Department of Environmental Affairs Staffers

Description: The Department of Environmental Affairs is looking for staffers to serve in the department. Staffers work together and are overseen by the Director of Environmental Affairs. Staffers will help the department make BU a more sustainable university through ongoing initiatives, educational events, and policy changes. They will serve as some of the most influential voices in the university’s effort to reduce its carbon footprint. Staffers will work under the direction of the Director of Environmental Affairs to help the department fulfill its duties, including maintaining a close relationship with Sustainability @BU and all the environmental clubs on campus. Staffers’ duties will vary depending on their point of contact and the level of activity ongoing in student government. Staffers duties will include, but are not limited to: conducting field and online research, planning and attending environmental affairs events, creating surveys, and meeting with BU officials.

Time Commitment:

  • Varies from staffer to staffer depending on what they are assigned

  • Required to attend 1-hour meetings every other week

  • Max per week: 2 hours

Requirements: No experience necessary; however, interest in environmental science and/or public policy and/or public health is a plus.


To apply:  Please email gracesli@bu.edu if you are interested in a staffer position. Include your name, school/college, why you are interested in the position, and if possible, a resume.