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Volunteer

Nature Preserve

Volunteer days, scheduled and requested, for the FIU Nature Preserve are currently postponed until further notice.

The Fall 2017 volunteer schedule is now available! View a PDF version or register online.

Cleanup in a Box

The GoGreen Office is excited to kick off a new program- Cleanup in a Box! The Cleanup in a Box Program gives you all the tools you need to host your own cleanup project. This box includes some must-have items for any cleanup project such as trash and recycling bags, gloves, recycling reference cards, and a how-to manual. The manual includes tips on how to gather a volunteer group, what to provide for your volunteers, safety tips, and more!
If you are interested in Cleanup in a Box please call or email our office to schedule a time to pick up supplies.

Internships & Paid Positions

Internships may be completed for volunteer hours or academic credit. Many academic programs require a semester-long internship for graduation; we welcome students from any related field to perform their internship with the office. Academic internships need to be coordinated with your academic advisor before the semester begins. Volunteer internships requires at least 5 hours a week to be dedicated to the position. Hours are flexible. To apply please download and fill out the application at the bottom of the page and email it to GoGreen@FIU.edu along with your current semester schedule.

Communications Internship (volunteer or academic) - Fall 2017 positions open

The Office of University Sustainability is looking for an outgoing and creative communications intern to support our outreach objectives through social media and monthly newsletters. The communications intern will coordinate our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Flickr accounts through regular, and engaging posts. Outreach includes scheduling weekly, themed posts and event promotion. The communications intern will also be in charge of creating and distributing an office monthly newsletter that highlights upcoming events and job opportunities, as well as topical information. 

Outreach and Events Internship (volunteer or academic) - Fall 2017 positions open

The Office is seeking an outgoing and hardworking Outreach and Events Intern to assist in the with planning, promotion, and execution of events held by the Office. The Outreach and Event intern will work closely with the Communications intern to promote events through social media.  Must be willing to attend events on nights or weekends. 

STARS Internship (volunteer or academic) - Fall 2017 positions open

The Office of University Sustainability is seeking a self-motivated and organized intern to assist with the FIU STARS Report. This report requires basic knowledge of sustainability and environmental topics and the ability to communicate effectively. Intern will assist by meeting with different stakeholders around campus to gather sustainability information and input it into the report. Intern may also help develop programs needed to receive further points on the report.

Zero Waste Internship (volunteer or academic)- Fall 2017 positions open

This intern will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of waste reduction initiatives including recycling, reuse and composting. The Zero Waste intern will also have the opportunity to develop outreach efforts through social media and tabling. 

FIU Urban Green Space Internship Program (paid) - Position Full

The FIU Office of University Sustainability is seeking a self-motivated Urban Green Space Intern who is passionate about contributing to the growing green movement on campus. Under general supervision the intern will assist in the management, restoration, and expansion of FIU’s urban green space initiative. $1,000 scholarship granted for 100 hours worked throughout the semester. Flexible schedule. Background or demonstrated interest in natural spaces and green infrastructure preferred.

Nature Preserve Internship (volunteer or academic) - Fall 2017 positions open

Through hands-on field experience interns will learn about and contribute to the enhancement of our campus through the restoration of our pine rockland, which recently underwent a prescribed burn, the improvement of our thriving hardwood hammocks, and the expansion of our butterfly gardens. Students will also gain a valuable experience and learn skills in leadership and time management by assisting the Naturalist in running volunteer days and guided tours. Be a part of this great experience and join our green team! The internship requires at least 5 hours a week to be dedicated to the position. Hours are flexible. Fill out the application below and email GoGreen@fiu.edu

Graphic Design Internship (volunteer) - Fall 2017 positions open 

The office is looking for talented students with a background in graphic design to assist in the creation of graphics for marketing and advertising. Graphics include, but are not limited to, the creation of website and newsletter graphics; office annual reports; event flyers, logos, and website banners; and general office pamphlets. Internships are generally a minimum of 5 hours a week and will provide a great chance for design students to add to their portfolio. To apply please fill out the application below and email to GoGreen@FIU.edu along with a copy of your semester schedule and some samples of previous work.