Continuous Energy Improvement Intern

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Classification Number900148Classification TitleContinuous Energy Improvement InternDepartmentEnvironmental AffairsLevelLevel B (Skilled)Job Description

Essential Functions:
The Office of Sustainability (OSI) is hiring students to be a part of the Sustainability Solutions Lab (SSL) this fall! Students who have participated in the SSL in the past may apply to be Fellows. Fellows play a more managerial role and help oversee projects in their subject area. Internships are for students who have not been a part of the SSL before and are looking to increase their impact on sustainability at Middlebury. Fellows and interns will work closely together and with OSI staff so strong teamwork is a must!
General Responsibilities:
ENERGY
SSL Interns working on energy will primarily research and begin to implement ways to use energy more efficiently on campus. Based on recommendations from the SSL 2018 Winter Term interns, Middlebury is hoping to create a goal of using 100% renewable energy by 2026 and the SSL Interns this fall will play an integral role in planning for this goal. No experience necessary, but a strong interest in and knowledge about issues of energy and sustainability preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
No experience necessary, but a strong interest in and knowledge about issues of energy and sustainability preferred.
Experience:
No experience necessary, but a strong interest in and knowledge about issues of energy and sustainability preferred.

General Responsibilities:

The Office of Sustainability Integration is hiring four students to work in the Sustainability Solutions Lab as Research Assistants in the two subject areas described below. Positions are Level B and require a commitment of 30 hours per week. Research Assistants are eligible to live and eat on campus for a fee. In addition to the areas detailed in the two position descriptions, all four Research Assistants may be asked to help with additional small projects throughout the summer, such as working with the summer Language Schools and conducting the annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong research experience desired, as well as ability to self-direct and work closely with a small group. Background in Environmental Studies, sustainability, data analysis preferred but not necessary. Summer SSL Research Assistants will be asked to meet with current SSL participants in late spring to discuss projects and how to hand them off for summer.
Experience:
Background in Environmental Studies, sustainability, data analysis preferred but not necessary.

Posting NumberSTU01165LocationMiddlebury, VT CampusIs this an academic year or summer position?Academic YearOpen DateClose DateOpen Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Postinghttp://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/22298Supplemental Questions for Posting

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      Posted: 10/10/2020
      Application Due: 1/8/2021
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