Become a part of Oregon's premier sustainability internship:
the Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE)
During this 10-week internship, college students are matched with an Oregon business to create sustainability solutions for industry practices. Interns help businesses improve efficiency, save money and reduce waste through projects based on preventing pollution.
The interns are PAID, and the program is FREE for first-time businesses.
200 students trained
19 Oregon business participants
40 partner organizations
$2 million for businesses
11.5 tons hazardous waste
61 million gallons of water
16,000 pounds water pollution
83 tons of material through reuse
39,513 metric tons of CO2
This program is coordinated by Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, and funded in part by the Environmental Protection Agency's Pollution Prevention Grant.
This web page was developed under Assistant Agreement No. NP 01J51101 awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It has not been formally reviewed by EPA. The views expressed are solely those of Oregon DEQ and Oregon Sea Grant and EPA does not endorse any products or commercial services mentioned.