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Office of Sustainability Assistant Positions

Sustainability Graphic Design Student Assistant  

Are you passionate about sustainability and graphic design? If so, here's your chance to make a positive impact! The Office of Sustainability is seeking a graphic design student assistant who will play a role in promoting CSULB's commitment to environmental, economic, and social responsibility. Duties include creating marketing materials, assisting in branding for the university's sustainability programs, and raising awareness about sustainability efforts.

Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2023. Applications that do not include work samples will NOT be considered.

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ASI/USU Sustainability Assistant Positions

These paid student assistants develop and support ASI and USU campus sustainability programs and initiatives under the direction of the ASI/USU Facilities Director and Associate Director and the ASI Sustainability Coordinator. Check out the ASI Jobs website to see if applications are currently being accepted for this position.

ASI Lead Sustainability Assistant

Do you have what it takes to be a sustainability leader on campus?  The Lead Sustainability Assistant is a one-year, part-time paid position within the USU Administration Facilities Operations division. Responsibilities are to support various initiatives in the USU, plan and execute projects that Sustain U committee suggests and serve as a student leader to Level 1 Sustainability Assistants. 

City of Long Beach Office of Sustainability

The City of Long Beach’s Office of Sustainability offers internships to students pursuing a degree in Planning, Urban Design, Environmental Science/Policy, Graphic Design, Landscape Architecture, Public Administration/Policy, Business, Geography or related field (graduate students welcome).

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Community Service

Meaningful change is possible when, as the saying goes, we “Think global and act local.” Volunteering is a way to give back to our local community and take an active role in restoring and protecting our local environment.

List Of Opportunities 


The CSULB Environmental Science & Policy Club spreads awareness, education, and appreciation of the environment in conjunction with promoting sustainability on and off campus.

The Outdoor Adventure Club is designed to provide a community for individuals seeking to share wilderness adventures. These adventures can vary from simple day hikes to long expeditions including: climbing, backpacking, surfing, kayaking, mountaineering, and more.

The Geography Student Association finds events and programming that suits geography major/minor students including lectures, land restoration projects, networking events, cultural dinners and more. We welcome Geography majors, minors, certificates, and those simply interested!

The CSULB Cycling Club is determined to promote cycling as a fun, valued and sustainable transportation choice on and off campus through community, advocacy and education!

ESW is a not profit network comprised of students, faculty and professionals who are dedicated to building a more sustainable world for current and future generations. Their mission is to bring innovative and lasting engineering solutions to local and global sustainability challenges.

The Marine Biology Student Association is a student run organization where people interested in marine life and science can come together and form a like-minded and passionate cohort. Members are not only encouraged to discuss current events in marine biology but also to make friends and socialize through off campus events like beach clean ups and local snorkeling trips.

Sustain U is an ad hoc committee that focuses on creating an awareness of sustainability throughout the Associated Students Inc. (ASI), the University Student Union (USU), and the University as a whole. Sustain U members include students, often elected student leaders, and full-time staff members representing the various functions of ASI/USU. Student membership in Sustain U or even intermittent attendance at our meetings remains open to anyone interested. Learn more.

The mission of the “Trash Talkers” educational program is to get students that utilize the USU dining areas to become aware of the Compost Happens program and participate in composting efforts in the Student Union. Students interested in becoming “Trash Talkers” are trained by the USU Sustainability Assistants to educate students, staff, and faculty dining in the USU about composting and recycling and inform them about the university’s Zero Waste goal. Learn more.