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 Nonprofit Internship with Environment Maine, Portland, Maine 

Submitted by Carlo Becker on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 16:05

Environment Maine is an organizing and advocacy nonprofit that works with its 22,000 citizen members to solve the climate crisis, transition Maine to renewable energy, expand the local foods movement, and protect Maine's treasured places. Being strategists and organizers, they try to figure out the best policy to make progress toward solving a particular problem given the political lay of the land.

Environment Maine’s summer interns work on a close-knit team to affect change on issues ranging from climate change to sustainable agriculture to protecting Maine's waterways. Organizing training and hands-on experience are at the core of our program. The NPO is accepting applications on a rolling basis for summer internships in Portland.

Tasks:

  • Analyzing environmental problems through a political lens
  • Advocating for smart solutions
  • Organizing to build public support
  • Helping provide trainings, issue and strategy briefings, and one-on-one mentoring

Requirements:

  • Deeply interested in organizing for positive social change
  • Strong leadership skills and academic excellence
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Very good written and verbal skills
  • Eagerness to learn

Application:

For more information on Environment Maine, please visit the nonprofit’s website . If you want to apply for this internship, and for further details, please go to this site.

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