What You Can Do…Get Involved!
What is your personal environmental impact? How many resources does it take to support your current lifestyle?
The Office of Sustainability started in 2007.
Mason aspires to be climate neutral by 2050.
We received our second STARS Gold rating in 2017.
Students can choose from over 125 Green Leaf courses.
Students can experience a Sustainability pathway through General Education courses (Mason ENCORE series).
What Mason is Doing
The mission of the sustainability office is to use the strengths of George Mason University - innovation, responsiveness, flexibility, and community strength - to provide leadership in environmental, social, and economic stewardship on our campuses and throughout the local and global communities of which we are a part.
Our office manages the Facilities FAQ containing the most frequently asked questions about Energy and Building, Gardens and Landscape, Recycling and Waste Management, Stormwater, Sustainable Food and Mason Dining, and Transportation. Please go here to view the resources page.
For all other Facilities related questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- 05https://green.gmu.edu/event/green-jobs-internships-mason-panel/Piedmont Multipurpose Room (MPR)Piedmont Hall, 4505 Chesapeake Ln Fairfax, VA 22030
What can Sustainable Mason offer you during your studies? Come to find out and hear from Mason faculty and staff about PEREC, Peace Corp Prep, the Enterprise-Innovation Lab, Office of Global Education’s trips, SAIL’s Alternative Spring Breaks, the Patriot Green Fund and more! Open until seating is full, please arrive early.
- 05https://green.gmu.edu/event/green-jobs-internships-mock-speed-interviewing/Merten Hall, Rm 12044441 George Mason Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030
Hone your interviewing skills at this Career Services and Office of Sustainability led (mock) Speed Interviewing event. Learn how to concisely speak about your skills and experience, and get feedback from interviewers on how you can improve your pitch! We suggest you dress for success, it will make you more confident at the real thing.
You must Register to attend (free), click on the Eventbrite link to reserve your spot while still available. If you are signing up for people in your student group or friends, you can secure up to 5 tickets at a time for them – please just make sure they are attending.
Later in Green Jobs & Internships week you can also attend Career Services led resume and branding (marketing your skills) workshops on Nov. 6, and hear from and network with Green Employers on Nov. 8th!
Learn to communicate your sustainable experiences at this Career Services and Office of Sustainability led resume workshop. Bring a current copy of your resume (to have a starting point) to the Johnson Center, 3rd Floor, Meeting Room D. Walk ins welcome until full, get there early to get your seat.
Bring a recent cover letter or just come learn how to market your skills and “brand yourself.” Led by Career Services and the Office of Sustainability. Walk ins welcome until full, come early to get your seat. Johnson Center, 3rd Floor, Meeting Room C.
Hear valuable advice from our panels of green employers representing sustainability in government, conservation, renewable energy, green consulting, food systems and more. Each panel will have this cross-section of organizations, but some organizations will be present at one panel, not the other – come to both panels and the networking session to get the most out of the day.
HIGHLY RECOMMEND staying directly after this panel for the Networking Sessionfor an incredible opportunity to *Network 1×1 with these employers over light snacks and beverages!
Walk ins welcome until full, come early to get your seat. Event is free of charge. Johnson Center 3rd Floor, Meeting Room E.
*Networking Session: be ready to put your best foot forward with specific, engaged questions, and be sure to pick up our info sheets and contacts for current jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities from even more organizations (e.g., NWF, US Fish & Wildlife, etc.)