After talking with Philippa, Starfish Project’s Director of Operations and Organizational Development, I am even more proud of the steps they have been making toward a sustainable future. As promised, I talked with her about the first of the four principles that works towards a sustainable society. Remember, this is the one that works toward… Read more »
Interns Sustain the Future
What interns do and learn as Sustainability Studies students.
With my first week complete at Starfish-Project I feel I’m slowly catching on and settling into the behind the scenes activities that are to take place. I was able to learn about some of the basics of shipping and I also learned that Starfish will begin having some of their projects sold on Overstock (Editor’s… Read more »
At the Starfish Project, sustainability is now an option they wouldn’t have been able to think of when they started up 5 years ago. Their aim to “restore hope to exploited women in Asia” as stated on their website, began in Asia as a women’s program and shelter where they would have a job. The… Read more »
By Sarah Ward IUSB Sustainability Studies Intern It was very exciting when I learned I had been offered a summer internship with NUVO and Indiana Living Green writing for their publication. I did not anticipate how rewarding the experience would actually be. My job is to research universities in the northern region of Indiana and… Read more »
Interns, from left to right: Melanie, Rise Up Farms – an organic farm and CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) in Elkhart, IN; Reggie, Unity Gardens, South Bend; Sarah W, Indiana Living Green, statewide print and online magazine featuring stories about sustainability and conscious consumption. Not pictured: Joe Chandler, Better World Books, Mishawaka; Sarah T, Project Starfish, Elkhart. … Read more »