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Accepting Applications for 2019 - 2020 Sustainability Fellows

The Ursinus College Office of Sustainability (OS) is now accepting student applications for 2019-2020 Sustainability Fellows.  Fellowships will start in the fall 2019 semester and end at the conclusion of the spring 2020 semester. The OS will accept applications until 11:59pm on May 1st.  To view open Fellowship positions, click here.  To apply, click here.

About the Sustainability Fellows Program: The Sustainability Fellows program is a leadership and professional development program supervised by the Office of Sustainability. Sustainability Fellows research, design, and/or implement outreach projects and communicate with the campus community about complex sustainability issues.  This student mentoring program provides students with the opportunity to work on sustainability initiatives on campus within a professional setting.  As stewards of the environment and within the community, the Sustainability Fellows develop communication and leadership skills. The 2019 -2020 fellowships include managing and promoting the Ursinus BikeShare program, managing energy conservation competitions, promoting sustainable eating, and working on waste diversion strategies!

 

Benefits of being a Sustainability Fellow: 1 credit course for each semester (fall class will be Mondays at 3:30 to 4:20 and the spring class will be Thursdays at 7:00 to 7:50pm) · Small stipend · Professional skill development (including: opportunities to participate in conferences and workshops, presentation and communication skills building, team-building experience, leadership training, project development, and project management)

 

Please contact the Office of Sustainability at sustainability@ursinus.edu with questions.