Student Employment

A variety of student employment opportunities are available for Princeton undergraduate and graduate students with the Office of Sustainability, which are listed below.

To apply, unless otherwise indicated, please fill out the online webform, found under Application Instructions, below.

Questions? Please contact Lisa Nicolaison.

Fall & Spring Student Employment Opportunities

    • Campus SCRAP Lab Operational Assistants
      The Office of Sustainability is seeking several assistants to help with the day-to-day operations of the campus SCRAP Lab, a composting system that will convert a portion of campus food waste into a nutrient-rich soil amendment for University grounds. Job responsibilities include recording, tracking, and analyzing food waste data; material loading/off-loading; and cleaning duties. Positions are available each day, Monday – Friday. Shifts are between 1-2 hours on each day. You may sign-up to work just one day or up to all five days. Students will be supervised during the assigned tasks by a University staff member and will receive the necessary equipment and safety and operational training needed for the position. Applications are currently being accepted; to express interest, please email Gina Talt,
    • Communications Assistant 
      Seeking an assistant(s) to help with ongoing communication and outreach efforts involving the campus and greater community. Areas of responsibility may include developing content and graphics for the sustainability website, social media, high-profile campus sustainability communication monitors, photography, radio show programming, and other communication channels. Prospective candidates should have prior communications experience. Applications are currently being accepted; to apply, please see link to application below.
    • Graphic Designers
      Seeking artists to illustrate the high-profile GreenSpace Kiosk chalk board located in the Frist Campus Center. The position also includes graphic work for the office including infographics, artwork for publications, website, social media, and other communications channels. Prospective candidates should have prior artistic experience, especially in creating art for specific audiences. Applications are currently being accepted; to apply, please see link to application below.
    • Green Tour Leaders
      Seeking guides to lead Green Tours that will be offered through the academic year on an as-needed basis. The guides will be expected to train other tour leaders. Familiarity with sustainability efforts on campus and experience giving Orange Key tours is desirable but not required. Applications are currently being accepted; to apply, please see link to application below.

Application Instructions

In an effort to make this a paper-free application process, please submit your application via this online webform. Please also email your resume to

Thanks for your interest!

Other Employment Opportunities

Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS) provides Princeton students with the opportunity to intern at non-profits all across the country. Several internships offered are in the Energy/Environment arena. For more information, visit the PICS website and search the PICS internship database for Energy/Environment internships.

Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES) Research Internships challenge students to apply their academic skills to the information needs of a local nonprofit organization. For more information, visit the ProCES internship website.

Search for internships and job openings off-campus:


High Meadows Fellowships

Princeton Project 55 Fellowship Program

EPA Fellowships

Bullitt Environmental Fellowship