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Various Internships, Corporate Accountability International (Boston, MA)

For over 35 years, Corporate Accountability International has successfully challenged corporations like Nestlé, General Electric, and Philip Morris to halt abusive practices that threaten human rights, public health, the environment and our democracy. The organization is expanding—and leading campaigns challenging some of the world’s most powerful industries in food and agriculture, water, tobacco, and fossil fuels. Think Outside the Bottle exposes the truth behind bottled water marketing and defends the human right to water in the face of increasing corporate control, while Public Water Works! galvanizes support for public water systems. Value [the] Meal challenges the fast food industry to stop driving an epidemic of diet-related disease and helps build a more sustainable food system. Our campaign to Challenge Big Tobacco protects the first-ever corporate accountability treaty from tobacco industry interference. Our new climate project to Kick Big Polluters Out! of the UN climate treaty talks challenges the world’s most powerful industry to keep them from interfering in our ability to act on climate.
Internships are available for Spring and Summer 2015 in the following areas:
        International and National Campaign Organizing
        Communications and Media
        Non-Profit Administration
        Non-Profit Technology Administrator
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Learn more and apply.


Environmental Program Manager, TD Bank (Boston, MA or Mt. Laurel, NJ/Philadelphia area)

Reporting to the Innovation and Transformation Director this position is accountable for implementation of environmental strategies within the North American real estate footprint as a part of the ERE E&S Team.

Established five years ago, the ERE E&S team’s focus has been on engraining sustainability in the business as usual practices of the organization. The team has been successful at significantly impacting design and operations and as a result ERE has been recognized for its environmental accomplishments by the EPA, ICSC, CoreNET and USGBC chapters.

Real estate accounts for approximately eighty percent of TD’s carbon emissions, with travel responsible for the remaining twenty percent. The E&S Team has helped ERE be a leader in carbon reduction. While the team collaborates closely with TD Environment, Green IT and Travel, it is ultimately responsible for real estate energy/water/waste reduction activities. TD and its facility management partner entered into a unique Vested Outsourcing agreement in 2014 which includes a dedicated team focused on energy/water/waste reduction tactics and data analytics. As such, our E&S Team has evolved out of day to day tactics into a strategic practice group. This position is instrumental in continuing the work to push TD ERE to the next level of environmental performance. This position is a necessary component of the E&S Team and the organization as we raise the bar of our environmental strategy and increase impact.

The ideal candidate demonstrates key behaviors of trust, transparency and listening, is a relationship builder, comfortable working with colleagues and vendor partners at all levels, but is also able to dive into details and data analytics and have the ability to bring relevance to data to drive action.

The position will work in partnership with TD Environment and other internal business groups and external partners as required. The position, as it pertains to Enterprise Real Estate accountabilities, will also be responsible for providing subject matter expertise on environmental matters / issues and, as directed, to provide appropriate leadership and support to cross functional areas to ensure all key stakeholder interests are appropriately aligned, managed and major deliverables are met.

Application Deadline: Saturday, October 17, 2015
Apply Online

Public Policy Intern, Environmental League of Massachusetts (Boston)

The Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM) is seeking a part-time public policy intern. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a small non-profit advocacy setting and contribute to statewide environmental policymaking.

This position is unpaid and requires 15-30 hours per week, September 2015 through May 2016.

Requirements: Junior or Senior, recent college graduate, or graduate student.

Learn more.

Energy Intern, MAPC, Boston

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks a clean energy intern to work in its office in Boston starting in September 2015. MAPC is a regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in Metropolitan Boston. The clean energy intern will have significant research responsibilities and will work directly with the Clean Energy Division team to develop and implement MAPC’s energy projects throughout the MAPC region.

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Campaign Organizing Internship, Corporate Accountability International (Boston, MA)

For 38 years, Corporate Accountability International has successfully challenged corporations like Nestlé, General Electric, and Philip Morris to halt abusive practices that threaten human rights, public health, the environment and our democracy. The organization is leading campaigns challenging some of the world’s most powerful industries in food and agriculture, water and tobacco. Our internships are a unique opportunity to gain valuable organizing and non-profit experience. This is a hands-on program, designed to mentor and cultivate students interested in social justice, strengthen their understanding of a fast-paced campaign organization and prepare them with the skills and experience necessary to challenge corporate abuse.

The Campaign Organizing Internship is a skills-building internship in which interns will take on significant projects to advance Corporate Accountability International’s mission in one of the three campaign areas.  Interns will participate in organizing efforts of the Think Outside the Bottle and Public Water Works! Campaigns to challenge corporate control of water, the Value [the] Meal campaign to challenge corporate abuse of our food, or the campaign to Challenge Big Tobacco.  The projects will be coupled with training sessions on  action planning, campaign research, media outreach, fundraising, and many other topics.


  • Work with the National Organizers and Campaign Directors to organize activists at the local, regional, national or international level;
  • Outreach targeted constituencies to get people involved in the Think Outside the Bottle Campaign, the Value [the] Meal campaign, or the campaign to Challenge Big Tobacco to develop Corporate Accountability International’s core of activists;
  • Recruit activists by organizing and participating in campaign actions and organizing events;
  • Respond to requests for information and management of campaign materials;
  • Design and layout organizing materials for different constituencies;
  • Provide administrative support to National Organizers on short term campaign projects;
  • Participate in organizational building activities.


  • Demonstrated commitment to corporate accountability and progressive social change;
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Organizational skills and the ability to juggle several tasks while meeting deadlines;
  • Experience in a high-energy campaign or non-profit setting preferable;
  • Commitment to bringing the campaign back to your campus or community;
  • For candidates interested in the Challenge Big Tobacco internship, fluency in Spanish or French is preferred
Application Deadline: n/a

Apply Online 

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