UBC Sustainability Scholars Program

Greenest City Scholars 2016 Cohort

Working under the mentorship of our partner organizations, UBC Sustainability Scholars are immersed in real world learning, enabling them to apply their research skills while contributing to the advancement of our partner organisations’ sustainability goals.

How does the program work?

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

Working under the mentorship of our partner organisations, Scholars are immersed in real world learning where they can apply their research skills and contribute to advancing organizational sustainability goals. Scholars are paid $20 per hour to complete 250 hours of project work (part-time).

We are currently accepting applications to the Summer 2017 program. Please click on the Student Opportunities link below for details.


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