The Office of Sustainability is currently looking for student environmental peer-educators to serve as interns during the Spring and Fall semesters of 2020.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform weekly environmental education duties and service residence halls
  • Outreach to students about sustainability and environmentalism on campus via social media, RA programming, and personal connections
  • Work in groups to complete self-designed sustainability projects for the campus
  • Coordinate and plan campus-wide initiatives & events (i.e. Earth Week, Campus Sustainability Month, Green Move Out, etc.)
  • Meet with EcoRep team once a week for planning purposes and check-in

30% Outreach and Communications, 40% Event Planning and Execution, 30% Projects

Schedule & Compensation:

  • EcoRep training January 25th and 26th
  • 14 week commitment per semester
  • 2 – 5 hours per week on average, $9 per hour
  • Flexible work hours
  • Weekly meetings will be scheduled during training


  • Public speaking and leadership skills
  • Communication skills, social media experience preferred
  • Research & interpretive skills to communicate complex environmental issues
  • Problem solving skills and creativity
  • Enthusiasm and passion for conservation, environmental justice, sustainability, and Lafayette College
  • Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior enrolled at Lafayette College

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, and at least one reference contact to Kendall Roberson at

All majors are welcome to apply. Applications will be accepted until January 6th.