apply for the Paid Sustainability Internship at the American University via the online portal. Moreover, the candidates will also require to submit appropriate documentation including:

  • A Resume/Vita
  • A cover letter.

Further, in your cover letter please describe why you want to be a Sustainability Intern, why you think you would do a good job, and outline your greatest sustainability concern.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline18 September,2019
CityWashington DC
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerAmerican University



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