There are many ways for students to find environmentally focused positions and opportunities on campus! Check out the positions and organizations listed below. When available, job descriptions will be available on Handshake.
Positions offered through the Environmental Stewardship Center:
Hoop House Interns work under the mentorship of Amy Newday to assist with the management of and care for the Kalamazoo College Hoop House garden and garden community.
Environmental Stewardship Interns work with the Environmental Stewardship Center and sustainability programs at Kalamazoo College to plan and support environmental programming, marketing and communication with the campus community.
Other positions and opportunities offered on campus:
The Compost Crew collects the compost bins from offices and departments across campus and incorporating them into compost piles in the Grove. They facilitate Community Compost on Sundays from 10am-noon and help facilitate the Composting PE class.
The Recycling crew collects all of the recyclables from buildings and departments across the entire campus and depositing them into the appropriate recycling bins.
The Arboretum Trail Crew position involves general maintenance and care of the Lillian Anderson Arboretum. Students employees have a strong desire to combine the goals of preserving the natural landscape at the Arboretum with offering recreational opportunities.
The Environmental Conservation Organization (ECO) is a student organization that aims to cultivate a more sustainable community on campus.
Club Grub is an after school program at Woodward Elementary through the Center for Civic Engagement. Each week a group of 2nd and 3rd graders, K-helpers, and a Fair Food Matters community partner, come together to prepare and enjoy new recipes. Other activities include soil explorations in Woodward’s garden, planting, baking, taste testing, chopping and much more.