Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund have 2 internship positions available for the summer of 2018 in the Boston office of Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund.
Clean Water Action is a national, grassroots environmental organization that works to protect the environment and safeguard public health, promote passage of strong environmental laws, elect pro-environment candidates to public office, and help communities address local environmental problems. Clean Water Fund is a national research and education organization which promotes the public interest on issues related to water, waste, toxics and climate change.
Top issue priorities include: preventing harm to our health from toxic chemicals, reducing water pollution from Massachusetts industries, promoting responsible growth of the energy efficiency and clean energy industries, advocating for Zero Waste policies in the City of Boston, and electing pro-environment candidates to public office. Ensuring that those most affected by environmental degradation have a voice at the table, and that solutions to environmental problems contribute to broader goals of justice for all, are central principles of all our campaigns.
The Environmental Health and Justice Intern will support Clean Water Fund’s campaign to prevent harm to human health and the environment from toxic chemicals in consumer products. The Elections Intern will support Clean Water Action’s campaigns to elect pro-environment candidates to office in Massachusetts.
Responsibilities will be assigned based on experience, skills, and interest as well as campaign needs. Tasks may include:
Environmental Health and Justice Intern
Commitment and Compensation:
Minimum of 16 hours per week commitment for a 3 month period, or longer, required. Interns will receive a stipend for their work.
Familiarity with campaign organizing in a variety of racial and socio-economic communities, and/or communications is highly desired. Fellows/Interns must be able to travel to Clean Water Action’s Boston office located at 88 Broad Street, Downtown Boston.
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