CleanEarth4Kids is a non-profit dedicated to protecting clean air, clean water, public lands, wildlife and children’s health through education, activities, projects, contests, and collaboration. We are advocates for racial, social, climate and environmental justice.
We are dedicated to protecting children’s health, clean air, clean water and non-toxic public lands. We work with city councils, school boards, state legislatures, federal agencies and other groups collaboratively for positive changes.
We have unpaid, flexible, remote intern opportunities for environmental studies students who will be directly supervised and able to receive community service hours and/or academic credit. We work throughout the nation and the world on projects and initiatives.
Our environmental studies interns will assist with advocating for clean air, clean water and a non-toxic environment through education and collaboration.
The intern will assist in creating innovative engineering #SolutionsForPollution and #SolutionsForClimateChange. CleanEarth4Kids has multiple initiatives in renewable energy, water and waste recycling, air pollution control and monitoring, traffic control, etc.
The intern will participate in projects, collaborate, receive feedback and be directly supervised by an engineering professional, review patents, designs, etc. in a casual, low-key environment.
The intern will have opportunities to evaluate and refine designs, create models, brainstorm and work on plans, including: renewable energy, efficiency, pollution and/or Greenhouse gases reduction technology and solutions, Green building, etc. and receive feedback.
CleanEarth4Kids.org is currently working on many projects and initiatives like:
- Petitioning the EPA and CARB to adopt the World Health Organization (WHO) air quality guidelines
- Educational programs on the dangers of air pollution and actions to take
- Passing ordinances to end sales of all flavored smoking products, including cannabis, e-cigarettes and menthol
- Supporting legislation like California AB 2146 to stop all non-agricultural use (lawns, gardens, golf courses, etc.) of neonicotinoids
- Setting policy to end the use of toxic pesticides on all public lands
- Providing feedback to agencies like Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) , Food & Drug Administration (FDA), California Air Resource Board (CARB), California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) and California Office of Environmental Hazards Assessment (OEHHA) on proposed regulations.
Check with your school’s Internship Coordinator BEFORE accepting the hiring offer to determine if this position satisfies the criteria for receiving academic credit.
We are looking for interns who are self-motivated and have a flexible work style: able to multitask, work well with people of all different ages, genders, backgrounds, ethnicities, religions and learning style preferences. Above all, our interns and volunteers must be caring and dedicated to the betterment of youth.
We look forward to working with you.