On Campus Involvement

Student Organizations

There are a multitude of student organizations and clubs that focus on different issues and areas of opportunity on campus, within the Baltimore region, and beyond. These span the various Johns Hopkins campuses. All community service, service-learning, and civic engagement is housed in the Center for Social Concern at the Homewood campus and at the Student Outreach Resource Center (SOURCE) in East Baltimore.

Student Jobs and Careers

Jobs and Internships

A variety of summer internship and full-time job opportunities are available for Johns Hopkins undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, the Office of Sustainability offers fall/spring semester internships for current Hopkins students.

Research and Fellowships

Environment, Energy, Sustainability, and Health Institute (E2SHI) is an interdisciplinary research and educational initiative focused on sustainability and health. Their website is a resource that compiles sustainability-related academic coursesjob, research/fellowship, and internship opportunitiesacademic programs, and other learning opportunities

Alumni Involvement

The Office of Sustainability encourages students to reach out to Johns Hopkins alumni to inquire about job opportunities and careers in the world of sustainability. Here are some young alumni who are working in the field today.

Other Opportunities

Green Lead Training Program

The "Green Lead: Whole Impact Training" program provides a volunteer, professional development opportunity for Johns Hopkins University first year students on the Homewood campus that: introduces them to campus sustainability programs and initiatives; exposes them to critical concepts in behavior change and strategic project management; fosters a network of like-minded peers who can leverage each other’s potential to engage their peers; and equips them with the skills and knowledge needed to be effective change agents and leaders on campus and beyond. Look for applications for the 2017 program in December.

Student Green Guide

The Johns Hopkins University Green Guide is made by the Sustainable Hopkins Innovative Projects Student Group for students to learn how to be eco-smart during their time at Johns Hopkins. 


Conferences on sustainability occur throughout the year on different college campuses. The Office of Sustainability has compiled a running list that Hopkins students are invited to apply or attend.

Ideas in Action

Think before you print.

Office paper is highly recyclable, but a lot gets wasted. Waste reduction is more cost-effective than recycling because it reduces the amount of material that needs to be collected, transported and processed.