Department of Energy Internships

May 8, 2017

Two ORISE fellowship opportunities are available through the Department of Energy. The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Research Participation Program is designed to support EERE’s mission in energy efficiency and renewable energy by offering postgraduates, students, faculty and other established scientists the opportunity to participate in programs, projects, and…

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Carolina Campus Community Garden Social Media Intern

May 8, 2017

Apply to be the Carolina Campus Community Garden (CCCG) social media intern for next year! Interns would help CCCG in their mission to provide fresh produce for low wage employees. Applicants should be familiar with WordPress and updating social media content to strengthen public relations and advertising to the community. Read…

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Herban Garden Interns

May 8, 2017

Gain leadership skills with a non-profit and apply to be an intern with Hope Gardens this summer. Herban Garden is a committee of Hope Gardens that engages people of color in topics related to sustainable agriculture and food justice. Read more »   

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Research Experience for Undergraduates at Bermuda Institute of Oceanic Science

May 8, 2017

The Bermuda Institute of Oceanic Science (BIOS) invites undergraduates to apply for their fully funded marine, oceanic, and atmospheric internships for the fall of 2017. This program allows undergraduates to design and conduct research projects in a variety of areas under faculty supervision. Applications are due May 31, 2017. Read more…

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BIG Pitch Competition 2017

May 8, 2017

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit their innovative ideas for the BIG Pitch Competition. Teams or individuals with faculty advisors are invited to register. Innovations should be focused around sustainably improving economies, health, and the environment. Read more »   

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UNC Office of Waste Reduction & Recycling Newsletter

May 8, 2017

UNC’s Office of Waste Reduction & Recycling has started sending out a monthly newsletter. Sign up for their new Trash Talk Newsletter to keep up to date! Read more » 

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2017 Appalachian Energy Summit Student Opportunities

May 8, 2017

The 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit will be held from July 10-12 in Boone. There are a variety of opportunities for students interested in energy efficiency, environmental impact, and renewable energy. Students will benefit from three days of peer collaboration, exposure to career opportunities, and energy related programming, while having all…

Categories: Campus Sustainability, Conferences


Future of Energy Maymester Course

May 8, 2017

Enroll in ENEC 490: The Future of Energy with Dr. Gangi to get an in depth look at what the future of energy could hold and how we will get there. This course will integrate field trips and guest speakers, as well as a trip to the legislature to meet…

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Climate Carnival  

May 8, 2017

Join the Abundance foundation this Saturday, May 13, from 12-8pm for their Climate Carnival. The carnival will have something for everybody including hands-on activities, short films, education tables, local organization booths, artists and vendors boasting eco-friendly products or services, live music, artistic performances, food vendors, and several speaker sessions throughout…

Categories: Community


Carolina Campus Community Garden Solar Greenhouse Ribbon Cutting

May 8, 2017

On Earth Day students, faculty, staff, and community members gathered at the Carolina Campus Community Garden for the ribbon cutting of the new solar greenhouse, funded by the Renewable Energy Special Projects Committee. The greenhouse incorporates all three forms of solar energy: passive, photovoltaic, and thermal. This system will generate…

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