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Voices of a Warming Planet: Brandon Trelstad, OSU Sustainability Officer

The Oral History Program at the OSU Libraries Special Collections and Archives Research Center presents Voices of a Warming Planet, an oral history series about climate change. Voices of a Warming Planet is a website containing contextualized interviews with twelve OSU faculty members, staff, and students, including the Sustainability Office’s own Sustainability Officer, Brandon Trelstad! […]

Sustainable Engineering Spotlight: Gondar, Ethiopia

Amy Salisbury and Gavin Bennett, civil engineering undergraduate students, learned that culture is often an important factor to consider for sustainable engineering.  Amy, Gavin, and a team of other students have been working on a multi-faceted project to build an irrigation system and housing for a plant nursery and a bathroom for a village school, […]

Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience Internship Applications Open!

The Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) offers paid internships for its 10-week program this summer. Internships are open to juniors or seniors with advanced undergraduate or graduate-level training in business, economics, engineering, environmental science, green chemistry, physical science or sustainability science. Projects address pollution prevention solutions for Portland-area businesses and pair students with an industry […]

Benton County Fairgrounds Landscape Internship Opportunity

The Benton County Fairgrounds is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic intern to join our team! This internship is intended to provide hands-on work experience in the design and development of landscaping for the fairgrounds 29-acre facility. The Benton County Fairgrounds hosts more than 1,100 rentals each year, in addition to organizing the annual Benton […]

Hiring: Benton County Climate Action Intern

Are you interested in climate change policies and sustainability? Benton County is hiring a Climate Action Intern! This is a funded, part-time internship that will begin in September and run approximately through December. There is a lot of County momentum and initiatives addressing carbon reduction, resource efficiency, and climate adaptation. They are looking for a […]

Digging into Bioswales

Brought to you by Micco Emeson, the Living Lab Coordinator for Landscape for SSI. Landscape Maintenance Insights Wintertime approaches, and so do a plethora of opportunities for landscaping and gardening activities on the OSU campus. Winter is when many perennial plants lie dormant, shedding their leaves and maintaining cellular processes via stored energy reserves which […]

Corvallis Sustainability Coalition: Now Seeking Interns!

The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is seeking interns for Winter term for the 2016-2017 school year. If you or anyone you know is a senior in an undergraduate program and needs to fulfill an internship requirement for their degree, here is a great opportunity! Build your resume and work on one or more projects that will […]

Growing Gardens: Now Seeking a Youth Grow Classroom Intern

Interested in assisting in garden lessons with kids in a classroom setting? Growing Gardens is now seeking a Youth Grow Classroom Intern for Fall, Winter, and Spring 2016/17. Learn about youth development, classroom management, and garden activities for kids while gaining experience with integrated curriculum in the garden. Growing Gardens is seeking interns to work in Portland […]

SSI Fellowship Program

Want to get paid and develop leadership skills within the sustainability field? The Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) has a new opportunity for students to become a Sustainability Fellow, working with a campus department or a community organization doing research with a faculty mentor working to solve global sustainability challenges. The Sustainability Fellowship Program pairs students with […]

Summer Internships at Zenger Farm!

Zenger Farm, a national leader in sustainable urban agriculture and education, is currently looking for summer interns! This is a great opportunity for OSU students planning on returning to the Portland Metro area for summer.  Dynamic, motivated individuals are wanted to join the education team as Summer Camp Interns. Gain experience teaching in an outdoor setting […]