Internships & Opportunities

The Office of Sustainability is no longer seeking interns for summer 2017. If you are interested in an internship for fall 2017 or in the future, please email sustainability@umd.edu and we can provide more information about upcoming opportunities. 

Office of Sustainability Opportunities

LEAF Outreach Team

The Office of Sustainability seeks interns to support the implementation of the LEAF Outreach Team at the University of Maryland. Your primary goal will be to “LEAF Out” across campus at special events, games, gatherings and tabling opportunities to promote and reward green practices on our campus.

On-Campus Opportunities

TerpService Days

Individuals or groups of students are encouraged to register for our TerpService Day program for 2017-2018. TerpService Days are single Saturdays of service in the local community. The day includes issue education, direct service with local partners, and reflection. Breakfast, lunch, and any supplies for volunteers are included! We have limited capacity at each site, so it pays to register early! To register, students should log into OrgSync and then follow this link: go.umd.edu/tsd to select a site and fill out a form. TerpService Day dates for next fall are: Sept. 30, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, and Nov. 18.

Terps for Change Volunteers

Terps for Change is a semester long commitment for students interested in learning more about social change and social justice while volunteering in their local community!

TerpService Coordinators

Volunteer and Learning opportunities are now open for this summer and next year! The TerpService Program in the LCSL office at STAMP currently has applications open for students looking to serve and become involved in the local community while gaining valuable skills and experience. Review the opportunities below and encourage students to sign up today!

TerpService

One-time days of service connecting the UMD students with the surrounding community.

Cycling Outreach and Education Internship

The Department of Transportation Services is looking for a highly motivated student to work with the Bike Coordinator on promoting a safe and inclusive environment for cyclists at the University of Maryland

Off-Campus Opportunities

ISWA World Congress & WASTECON® 2017

Full-time students (undergraduate, graduate, or PhD candidate) with an interest in environmental sciences, solid waste management or recycling-related professions, can register for FREE to attend this premier career development event — ISWA World Congress & WASTECON 2017.

7th Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy

The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) is a two-week "boot camp" for future decision makers eager to join the sustainability and energy revolution happening around the globe. Held annually since 2011, the program boasts 300 alumni. During weekdays, SISE'ers participate in high-level talks, visit energy and sustainability sites, and network. During evenings and weekends, they work collaboratively on a research project and enjoy exploring Chicago.

Healthy Eating Education Volunteers(Multiple Positions Available)

Crossroads Community Food Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to building the food system of the Takoma/Langley Crossroads through a variety of programs, including Microenterprise business training and Healthy Eating education for students and parents! In the region’s International Corridor, Crossroads Farmers Market (CFM) operates an extremely diverse farmers market where 75% of our vendors are immigrants, and our customers are from all over the world. An integral program at the Crossroads Farmers Market is the “Fresh Checks” program: A customer who spends their federal nutrition benefits at market (SNAP, WIC) will receive double-dollars, or Fresh Checks, to purchase even more fresh, healthy produce with local farmers!

Local Food Access Volunteer (Multiple Positions Available)

What: Crossroads Community Food Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to building the food system of the Takoma/Langley Crossroads through a variety of programs, including Microenterprise business training and Healthy Eating education for students and parents! In the region’s International Corridor, Crossroads Farmers Market (CFM) operates an extremely diverse farmers market where 75% of our vendors are immigrants, and our customers are from all over the world. An integral program at the Crossroads Farmers Market is the “Fresh Checks” program: A customer who spends their federal nutrition benefits at market (SNAP, WIC) will receive double-dollars, or Fresh Checks, to purchase even more fresh, healthy produce with local farmers!

Fellowships & Scholarships

Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy

The University of Illinois at Chicago Energy Initiative is hosting their 7th Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) from August 3-16, 2017. The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) is a two-week "boot camp" for future decision makers eager to join the sustainability and energy revolution happening around the globe.