Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Sierra Club is seeking Interns

Care about the environment? Public health? Consumer protection?

Want to gain skills and experience in community organizing and environmental advocacy?

Apply to intern with the Sierra Club today! Send resume and cover letter to caroline.wooten@sierraclub.org. Want to learn more? Fill out our general interest form and we'll contact you with more details.

The Sierra Club is the nation's oldest and largest environmental organization. The Sierra Club's Illinois Chapter is seeking interns to help with our campaign to address Batavia's expensive and risky contract with a polluting coal plant.

-Excellent communication skills
-Strong work ethic
-Enthusiasm to learn new skills
-Commitment to the environment, public health, and consumer protection
-Ability to transport oneself to and from Batavia

Interns will collaborate with Sierra Club staff and volunteers to build public support to get an attorney general investigation into Batavia's contract with the Prairie State coal plant. Interns are expected to commit 10-15 hours per week depending on availability. Internships are unpaid, but the Sierra Club will cover transit costs and field expenses. 

Interested in learning more? Fill out our general interest form and we'll be in touch with more details.

Questions? Contact Caroline Wooten. Caroline.wooten@sierraclub.org.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Caroline Wooten. Caroline.wooten@sierraclub.org or 781 835 8185.