Global Green USA's Policy and Legislative Affairs Department seeks an intern for a minimum of three months to assist with Global Green USA's various policy and advocacy initiatives on green schools/buildings, transportation, renewable energy, and climate change. This is an ongoing internship position.
Duties: Responsibilities include assisting in outreach and public awareness efforts, research on policy issues, attending meetings on relevant topics and general office administrative tasks.
Eligibility: Graduate or undergraduate. Academic credit possible.
Requirements: Positive attitude, ability to communicate effectively, and public speaking skills are important. Strong writing skills also important. Applicant should have knowledge of or interest in climate change, green building, transportation, renewable energy policy issues. Ability to work independently a must. Automobile preferred.
Time Commitment: Minimum 15 hours/week.
Location: Our office is located at 2218 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405.
About GGUSA: Founded in 1993 by activist and philanthropist Diane Meyer Simon, Global Green is the American Arm of Green Cross International (GCI), which was created by President Mikhail S. Gorbachev to foster a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future by reconnecting humanity with the environment. Global Green USA is the only national environmental nonprofit headquartered in Southern California and has offices in New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and New York. It is one of 31 national GCI affiliates throughout the world.
Mission: To foster a value shift towards a more sustainable and secure future. Global Green is working to address some of the greatest challenges facing humanity. In the United States, our work is primarily focused on stemming global climate change by creating green buildings and cities.
Values: Professionalism; Respect, Trust, and Teamwork; Transparency, Openness, and Communication; Nimble Yet Focused Risk-Taking Entrepreneurialism; Optimism; Balance and Fun
Compensation: Academic credit is available. There is no monetary compensation or housing provided by Global Green in relation to this position. Please work out academic credit details with your academic institution.
To Apply: Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Please note "Policy Internship" in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. EOE.