Environmental Internships Info Session (Advocacy, Climate Change)


Sep
12
2013

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  • Host Department: Program in the Environment
  • Date: 09/12/2013
  • Time: 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

  • Location: 3163 Undergraduate Science Bldg (USB)

  • Description:

    Fall 2013 Internships Available with the Forest Heroes Campaign!

    What: The Forest Heroes campaign is looking for student interns on campus this fall. Internships will provide students with valuable experience in grassroots organizing and environmental advocacy. Internship areas may include, but are not limited to: media relations, community organizing, grassroots campaigning, coalition building, and communications.

    Responsibilities: Duties may include, but are not limited to: community outreach, writing for and communicating with media,  petitioning, phone-banking, environmental advocacy, leadership development, faculty outreach, and event planning. 10-12 hours/week minimum. Class credit possible. **This internship has been approved to meet requirements for PitE's Internship for Credit course (Environ 398)**

    About the Organization: Forest Heroes is a coalition of 150K community members and groups that is dedicated to stopping widespread deforestation in Indonesia from palm oil harvesting.

    Contact: Interested applicants should contact Eva Resnick-Day, the Ann Arbor based organizer with the Forest Heroes Campaign at 412-901-9774 or eva@greencorps.org. 

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