Jobs and Fellowships

Join our dynamic team

Join our team of creative individuals working towards a more sustainable MIT. As our role on campus continues to grow and evolve, we'll post both full-time and student fellowship positions to meet our goals.

Full-time Positions

The MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS) is currently not hiring for full time staff positions.


Student Fellowships

The MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS) is currently seeking student applicants for part-time, hourly paid Sustainability Fellowships for Academic year, 2019-2020. Join a dynamic, collaborative office that is developing MIT’s next generation vision of campus sustainability. Read below for descriptions of each position and an overview of the details and qualifications.

Details (for all positions):

  • Hours and eligibility:

    • Part time, 8-10 hour/week, September through May, open to all current students from MIT only.

  • Pay Range: $17-$20/hour

  • Open to: Upper-level undergraduate and graduate students

Qualifications (for all positions):

  • Strong interest and demonstrated experience in sustainability issues as they relate to urban and/or campus sustainability as well as a desire to impact the future of MIT and sustainability in higher education and beyond;

  • Excellent written, visual and oral communication skills, including presentation of complex data

  • Strong quantitative data collection, management, and analysis, including proficiency in Excel;

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated coursework in water, land, energy, materials, food systems, and/or building-related topics within the Departments of Architecture, Urban Studies and Planning, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar.

To apply:

Send a resume and cover letter to with the name of the position in the subject line.

See below for descriptions of each positions and associated qualifications.

Academic Year 2019-2020
Communications, Design, and Digital Engagement

The Writing, Design, and Digital Engagement Fellow will develop dynamic content that empowers the MIT community and broader audiences to better understand sustainability issues, from climate resilience to sustainable mobility.

This position will engage a creative communicator with a knowledge of digital and nontraditional platforms for communication, storytelling, or inspiration. These skills will be used in creative ways to inform the greater MIT community of important outcomes, research, and trends in sustainability. This work will reflect a passion for social, scientific, and environmental change.

This position will work directly with the MITOS Communications Specialist to support the office’s general website, social media, and email outreach as well as community engagement projects. The ideal candidate will have experience with Drupal, Adobe Creative Suite, video, social media, and strong written and interpersonal skills.

Duties will include:

  • Creation and management of strategic communications materials, including news stories, infographics, videos, audio stories, and various web content;

  • Assist in reporting and analysis of web and social media performance;

  • Execution and ideation of the MITOS communications and community engagement strategies;

  • Provide additional support to Office of Sustainability projects as needed