Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 39.89
Liaison Charles Riley
Submission Date Dec. 13, 2011
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Oregon Institute of Technology
ER-1: Student Sustainability Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.31 / 5.00 Carrie Wittmer
Sustainability Coordinator
Provost's Office
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Total number of degree-seeking students enrolled at the institution:
3,056

Program name (1st program):
OIT Sustainability Internship Program

Number of students served by the program (1st program):
800

A brief description of how the student educators are selected (1st program):

Internship positions are announced during fall quarter and students submit an application with their first and second choice positions listed. Through a competitive process, students are chosen for a position.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (1st program):

Interns receive a 3-part training sequence that covers "why sustainability education is important at OIT;" "knowing your audience;" and "resources to use for presentations." Students are then obligated to participate in 3 "education hours" per term either making presentations or engaging with other students at the Sustainability Table.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

The Sustainability Internship Program is coordinated by two OIT faculty, one supported by the Provost's Office and one by the Oregon Renewable Energy Center.


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