Get Involved

Whether you are an active sustainability leader or just exploring your interests, our programs are a great way to discover your passions and immerse yourself in sustainability. The SSC helps students build community by working together to create positive change.


Click on each program title to learn more about the opportunities available. Students who have completed at least one term in an SSC program are also eligible to apply for our leadership fellows program.


Program benefits:
  • Gain formal experience to add to your resume
  • Make new connections at PSU and in the community
  • Gain valuable knowledge and skills
  • Reflect on your experience
  • Have opportunities to provide feedback about the SSC and sustainability at PSU
  • Be encouraged to record your accomplishments, service hours, and progress toward learning goals
  • Be eligible to apply for compensated leadership and staff positions within the SSC
Apply for SSC positions here!
EcoReps Program

Practice your leadership skills by building community, sharing resources, and designing creative projects that promote sustainability within residence halls and campus recreation.
Sustainability Volunteer Program
Participate in one of the following task forces for one term or more:



Bee Task Force - Create a bee friendly campus by maintaining hives, tending plants that support pollinators, and designing educational events and workshops.





Cultural Sustainability Task Force - Explore how culture can strengthen sustainability by developing events and resources and advocating for accessibility.




Garden Task Force - Care for PSU’s campus gardens through seasonal maintenance, workshops, and creative visioning.





Marketing and Social Media Task Force - Create innovative outreach initiatives that include the “Shades of Green” podcast, tabling, marketing materials, and social media.





Waste Reduction Task Force - Help host quarterly clothing exchanges, reuse fairs, and waste audits. You may also help maintain the PSU ReUse Room and Supply Studio in partnership with the Campus Sustainability Office.




Student Sustainability Leadership Council


Join this community of student leaders to support sustainability efforts across campus and practice leadership activities.