Internship Program

The Office of Sustainability is committed to providing interns with hands-on, applied experiences that enhance their understanding of sustainability and support their professional and academic goals. Interns contribute to diverse project areas as part of cross-functional teams under the supervision of staff members.

Focus areas include:

  • Communications
  • Engagement
  • Research & Operations

The Office of Sustainability’s internship program is a paid opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students with a range of hours during the academic year and summer. 

Interning for the Office of Sustainability has been so fundamental to my college experience because it helped me figure out what career path I want to pursue, all while having the opportunity to work with amazing members of the staff and student intern teams.

— Kylie Poe ‘22, Communications Intern

Join our Team

We are seeking a paid intern to collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to manage Sustainability Leadership Council events and activities, including the annual Sustainability Symposium and the recently launched Campus as a Living Lab program. Learn more in the position description below.

For best consideration, please apply by July 25th on SMILE. Visit the link below and search for job number 14021.

Meet Our Current Interns

Communications

Skye Neulight

Undergraduate Junior; KSAS Interdisciplinary Studies in Environmental Humanities
Skye Neulight is a junior from California, doing Interdisciplinary Studies in Environmental Humanities with a particular focus in climate communication and consciousness. Besides her work with the Office of Sustainability as a Communications Intern, she is an editorial writer for Marque Magazine and hosts a music-talk-show with WJHU radio. She is currently most interested in using media to build community around sustainable values and institutional change.

Izzy Nobili

Undergraduate Sophomore; KSAS Environmental Studies & International Studies
Isabelle (Izzy) Nobili is a sophomore from Massachusetts majoring in Environmental Science, International Studies, and Spanish. She is passionate about sustainable agriculture and food systems. In addition to working as a Communications Intern, she is a member of the women’s cross country and track and field teams, an instructor in Johns Hopkins Outdoors Club, and a research assistant in a soil ecology lab on campus. She enjoys promoting and engaging in sustainable efforts at Hopkins, and hopes to continue to positively contribute to a more environmentally-conscious campus community.

Engagement

Simrin Carlsen

Undergraduate Junior; KSAS Environmental Science and Public Health
Simrin Carlsen is a junior from Edison, NJ majoring in Environmental Science and Public Health. In addition to working as an Engagement Intern, she is captain of the women’s volleyball team and committee head of the earth and planetary sciences honor chapter on campus. She is most interested in the relationship between environmental health and low-income communities and looks forward to engaging the Hopkins community as we work towards a more sustainable future.

Srigouri Oruganty

Undergraduate Sophomore; KSAS Molecular & Cellular Biology and Public Health
Srigouri Oruganty is a sophomore from Pennsylvania, majoring in Public Health and Molecular & Cellular Biology. In addition to being an engagement intern, she is involved in the Public Health Students Forum, AMWHO, witness theater, and Hopkins Ballet Company. Srigouri is looking forward to exploring different facets of sustainability and how Hopkins can be more environmentally friendly as an engagement intern. She is especially fascinated in the intersectionality of the environment and human health.

Eden Teodorovici

Undergraduate Sophomore; Environmental Science and Business
Eden Teodorovici is a sophomore from Hagerstown, MD majoring in Environmental Science and minoring in Business. In addition to the Engagement Intern position, she is the Co-Marketing Chair of JHU Women in Business and is eager to delve into sustainable endeavors both on campus and within the Baltimore community. Eden is passionate about promoting and incorporating sustainable practices within her academic community and is most interested in the intersections between sustainabilty and business.

Research and Operations

Kathy Cao

Undergraduate Senior; WSE Mechanical Engineering
Kathy Cao is a senior from New York. She is pursuing a major in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Entrepreneurship & Management. In addition to working as a Research and Operations Intern, she is vice president and an engineering lead on the Hopkins Student Wind Energy Team as well as the garden manager for Blue Jay’s Perch, Hopkins’ very own community garden. Kathy is looking forward to working with the Research and Operation team to make a sustainable change on campus through her intern position!

Kaitlin Williams

MD/PhD Candidate; School of Medicine
Kaitlin is an MD/PhD student at Johns Hopkins currently completing her PhD in the Garza Lab studying skin disease. She has done graphic/website design as a hobby since high school, and became interested in sustainability in college working as an invasive ecology researcher. Outside of work, Kaitlin enjoys hiking, playing fetch with her dog Culver (named after the iconic midwestern chain Culver’s), houseplants, hanging out with her husband, and painting.