Zilkha School-Year Internships

Interns during the academic year work anywhere from a few hours a month to several hours weekly. They may work on research projects, on supporting programs and initiatives of the Center, or on initiatives of their own design.  Eco Advisors are hired in the beginning of the fall and work for the whole year.

These internships usually change depending on the ever-changing research and work needs of the Zilkha Center.


We’re hiring! Applications are open for a Green Building Research Assistant:

Are you interested in the environmental and social impact of buildings and construction? The Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives is looking for a research assistant who will work with Amy Johns (the director of the Center) on a case study that examines Hubbell, Parsons, Goodrich and Sewall. The research assistant will:

  • research the history, structure and construction type of the four houses. This will involve research in the College archives, physical plans and interviews.
  • contribute to an embodied energy calculation for those buildings.
  • assist in creating a methodology for determining the cultural value of the buildings, possibly including surveys, focus groups, and/or literature review.

This is a paid position with flexible hours and requires the ability to work independently. To apply, email your resume and a description of your interest in the position to ajohns@williams.edu .