Caring for our built & natural world.

Are you passionate about sustainability, food systems, and preserving our environment? The Food, Environment & Sustainability Interest Group is for students and alums who are eager to engage in sustainable work that improves our built and natural world.

Members of this community are interested in agriculture, ecology, transportation, forestry, veterinary sciences, environmental engineering, nutrition, and environmental policy. They value stewardship, community development, and creating innovative solutions to address the complex problems faced by our society.

Explore, discover, and create the career of your dreams.

Joining this interest group grants you access to curated resources and events that are tailored to your unique needs and interests. We invite you to connect with peers, local employers, faculty, and alums who are engaged in careers related to food, the environment, and sustainability - and gain the skills you need to land your dream job.

Upcoming Events

From Resume Workshops to an informal meet-up after a lecture on environmental justice, there are no shortage of ways for you to connect with the Food, Environment & Sustainability Group. Check out our events feed in Handshake for more information.

View Our Events Feed

Internships, Jobs & More

Whether you’re doing research about possible career paths or are actively searching for a job or internship, our curated opportunities feed is a great place to start. We've pre-selected some job functions that you might be interested in - but read below for tips on how to maximize your search.

Take a look at our Opportunities Feed

Tips for Finding Opportunities

  • Customize your geographic location to view opportunities in a specific city/state or radius
  • Filter by job type, like: internship, job, fellowship, graduate school, or volunteer and part-time, full-time, or on-campus
  • Save your search to receive email alerts when new positions are posted that meet your search criteria
  • Specify the industry or job function to precisely what you are looking for or try searching for a keyword
  • Favorite positions that interest you to return to later. This also helps Handshake curate your individual feed!

Curated Career Resources

As you explore the possibilities, you may need support in reflecting on your interests, developing your resume, or knowing where to look for new opportunities.

Consult our Industry Resources Page

The University of Vermont Career Center Division of Student Affairs

How to Join an Interest Group

  • Step 1: Log in to Handshake.
  • Step 2: Click on your name in the top right corner.
  • Step 3: Click on "Career Interests" and complete a 2-minute survey. Be sure to indicate which interest group(s) you would like to join.

You can go back at any time to change your group or join another.

 

Drop-in Hours

Monday to Friday

1:00pm to 2:30pm
Career Center | 204 Davis Center

 

Interest Group Leaders

Amanda Chase

amanda.chase@uvm.edu