Are you ready to learn valuable skills at an organization committed to climate action? Are you searching for an opportunity to learn and grow with a community of grassroots activists and organizers?
If so, consider an internship with 350Vermont! Our mission is to unite a mass movement for bold solutions that both lift up Vermonters and cut down carbon. An internship with 350Vermont is a great opportunity to gain experience in the nitty-gritty of grassroots organizing and be fully supported and mentored by experienced staff and/or organizer.
In each position, we are looking for someone with a commitment to and passion for the 350Vermont mission of building a local movement to stop the climate crisis. We are looking for self-starters with the passion, creativity, and drive to make things happen while working independently and in close coordination with a team. Interns for the summer of 2016 will focus on one of the projects below:
We are seeking help with administrative work, outreach, data entry, and social media. Strong writing skills and attention to detail are a must, as are good communication and strong interpersonal and organizational skills. A background in social justice or climate organizing is desired, as well as the interest to learn more about this work.
Extreme Energy and Outreach Intern
We are looking for someone to support our base building efforts throughout the state and the region around extreme energy (local pipeline resistance, regional pipeline resistance, and regional resistance to oil trains). This intern would plan meetings and events to reach out to people who are interested in our work by attending events and managing social media outreach. Additional responsibilities may include working with our coalition of other organizations working to stop the pipeline and planning actions.
350Vermont is engaging mothers in climate activism and creating family-inclusive opportunities to get more involved throughout the state. We are looking for an intern to support the community organizers to connect with mothers, to reach out to mothers and families, and to plan events.
If you are interested in applying or would like to learn more, please contact Brittany Dunn, brittany[at]350vt.org.
Apogee Adventures is looking for current sophomores, juniors and seniors (age 20 or older by June 2016) to lead overnight outdoor adventure & community service trips in New England, Canada, Montana, Oregon, California, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, and Europe this summer. If you are enthusiastic, responsible, and love working with kids in the outdoors, come learn more! Our Information Session will be held on Tuesday, March 1st in Bi-Hall 219 at 7:00 PM. We will be conducting interviews the following day. For more information about our leaders, check out our website. Hope to see you there! Hannah Gensheimer, Assistant Director, Apogee Adventures Brunswick, Maine 04011 207.725.7025 APOGEEADVENTURES.COM
To apply, check out their internship listing in MOJO: Outdoor Adventure Trip Leader (81010014207).
ATTENTION: Deadline for Summer 2016 Clinton Foundation Internships – February 28, 2016
The Clinton Foundation is excited to receive applications for internships at the Clinton Foundation!
They divide their available internships into five functions:
- Programs and Initiatives (climate/environment, education, food systems, girls & women, health, leadership, market-based approaches, response & resilience)
- Communications (communications/marketing, correspondence, graphic design, multimedia, web development)
- Logistics (event production, fundraising, in-house operations, special ops)
- Technology (data management, graphic design, information technology, multimedia, web development)
- Clinton Presidential Center (communications, educational programs, volunteers & visitor services)
Within each function there are specific areas of interest and within each area of interest there are specific departments (see our available internships). The application requires that you (1) choose your areas of interest and (2) prioritize your departments of choice in your short essay. Please review the options and be prepared with your selections before beginning the application process.
There are also a few interesting entry-level jobs, but don’t trust me, check them out yourself!:
Interested in serving diverse communities across the country in a variety of essential roles? Join Community Engagement and CCI during National AmeriCorps Week for an AmeriCorps Panel on Tuesday, March 8th from 12:30-1:20 pm @ the 118 South Main St. Conference Rm. Hear from several current and former AmeriCorps members about the ins and outs of AmeriCorps, including benefits and how to apply for the different types of AmeriCorps opportunities. Lunch provided!
Please RSVP by Friday, March 4, 2016 to Elle Bacon, ebacon[at]middlebury.edu.