• job opportunity,  Jobs and Internships

    The Green NAU Energy Initiative is Hiring a Student Worker

    The Green NAU Energy Initiative is hiring a student worker to be an outreach assistant! Please see the job description below for more information on the position and on how to apply. Green NAU Energy Initiative Outreach Assistant About the Green NAU Energy Initiative The Green NAU Energy Initiative (GNEI) began in 2013 as a campus wide effort to encourage students, faculty, and staff to reduce the amount of energy and water they use in order to reduce the university‚Äôs environmental impact and save costs. In addition to this initial program GNEI also works on other campus sustainability issues such as recycling and waste issues, energy efficiency, renewable energy investigation,…

  • Jobs and Internships

    Green NAU Energy Initiative Spring 2014 Internships

    The Green NAU Energy Initiative is looking for five interns for the spring semester! Below are the descriptions for each one. Utility Dashboard Intern Primary Duties: Research manufacturers and suppliers of large-scale utility dashboards. Research NAU peer institutions implementation and usage of utility dashboard as it applies to programs, education, or research. Identify trends and innovation in the usage of utility dashboards. Develop recommendations for moving forward with implementation of a campus wide utility dashboard at NAU. Sustainability Purchasing Intern Primary Duties: Work with the Office of Sustainability, GNEI, and the NAU contracting and purchasing services to research current NAU purchasing policies and environmental purchasing policies. Research market trends in…

  • Sustainability

    National Sustainability Day Recap

    Northern Arizona University celebrated National Sustainability Day on October 23rd by engaging the campus community on several different levels of conservation behaviors on and off campus. Dining Services conducted a waste audit to bring awareness to food waste and national hunger stats, Green NAU Energy Initiatives (GNEI) encouraged water and energy conversation with Strive for 5, 5 minute showers and Be Bold Go Cold, use the cold setting when doing your laundry to save energy. Housing and Resident Life Eco-Reps shared tips on how to have a more sustainable Halloween holiday this year.

  • Contest,  Sustainability

    Campus Sustainability Innovation Challenge

    Have you ever had an idea that could make NAU a more sustainable place? Well, the Campus Sustainability Innovation Challenge is definitely for you. The NAU Campus Sustainability Innovation Challenge, presented by the NAU International House and the Green NAU Energy Initiative, gives students the chance to propose improvements to sustainability on the NAU campus through their original ideas. The Green NAU Energy Initiative will mentor the winning student to develop a proposal. Prizes 1st: Mentorship by the Green NAU Energy Initiative; $350 NAU Bookstore Gift Certificate 2nd: $225 NAU Bookstore Gift Certificate 3rd: $100 NAU Bookstore Gift Certificate Contest Guidelines Eligibility The NAU Campus Sustainability Innovation Challenge is open…