Category: Fellowships (page 3 of 13)

Videography & Storytelling position, PLAN (various locations)

Position Brief:

The Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) is seeking a creative storyteller who would be responsible for creating and coordinating compelling social media content, with a focus on visual storytelling, videography, social media strategy, and production of engaging copy. Over the course of this position, said person will also work closely with the team’s Graphic Designer to produce and help guide the production of visual assets, including graphics.

This position will require significant time “on the road” for our Spring 2019 Points of Intervention Tour.

How to apply:

Individuals interested in this position should send a cover letter, resume, examples of storytelling work and/or a portfolio to audrey@postlandfill.org by January 20, 2019.

Social / Video Skills Required:

·  Event / Social / Videography

·  Video editing & production

·  Event / Documentary Photography

·  Copywriting

·  Interview Skills

·  Proficiency in:

o Instagram (incl Live, TV and Story features)

o Facebook

o Twitter

o Youtube

o Blog / Vlog management

o Adobe Creative Cloud

o Project ownership from beginning to end

General Skills:

·  A passion and a demonstrated understanding of intersectionality and social, environmental, gender, and economic justice

·  Willing to approach strangers to conduct interviews, collect personal statements/quotes, etc

·  Strong personal and team task management skills, including effectively communicating timelines and needs

·  Manage many moving parts while communicating timelines and deadlines to the Creative Director

·  Ability to keep a clear head and remain flexible in times of high stress and changing situations

·  Willingness to adapt to irregular work schedule & environments (read: you will be on the road! Do you get car sick? Can you work at night sometimes? Are you comfortable driving?)

·  Excellent taste in music and a love of road flowers

·  Impressive wit and an open mind

Logistics:

·  Hours Per Week:  Full-Time 40 hours/week (flexible) with some night-time/weekend activities. While traveling on tour, some weekend travel will be required.

·  Compensation: $2,000 / month stipend – Total of $8,000 for full project period. While traveling on tour, all transportation and accommodation expenses are covered by the organization, and an additional travel stipend of $20/day will be provided for daily expenses during travel days. Additional benefits are available.

·  Start/End Dates of Contract: Monday, Feb 11 – Friday May 31, 2019

·  Location: Flexible. Position can start anywhere, and office spaces are available in Philadelphia, PA,  Dover, NH, Boulder, CO, and Columbia, SC. Position requires joining a national tour and living on the road for about 10 – 12 weeks in January, February, March, and April.

·  Eligibility: This position is intended for a person with videography and photography skills who is interested in storytelling and curating social content for our annual Spring tour.

UNH Summer Sustainability Fellowships, University of New Hampshire (various locations)

UNH Sustainability Fellowships pair outstanding students with organizations and communities across New England to work on transformative projects that propel us towards a sustainable, resilient future. The program runs for 10 weeks during the summer. Fellows receive mentorship from professionals in their field, have the opportunity to make a real impact with their work, and become part of a growing network of sustainability leaders.

  • Graduate and upper-class undergraduate students from any accredited college or university
  • Students and recent graduates from all disciplines interested in a sustainability career

 

2019 Summer Sustainability Fellowships

 

Apply online

Submit your application by February 7, 2019 at midnight.

Solar Ambassador Fellowship, RE-volv (various locations)

The Solar Ambassador Program is a year-long fellowship for undergraduates offered by RE-volv, a clean energy nonprofit organization. We’re now accepting applications for the next cohort and you can access the application here.

RE-volv’s Solar Ambassador Program is a unique opportunity for college students to develop key project management, outreach and communications skills while tangibly taking action on climate change through solar energy. Student teams will receive in-depth training in solar energy policy, financing, crowdfunding and community organizing while working in their community to deploy a solar energy project for a local nonprofit.

 

Team Application due Feb 22nd. Applications will be viewed on a first come first serve basis.

Team acceptance notified by March 8th

 APPLY HERE. 

Environmental Fellow, U of M Grantmakers Association (various locations)

ENVIRONMENTAL FELLOWS PROGRAM – UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN/ENVIRONMENTAL GRANTMAKERS ASSOCIATION
The Environmental Fellows Program (EFP) at the University of Michigan (U of M) School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) is a summer fellowship opportunity that seeks to diversify the environmental field by cultivating the career aspirations of master’s and doctoral students from historically underrepresented groups through providing work opportunities in environmental nonprofits, grant makers, and government sectors. This program arose out of a collaboration between U of M SEAS, the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA), and the C.S. Mott Foundation. The collaborators recognized the need for a program to identify and train diverse students to work in environmental and philanthropic sectors. This fellowship is supported by several philanthropic organizations. The Environmental Fellows Program is looking for future leaders and decision-makers in the rapidly changing fields of conservation, justice, equity, and philanthropy. Fellows are placed across the nation at nationally recognized nonprofits, social justice organizations, philanthropic organizations, environmental media outlets, policy think tanks, governmental institutions, and grassroots environmental organizations.

The full program runs from May 1 to August 31 and includes a $10,000 stipend plus travel support for the duration of the 12-week internship.

 

Apply online 

Deadline to apply is January 31.

Campaign and Advocacy Fellow, Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund (MA)

The Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund is looking for college students, high school students, and recent graduates to be part of our Campaign and Advocacy Fellows program. Join us and help elect environmental champions, advance strong environmental policy, and build the power of the environmental community in Massachusetts.

Our Fellows program consists of the four sessions described below. Applicants may apply for multiple sessions. Fellows that do exemplary work will have preference over new applicants if they wish to stay or return for a later session.

 

Session 1: February-March: 8 – 10 hours/ week, no nights or weekends, unpaid, Location: ELM’s Boston office, Duties: Campaign research and advocacy

Session 2: April-May: 15 – 20 hours/ week, some nights and weekends required, paid stipend, Location: 75% ELM’s Boston office, 25% campaign work across MA, Duties: 50% campaign research and advocacy, 25% in-office campaign work, 25% in-district campaign work (door knocking, phone banking, etc)

Session 3: June-August: 15 – 20 hours/ week, some nights and weekends required, paid stipend, Location: 50% ELM’s Boston office, 50% campaign work across MA, Duties: 50% advocacy, in-office campaign work, 50% in-district campaign work (door knocking, phone banking, etc)

Session 4: September-November: 15 – 20 hours/ week, some nights and weekends required, paid stipend, Location: 80% campaign work across MA, 20% ELM’s Boston office, Duties: 80% in-district campaign work (door knocking, phone banking, etc), 20% data management, in-office campaign work, and advocacy

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong research, data management, and notetaking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Commitment to environmental advocacy
  • Self-starter with the ability to work collaboratively
  • Community outreach or political campaign experience a plus

How to Apply: Submit a one-page cover letter and one-page resume as a PDF to jobs@elmaction.org. Please address your cover letter to Joe O’Brien and indicate that you are applying for the Fellows program and which session(s) you are applying for.

 

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