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Green Business Certification Intern
|Compensation:||This is an unpaid internship. Course credit is available.|
|Supervisor:||GBN Membership and Marketing Coordinator|
|Dates:||(Mid-January through Mid-April) 10 weeks|
|Deadline:||Open until filled|
Overview: If you have a keen eye for detail, copy-editing experience and are interested in learning how “green businesses” are working to protect people and the planet, we have an opportunity for you at Green America.
Green America (www.greenamerica.org) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a just and sustainable society by harnessing economic power for positive change. Our unique approach involves working with consumers, investors, and businesses in their roles as economic actors. Our workplace reflects our goal of creating a more cooperative, environmentally sound economy. We have a participatory decision-making process that aims to build consensus within the departments and teams.
Green America’s Green Business Network (GBN) is the first and largest association of socially and environmentally responsible businesses in the nation. GBN combines community, environmental sustainability, and social justice in a way that builds each business, benefits everyone, and helps heal the planet. The GBN team provides all services to the approximately 3,000 business members.
The Green Business Certification Intern will work directly with the Director of Certification and Standards and Membership Assistant assisting with improving our Green Business Certification tool, GreenGain, by reaching out to GBN members about certification and seal use.
Eagle-eyed copy-editing skills – attention to detail is an absolute must. Journalism/marketing/communications majors are encouraged.
A strong interest in working with and learning about small businesses committed to the green marketplace.
How to Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Alix Davidson: email@example.com. Email only. No calls please. Due the volume of applications we receive, we will not respond to every application we receive. If we wish to contact you for an interview you will hear from us by phone or email.