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The CSR/ Labor Rights Program Associate is a new position at Verité intended to provide programmatic assistance for several Verité initiatives relating to Corporate Social Responsibility and Labor Rights. The Program Associate will assist Senior Program Staff with all facets of program areas, including research, recruiting, tool development, stakeholder management, materials creation, editing, subcontractor training, and organization, logistics, and dissemination of materials. Verité seeks a flexible and motivated individual capable of adding significant value to a rapidly growing organization as needs evolve.
The successful candidate will:
- Possess strong organizational skills and be very detail orientated
- Be comfortable multi-tasking in a dynamic environment working on tight deadlines
- Have a background in research, consulting, program management, labor issues, and/or report writing
- Possess strong writing, editing, and fact-checking skills Read more
VBSR still has multiple PAID internships available!
- Finance Staff Intern
- Account Manager Intern
- Wed-Site Design Intern
- Analyst Intern
- Public Policy Intern
- Residential Intern and More!
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The Atomic Heritage Foundation (AHF), a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the Manhattan Project and Atomic Age and its legacy, is seeking a paid intern for summer 2010 to work on a variety of exciting projects.
The Foundation is compiling a reader on nuclear disarmament that will include historical perspectives as well as current views on how to achieve a “world free of nuclear weapons.” Aimed at students and the general public, the book will help readers understand the importance of addressing the threat of nuclear weapons as well as the history of public involvement and how it shaped the course of the Cold War.
ThinkImpact (formerly Student Movement for Real Change) works to reduce poverty around the world. ThinkImpact is looking to hire an Assistant to the Executive Director at their D.C. office.
The Assistant to the Executive Director position offers the challenging, fast-paced experience of working in a dynamic non-profit organization. The Assistant to the Executive Director will be responsible for providing support for the Executive Director’s schedule, meetings, strategy, Global Development Internship support, basic graphic design, office management and some programming support.
The various responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Executive Assistant: The individual will provide assistance to the executive director, assisting with scheduling, travel planning (including flights, accommodation, and local transportation), data entry and Read more
Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) is a 45 year old women’s employment organization that works nationally and in its home community of Washington D.C. to achieve economic independence and equality of opportunity for women and their families. WOW is looking to hire a Field Manager.
In meeting its intergenerational agenda, WOW launched the national Elder Economic Security Initiative (Initiative), a multi-year campaign combining organizing, research, advocacy and outreach to promote economic security for elders and their families through policy and program change. WOW will partner with up to 20 states to implement the Initiative on the national, state and local levels. WOW provides technical assistance and expertise to its state partners and coalition members on developing, implementing and sustaining state campaigns to promote the use of an elder economic security framework and tools in aging policies and programs.
The Field Manager will manage the delivery of strategic technical assistance and expertise to Read more
Humanity United is a philanthropic organization committed to building a world where mass atrocities and modern-day slavery are no longer possible. Humanity United was founded in the belief that defending basic human rights is essential not just to bringing about justice, but also to ensuring greater economic growth, enhanced environmental protection, improved public health, and a more secure and less violent world.
The Investment Analyst is a member of the HU investment team primarily responsible for providing research and analysis to improve the effectiveness of HU grant-making. The Investment Analyst role will include performing desk research / due diligence on new opportunities and existing grants, producing market analysis to inform individual grants and strategic priorities, and representing the organization externally in a variety of settings.
This position will work across both of our organizational portfolios: prevention of conflict and mass atrocities; and prevention of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Strong candidates with have academic and/or professional experience related to one or both of these issues in one or more of the following areas: advocacy, policy, rule of law & governance Read more
Terra Global Capital still has many internship opportunities available for summer 2010.
Terra Global Capital specializes in Carbon Financing and Carbon Measurement. They provide advice for land-use carbon credits.
The available internships include
- Origination and Pipeline Development Intern
- Legal Intern
- Remote Sensing and Environmental Science Intern
- Finance and Investment Intern
Legal Momentum is hiring a Program Associate in their New York, NY office. Legal Momentum is one of the oldest legal defense and education funds dedicated to the rights of all females.
It is a full-time position with great benefits and a salary of $37,856 to $38,500. If you are interested or wish to apply now, Read more
The Washington Office on Latin America promotes human rights, democracy and social and economic justice in Latin America and the Caribbean. WOLA facilitates dialogue between governmental and non-governmental actors, monitors the impact of policies and programs of governments and international organizations, and promotes alternatives through reporting, education, training and advocacy. Founded in 1974 by a coalition of civic and religious leaders, WOLA works closely with civil society organizations and government officials throughout the Americas.
The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) seeks an entry-level administrative staff person to work with program staff. The Program Assistant provides administrative support to Associates and Senior Associates within a fast-paced human rights organization working in Washington and Latin America. The position/contract is for two years, subject to an evaluation at the end of the first three months, and brings a committed individual into contact with the human rights, religious and foreign policy communities in Washington and Latin America. WOLA’s Washington office has a paid staff of 15, plus seven interns and five fellows.
Apply by April 16th to be an International Affairs Specialist
The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) works to improve foreign market access for U.S. products, build new markets, improve the competitive position of U.S. agriculture in the global marketplace, and provide food aid and technical assistance to foreign countries.
The individuals will be assigned to the Scientific Exchanges Branch and will be responsible for developing and managing training programs in the U.S. for international public and private sector agriculturalists in areas related to agricultural research, agricultural trade, marketing, policy and technology transfer among others. Primary responsibilities include planning, developing, arranging, coordinating and evaluating training programs in agricultural disciplines for international participants. Other tasks may be assigned as appropriate by the Branch Chief. Read more
New York City Economic Development Corporation is looking to hire a Project Manager.
The Project Manager will be responsible for managing, maintaining and enforcing a diversified portfolio of high-profile, citywide projects with the NYCIDA, NYCEDC, and NYCCRC in a collegial and fast-paced environment. The Project Manager will be responsible for at least one specific subject matter expertise and will train/assist colleagues when necessary. In addition, the Project Manager is expected to supervise junior department members, work on project teams, as well as autonomously and independently, and be responsible for managing a project to completion. Read more
Wild Fish Conservancy, a nonprofit conservation organization headquartered in Duvall, WA, is seeking a dynamic and creative Outreach & Development Coordinator. Wild Fish Conservancy is dedicated to the recovery and conservation of the northwest’s wild fish and the ecosystems they depend on. Through science, education, and advocacy, Wild Fish Conservancy promotes technically and socially responsible habitat, hatchery and harvest management to better sustain the region’s wild fish heritage.
This full time position reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for the development and implementation of WFC’s comprehensive outreach and development initiatives.
EnerPath, which specializes in helping companies reduce their energy usage, is looking to hire an administrative assistant in Rochester, NY.
The Administrative Assistant works closely with the Project Coordinator, Project Manager and installation entities to ensure accurate documentation and organization for all projects. Works with team during development, implementation and close-out stages of highly successful energy efficiency projects.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Projects / Programs
- Assists Auditors with any fax or follow-up with clients.
- Supports assigned subcontractor’s activities.
- Supports Qualify Verification Assurance representatives with field questions and documentation.
- Maintains subcontractor project documents, ensuring they are accurately recorded and stored. Read more
Make a difference like Middlebury graduates Leonard Badeau ’09, Kris Wilson ’08, and Paul Barnwell ’04!
Teach Kentucky recruits college graduates to teach in urban middle and high schools throughout the Greater Louisville, KY area while enrolled in an alternative route to certification Masters in the Art of Teaching (MAT) with the University of Louisville’s College of Education and Human Development. Currently, there is a high need for Spanish Teachers for the 2010 – 2011 academic year.
We also offer:
- Significant tuition reimbursement for math, science & special education.
- $1,000 relocation incentive upon arrival in Louisville.
- Reimbursement of Praxis II exam(s) in core content area(s)
- Free transitional housing
- Intense summer training (starting before fall semester)
- Extensive mentor support team during your first year
- Alumni connections
- Pay increase of $4,000 upon completion of MAT
- Waiver for out-of-state tuition saving $6,000
The Summer Conservation Intern will report directly to the Islands Land Steward, with frequent interaction with the Islands Program Manager, the Eastern Massachusetts Program Director, and native plant specialists. Work on this project will primarily take place on Martha’s Vineyard, with potential work on the other islands. During the three month period, the intern will:
- Gain practical experience in land stewardship, preserves and facilities management, and restoration;
- Learn proper research and monitoring protocols for restoration projects;
- Become knowledgeable of the plants and animals endemic to the Sandplains;
- Be exposed to The Nature Conservancy’s mission, culture and values. Read more
The Akilah Institute is looking to hire a Summer Development Intern in Tampa, FL.
The Akilah Institute is developing a new model of education for young women in Rwanda. The Akilah curriculum is a direct response to the needs of the business community and is a result of extensive research. Our initial diploma programs will provide young women with the skills and experience to become leaders in the hospitality industry, a rapidly developing sector of the Rwandan economy. The 2-year diploma program will be accredited by the Higher Education Council. The course work will emphasize leadership development, market relevant skills, and entrepreneurship. Read more
Summer Intern Program
Trenton, New Jersey
TerraCycle is one of the most dynamic green businesses in the US. Named “The Coolest Little Startup in America” by Inc. Magazine, the company was recently featured in the Financial Times. In addition, TerraCycle has its own TV show “Garbage Moguls” on the National Geographic channel. On behalf of over fifty major brands, TerraCycle collects branded non-recyclable waste, mostly packaging waste, (through licensees) and it turns that waste into new “eco-friendly” products and materials.
In addition to the United States, TerraCycle has operations in Canada, Mexico, the UK and Brazil and will continue both domestic and international expansion through 2010 and beyond.
If you are an undergraduate, MBA/graduate student or a recent graduate with a strong interest in green business, eco-capitalism, upcycling, recycling or social entrepreneurship, TerraCycle offers a unique opportunity for incredible growth, and innovative work. The Summer Intern Program Read more
Ohio Student Environmental Coalition’s Cleveland summer internship program,
in partnership with Summer of Solutions
Join the Ohio Student Environmental Coalition and its partners for a summer of community greening and environmental justice work on Cleveland’s near West side! Summer interns will work with community partners in Cleveland’s Detroit-Shoreway and Clark-Metro neighborhoods to address structural and material environmental challenges in three basic ways. These three tracks are not mutually exclusive, meaning that program participants will choose to participate in any combination of the following initiatives: Read more