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Hot Social Impact Internships & Jobs


  • Center for Global Development (CGD), CGD Summer Delegates Program, Expiration: Mar 15th 11:55 pm in Washington, DC (PAID)
  • NOAA, NOAA 2020 Summer Internships, Expiration: Mar 6th 11:59 pm, Various locations in USA (PAID)
  • The Nature Conservancy, Climate & Clean Energy Intern, Expiration: Feb 26th 11:55 pm, Washington, DC (PAID)
  • The Nature Conservancy, Summer Ocean conservation video edition and social media developer, Expiration: May 31st 01:30 pm, Houston, TX (UNPAID)


  • Hawai’i Preparatory School, Independent School Teaching Fellow, Expiration: Feb 20th 11:55 pm, Waimea, HI (PAID/Housing/Car)
  • Health Equity International (formerly St. Boniface Haiti Foundation), Development Coordinator, Expiration: May 1st, 2020 at 11:59 pm, Newton, MA (PAID) – Midd Alum!
  • Conservation International (CI), Foundation Relations Development Coordinator, Expiration: Mar 31st 11:55 pm in Crystal City, VA (PAID)
  • Conservation International (CI), Global Communications Intern, Expiration: Feb 29th 11:55 pm, Crystal City, VA (PAID)
  • RSG, Research Data Analyst, Expiration: Feb 28th 12:30 pm. White River Junction, VT OR Arlington, VA (PAID) (RSG creatively applies state-of-the-art data modeling and analytics to transportation planning, market strategy, environmental management, and custom software development, helping organizations make critical decisions.)

Have an Interest in Youth Education, School Gardens?

Washington Youth Garden seeks a creative and proactive individual with a passion for youth education and an interest in school gardens and social media for a paid internship. This is a paid 40 hour per week, seasonal internship in . The Summer Program Intern will facilitate our field trip program – SPROUT, and also support the coordination of our summer teacher trainings.

The intern will spend the season building garden knowledge, learning new teaching and group management techniques, and working directly with youth of all ages in our once-acre vegetable garden within the U.S. National Arboretum. They will also spend significant time communicating with other garden-based organizations, ordering and organizing materials, and supporting the logistics of our one week Summer Institute for Garden-based Teaching. Lastly, they will also support communications, social media, and special events. There is some possibility to combine this position with the Spring Program Intern. This is a good position for someone looking to expand their understanding of garden-based education and specifically within the District of Columbia.

Established in 1982, FONA is headquartered on the grounds of the Arboretum in Northeast Washington, DC. We are growing rapidly and looking to add a dynamic member to our team. The primary program of FONA is Washington Youth Garden. Founded in 1971, Washington Youth Garden provides unique environmental science and nutrition education programming for youth and families. WYG nurtures curious minds and healthy bodies by connecting youth to food, the land, and each other. Washington Youth Garden manages a one-acre organic demonstration garden on the grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum (USNA), in addition to five active school gardens. Through these outdoor classrooms, WYG offers year-round gardening and nutrition education through four programs: SPROUT, Green Ambassadors Program, Garden Science, and Family Programs. For more information about our programs, see www.washingtonyouthgarden.org/wygprograms.

To Apply, check out the full job description HERE.

Passionate about education in the US?

Looking for a high-impact job after graduation? Teach for America is a leadership development organization that aims to end educational inequity in the United States. Teach for America corps members serve a two year commitment as teachers in over 50 locations across the country.

For those looking to learn more about the organization, or how to apply, the CCE will be hosting an information session on February 24th from 6-7 PM. All graduation years welcome. Speak with a recently accepted TFA Midd senior and enjoy the catered pizza!

2020 NOAA Middlebury Internship Opportunities

NOAA and Middlebury are partnering up again this year with a scaled-down 10-week summer internship program with opportunities for 23 students at 19 projects in twelve states. Two of our Middlebury alums are helping to facilitate this process and Middlebury will fund up to five (5) of those positions. Applications are open to sophomores and juniors, but there is a quick turn-around and looming deadline date of Friday, March 6th.

If you have interest in NOAA science, policy, research, and outreach investigating climate trends, ecosystem services valuation, ecotoxicology, invasive species, coastal ecology, contributing to policy for protected species, designing web sites, GIS, and working on science communication and historical data recovery…then check out the link with project descriptions in the posting on Handshake HERE.

RSVP for Columbia University’s Earth Institute info session on Monday, February 17th

Please join the Earth Institute at an information session to learn about our Master’s programs in Environmental Science and PolicySustainability Management, and Sustainability Science at Columbia University. The session will cover admissions, fellowships, and careers after graduation.

When: Monday, February 17th, 2020, 6:15 – 7:15 PM

Where: Axinn 219

About us:

The Earth Institute at Columbia University offers one of the world’s richest selections of academic programs in sustainability and related environmental fields. We invite you to learn about these programs. If you are interested in pursuing a Master’s degree or a professional certification in these rapidly growing areas, please consider one of the following programs:

M.P.A. in Environmental Science and Policy – full time, one year intensive program 
Since 2002, this one-year program has prepared future environmental sustainability leaders to take on the world’s biggest challenges. The program is offered jointly by the School of International and Public Affairs and Columbia’s Earth Institute. Application deadlines: November 1 (early decision), January 15 (fellowship consideration), February 15 (final).

M.S in Sustainability Management – part time / full time, evening classes
A flexible degree program for those who wish to pursue a career in management that takes into account both the environment and the economy. Graduates transform how organizations do business by formulating and implementing sustainability strategies. The program is offered jointly by the School of Professional Studies and Columbia’s Earth Institute. Application deadlines: November 1 for Spring enrolment, and May 15 for Fall enrolment. 

M.S in Sustainability Science – part time / full time, evening classes 
In this program, professionals with technical backgrounds learn how to help their organizations better understand, predict, and address environmental impacts. The program is offered jointly by the School of Professional Studies and Columbia’s Earth Institute. Application deadlines: November 1 for Spring enrollment, and May 15 for Fall enrollment. For further details, queries may be directed to Stephanie Hoyt [sah2239@sipa.columbia.edu].

FUNDED Tech Education Internship in Rwanda with Team4Tech!

In Rwanda, Team4Tech is working with the Gashora Girls Academy, a boarding school for 270 girls, to have interns mentor a team of Gashora students to execute an extensive technical capstone project requiring research, planning, and a final prototype. At the end of the summer, each team will present their project to the school’s teachers and staff as part of 5th Annual Gashora Projects Exhibition Day prior to departing Rwanda. Interns will also organize a one-week technology boot camp for a select group of the Gashora Girls.

Does this sound like a summer experience you’d like to have? Then come to the information session to learn more and chat with Middlebury students who have been T4T interns in the past!

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ADK Library

CCI covers the program fee for you to participate, and provides $1000 travel grants. If you are offered and accept this internship, you will be required to complete funded internship paperwork. Please note this is an unpaid internship.

Application deadline is 2/29.

CNS Paid Summer Internship in CA

The James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) at the Middlebury Institute is now accepting applications for its paid summer internship program. This is a high-value internship that involves formal curriculum and training, as well as practical experiential education working on important public policy projects with CNS experts.  CNS has been gracious enough to designate multiple positions within their highly competitive internship program specifically for Middlebury students. If you’re interested in nonproliferation studies, or are considering careers in public policy, you should consider this important opportunity to build your resume and enjoy a nice summer in California. 

The application deadline this year is February 14 and graduating seniors can apply.  Apply in Handshake HERE