Sustainability Engagement Internship at Anglia Ruskin University

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Our vibrant, modern University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally and we have ambitious plans for our future. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investments. With an annual income of £179m, over 30,000 students and 2,000 staff, we are a major force for higher education in the East of England.

About the role:

Anglia Ruskin University is committed to making sustainability part of every student's experience and you will be contributing to these ambitious plans by supporting staff and students engage with sustainability through their curricula. This will include raising awareness of the benefits of an Education for Sustainability (EfS) enriched curriculum to staff and students and the development of materials and learning resources to support student learning.

The graduates (or near graduates) appointed to these internships will have opportunities to learn about working as part of a team, developing influencing, negotiating and communication skills using different mediums including the Anglia VLE, video, social media etc. You will also gain project management skills including event planning and management, project implementation and evaluation. You will join and contribute to a vibrant and growing community of researchers and practitioners of sustainability in the Global Sustainability Institute. The experience and knowledge you will develop from these posts will open up many opportunities for a wide-range of sustainability work.

Two internships are available

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Alison Greig, Director of Education for Sustainability, Global Sustainability Institute, at [email protected]

Contract: Full time or part time (18.5 hrs per week)

Closing date: 29 September 2014

Location: Cambridge, UK

Salary: £18,031 p.a. pro rata

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