We would not be able to do everything we do without the help of our dedicated interns! Every semester, our intern teams bring a range of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills to a variety of programs with the Office of Sustainability.
If you’re interested in joining our team please visit our Job Opportunities page to find internship openings.
Kendall Brockelman (she/her)
Kendall Brockelman is a fourth-year Natural Resource Conservation major interested in outreach, education, and communication efforts. This is her first year interning with the UF Office of Sustainability and she hopes to connect the UF and Gainesville communities with the importance of sustainability. She is excited to collaborate with her fellow interns and develop engaging ways to highlight local environmental successes. In her free time, she loves to try local coffee shops, listen to podcasts, and be with her two nieces.
Chloe Dill (she/her)
Chloe Dill is a third-year Psychology major with interests across the human and social dimensions of advocacy, mental health, and of course, sustainability. As a communications intern, she loves being able to create educational and encouraging content to help keep the UF community informed and involved! She hopes to continue to develop her writing and outreach skills to learn how to best engage with varying audiences. In her free time, she enjoys painting, reading, and dancing.
Naiyla Durand (she/her)
Naiyla Durand is a third-year Environmental Science Major and Chinese Language Minor, with an interest in environmental research and sustainability concepts. This is her second semester interning at the UF Office of Sustainability and she looks forward to utilizing her graphic design skills and love for the environment to empower individuals to a more sustainable future. Naiyla is involved in multiple organizations on campus including the Gator Chapter of the NAACP, CaribSA and more. Outside of school, she likes to watch a new movie every day to destress.
Mohammed Faisal (he/him)
Mohammed Faisal is a fourth-year Sustainability Studies major, with a goal of connecting all groups on campus to push for a sustainable future at UF. This is his second semester interning with the Office of Sustainability and he is excited to host events and other involvement opportunities UF students to bridge a gap between UF and the local Gainesville community. In his free time, Mohammed loves to explore Gainesville, finding local restaurants and nice areas to relax and study at.
Aleisha Palmer (she/her)
Aleisha Palmer is a fourth-year Sustainability Studies Major with a Business Minor. She has an interest in the interconnected relationships that sustainability encompasses. Through interning with the Office of Sustainability, she hopes that she will be able to influence others to seek a more sustainable future. In addition to this, she is excited to collaborate with her team to create informative and engaging content about the environment. Outside of her studies she enjoys taking care of plants, baking, and traveling.