Campus Internship: Sustainability Engagement Assistant

Are you a current University of Leeds undergraduate student with an interest in a career in sustainability? Would you like to gain valuable experience by supporting projects which raise awareness of sustainability initiatives within the University and the wider community?

Sustainability has a high profile at the University of Leeds, and it is being embedded throughout the organisation through our ambitious integrated Sustainability Strategy. This sets out a vision for the University, and sees the realisation of a number of exciting initiatives to help underpin our student recruitment, learning and teaching, research and innovation and operational performance.

We are looking for a student intern to join our team for 12 months from September 2017, supporting our work in getting a wide range of people involved in achieving the Sustainability Strategy and communicating our values. You’ll engage with staff, students and the wider community to raise awareness of sustainability initiatives across a wide range of issues, through social and other multi-media channels and the delivery of engagement events and activities.

You will be a current undergraduate student at the University of Leeds, with an enthusiasm for sustainability, who is looking for a placement year opportunity as part of their degree. You will have excellent communication skills and a good working knowledge of social media and other multi-media channels. You’ll also be able to work independently and as part of a team. For more information on the requirements please see the role description here.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Claire Bastin, Sustainability Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6573, email:

The closing date for applications is Sunday 9th April 2017.