Internship

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!

This program provides an enriching and diverse experience that inspires young leaders both personally and professionally, while contributing to the mission and vision of this organization. We brainstorm, strategize, and implement key programs, projects and initiatives. Passion, commitment, and the ability to multitask drive us! Benefits include practical experience, flexible hours, and the opportunity to work with a powerhouse team of changemakers. 
 
Together, we change the world.
 
Internships are competitive and offered year round. If you are interested in joining us, please fill out the application below and we will reach out to schedule follow ups with qualified applicants. We look forward to hearing from you.  
 
Applications accepted on a rolling basis year round. 
  • Winter/Spring session: December through April  (12 week to full semester opportunities)
  • Summer session: May through September (8- 20 week opportunities) 
Internships focus on a variety of projects, including working with staff across all aspects of the organization or a focus on specific programs including Project Green Challenge, Project Green Course, and Conscious Kitchen. We also have specialty internships focused on Communications/Marketing, Graphic Design, ArcGIS and data mapping across all Turning Green programs. Learn more about the role here.
 
Please fill out the appropriate application for your time frame below and we will follow up. We look forward to hearing from you!
 
 

 

 
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.

When: 

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.

ELIGIBILITY

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.