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. If you have special skills, please click on the specialty links in the application. We look forward to hearing from you.  

Applications accepted on a rolling basis starting January 4, 2021:

Spring session: Jan through May (8-12 weeks based on area of focus)

Summer session: May through August  (8-12 weeks based on area of focus)

Fall session: August through December (8-12 weeks based on area of focus)

APPLY BELOW   

General internships:

Interns will work on variety of projects with the Turning Green team including Project Green Challenge and our new PGC College Course launching in Aug 2021.

Speciality Internships: Students who have skills or applicable experience in the areas linked on the application are welcome to apply for internships highlighting those areas of expertise. 

Please fill out the application(s) 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 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 Spring session runs from January through May. The Summer session runs from May through August. The Fall session runs from August through December. Interns work 30 – 40 hours a week. 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. 

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.