Trained MBA students from top business schools can now apply to become a 2010 Climate Corps fellow. The program embeds students in leading companies to develop practical, actionable energy efficiency plans. They spend up to three months identifying and analyzing savings opportunities. Application materials are due no later than 5:00pm PST on Monday, January 11, 2010.
Internship Spotlight: Green Economy Post Virtual Assistant Content Editor Internships for Career Changers and New Grads (4)
The Green Economy Post currently has four unpaid internship opening for Virtual Assistant Content Editors. The interns will work with The Green Economy Post’s Managing Producer to manage and create content for our website (www.greeneconomypost.com). The internship is designed to assist you with building your personal brand through blogging and enable you to network with green thought leaders, all while showcasing and increasing your expertise. A commitment of 10 hours per week is needed and all work can be done virtually. Internship days, hours and duration are flexible.
Internship Spotlight: US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Internship and Fellowship Programs
The Energy and Commerce Committee offers three types of internships and fellowships on the majority staff: college internships, graduate internships, and post-graduate fellowships. All three programs are intended to provide educational benefit by exposing the intern or fellow to the work of the Energy and Commerce Committee.
The intern will work directly with the Founder of Green Spaces to assist in business development and administration. This internship offers significant opportunity for growth. The internship is a management training position. The intern should have strong interpersonal, organizational, and marketing skills. The intern will be required to handle set-up administration of systems, marketing and outreach through social media outlets, web updates and also research and day to day space oversight and set up as we launch our Green Spaces Denver location.
Internship Spotlight: Environmental Policy and Advocacy Intern, Conservancy of Southwest Florida – Naples, FL
Assist Policy Department staff in researching environmental issues on a local, regional, state, or federal level, tracking environmental issues, assisting in daily administrative duties, as well as writing research summaries and policy position statements. Opportunities to plan and develop reports, conferences, and other activities related to community outreach on policy issues, as well as opportunities to participate in relevant meetings of the county and city governments regarding conservation issues of interest. Environmental Lands and Water Policy Interns are supervised by the Natural Resources Policy Manager and the Growth Management Intern is supervised by the Governmental Relations Manager.
US Department of Energy Career Intern Program is a 2-year career-entry and development program aimed at hiring entry-level employees into scientific, technical and business occupations in GS 5-9 grade levels within the Department of Energy. Participants receive: a comprehensive individual development plan with features acquiring job-related certifications, formal classroom and online training, and mentorship by renowned government leaders; rotational job assignments with opportunities to travel across the United States and possibly internationally; possible $5,000 to $7,000 Recruitment Signing Bonuses and up to $10,000 per year for student loan repayment; accelerated promotions and the opportunity to advance quickly within the organization and a comprehensive federal benefits package.
The Coastal Wind Initiative at the North Carolina Solar Center provides education and outreach on wind energy technology to communities in coastal North Carolina. The Wind Energy Intern will help with the development and delivery of the program’s outreach campaign, including assisting with public workshops, updating factsheets, and managing website content.
Responsible Purchasing Network (RPN) develops cutting edge strategies and resources to assist large institutions; including state and local governments, universities, and corporations, in purchasing socially and environmentally responsible products and services. Interns will work with the RPN Manager in one or more of the following areas: 1. Researching and indexing environmentally preferable purchasing policies 2. Keeping track of RPN-related developments via news sources, new legislation, environmental blogs, etc… 3. Building and linking a RPN glossary of procurement and environmental terms 4. Assisting with membership renewals and prospecting for new members.
INTERNSHIP SPOTLIGHT: Lopez Community Land Trust Offers Summer, Fall Sustainable Building Internships
The Lopez Community Land Trust (LCLT), a non-profit community-based organization is offering sustainable building internships for the Spring, Summer and Fall of 2009 in Lopez Island, WA. The sustainable internships will include construction with straw bale and natural plaster construction and a host of other tasks connected with completing the Common Ground neighborhood.