Programmatic Intern

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Office of the Vice President for Research
Sustainability Institute


Penn State’s Sustainability Institute is looking to hire a Penn State student intern who will work from April 2017 to May 2018, assisting with the three Institute programs: the Green Paws program, the Green Teams Program, and the Sustainable Communities Collaborative. Over the thirteen-month period, the intern will assist with the preparation of annual reports summarizing projects, creation of toolkits, tracking program participants, maintaining the program webpages, and assist in planning events. The successful candidate will: Be a team player, with a GPA above 3.0, and superb written, interpersonal and oral communication skills; Must be a quick learner, able to manage and organize multiple sources of information, meet deadlines and enjoy a fast-paced work environment; the applicant should have an ability to synthesize multiple sources of information into reports summarizing outcomes and benefits; an interest in and knowledge about sustainability issues and concepts is mandatory. Skilled in use of Microsoft Publisher, Adobe InDesign or other graphic design software is preferred. This paid internship will be for 40 hours per week during the summer and up to 20 hours weekly during the academic year. Our offices are in the Land and Water Research Building near the outdoor track. Please submit a cover letter, résumé, two writing samples and the names and contact information for two references.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088