Outreach and Communications Internship, Campus Sustainability Committee

Laramie, WY

Position Title: Outreach and Communications Internship

Organization: Campus Sustainability Committee

Location: University of Wyoming Laramie, WY

Duties: The CSC Communications intern will primarily be responsible for managing CSC social media and other outlets to promote CSC efforts, events, and related sustainability items relevant to campus and the surrounding area. The intern will:

  • Update CSC Facebook page and other social media platforms with regular posts
  • Attend CSC monthly meetings to determine and fulfill communications needs
  • Work with CSC co-chairs to schedule and support meetings and technology facilitation (i.e. Zoom invitations), note-taking, composing and distributing meeting minutes, etc.
  • Collaborate with academic, operational, and student organization partners to effectively cross-promote sustainability events and efforts
  • Attend Sustainability Club/Coalition meetings to connect with student leaders
  • Write and revise press releases for CSC efforts as needed
  • Create and distribute flyers and posters for CSC events
  • Represent and table for the CSC at fairs and similar events as possible due to COVID-19, and alternatively support any virtual events
  • Collaborate with other CSC interns to promote greenhouse gas emissions inventory and AASHE STARS reporting
  • Other communications activities (e.g., web management based on CMS training, expanded and improved social media presence)

Qualifications:

  • UW Student
  • Proficiency with Facebook and other social media
  • Strong communication skills and desire for professional development in writing and communication
  • Ability to collaborate and revise materials in response to committee edits
  • Interest in and commitment to sustainability on the UW campus
  • Connections to sustainability-related RSOs and student leadership, preferred
  • Background courses and education in sustainability desired
  • Willingness to complete CMS training to revise the CSC website

Salary/pay: Up to $1,500 stipend per semester ($3000 total fall & spring)

Hours: Up to 8 hours/week, variable schedule

Duration: Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

How to Apply: Email resume/CV and cover letter to CSC co-chairs: Michael Ziemann, ziemann@uwyo.edu and Tod Scott, tods@uwyo.edu