The Eco-Rep Leadership Program will be accepting applications from returning students and incoming first year students for the 2019-2020 academic year from June 17th - July 1st. Open Eco-Rep positions include Hall Eco-Reps and Building Eco-Reps. Want to know more about the Eco Rep Leadership Program and the positions that are available? Join one of the webinars below:
Wednesday, June 12, 3-4pm EST
Friday, June 14, 1-2pm EST
Tuesday, June 18, 10-11am EST
Thursday, June 20, 12-1pm EST
Important Application Information
Each applicant must submit a completed online application by July 1st at 11:59 PM. Partial applications will NOT be considered. In addition, each applicant must also:
- Supply two references as part of the online application
You can view a PDF of the Hall and Building Eco-Rep application here.
There are two different types of Eco-Reps, each with varying levels of time commitment and responsibility. Please review the positions descriptions below to determine which position you would like to apply to. On the Hall or Building Eco-Rep application, there is a question that asks you to select select your preferred position: Hall Eco-Rep, Building Eco-Rep, or no preference.
All application materials must be received by July 1st at 11:59 PM.
Strong record of academic achievement.
Passionate about sustainability and desire to improve behaviors
Exceptional skills in interpersonal communication, leadership, and time management
Must be reliable and responsible
Promising candidates will be interviewed as a key component of the selection process. Interviews will be conducted during the week of July 8th. They will be via a video conference. Candidates will receive more information about the interviews when they are contacted for scheduling. Final decisions will be made the week of July 15th.
Lehigh's Eco-Rep Leadership Program works with a select group of students each year to:
- Build and share knowledge
- Implement behavior change
- Develop leadership skills
- Measure impact
- Be change agents
Learn about sustainable living program topics and develop your skills as a peer educator
Be a change agent by fostering sustainable living among your peers and empowering them to take action
Develop your peer-to-peer leadership skills, communication skills, behavior change, and event planning skills
Measure impact of programs and events - identify areas of improvement and opportunities for innovation
- Part of select group of like-minded, eco-friendly students
- Develop skills in collaboration, communication, behavior change, interpersonal relations, and leadership
- Agents of powerful, positive change on campus - make a difference within a residential hall or Greek house and change behavior campus-wide
- First to know about networking opportunities and events
- Alumni connections and mentorship
- Part of a nationally-recognized leadership program
If you are interested in applying, but want to know more, attend a webinar. At this session, you will learn more about the Eco-Rep Leadership Program, what being an Eco-Rep entails, what the rewards are, and you will hear from current Eco-Reps about their experiences in the program. The webinar schedule is:
Wednesday, June 12 from 3-4pm EST
Friday, June 14 from 1-2pm EST
Tuesday, June 18 from 10-11am EST
Thursday, June 20 from 12-1pm EST