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Jul 11 / BARD CEP

Program Intern – New York, NY

Organization: Global Green USA

Position Title: Program Intern

Location: New York, NY

Hours & Compensation: Full-time. Salary commensurate with position and experience, includes excellent benefits.

Application Deadline: Ongoing until Aug 5

Organization Overview:

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.

Values: Professionalism; Respect, Trust, and Teamwork; Transparency, Openness, and Communication; Nimble Yet Focused Risk-Taking Entrepreneurialism; Optimism; Balance and Fun

Description:

Global Green USA’s Coalition for Resource Recovery (CoRR) is seeking a Program Intern to work in the New York office to support its food packaging and food waste recovery programs. CoRR is an industry working group dedicated to generating business value through turning waste into assets. The Coalition identifies and promotes effective food waste and food packaging waste diversion technologies and programs through conducting pilot programs in New York City and around the country.

Responsibilities:

Duties: Interns will have the opportunity to learn about innovative food waste and food packaging waste diversion technologies and systems, as well as assisting with on-the-ground pilots, researching new technologies and waste diversion programs, participating in teleconferences and summarizing meetings with industry on key issues, drafting reports and letters to members, quality-assuring reports, updating the website, and assisting with administrative tasks

Qualifications:

Eligibility:

  • Must be at least a college junior in good standing pursuing a degree in business, economics, natural sciences, environmental studies, public policy, or engineering.
  • Must have an interest in recycling, waste diversion, and/or related environmental issues.
  • Must have strong writing and research skills.
  • Must be a self-starter, flexible, and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Must have effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Master’s degree students preferred.

How to Apply: 

To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter (including dates and times of availability), and short writing sample (1-3 pages) to Matt at mdelahoussaye@globalgreen.org. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. EOE.

Contact Information:

Job URL: http://www.idealist.org/view/internship/32hjxf9D7Jkh4/

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