Want to Earn Credits, Make a Difference,
Meet People, and Have Fun?

An Internship with AS Sustainability might be
perfect for you!



Internships Available at the start of each semester

  • Get Involved! Meet friends, have fun, and make a difference!
  • Gain leadership experience to add to your resume!
  • Initiate positive change on your campus!


How to Apply:
Pick up your application in BMU 301 and submit it by Friday, January 31st at 5:00pm in order to be considered for an intern position.


Intern with one of our Project Teams:

Green Event Consulting Team
This team of consultants will get training on how to "green" an event. We offer hands-on assistance with green event planning practices for other organizations & departments on campus throughout the event planning processes. Prior event planning experience preferred.


Education and Outreach Team
Are you interested in educating the campus community about sustainability related issues? This group will focus on a wide variety of topics such as sustainable food, transportation, and material management campaigns. This is an educational group designed to focus on topics that are interesting to students and imperative for our coexistence on this earth.


Dining Consulting Team
This team will focus on increasing the sustainable efforts of our dining facilities on campus, such as purchasing sustainable foods, dining ware, compost, and reducing waste and energy.


Compost & Garden Assistant
We always need help with garden maintenance (weeding, turning compost bins, planting seedlings, watering, etc.) and public outreach. Assist the Compost Education Coordinators at the on-campus Compost Display Area & Garden.


Marketing Intern
Interns will partner with the Marketing Coordinator to promote AS Sustainability as a whole, and the individual project teams. This will include utilizing social media such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.  Interns will also assist with promoting sustainable related events.


Zero Waste Task Force
Interns will work on strategic efforts to eliminate waste and increase recycling on campus. Help us make Chico State the first in the CSU system to adopt a zero waste goal! Work is on policy, education, and best practices.

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AS Sustainability Internship (2 - 3 units)
For students who are ready to focus on a specific project and are looking to gain deeper experience with a greater time commitment.

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An award winning internship program recognized in July 2011 as a Best Practice Award Recipient in the category of Student Sustainability at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference.

Eli Goodsell (left) and Lynsey Sammons (right)


Eli Goodesell and Lynsey Sammons

Sustainability Opportunities on Campus
Internship Projects
Fall 2011 Calendar Link