Sustainability Corps

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Are you an UMN-TC undergraduate looking for an internship or research opportunity this summer? Do you have an interest in sustainability and the environment? Apply for the IonE Sustainability Corps, a summer program to engage undergraduates in internships focused on the Institute on the Environment’s impact goals around energy transition, clean water, and sustainable land use. 

  • Application opens: February 1, 2022
  • Application deadline: March 1, 2022

Program Details

  • Award Amount: Up to $2,400
  • Program Dates: All selected students are required to attend orientation June 1st, 10-12 pm (save the date!), and will develop a weekly schedule with their supervisor for June 2-August 12. All students will meet as a cohort on Wednesdays 1-2 for training, reflection, and support.
  • Time Commitment: 10 hours a week or 14 hours a week (100 hours or 140 hours total).
  • Program Elements: An exciting internship or research assistantship in which you will make an impact on important sustainability issues in Minnesota, twelve hours of leadership and professional development training, and a Sustainability Corps water bottle.
  • Types of Internships: To contribute to the Institute on the Environment’s impact goals around energy transition, clean water, and sustainable land use, we are prioritizing internship sites that can put students in positions working in one or more of these areas. To see previous position descriptions, click here. 
  • To Apply: Please review the application questions here. Come back in February 2022 for a link to the application.
  • Eligibility: To learn more about eligibility, please click here.

Community and Campus Leaders: Are you interested in hosting an intern or research assistant? If so, please find more information here. 

Questions can be directed to Aaron Hanson, hans4732@umn.edu