Turning Green is inviting passionate, motivated students and young professionals to join us virtually, during Covid. Our work is fast-paced and powered by creativity, innovation, collaboration and fun (because we love what we do) – all underscored by our dream and do mantra!
- Winter/Spring session: January through May (12 week to full semester opportunities)
- Summer session: May through September (12 – 16 week opportunities)
WHAT TO EXPECT
Turning Green’s internship program focuses on developing leadership skills through hands on learning, workshops and mentorship, as well as creating opportunities to initiate student-driven passion projects. Our internship framework engages students across many areas of focus including social media, marketing and communications, film and photography, philanthropy and sponsorship and more – we integrate many skill sets for powerful outcomes.
The Winter/Spring session runs from January through April. Interns work 15 – 20 hours a week. Hours are flexible.
The Summer session runs from May – September. Interns work 20 – 40 hours a week. Required hours are Monday – Friday from 9am – 1pm Pacific Time.
The Fall session runs from September through December. Interns work 15 – 20 hours a week. Hours are flexible.
Internships are virtual until it is safe to gather again.
Term of Service: Interns must commit to at least a minimum 8-week session.
Compensation: Internship stipends are based on financial need.
Field Trips: We offer virtual field trips and opportunities to get to know partners through zoom meetings during the summer session.
Internships are offered to high school seniors, college, gap year, and graduate students with an interest in environmental and social justice pursuits focused on visioning and working toward a healthy, just and resilient future. Ideal candidates are passionate students who are ready and willing to take on any challenge. work well as a team – and work hard! The nature of a small staff means that everyone takes on varied roles and supports the work as needed.