Are you ready to learn valuable skills at an organization committed to climate action? Are you searching for an opportunity to learn and grow with a community of grassroots activists and organizers? If so, consider an internship with 350Vermont!
A 350VT internship is a way to take your climate justice learning and action, and your leadership development, to the next level! All of our internships offer opportunities to learn about different aspects of grassroots organizing and working for climate justice.
In each position, we are looking for someone with a commitment to and passion for the 350Vermont mission of building a local movement to stop the climate crisis. We seek self-starters with the passion, creativity, and drive to make things happen while working independently and in close coordination with a team. We try to match our internships with the skills and experience you bring to our work. Read more about our Fall, Spring, and Summer internships below!
If you are new to 350Vermont, read more about our mission and history here.
*Deadline passed* Join 350Vermont as one of our fellows this Summer 2022! We are looking for passionate people to support our climate justice organizing. You will be integral to the process of coordinating events and volunteers, and supporting all the elements that go into running a campaign.
We are looking for people with a commitment to and passion for 350Vermont’s mission of building a local climate justice movement to stop the climate crisis. We seek self-starters with the passion, creativity, and drive to make things happen while working independently and in close coordination with a team.
Please email Maeve (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
Stop Line Three protest, Burlington, September 2021
Diverse perspectives and experience enhance the way 350Vermont selects and approaches issues, as well as the creativity and effectiveness of our campaigns. 350Vermont strongly encourages applications from women, LGBTQIA+ people, people of color, indigenous people, disabled people, and other underrepresented communities.
Check back in the fall for more information about our spring internships!
Check back in the summer for more information about our fall internships!
“Working with 350VT was an amazing experience! I was able to learn more about local politics in Vermont in a way that I don’t think I could have on campus. I learned why building relationships should be the foundation of any organizing, as well as hard skills I’ll need in the future. I know that I want to continue organizing around climate justice in the future, which working with 350VT has made me sure of. The staff collective has done a wonderful job at putting my skills to use while teaching me others.”
– Mishka Banuri, 2021 Summer Fellow
“When I first came to UVM, I had very little interest in or knowledge of the environment or climate change, but attending a book talk and panel hosted by 350Vermont my freshman year completely changed that. I heard stories from several activists about why they care about the climate crisis, and how climate change impacts the most vulnerable among us. Immediately, climate change and the justice issues surrounding it seemed more pressing and immediate than any of my other interests. That night completely changed the direction of my life, and I know that I am not the only person that 350VT has impacted in this way.” – Ashley Bolger, 2016-2018 350VT UVM Student Employee
“Working with the 350VT team over the summer was both a challenging and an eye-opening experience for me. Coming from a very structured business background where passion is often an afterthought, the environment working with the highly driven, dynamic, enthusiastic individuals at 350Vermont was a very different experience than what I was used to. The internship allowed me to meet and form connections not only with everybody I worked with every day, but with a network of strong personalities across the entire state. My job position was dynamic, and allowed me to work on a variety of different tasks every day. Having this position helped me realize my greater purpose and position in the climate movement. Everybody has their own experiences, their own goals, and their own motivations that all come together to create diverse harmony in social and political movements, and that was my experience with 350Vermont. It helped me recognize and accept my individuality and feel empowered as a young woman starting out in my career.” – Ally Behn, Summer 2017 Operations Intern
“My summer internship with 350 Vermont gave me the opportunity to build connections with organizers from across Vermont. It was a great chance to explore the “landscape” of climate justice in my beautiful home state, build relationships, and exercise my own creativity. I livestreamed an electric bike “parade” through Bennington, designed a dinner event about religion and colonialism to fundraise for indigenous pipeline resistance, and worked every day with a vibrant, passionate team of staff and interns who approached our work from so many different angles. 350 Vermont helped me invest in place and community – and practice skills that I can apply to social and climate justice work in many other contexts.” – Abby Rampone, Summer 2017 Media Intern