Are you interested in pursuing meaningful employment this summer? Do you hope to apply your talents toward alleviating the global effects of climate change? Consider applying for these curated Social Impact Internships from the PKG Center. Below you will find paid social impact internship opportunities in the general issue area of climate change and environmental justice, all of which can be completed remotely this summer. All listings are posted on Handshake, where you can find other social impact opportunities, which are updated every day!
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City of Miami: Climate Vulnerability Assessment Intern
Help the Office of Resilience and Sustainability in the City of Miami analyze data which can help identify critical city-owned facilities and their vulnerability, establish baseline conditions for crucial infrastructure, and determine need and capacity for energy redundancy for city facilities.
Application Deadline: May 25, 2020
*Green Cambridge: Information Architecture & Content Intern
Create a new website for Green Cambridge, an organization that promotes place-based urban agriculture, urban forestry, and urban wilds, through community-building activities and education.
Application Deadline: May 29, 2020
Miami-Dade County, Office of Resilience: Efficiency (Mitigation) Intern, Adaptation Planning Intern, Resilient305 Online Hub Architect
The Office of Resilience's mission is to lead Miami-Dade County to a resilient and environmentally sustainable future by identifying vulnerabilities, coordinating stakeholders and facilitating innovative solutions. Join their efforts this summer in three different positions!
Application Deadline: May 31, 2020
*Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center: Sustainability Program AssistantDid you know that healthcare contributes to 10% of the greenhouse gas emissions in the US each year? Help BIDMC decrease this impact by improving data collection, validating, cleaning, analyzing, and creating dashboards to track the hospital’s progress toward their new sustainability goals.
Application Deadline: June 1, 2020
The Harborkeepers: Community Outreach Coordinator
Learn about waterfront advocacy and coastal resiliency work with a multi-disciplinary team by helping support community outreach and engagement with residents along the East Boston shoreline of the Chelsea Creek.
Application Deadline: June 5, 2020
Citizens Climate Lobby: Climate Outreach & Advocacy Intern
Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) is a leading non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots environmental organization focused on national policies to address climate change. If you’re a Spanish-speaking bilingual student, consider joining CCL in problem solving around climate change at an international level.
Application Deadline: June 8, 2020
Solid State Lighting: Physiological Responses to Light Internship
Services SLSS works with organizations including the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the National Park Service. Help them analyze current lighting products and energy usage for applications in controlled environment agriculture, localized food production, and ecologically sensitive areas.
Application Deadline: December 31, 2020
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