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Office of Sustainability student employees play a key role in the development of quality sustainable programs at Ohio University. Since sustainability is a truly interdisciplinary topic, the members of our student staff come from a diverse set of academic disciplines and personal interests.  

All members of the OHIO student staff are trusted with meaningful projects that advance the office's goals and mission while contributing to student success. During their time in the office, students are invited to dedicate approximately 15% of their time on professional development. Through the help of the Director of Sustainability and the Professional Development Coordinator, students are guided through a skills-set assessment and then develop a plan for thoughtful reflection and development of personal skills. This is done in an effort to allow students to proactively approach their plans after graduation.



Undergraduate Students

Staff Positions

There are currently no undergraduate paid positions available.



If you are interested in receiving class credit for work with the Office of Sustainability?, check with your academic program to see if they offer for-credit internships. If so, email­ to express your interest.­ We'll see if we can help you out!



Graduate Assistantships

Each year, the Office of Sustainability collaborates with various institutional programs to offer a variety of Graduate Assistantships.  Titles and responsibilities of these positions change slightly each year to accommodate the unique skills and interests of our successful candidates. 

FY15 Graduate Assistantship Positions:

  • Reporting Coordinator (position filled for FY 15)
  • Outreach Coordinator (position filled for FY 15)
  • Education Coordinator (position filled for FY 15)
  • Finance and Research Coordinator (position filled for FY15)
  • All GA openings for the Office of Sustainability will be posted online each spring through the Graduate School.