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SPRING /SUMMER/FALL 2024 - Sustainability Education Fellow

Sustainability Education Fellow - January - December 2024

Engage with the local and global sustainability community to develop educational tools in sustainability themes for lasting impact. Build upon existing ideation to formulate a concrete action plan for program execution in summer. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Researching, coordinating, and building educational modules for high school and/or K-8th grade students that instill sustainability learning outcomes in food and farm, climate action, community engagement, innovation, and college life 
  • Engaging with relevant stakeholders to plan summer camp and logistics (including Residence Life, Transportation, guest speakers, Dining, etc.) 
  • Gathering feedback and compiling recommendations for year-over-year improvements
  • Create content for ongoing education for diverse audiences in modes such as articles, blogs, social media, website and newsletter copy (among others)



  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with various stakeholders with ease (logistical partners, camp counselors, guest speakers, etc.) 
  • Event planning (scheduling, organizing, etc.)
  • Creative problem solver, able to adapt as situations change
  • Previous experience going to or working in summer camps preferred, but not required

To be considered for this position please submit an application AND send a 1 page (or more) writing sample to


More Details About the Sustainability Impact Fellows:

Sustainability Impact Fellows

Lafayette College’s Sustainability Impact Fellowship program catalyzes institutional change by providing undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to work on transformative sustainability initiatives. Fellows undertake challenging projects that are designed to create impact, offer an extraordinary learning experience, and advance the college’s embodiment of our sustainability values. They will work with a campus client(s), the Office of Sustainability staff, and occasionally alumni or faculty with additional expertise on the topics.

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 11 month position beginning in January 2024. Fellows work a minimum of 6 hours/ week (maximum allowed of 20 hours/week) during the spring and fall semesters and 36.5 hours/week from May 15th, 2023 - August 14th, 2023. $10/hour. During the summer, campus housing is provided.