Lafayette’s Sustainability Impact Fellowship program catalyzes institutional change by providing undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to work on transformative sustainability initiatives.

This fellowship, made possible by an endowment fund sponsored by Heidi Hanson ‘91 and Daniel Hanson, provides students the opportunity to work on transformative projects designed to advance the College’s embodiment of its sustainability values while simultaneously offering a unique learning experience.

Fellows focus on campus solutions with justice and equity at their core and aim to catalyze:

  • Zero waste and circular value chain innovations within campus operations
  • Biodiversity and regenerative ecosystems through our built and natural environment
  • A culture of sustainability that embeds awareness, engagement and action into our everyday experiences
  • A just transition to a low carbon future that ensures we foster equitable solutions by fostering diverse voices and experiences into our carbon neutrality progress
  • A sustainable food loop that illustrates how closed loop systems drive regenerative of valuable natural resources

This is an 12 month position beginning in January and wrapping up in December. Fellows work a approximately 6 hours/ week during the spring and fall semesters and 36.5 hours/week in the summer. Fellows are paid $10/hour and during the summer, campus housing is provided.

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Office of Sustainability

Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center Room 203
746 High Street
Easton PA, 18042