Student Opportunity: Apply Today for Communications Position

16279004581_47f0f2f57c_kThe Sustainability Initiative is hiring a student to work on a website to promote UC faculty working on climate- and sustainability-related topics.

Below is a summary of required experience/abilities:

  1. Proofing/editing ability
  2. Excellent writing skills
  3. Attention to detail
  4. Experience in WordPress or other blogging platform
  5. Interest and demonstrated knowledge in sustainability/climate change
  6. Excellent oral communication and networking skills in professional setting

The student will be responsible for following up and developing articles for a web-based project related to the UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative. Student must have excellent writing skills with the ability to work independently under minimal supervision. Background in design desirable, but not required.

The student will be working with faculty from across the UC system. The student will gain firsthand experience in sustainability communication and mentorship from communications professionals on the front lines of climate communication. A graduate student is preferred, however we are accepting applications from exceptional undergraduate candidates.

Start Date: To begin immediately — at the latest January 9, 2017
End Date: Flexible; at the latest June 10, 2017
Hours per week: From June 10 – August 15, approximately 10 hours per week
Must be available to work during business hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Compensation:  Up to $16 per hour depending on experience

How to Apply

Register for Zotlink with your UCI email address. Your password is your student ID number.

Search for posting number 819612

If you have any questions please contact Diana Lofflin, dlofflin@uci.edu.