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Sustainability Intern Student Worker - Functional - UNC-Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

  • Early Careers

  • Hourly and Seasonal

Job Description

UNC-Wilmington Dining Sustainability is accepting student internship applications to serve as Sustainability Ambassadors. The chosen applicant will have the opportunity to participate in educational outreach events and gain experiential knowledge in the field of food service sustainability. Campus Dining Sustainability programs include multi-stream waste diversion, microgreens and shoots, aquaponics, environmental grants and certifications, sustainability education, and more!

Job Responsibilities

- Maintain microgreens and shoots operation (planting/watering/harvesting) - Monitor Wagoner Dining Hall aquaponics system (water quality testing) - Assisting with events (setup/breakdown, speaking with students about sustainability) - Social media content generation - General office assistance and research

At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers. In order to meet our commitments, job duties may change or new ones may be assigned without formal notice.

Qualifications

- Self-motivated/self-starter, flexible, pro-active, quick to learn. - Currently enrolled at UNCW - Ability to multi-task with very good organizational skills and follow-through - Experience, knowledge and interest in sustainability, food service, and sustainable food issues - Comfortable interacting with others in various settings, one on one or in groups - Microsoft Office Skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Time Commitment: - Approximately 10hrs per week - Monday-Friday, flexible schedule within business hours - Occasional evening hours may be requested.

 This role may have physical demands including, but not limited to, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling and/or extended walking and standing. This role may also require uniforms and/or usage of Personal Protective equipment (PPE).

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Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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