Opportunities to work with the WKU Office of Sustainability
There are many opportunities to get involved in the advancement of sustainability
at WKU. The Office of Sustainability offers work-study positions and internships as
available for project-specific work. Below are some project opportunities waiting
to be matched up with a student with the right skills and expertise.
Project Grow Fellowships
The Office of Sustainability offers limited Project Grow Fellowships for one academic
year terms. Fellows manage and maintain the gardens and other outdoor elements at
the Office of Sustainability. Responsibilities include garden and yard maintenance,
research, identification and application of best practices, educational outreach activities,
workshops and events, and other various projects.
If you are interested, please contact Graduate Assistant and Project Grow Coordinator Beth McGrew for more information.
Branding and Graphic Design student employment opportunity
The Office of Sustainability is seeking a student with strong graphic design and marketing
skills to help brand and add visibility to the Office of Sustainability and our efforts
to advance sustainability at WKU and in the community. This student will be tasked
with web design and maintenance, social media support, graphic design projects, event
and activity graphics, and other outreach support.
Must be eligible for Student Financial Aid and have a current FAFSA on file.
If you are interested in this position, please contact Sustainability Coordinator Christian Ryan for more information.
Office of Sustainability Graduate Assistant
The Office of Sustainability is seeking a Graduate Assistant for the 2014/2015 academic
year. Basic responsibilities will include: assistance with development of the annual
Sustainability Report, website updates and design, responding to general Office of
Sustainability communications/inquiries, assistance with campus and community sustainability
events such as workshops and presentations, conduct Green Tours, and provide general
assistance with other day to day operations. Qualifications include: good organizational
skills, interest in engaging a wide diversity of responsibilities and tasks (some
exciting, some not so exciting), good writing skills, basic graphic design skills,
ability to communicate professionally, ability to speak publicly, and either web/OU
Campus skills or willingness to learn.
If you are an interested Graduate Student, please contact Sustainability Coordinator Christian Ryan for more information.