Paid Internships

The environmental sustainability internships are great resume builders and applicable to all majors at CCC. With increasing emphasis on environmental responsibility in day-to-day life and business, the internships will provide you with many skills necessary for your degree, career, and life goals.

This is a great paid opportunity to advance your resume (for any major), personally and professionally grow, and gain work experience. These positions report to CCC’s environmental sustainability manager. Paid responsibilities are detailed under each position listed below. Click the position title to expand the information for that position.  Positions are open until filled.

To apply, please contact Olivia Whittaker at oliviawhittaker@cccneb.edu with a professional resume, unofficial transcript, paragraph explaining your interest, and two professional references (one must be a current CCC employee).

Sustainability Intern (Grand Island Campus)

Position Summary

A sustainability intern is needed on the Grand Island campus to educate around and promote campus sustainability efforts. Responsibilities include developing emails to students, planning and promoting campus sustainability events including CCC's Pollinator Festival and Earth Month events, promoting the Students 4 Sustainability club, and educating students and employees about general sustainability topics. This position reports to the Environmental Sustainability Manager.

Time Requirement and Location

The sustainability intern will work 10-28 hours per week starting in August/September on the Grand Island Campus. Applicants must be available to work a minimum of two consecutive semesters (eight months). Interns can work for a maximum of three years while remaining as current CCC students. If an intern is not enrolled in CCC courses for two consecutive semesters, they become ineligble to remain as an intern.

Pay

$11 per hour

Qualifications

  • Must be a current CCC student
  • Must be in good academic standing with the college
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Polite and professional at work
  • Comfortable in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google and web tools, and receiving and delivering email communication
  • High attention to detail, organization and follow-through
  • Committed to CCC's environmental sustainability goals and learning about environmental sustainability
  • Committed to growing personally and professionally, and advancing your skills in communication, technology, organization, and project management
  • Comfortable asking questions and receiving constructive feedback

e-Badge

Interns in the Environmental Sustainability Office have the opportunity to fulfill all eight proficiencies of the e-Badge in Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication and Education. An e-Badge is an award that learners can share with potential employers, on their resume and with their social media networks. Earned e-Badges also appear on your co-curricular transcript at CCC. e-Badge earners will learn knowledge and skills in environmental stewardship for their field of study or personal application.

Work Study Positions

Description

Work-study positions are available at most campuses for the Environmental Sustainability Office. Please talk with your campus Financial Aid Office for a list of availabilities. Work-studies will support the daily operations of CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office and help to research, develop, organize, manage, communicate or implement various environmental sustainability projects at CCC. Possible tasks include coordinating environmental sustainability events with various departments, presenting environmental sustainability topics to tour groups and classes, or data reporting.

Time Requirement and Location

Both are dependent upon the availability of work-study funds, but work-studies can expect to work five to 15 hours per week during the academic year.

Pay

$9 per hour

Qualifications

Work-studies must be a current work-study-eligible CCC student. Work-studies must also be reliable and punctual, polite and professional at work and committed to CCC’s environmental sustainability goals and learning about environmental sustainability.

e-Badge

Interns in the Environmental Sustainability Office have the opportunity to fulfill all eight proficiencies of the e-Badge in Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication and Education. An e-Badge is an award that learners can share with potential employers, on their resume and with their social media networks. Earned e-Badges also appear on your co-curricular transcript at CCC. e-Badge earners will learn knowledge and skills in environmental stewardship for their field of study or personal application.