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Environmental Studies Internship


7/20/2012
Date inactive: 12/30/2012

Employer Name: Environment Maryland

Employer Description: Environment Maryland, a non-profit, citizen-based environmental group, acts as a strong advocate on a broad range environmental issues, including promoting clean energy, protecting our open spaces, restoring the Chesapeake Bay, and advancing global warming solutions. We speak out and take action at the local, state, and national levels to protect our precious natural resources. We all care deeply about our environment. We also know that we need to be taking more action to ensure that our environment is preserved, especially when powerful interests stand in the way.

Employer Address: 3121 St. Paul St. #26, Baltimore, MD 21218

Phone Number: 410-467-0316

Website: www.environmentmaryland.org

Job Description: Internships with Environment Maryland offer students a unique, mentored experience. Interns work one-on-one with Environment Marylands advocates and campaign organizers. Interns acquire the basic skills to analyze issues and put together solutions to problems that threaten our environment. Interns learn that activism and participation in the democratic process yield results. Though responsibilities vary, most internships include the following. Conduct research into critical environmental problems and prepare fact sheets for wide scale distribution. Assist in the preparation of media events. Attend meetings with lawmakers and state agency staff. Reach out to businesses and organizations to get them to work in partnership with us. Mobilize our grassroots base to impact upcoming policy decisions. Although Environment Maryland internships are unpaid, students may receive academic credit from their college or university.

Pay: Unpaid

GPA: 2.8 |  No Experience Required

What Grade Level:
Senior, Junior, Sophomore, Freshman, GraduateStudent

What Major:
Environmental- related studies. Other Qualifications: A strong commitment to Environment Marylands issues. Strong writing and analytical skills. The ability to debate and speak persuasively. An enthusiasm for the work.

How To Apply: Interested students should submit a letter of interest to info@EnvironmentMaryland.org. The letter should describe your primary interests in an internship, how this fits into your career objectives, and your availability in terms of dates and hours.