Daily Archives: November 9, 2012

Environmental Interpretation Internship – Patuxent Research Refuge (Laurel, MD)

Number of Positions: 2

Salary: $195 per week stipend with dormitory housing available

Dates of employment: Feb. 10th, 2013 – May 10th, 2013

Interns provide quality educational experiences for all visitors to the National Wildlife Visitor Center and Patuxent Research Refuge through developing and conducting interpretive and educational programs for all ages, leading interpretive tram tours focusing on wildlife management and research, working with Scout groups, and assisting with all operations of a visitor center. Applicants must have well-developed communication skills and leadership ability, be able to work independently and as part of a team, and experience working with children and adults is preferred. Bachelor’s degree (or pursuing) in education, natural resources, or related field desired. Driver’s license necessary. Internship is 40 hrs/wk.

For more information or to apply, click here.

Green Retrofit Intern – Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Boston, MA)

LISC seeks a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual for a paid Green Retrofit Internship position in Boston. The Intern will provide programmatic support to a small team of Boston LISC staff focused on energy retrofits in affordable housing across Massachusetts. The Green Retrofit Initiative has received an Energy Innovation Award from HUD and match funding from the Barr Foundation to work with multifamily affordable housing owners to analyze energy use and implement retrofits that will achieve energy savings of 20%.

The intern should be available approximately 8-15 hours per week during the remainder of the school year, with a possible extension through the summer. Start and end dates are negotiable and schedule is flexible within normal business hours. This is a paid internship and the hourly rate will be based on experience.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth (Betsy) Glynn. More information can be found at the  LISC website.

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