UBC Sustainability Scholars Program

The UBC Sustainability Scholars Program is an innovative paid internship program that matches UBC graduate students with on- and off-campus sustainability partners to work on projects that support the advancement of sustainability in the region.

Developing the sustainability leaders of tomorrow

The UBC Sustainability Scholars Program is an innovative paid internship program that matches UBC graduate students with on- and off-campus sustainability partners to work on projects that support the advancement of sustainability in the region.

How does the program work?

The UBC Sustainability Scholars Program facilitates paid internship opportunities for full-time UBC graduate students from all academic disciplines.

Each successful student applicant works on a part-time basis to complete a specific project. The projects are designed to be completed within 200 to 250 hours for which Scholars receive $21 per hour.

 

 

Why participate?

  1. Apply your research skills to real-world sustainability questions and challenges 
  2. Get paid, and gain valuable professional work experience   
  3. Develop applied sustainability skills and knowledge under the guidance of a mentor
  4. Build your professional network connections