Sustainable Futures Project Support Officer (Communications)
Sustainable Futures Project Support Officer (Events)

These roles (click on links above) are only available to former University of Greenwich students who graduated in 2018 with an undergraduate degree, and have the right to work in the UK.

GWES Internships are specifically designed to offer you the opportunity to gain graduate-level work experience within the university.  Each internship is full time (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week), and fixed term for 12 weeks.

Internship dates:

  • Monday 2nd September 2019 to Friday 22nd November 2019


  • Greenwich and Avery Hill based internships: £13.62 per hour

How to apply:

To apply for any of the roles, please download and complete the GWES Application Form, the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and send both documents to along with a copy of your CV. 

Please put the internship Job Title and Reference Number in the ‘subject’ line of your email so that we know what post you are applying for.

Volunteer Roles for University of Greenwich Students:

There are a  number of great volunteer roles are available for students interested in developing important work experience and knowledge and skills in understanding and delivering sustainability.

The deadline for applications is 31st May. If you need any further information then download this PDF with further information about the application process and complete and return this form.

Sustainable Food & Fairtrade Volunteer:

  • To support the Sustainable Food and Fairtrade steering group members and be student representative to this group (meeting 4 times a year). Undertaking activities including, research and analysis, compilation of Fairtrade Foundation bi-annual submission, developing, promoting sustainable food events.

Edible Garden Student Volunteer:

  • Create communications and recruitment channels and activities to encourage students to become engaged in supporting the Community Edible Garden (Southwood site).

Recycling and Waste Reduction Volunteer:

  • To undertake research on how staff and students recycle (otherwise) and develop communications to improve recycling behaviour and reduce contamination.

Sustainability Social Media Volunteer

  • Develop and deliver overall strategy for engaging students and staff in sustainability issues, including energy and water efficiency, waste and recycling, sustainable food, biodiversity, student halls projects etc. You can develop and curate our Instagram account, utilise our Facebook, Twitter and blog pages to engage and enable people to deliver great sustainability outcomes.

Student Sustainable Curriculum Volunteer

  • To work in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Unit to engage with students including programme representatives to help ensure sustainable development issues are included within the curriculum of subjects across the university.

University of Greenwich Sustainability Blog