Internships offered for the Spring Semester
Internships offered for the Spring Semester
MassRecycle (the Massachusetts Recycling Coalition) seeks an intern to help with marketing, coordinating events (donor and educational), and program support. This is a great opportunity for undergraduate students working towards a degree in communication, marketing, non-profit administration or environmental studies who have a personal commitment to environmental sustainability.
Who is MassRecycle?
The Massachusetts Recycling Coalition is a small non-profit organization with a wide range of programs that support local recycling, promote green business and educate the general public about waste reduction, reuse and recycling. You can learn more about our organization at www.massrecycle.org.
What projects will you work on?
It’s an exciting time at MassRecycle. There are a variety of programs that you can play an important role in and we will work with you to select the projects that match your interests and experience:
What will this internship do for you?
MassRecycle presents an opportunity for you to increase your experience and knowledge in environmental sustainability and the non-profit sector. This internship is an excellent way to network with partner organizations and Board members who are leaders in the industry.
What skills should you have?
Research skills Excellent organization skills Strong writing and communication skills Familiarity with Word and Excel, PhotoShop or designs skills welcome but not required Ability to work independently Personable and good phone demeanor Interest and knowledge of general environmental issues An eagerness to learn and a good sense of humor!
Please send resume and cover letter to Louise Dinsmore, Membership & Project Coordinator, MassRecycle, Inc. at email@example.com.
Hours per week negotiable. Opportunities for Fall 2013 internships also available.
Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) is a nonprofit organization promoting the health and wellbeing of Vermont’s children, farms and communities by providing programs to connect schools and farms through food and education. In the 2013-2014 academic year, GMFTS aims to serve school communities in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont with school gardens, educational programming and fresh local farm foods, benefiting over 5,000 students. For more information about GMFTS, please visit www.greenmountainfarmtoschool.org.
The primary responsibilities of the Farm-to-School Coordinator will be to develop, grow, present, and evaluate GMFTS’ Farm-to-School Programs and provide general operational and administrative support. This is a full-time year-long AmeriCorps position. The Farm-to-School Coordinator reports to the Program Director.
Start-Date: August 19, 2013
Location: Newport, Vermont
The Farm-to-School Coordinator will:
AmeriCorps Members who complete their term of service in a full-time position will receive:
Founded in 1876, AMC is the nation’s oldest outdoor recreation and conservation organization. AMC promotes the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of the Appalachian region.
Appalachian Mountain Club Books is the publishing arm of AMC, a nonprofit organization with more than 100,000 members, advocates, and supporters; 16,000 volunteers; and more than 450 full-time and seasonal staff. Our 12 chapters reach from Maine to Washington, DC. AMC Books publishes more than 70 guidebooks, maps, and adventure narratives, covering a range of outdoor activities throughout the Northeast, including hiking, biking, paddling, and skiing. We also publish Appalachia, America’s longest-running mountaineering and conservation journal. Appalachia offers adventure narratives, coverage of conservation and research issues, poetry, mountaineering news, book reviews, and regional accident reports.
We offer fall, spring, and summer editorial internships (academic credit optional). Interns will have the opportunity to learn about book development, page layout, cartography, copyediting, proofreading, printing, ebook production, and project scheduling and coordinating. Projects may also include online editorial and production-related tasks, based on the interest of the individual. Interns will also gain some insight into the book marketing processes.
We require interns to commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week for the duration of the internship. Schedules are flexible and are set according to interns’ availability.
Start/end dates are negotiable, but a may-August committment is suggested.
To Apply, email AMCbooks@outdoors.org your resume and cover letter by 5/31/13. Please use the subject line “AMC Books Summer Internship.”
Candidates may be asked to complete a brief editing test.
The Boston Cyclists Union’s mission is to promote the everyday use of bicycles by advocating for safe, convenient, and enjoyable cycling facilities in all of Boston’s neighborhoods. We envision a Boston that is world renowned for year round cycling, a place where people ride for fun, exercise, and transportation.
BCU is seeking to fill several intern positions including:
For more information on these positions, visit: http://bostoncyclistsunion.org/about_us/internships/
Qualifications for all interns:
Commitment to the Union’s mission of promoting the bicycle.
Happy to work in a small tight-knit team for a rapidly growing organization.
Organized and self motivated.
Ability to solve problems and work without direct supervision when necessary
Residence within the greater Boston area.
Must be able to spend at least one full day (10am-6pm) in the office each week.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. The information you send should include the internship for which you are applying, which period (spring, summer, or winter), your availability (hours per week and days, evenings or weekends available), your academic and career goals, the skills and experience you possess and their relevancy to the internship you are applying for.
Internships are unpaid but we are happy to help students earn academic credit for their work. Interns who leave the organization in good standing may request a letter of recommendation from our staff.
The FSD International Internship Program offers 9-52 week placements at any FSD site with one of our 300 Community Partners. It’s an intense, immersive program for students and young professionals looking to gain international development experience and training.
Visit: fsdinternational.org for complete program information
The program commonly acts as a catalyst for building a career in development, strengthening applications for graduate programs, or cultivating relationships with international communities and organizations. Internships run year-round, depending on your time schedule and the breadth of experience you wish to attain.
The structured program consists of several components that prepare and provide you with the support and guidance needed to implement successful projects in a sustainable manner. Your internship will involve home-stays, an on-site orientation, development training, grantwriting, and ultimately project implementation to ensure that the work makes a lasting impact on you and the community you serve.
Group Sessions/Midterm Retreat – You will meet bi-monthly with your group and FSD to share resources, develop project work, confront cultural issues, and process the internship experience. At the mid-point of your internship, you may participate in a group retreat that allows you to relax with your peers, remove yourself from the work, and travel outside of the community.
Project Report/Sustainability Plan – To summarize what you learned, accomplished, and experienced, you will submit a brief report for our project site and partner organizations. If you received a grant from FSD, you will explain how the grant was applied and detail the community/organizational resources to ensure project sustainability.
Programs are available year-round. Applications are now under review on a rolling basis for sessions beginning Late May, 2013 (C1) and early June, 2013 (C2). Regular deadline for C1 and C2 is April 1st, late application deadline is May 1st.
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks an Energy Intern to work in its Boston office starting in either Spring or Summer 2013.
MAPC is a regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in Metropolitan Boston. MAPC’s mission is to promote smart growth and regional cooperation, which includes protecting the environment, supporting economic development, encouraging sustainable land use, improving transportation, bolstering affordable housing, ensuring public safety, advancing equity and opportunity among people of all backgrounds, and fostering collaboration among municipalities.
Examples of Intern Duties:
The energy intern will work directly with the Energy Division team to develop and implement MAPC’s energy projects throughout the MAPC region. Projects that the energy intern may work on include:
The energy intern must be personable, have strong writing skills, and excellent research capabilities. Experience with data analysis and visualization, graphic design and/or building energy audits is a plus. The ideal candidate will be a graduate student studying urban planning, engineering, architecture, or another related field.
The intern should be willing to commit between 10 and 20 hours per week. This is a paid position. Applicants must have legal authorization and visa status to work in the USA. MAPC is an EOE/ AA employer.
Apply at : www.mapc.org
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and two references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
NASA offers hundreds of paid summer internships for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in a variety of disciplines from engineering and science to technology, business, and finance.
Click the link below to complete your base application and apply for up to 15 different internship opportunities with a single application. The deadline for the 2013-2014 academic year is March 15th!
For tips on applying, check out the following video:
Cone Communications offers a comprehensive Internship Program to qualified students who seek hands-on experience in the Public Relations and Marketing Communications field. We offer our Internship Program each semester on a year-round basis (Spring, Summer and Fall).
An Internship with us promises integration on teams and participation in real PR/Marcom work scenarios. Every Intern is paired with an Intern Mentor to guide and shape your experience. And, Cone Communications offers highly relevant, instructional workshops to augment your learning experience.
This is an unpaid internship for school credit only and we require two full days of participation per week.
We offer internship opportunities in the following areas*:
We seek intern candidates who echo Cone’s core values of Passion, Integrity, Teamwork, Intellectual Curiosity and Commitment to Excellence in everything they do. Previous internship experience in PR, marketing and communications is desired as well as an academic focus in a relevant field of study.
Applications for Spring 2013 are being accepted and will be considered starting in mid-late November.
*Having trouble deciding what type of internship would best suit you?
Are you curious about how brands operate and how they try to reach consumers? Are you interested in pitching the media and observing how reporter/blogger relationships work? Are you an active social media user? Do you keep up with the news and popular blogs? Do you consider your writing a strength? Brand Communications might be for you.
Do you have a passion for philanthropy and an understanding of non-profits and social issues? A desire to work on detailed research projects and media scans? If you’re looking for a rewarding experience in marketing, Social Impact might be for you.
Are you concerned about today’s most pressing issues (e.g., climate change, human rights, clean water)? Are you curious about how companies communicate their sustainability initiatives to differentiate themselves from their competitors or to motivate their employees? Are you interested in how some companies are able to do well by doing good? Sustainable Business Practices might be for you.
Do you work best under pressure? Enjoy fast-paced research? Like to follow news coverage on crises like the BP oil spill? An internship in Crisis & Issues Management may be for you.
Does market research and consumer behavior fascinate you? Are you interested in learning more about Cause Branding and Corporate Responsibility? Want to keep a pulse on current business trends and help shape the future? Perhaps an internship inResearch & Insights is for you.
Do you enjoy learning about brands, companies and industries? Do you like helping to develop marketing communications plans? Having trouble choosing which Cone discipline would be right for you? How about a taste of all of them by interning on theBusiness Development team?
You’re right for Cone’s New Media team if you are energized by the intersection of technology and marketing. You have strong marketing/communication skills and see the value that New Media brings to this industry. You tweet, post, checkin, tag, upload and dream about what makes something “viral” – and you want to learn firsthand how online technology, social and data metrics are applied to campaigns for big brands.
Are you on your way to a Degree in Graphic Design but need some meat in your portfolio? Is your knack for visual storytelling backed by solid comfort levels in Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Powerpoint? Perhaps an internship with the Cone Creative Team is the answer!
Curious about how successful companies retain talented people? Do you want to learn about recruitment strategies and how to conduct interviews? Do you have a strong commitment to ethics and a knack for recognizing a person’s potential? Consider joining the Human Resources team for an internship.
We hope you will consider Cone Communications as the best agency to gain a fully integrated, embedded internship experience. And, one that will provide you will practical experience you will be proud of!
The successful candidate will work primarily within New Ecology’s energy efficiency program, which works to improve the efficiency of existing buildings by analyzing historical energy use, evaluating building systems, and researching the cost/benefit of potential improvements. More specifically the intern will assist in benchmarking the energy performance of buildings; assist in analyzing building performance; assist in evaluation of potential energy efficiency improvements such as building weatherization, HVAC improvements, water conservation measures, and installation of renewable energy systems; assist in preparation of funding applications to support implementation of energy efficiency improvements; and complete other duties as assigned.
The position is 12-15 hours/week during the fall/spring academic year. Preference will be given to candidates who are willing to work through the summer and into the following academic year. Preference is also given to students that have work-study funding.
More information: http://newecology.org/hiring
Green Streets welcomes the involvement of volunteers, interns and Board members from the communities we serve. If you are interested in getting involved, please email us with information about your background, interests, and availability.
Here are some of the areas in which we currently welcome help: