INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY. HBCU Environmental Justice And Climate Corps Internship
Accepting Applications for the HBCU
Environmental Justice And Climate Corps Internship
The Deep South
Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) is continuing to accept
applications for the HBCU Environmental Justice and Climate Corps
Internship. Five interns representing five Gulf Coast states will
immerse themselves in a hands-on research to action project working
with a partner community based organization disproportionately impacted
by environmental hazards and climate change.
The five Gulf
Coast communities are New Orleans, LA, Houston, TX, Gulfport, MS, Mobile,
AL and Pensacola, FL.
deadline is April 23, 2022.
Environmental Justice and Climate Corps Internship will develop the
capacity of HBCU students to become active leaders in community issues of
environmental justice and climate change; provide a comprehensive
community engagement plan for the transfer of knowledge to partner
communities; and facilitate the dissemination of environmental justice
and climate change information within the partner communities.
The intern will conduct research in one of
the following areas:
·Environmental Health Disparities
a passionate interest in environmental justice and climate change
a Historically Black College and University (HBCU)
undergraduate Junior or above; Graduate Student
GPA or above
·Strong interpersonal and communication
·Highly organized with strong attention
·Ability to meet deadlines and take
initiative, assist others and resolve problems
·Excellent time management and planning
·Must be able to attend internship
You will be
required to upload the following in .pdf or .docx format.
·One- page cover letter
·A 3-5 page writing sample demonstrating
why environmental justice and climate change advocacy and research is
important to you.