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Various Internships, Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge

The following internships are available:

Environmental Education Internship: We are seeking a highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, individual to implement nature-oriented summer camps and educational programs for general visitors, groups, and members.  Focus will be centered on developing and executing WCRWR’s Summer Camp Programs.  Interns will be responsible for keeping a portfolio of their lesson plans.  Other assignments will include performing education programs (day camp, school programs, public demonstrations, etc.); assisting in developing new programs, aiding in research for programs and creating exhibits; assisting with special events, and all other aspects of the Refuge.  We are seeking one on-site (live-in) intern and one off-site (commuting) intern. DEADLINE: March 31, 2014

Wildlife Care Internship: We are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, individual to work in our rehabilitation hospital.  Interns will deal directly with the public bringing in animals and will also assist with direct animal care and our environmental enrichment program. Assignments will include; feeding, cleaning and otherwise providing care for injured and orphaned wildlife (this includes dishes and laundry); answering the telephone and giving information; returning animal concern phone calls; greeting people with incoming animals; assisting with special events, and all other aspects of the Refuge.  We are seeking one on-site intern and one off-site intern. DEADLINE: March 31, 2014

 

Internship, Post-Landfill Action Network

PLAN wants you to join us on the front lines of the war on waste. We’re seeking interns ready to take on substantive research and organizing projects that will make a real difference in the world. We’ve posted 9 internship opportunities here - but if you’d like to work with us on any waste-related research or organizing (thesis projects, summer fellowships, etc.), please reach out to us! We’d love to work together.

Various Internships, Mystic River Watershed Association (MA)

The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) is happy to offer several internships for 2014. The available positions are: Herring Monitoring Program Coordinator; Water Chestnut Internship; Data Visualization Internship; Water Quality Monitoring Internship; Water Quality Policy Internship.

Learn more/apply.

Earth Skill Instructor, Full Circle Earth (Woburn, MA)

Internship Schedule:   2-6 hours per day; 1 to 3 times per week. Internship Location:   90 Lexington Street, Woburn, MA 01801. Compensation: contingent on receiving funds; compensation in form of harvest a definite. Job Description: Duties will include working with youth and students from the local middle school and YMCA; in addition, working as a support for people with developmental disabilities.  For more information and to apply, contact: Mr. James Carnazza, Director/Co-founder, Phone: 978-317-2461, Email Address: Fullcircleearth@gmail.com

Environmental Interpretation Internships

$195 per week stipend with dormitory housing available. Must have well-developed communication skills and leadership ability; be able to work independently and as part of a team; experience working with children and adults preferred. Bachelor’s degree (or pursuing) in education, natural resources, or related field desired. Driver’s license necessary. Internship is 40 hrs/wk.   Contact: Patuxent Research Refuge, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel, MD 20708-4027, Amy_Shoop@fws.gov

Spring/Summer Internships, GreenCorps and Others!

Looking for Spring or Summer Internships around the Environment or Activism?

Sign up here to receive bi-weekly opportunities from Green Corps and our alumni!

We have over 350 alumni working with groups like Rainforest Action Network, Food & Water Watch, the Sierra Club, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, National Wildlife Federation, Union of Concerned Scientists and more.
Many of these alumni will be looking for spring and summer interns!

Click here to add your name to our mailing list about these opportunities that will be happening across the country.

Email Charley at charlotteo@greencorps.org with any questions!

Intern, Post-Landfill Action Network

Looking for a way to get even more involved in the mission to end waste, while hone your organizing skills, and earn school credit? The Post-Landfill Action Network is now offering internship opportunities for the spring semester. Find the details here!

Internship, Transit Planning Service (Boston, MA)

Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates (N\N) is seeking a highly organized, independent and motivated intern for its growing Boston office primarily to support the firm’s practice in transit service planning. In addition, the intern may be asked to support paratransit and taxi projects, multi-modal transportation and non-motorized transportation planning projects, and smart parking and transportation demand management projects. The intern will have the opportunity to work with and be mentored by experienced transit and transportation planners. Learn more/apply.

Organizational Intern, Toxics Action Center

At Toxics Action Center, we start from the core belief that everyone has a right to breathe clean air, drink clean water, and live in a healthy community where government operates responsively and democratically. Our mission is to make these rights a reality by organizing side by side with residents who are facing toxic threats. We train residents in the skills and know-how they need to run effective local campaigns, while also developing long-term leaders to fuel New England’s progressive movements.
 
Over the last 26 years, Toxics Action Center has organized side by side with residents in more than 700 communities as the 911 of the environmental movement, winning countless victories to protect public health and the environment and sparking broader state and regional policy changes.
 
Toxics Action Center seeks an intern that will play a key role in support of our program work. Organizational interns work closely with the administrator, event planner and development director. They will take part in the foundations of Toxics Action Center’s work, helping with fundraising efforts, planning our annual activist conference, and administrative duties.
 
Responsibilities
 
- Manage Toxics Action Center’s social media, including Facebook, flickr and twitter.
- Create action alerts for members to weigh-in with decision makers on important issues.
- Play a key role in putting together events such as house party fundraisers and activist conferences.
- Maintain and organize records of donors, member lists, news articles, trainings and more.
- Recruit supporters out to events, including movie screenings, rallies, press conferences, and public hearings.
- Assist with general administrative tasks 
 
Skills Required
 
- Commitment to environmental issues and social change
- Strong communication and writing skills
- Desire to develop event planning and outreach skills
- Social media aptitude
- Must learn quickly and work efficiently
 
To Apply
 
Our internships operate on a rolling start and end date and have flexible hours. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to Megan Stokes at megan@toxicsaction.org.
 
Toxics Action Center is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the base of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, handicap, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Internship, Congress for the New Urbanism (Boston)

CNU New England (CNUNE) is one of 15 regional Chapters of the national advocacy organization known as the Congress for the New Urbanism.

2 positions are available:

–CNUNE is seeking an energetic and motivated individual to help the Executive Committee fundraise an additional $15,000 for its annual operating budget. This is a tremendous opportunity to develop leadership and management skills, to learn about the non-profit sector and urban planning industry, to champion a worthwhile cause, and to connect with passionate and talented people from across disciplines! To apply for this position, please submit a resume and a statement of your interest in the position to Robin Bergstrom at bergstrom.robin@gmail.com . Please submit all information electronically. 15-20 hours per week.

–The Programming Intern would assist the Executive Committee in developing and implementing an event series for 2013-2014, managing (a) event logistics, and (b) event marketing, including development of graphic materials and collateral. The Intern would also assist the Executive Committee with (c) managing the Chapter’s online presence and social media accounts and (d) general administrative support for the Executive Committee where needed. To apply for this position, please submit a resume and a statement of your interest in the position to Robin Bergstrom at bergstrom.robin@gmail.com . Please submit all information electronically.

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