Current Interns

Natalie Kra

Originally from Maryland, Natalie moved to Los Angeles to pursue an environmental studies degree at the University of Southern California. She helped lead environmental campaigns on USC's campus and now as a recent graduate, she will be joining the Sustainable Works team as an intern for the Community Sustainability Program. She has always had a passion for combating environmental issues and has recently been working as an Urban Farm Educator, teaching people how to grow food in water and energy efficient ways through the use of aquaponics.  She hopes to use this internship as an opportunity to continue to educate and empower people to make needed changes in their lives to help protect our planet. 


Gordon Liu

Gordon is an exchange student of UCLA as a W.T. Chan Fellow 2017. He is also a junior student of Sun Yat-sen University in China and majors in Business Administration. Gordon is looking forward to help others and help our earth to be more sustainable. As a business student, he wants to provide consulting service for Big Names Company to save resources and be eco-friendly. Recently, Gordon joined Sustainable Works as an intern and is involved in all the all of the programs and work for a better world.


Olivia Barone

Olivia is a Santa Monica native currently studying Environmental Science and Policy at Santa Monica College. She will be applying to transfer in the Fall of 2016. Olivia decided to study Environmental Science after discovering a passion for Science while taking classes at Santa Monica College. She became interested in interning for Sustainable Works after being involved in the Student Greening Program. Being involved with Sustainable Works has taught her the importance of Environmental Education and she hopes to use that experience to empower communities and inspire changes in how humans impact the environment.