SEBS Green Team Interns Help Develop Sustainable Solutions
Five Rutgers students participated in the Green Teams summer internship program of the PSEG Institute of Sustainability Studies at Montclair State University. Among the five Rutgers students were two SEBS undergraduates, Denia Cai Shi, Department of Plant Biology, and Dustin Wang, Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics.
The ten-week interdisciplinary paid internship program hired 45 students drawn from 10 universities. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural Green Team initiative, teams of five students were placed with a sponsoring corporate or municipal partner to help these leading regional and global businesses and organizations to develop sustainable solutions to challenges ranging from achieving zero waste to improving energy efficiency.
Denia Cai Shi worked with Earth Friendly Products to improve safety and reduce costs of waste disposal while Dustin Wang worked with Princeton University and the Municipality of Princeton to develop waste management solutions. Read more.