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Hanley Sustainability Institute

Sustainability fellowship available at start-up founded by former UD director

By Mark Gokavi

A paid, part-time remote sustainability fellowship is being offered by a start-up company founded by the former director of education abroad and partnerships at the University of Dayton’s Center for International Programs.

Karen McBride is the founder and president of Bound International, which bills itself as a “small start-up navigating the intersection of international educational mobility, environmental sustainability, and technological innovation.”

The San Antonio-based company is offering a fellowship that offers the successful candidate an opportunity to work independently with guidance at an advanced level while experiencing working for a small business.

The deadline is Aug. 15 to apply for the position open to undergrads, graduate students or full-time professionals. Those interested can email

The fellowship’s responsibilities include producing environmental impact reports, carbon calculation, sustainable business tracking, environmental education, climate justice and self-reporting.

Two other positions advertised are in the areas of e-learning and instructional design and for consulting for partnership and business development.

The company’s website says: “Bound International champions international educational mobility and provides the higher education community critical awareness and state of the art solutions for mitigating the impact of travel on climate while helping cultivate a more sustainable and just future for the planet and its inhabitants. We will accomplish this through a dynamic learning platform, programming, strategic international partnerships, training opportunities and customized profiles for individuals and travelers.”

For more sustainability news and information, visit HSI’s news blog, the Hanley Sustainability Institute website and the Sustainability Program website.

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