Work for the Miller Worley Center

Eco-Reps

Make a difference in the "greening" of Mount Holyoke! Each spring, the Miller Worley Center for the Environment hires four students to serve as Eco-Reps for the following academic year. Candidates must be highly motivated with an interest in environmental stewardship and campus sustainability. Good communication and collaboration skills are essential. Candidates must be organized, responsible, and able to commit eight hours a week to Eco-Rep work (six hours must be during business hours, 8:30am-5:00pm Mon-Fri).

Students may search for Eco-Rep job opportunities on JobX.

Learn more about this year’s Eco-Reps and their projects.

Academic-Year Fellowships

The Miller Worley Center offers paid academic-year fellowships to one or two students each year. Students are hired to pursue specific projects, to be determined by the Associate Director for Sustainability.

Students may search for Miller Worley fellowship opportunities on JobX.

Summer Internships

The Miller Worley Center offers on-campus summer internships to students through the MHConnect program. These internships are Lynk-funded, curated through the Center and offer strong individual mentorship and career development opportunities.

MHC Campus Sustainability Initiative in Food, Energy and Land Management

Support the work of the MWCE in developing a sustainability plan for the college based on the recommendations of the Sustainability Task Force, community feedback, and project scoping and development.  This may include:

  1. research on energy efficiency options, grounds management best management practices, sustainable food attributes, and sustainable purchasing practices and policies;
  2. developing education campaign ideas and materials to be implemented in the following academic year;
  3. updating the college's greenhouse gas inventory;
  4. conducting inventories of campus sustainability infrastructure; and 5) working with Botanic Gardens on sustainable horticulture.  

The selected candidate(s) will have the opportunity to shape the content of the internship.

Students must apply via LyonNet by February 19, 2018. Applications are then forwarded to the Miller Worley Center staff for review, and they will schedule interviews with the top candidates.

The Miller Worley MHConnect process requires an advising meeting with the Assistant Director of the Miller Worley Center (email internships_mwce@mtholyoke.edu) as well as a faculty reference submitted via this form before February 19.

For more information about Miller Worley MHConnect internship opportunities, visit our Internships page.