Gallaudet is looking for two students to help with the University's environmental sustainability efforts. This is a great opportunity to gain real world experience in sustainability, community outreach, and energy management.
The Sustainability Planning and Outreach Intern will work with Gallaudet's Sustainability Manager to develop programs, events, and materials to engage students and the entire Gallaudet community on issues related to environmental sustainability. The full job description can be found here.
The Sustainable Operations Intern will work with Gallaudet's Sustainability Manager to help collect and analyze information about the University's energy and water usage, and greenhouse gas emissions. This information will be used to make recommendations for capital projects and operational changes which will improve Gallaudet's financial health and reduce the University's greenhouse gas footprint. The full job description can be found here.
Cultivate the City (CTC), a local enterprise focused on building urban gardens in D.C., is looking for students to help plan and manage the Gally Gardens program. In partnership with Gallaudet, CTC is working with students to expand upon the existing garden by introducing innovative growing techniques and focusing on creating a viable self-sustaining enterprise. As a Gally Gardens intern, you will have the opportunity to influence the way that the garden is operated and how the food grown in the garden is marketed and used. You will also have the opportunity to shape future projects to enhance and expand Gallaudet's urban agriculture offerings.
If you are interested in gaining experience with the technical, economic, and social aspects of urban agriculture, and you don't mind getting your hands dirty, this is a great opportunity for you!
The Gardens Management Intern will plan and oversee planting, harvesting,and crop management. Lead volunteer training,orientation and management and host regular hours in the garden where students can participate. The full job description can be found here.
The Garden Operations Intern will work with Cultivate the City (CTC) and Gally Garden management to plant, harvest, and maintain the garden. The full job description can be found here.